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Biography - Voltaire:

François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher.
Born: 1694 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Voltaire




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Quotes about tolerance:


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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
Voltaire
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
Voltaire
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