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Quotes for: tolerance

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama   

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  

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.
Robert Green Ingersoll  

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  

Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama   

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  

Necessity teaches tolerance.
Gustave Le Bon  

Laws alone cannot secure freedom of expression; in order that every man may present his views without penalty, there must be a spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Albert Einstein

The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead.
Milan Kundera

To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.
AndrĂ© Comte-Sponville - A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues  

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

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

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