Tolerance And Respect Quotes by John Hume, Mahatma Gandhi, Benjamin Barber, Stephen Cosgrove, Stephen Prothero, Nelson Mandela and many others.
Difference is of the essence of humanity. Difference is an accident of birth and it should therefore never be the source of hatred or conflict. The answer to difference is to respect it. Therein lies a most fundamental principle of peace: respect for diversity.
The need of the moment is not one religion, but mutual respect and tolerance of the devotees of the different religions.
Civility is a work of the imagination, for it is through the imagination that we render others sufficiently like ourselves for them to become subjects of tolerance and respect, if not always affection.
Never judge someone By the way he looks Or a book by the way it’s covered; For inside those tattered pages, There’s a lot to be discovered
Both tolerance and respect are empty virtues until we actually understand whatever it is we are supposed to be tolerating or respecting.
The challenge for each one of you is to take up these ideals of tolerance and respect for others and put them to practical use in your schools, your communities and throughout your lives.
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.
Show love, tolerance and respect to everyone.
The only possible basis for a sound morality is mutual tolerance and respect: tolerance of one anotherвЂ™s customs and opinions; respect for one anotherвЂ™s rights and feelings; awareness of one anotherвЂ™s needs.
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Tolerance, a term which we sometimes use in place of the words respect, mercy, generosity, or forbearance, is the most essential element of moral systems; it is a very important source of spiritual discipline and a celestial virtue of perfected people.
We must work harder to build mutual respect, an attitude of tolerance, with forbearance one for another.
Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
We are cast as combatants in the war between truth and error. There is no middle ground. We must stand up for truth, even while we practice tolerance and respect for beliefs and ideas different from our own and for the people who hold them.
Europe’s experiment with multiculturalism, or the side-by-side existence of different cultures, has failed throughout the continent. Integration requires a minimum basis of shared values, that is, a culture of mutual tolerance and respect – in other words, what constitutes the heart of European culture.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
Let us not speak of tolerance. This negative word implies grudging concessions by smug consciences. Rather, let us speak of mutual understanding and mutual respect.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.