Be inspired by this collection of diversity quotes. Let these help you appreciate the differences we all have.
We are all different, which is great because we are all unique.
Without diversity life would be very boring.
Quotes about Life |
I know being different can bee difficult at times,
but there can also bee…incredible richness.
John Penberthy, To Bee or Not to Bee
Words of Encouragement |
Before, everyone was like me, and poverty seemed to be utterly
natural in this world, but in high school, I learned about comparisons.
Inspirational Quotes |
When you go to bat as many times as I do, you're bound to get a good
average. That's why I keep my projects diversified.
God loves diversity. He doesn't want everything exactly alike. God gets
bored with sameness, and
that's one reason there’' nobody else in the entire world like you.
Quotes about God |
If toleration is, as most assume, a modern response to the moral
and political challenges posed by diversity and difference,
then we should not expect the revivalists to care about the virtue
that causes right resort to this act.
John R. Bowlin, Tolerance among the Virtues
The enigma of diversity is the puzzle of what, exactly, political and
organizational decision makers accomplish when they take on the
goal of diversity.. . .This notion of integration might seem outdated
to some, but it encapsulates a critically important contemporary
dynamic: the creation and ongoing negotiation of more egalitarian,
racially heterogeneous environments.
Ellen Berrey, The Enigma of Diversity: The Language of Race and the Limits of Racial Justice
We have these things called seasons; these beautiful canopies of weather that descend upon us to
create a rich and challenging diversity for us to live our lives under
during the year.
Ronnie Martin, Stop Your Complaining: From Grumbling to Gratitude
The journey to a business world where we fully capitalize on our diversity
starts with the leader. We need to make it crystal clear that our differences
are assets, and that it is safe for all to share their voices.
That is how we gain an accurate understanding of reality and can
then make better informed decisions and execute.
We note that the scripture often reminds us that the work of
God in our lives often finds expression in
diverse ways and in that diversity we find strength.
Roy Godwin, The Way of Blessing: Stepping into the Mission and Presence of God
Diversification is the hallmark of an investment portfolio, and the same
holds true in networking and relationship management.
Jacqueline Whitmore, The Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Parties
America is not like a blanket - one piece of unbroken cloth.
America is more like a quilt - many patches, many pieces, many colors,
many sizes, all woven together by a common thread.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Educators can have access to a large collective brain trust consisting
of diverse ideas and perspectives.
Todd Whitaker, What Connected Educators Do Differently
When I stand at the front and sing with the worship team, I look out into
the crowd and a sea of color. Every tribe and nation is represented,
and we are all singing and worshiping the Lord, with one voice.
Some can't stand still, and their worship spills out into dancing.
Others simply kneel - quiet, reflective, and full of praise.
It is a beautiful sight. It is a beautiful diversity.
Trillia J. Newbell, United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity
As a source of exchange, innovation and creativity,
cultural diversity is as necessary for humankind as biodiversity is for nature.
In this sense, it is the common heritage of humanity and should
be recognised and affirmed for the benefit of present and future generations.
Article 1, UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, 2001
We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings,
different hopes, different dreams.
We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so
many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself,
but an even
greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and
diversity into unity.
At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being,
only once on this earth;
and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece
of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time.
Age and Happiness |
There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than
two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.
Michel de Montaigne
What Are The Essential Qualities |
Diversity is not about how we differ.
Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness.
Difficulties Provide Growth |
Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity.
They are the vital process of policy among free men.
A society that does not recognize that each individual has values
of his own which he is entitled to follow can have no respect for the dignity
of the individual and cannot really know freedom.
Fredrich August von Hayek
Words of Life |
Macrosocial changes such as growing up in a context of ethnic diversity
and living in single-parent families are increasingly experienced by
adolescents in Western industrialized countries.
Aiden Sisler, Siblings in Adolescence: Emerging individuals, lasting bonds
Quotes about Change |
Every snowflake is different; no two leaves are the same:
similar, sure but not identical. Diversity is the biggest blessing of our existence.
Maggie Huffman, Whoops! I Forgot to Achieve My Potential
Social entities have turned out to be remarkably tenacious,
both in ways we know are bad and in ways we have come
to think of as good. The bad ways involve racism, the inability
or refusal to accept people who are different from us.
The good ways involve just the opposite: embracing difference,
celebrating what we have come to call diversity.
Walter Benn Michaels, The Trouble with Diversity: How We Learned to Love Identity and Ignore Inequality
Furthermore, global companies, with an expanded market place,
culturally diverse customers, and increasing complex procurement
logistics, have to continue to refine and in some cases reinvent their
business models in order to effectively compete, and in many
cases, even survive.
Lanze Thompson, Transcend from Management to Leadership
Customer Service |
You need to recognize that people may fail and make mistakes.
When you recognize this aspect of human diversity, you will be more
forgiving when people disappoint or frustrate you.
Joann Richardson, Trust: Trust Yourself and Trust Others, A Simple 10-step Guidelines
Laughter can actually be prescribed and practiced by one and all irrespective of cultural background, language and state of mind – it is a common language we all speak.
Dr Madan Kataria, Laugh For No Reason
Obviously, it's great to have an extensive variety of diverse capacities,
however it's most vital to present yourself as the best fit for the particular
employment you're applying for.
M. G. Rich, The Power of Positive Thinking: Get a Positive Attitude while Job Hunting
Giving Our Best |
I feel the more diverse the group, the greater the potential to
discover alternative ways to do something that may lead to improvement.
Robert Stevenson, Raise Your Line: Success Is About a Higher Line Mentality
First, in spite of all the obstacles, I have seen plenty of people
from diverse backgrounds create great careers for themselves,
careers that give them profound satisfaction and create meaningful
impact on the world around them.
Larry Smith, No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have A Great Career
Making A Difference |
Look at the various communities in the world. There is awesome diversity.
So many languages, so many religions, so many races, so many sects
and sub sects, so many isms and so many ways of interpreting the same
thing. Doesn't that make the world interesting and make it beautiful.
Commander VK Jaitly, We Can! We Can!
Vince Lombardi was a master in knowing how to take a group of
diverse people and turn them into a winning team.
The principles he employed are identical to those that help grow
a successful business.
Vince Lombardi Quotes |
A step a day - life is huge, it is diverse. The journey to achieving
what you need is long and you cannot achieve everything in one day.
Seth Ryan, How To Prioritize And Organize Your Tasks
We acquire things that demonstrate our aspirations in life,
or aspirations to be viewed by others as an interesting,
diverse, eclectic person.
C. E. Mroz, 10 Minutes To Clean
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity
there is beauty and there is strength.
Poems about Life |
Negotiations are said to be integrative when the party's interest and
aspirations are respected, regardless of where they come from.
It is built on mutual respect and tolerance for diverse opinion and objective.
Patrick Kennedy, Negotiation: Power Negotiation - Getting To The YES
It’ a whole new world of work, and interpersonal skills are key!
Organizational change, diversity and electronic communications
have changed the face of the workplace.
Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against
which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a
certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people; the more you can get
along with all types of people, the better you'll be in any job or situation.
Ben Green, The Global Superstar: How Your Students Can Develop
An Advantage Over Global Competition
Graduation Quotes |
Consider how diverse the people who committed to following Jesus were.
They came from many different backgrounds and at different times
of their lives.
Carl Mathis, Pursuing Your Purpose: How To Discover God's Revelation
For Your Life
Another trait that you should teach a little girl early on is to be tolerant
and open to the differences of people. Once your little girl understands this,
she will be able to appreciate the works of others, and will also be able
to work with them in a friendly way.
Elizabeth Roxas, Parenting Young Girls: A Parent’s How-To Guide On Raising Your Daughter From the Inside Out
Try to understand the viewpoints and perspectives from the diverse
backgrounds and histories of the individuals you speak with. From old
to young, high salaries to low wages, European to North American,
we all have diverse backgrounds and understandings of the world around us.
Calvin Simpson, Life Through The Eyes Of A Smile
Inspirational Stories |