"We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race."
Kofi Annan Are You Really Who You Are |
"As long as the differences and diversities of mankind exist,
democracy must allow for compromise, for accommodation,
and for the recognition of differences."
Eugene McCarthy Tolerance |
Learning to appreciate and accept that there are benefits to our diverse
life experiences is where harnessing
the power of diversity begins.
Michael A. Pitcher, Seven eLements of Leadership for a New Breed of Leader
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when
an imperfect couple learns
to enjoy their differences.
"The real death of America will come when everyone is alike."
James T. Ellison Death |
"Civilizations should be measured by the degree of diversity
attained and the degree of unity retained."
W.H. Auden Inspirational Thoughts |
"We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think
we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races,
even alone in genders."
Maya Angelou Famous Quotes |
"You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot
strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift
the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help
the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble
by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood
of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed
money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's
initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves."
William Boetcker Brotherhood |
"We have the ability to achieve, if we master the necessary goodwill,
a common global society blessed with a shared culture of peace that is
nourished by the ethnic, national and local diversities that enrich our lives."
Mahnaz Afkhami Peace |
"Infinite diversity in infinite combinations... symbolizing the elements
that create truth and beauty."
Commander Spock, Star Trek Beauty |
"The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single
dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations
and free men."
John F. Kennedy Future |
"The most certain test by which we judge whether a country
is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities."
Lord Acton Motivational Poems |
"A human being is a part of the whole that we call the universe,
a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts
and feelings, as something separated from the rest -- a kind of optical
illusion of his consciousness. This illusion is a prison for us, restricting us
to our personal desires and to affection for only the few people nearest us.
Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle
of compassion to embrace all living beings and all of nature."
Albert Einstein Experience |