"Our ability to tolerate frustration can be especially low when
we are under time pressure or have too many things to do,
a significant feature of many modern workplaces."
Russell Kolts, The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger
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"When you feel peaceful and successful, you want to extend and export
that peace and love. The violence, hatred, prejudice, and judgment in our world suggest
that we have miles to go to reach a world of inner and outer peace."
Wayne Dyer, 21 Days to Master Success and Inner Peace
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"Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding."
A man who cannot tolerate small misfortunes can never accomplish great things.
Tolerance is the mindful capacity to love, respect, accept the differences
that make people unique. This tolerance exists so that all people can
live in harmony without the exclusion of one over the other or the will
of the few disaffecting the lives of the many.
Byron R. Pulsifer
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Toleration is a distinctively modern response to disagreement and difference, and its ills are variations on modernity’s own.
When it is endorsed nevertheless, the act must be unmasked as a swindle, as a cover for either domination or moral collapse.
It must be replaced with some other response. A just political society will leave it behind. A community of hospitality and welcome will proceed without it.
John R. Bowlin, Tolerance among the Virtues
"Tolerance is the ability to forgive those who tend to speak before thinking."
I identify tolerance as a personal and world issue, one that is fundamentally
important for the welfare of people. ... I define tolerance as an
action-oriented doctrine requiring more than passive acceptance
of other people. Involved, active, caring tolerance is part of the way
to meet challenges we face in neighborhoods and among the nations
of the world.
John K. Carmack, Tolerance
The new environment of nearly instant communication sharpens
the practical dimension of the enduring and important question of
religious tolerance, the capacity of a religion to forbear another
religion with which it disagrees. Since religious pluralism is now a
practical reality of everyday life, the capacity of religions to tolerate
one another in theory and in practice is a consequential issue of
William Scott Green, Religious Tolerance in World Religions
"Tolerance is possessing a heart or a spirit that gives room at all times
for people's weakness and imperfection with a view to fostering peace
and promoting friendship."
Bishop Dr John Ibenu, Tolerance: The Salt In Every Relationship
"Tolerance is accepting differences in other people. It is thinking 'It
is OK that you are different from me.'"
Cynthia Amoroso , Tolerance (Values to Live By)
"It's as though the adult world is intolerant of hopes and dreams that seem
too fanciful, or too hopeful."
Simeon Lindstrom, Intentional Living
"Many people preach tolerance, saying that as long as we are all trying
to be good people, we are all working toward Heaven. The thing is,
we are told over and over again in the Bible that that's not the case."
A Kilbourn, Walking with Peter
"In order to achieve great things, you must stretch your beliefs,
your efforts, and your tolerance. You will have to face new situations
with an open mind, eager to reach your destiny."
"Good-humor makes all things tolerable."
Henry Ward Beecher
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance."
W. Somerset Maugham Quotes
"Tolerance is a fundamental character trait of great people and a part
of the attitudes and practices of those we admire and respect.
People without tolerance are diminished and poor."
John K. Carmack, Tolerance: Principles, Practices, Obstacles, Limits
"By staying on top of your reactions you will be able to develop
patience and tolerance; two distinct traits required for achieving
Annabelle Higgins, Self Discipline
"Marriage is another name for compromise, tolerance, and understanding.
Enjoy each other's company, spend time together, laugh, and share
your emotions and feelings."
Jacques Harland, Making Your Marriage Work
"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority; the test of
tolerance comes when we are in the majority."
Ralph W. Sockman
the greatest gift of the mind;
it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to
balance oneself on a bicycle.
"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."
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"If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human
relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together,
in the same world at peace."
"The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision."
He who would practice the art of tolerance must guard wll against
an attitude of superiority, smugness, indifference and coldness.
These qualities are tolerance turned wrong side out.
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When you avoid a distressing situation, you choose not to deal with it.
But when you distract yourself from a distressing situation,
you still intend to deal with it in the future, when your emotions have
calmed down to a tolerable level.
Matthew McKay, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook
"Both the tolerant and the forbearing respond with patient endurance
to at least some of the differences, disagreements, and moral imperfections
that afflict their relationships and communities. For the tolerant, this act
comes as right and due, for the forbearing as love's endurance."
John R. Bowlin, Tolerance among the Virtues
"Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance......"
"Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you
do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't
know what you know today."
True love means infinite tolerance for each others differences.
M. K. Soni
Tolerance can lead to learning something.
"Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance."
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.
Father Dominique Pire
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The difficulty of tolerance is concerned with the costs of having
certain rights generally recognized, and with the problems posed
by their open-ended ended character. Its particular concern is
with the risks involved in having one's society be always open
to being altered by the activities of individuals and groups whose
values one does not share. ... one must bear this risk as the price
of recognizing one's fellow citizens as equal members of society -
and thus equally entitled to play a role in determining how that society evolves.
T. M. Scanlon. The Difficulty of Tolerance
"'Tolerance,' of course, is often used in an entirely neutral sense:
simply the ability to endure."
Lee C. Bollinger. The Tolerant Society
Words of Encouragement |
"All men are made one for another: either then teach them better
or bear with them."
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.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to
one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
John F Kennedy
If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine,
there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.
Quotes about Overcoming |
"Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your
beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you."
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
W. Somerset Maugham
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration
from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange,
I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
G. K. Chesterton
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