Tolerance Quotes

Being tolerant could be described as being patient, having fortitude, having strength. Let these tolerance quotes encourage you to be tolerant in life situations.

"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
Inspirational Quotes  |     Quotes about Being Successful

"Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding." Mahatma Gandhi
Anger  |  

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
Respect Quotes  |     Poems about Life

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
Encouraging  |  

Tolerance is the ability to forgive those who tend to speak before thinking. Catherine Pulsifer
"Tolerance is the ability to forgive those who tend to speak before thinking."
Forgiveness   |  

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: Principles, Practices, Obstacles, Limits
Challenge  |  

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 contemporary society. William Scott Green, Religious Tolerance in World Religions
Communication  |  

"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
Friendship   |  

"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)
Diversity   |  

"It's as though the adult world is intolerant of hopes and dreams that seem too fanciful, or too hopeful." Simeon Lindstrom, Intentional Living - How To NOT Die With Regrets By Living A Life That Matters
Hope   |  

"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: following the Way when you can't see the path
Good   |  

"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." Brian Cagneey
Destiny   |  

Good-humor makes all things tolerable. Henry Ward Beecher
"Good-humor makes all things tolerable." Henry Ward Beecher
Humor   |  

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
Character   |  

"By staying on top of your reactions you will be able to develop patience and tolerance; two distinct traits required for achieving long-term success." Annabelle Higgins, Self Discipline
Success   |  

"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: How to keep the Love Alive
Marriage   |  

"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
Courage   |  

"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. Helen Keller
Balance   |  

"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." Albert Einstein
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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." Franklin D.Roosevelt
Peace   |  

The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. George Eliot
"The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision." George Eliot
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.
Wilfred Peterson Quotes

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: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, and Distress Tolerance
Choices   |  

"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
Patience   |  

"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance......" Oren Arnold
Christmas   |  

"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." Malcolm X
Time   |  

True love means infinite tolerance for each others differences. M. K. Soni
Love   |  

Tolerance can lead to learning something. Jakob Dylan
Learning  |     Knowledge

"Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance." Bill Maher
Attitude   |  

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
Positive   |  

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. Dalai Lama
Motivational   |  

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: Essays in Political Philosophy
Problem   |  

"'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." Marcus Aurelius
Teacher   |  

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. Albert Einstein
Famous   |  

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. John F Kennedy
Commitment   |  

If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance. Author Unknown
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." Timothy Keller
Believe   |  

Tolerance is another word for indifference. W. Somerset Maugham
Proverbs   |  

I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. Khalil Gibran
Kindness   |  

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. G. K. Chesterton
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