Quotations: Tolerance

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
Maya Angelou

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Kofi Annan

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Good-humor makes all things tolerable
Henry Ward Beecher

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.'
Charlotte Bronte

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
William S. Burroughs

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

Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not a preparation for life but is life itself.
John Dewey

Tolerance can lead to learning something.
Jakob Dylan

Tolerance implies a gratuitous assumption of the inferiority of other faiths to one's own
Mahatma Gandhi

I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strangely, I am ungrateful to these teachers
Kahlil Gibran

Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other.
Emma Goldman

We tend to idealize tolerance, then wonder why we find ourselves infested with losers and nut cases
Patrick Nielsen Hayden

We want all our friends to tell us our bad qualities; it is only the particular ass that does so whom we can't tolerate
William James

The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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

Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

I think that the greatest education in the world is the education which helps one to be able to do the right things at the time it has to be done.
Charles F. Kettering

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

Without education, you are not going anywhere in this world.
Malcolm X

Tolerance is another word for indifference.
William Somerset Maugham

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
Bryant H. McGill

One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Maria Montessori

If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future.
Maria Montessori

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.
Friedrich Nietzsche

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him
William Lyon Phelps

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
Peace Pilgrim

By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
Tom Robbins

It is neither unusual nor new for me to have Negro friends, nor is it unusual for me to have found my friends among all races and religions of people.
Eleanor Roosevelt

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.
Jalal ad-Din Rumi

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
Bertrand Russell

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

It is only the ignorant who despise education.
Publilius Syrus

Education is the mother of leadership.
Wendell L. Willkie

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.
Brigham Young

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