Tolerance Quotes and Sayings
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
- Dalai Lama
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
- Charles De Gaulle
Accepting all the good and bad about someone. It’s a great thing to aspire to. The hard part is actually doing it.
- Sarah Dessen
One’s enemy is often the best teacher of tolerance.
- Colleen Houck
Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.
- Ray Davis
Don’t get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.
- Bill Maher
The days of me being “tolerant” are long gone. The days of me being “intolerant” have just begun.
- James D. Sass
Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.
- Shannon L. Alder
Tolerance cannot seduce the young.
- Emil Cioran
The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
- Albert Einstein
Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society.
- Robert Casey
Tolerance is not a Christian value. Charity, justice, mercy, prudence, honesty–these are Christian values.
- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput
Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.
- Timothy Keller
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
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso
You get what you expect and you deserve what you tolerate.
- Mark Graban
If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.
- Paul F. Davis
What’s most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty.
- J.K. Rowling
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
The highest result of education is tolerance
- Helen Keller