Tolerance Quotes and Sayings

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Dalai Lama

You get what you expect and you deserve what you tolerate.
– Mark Graban

Being nice to someone you dislike doesn’t mean you’re a fake, It means you are mature enough to tolerate your dislike towards them..

What’s most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty.
– J.K. Rowling

The highest result of education is tolerance
Helen Keller

The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
Albert Einstein

Tolerance & patience should not be read as signs of weakness. They are signs of strength.


Anger is natural with everybody but tolerance leads to patience for reward.

Submitted by: liaqath on October 4, 2015

If you don’t feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.
– Paul F. Davis

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

Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton

One’s enemy is often the best teacher of tolerance.
– Colleen Houck

Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries.
Shannon L. Alder

Tolerance implies a respect for another person, not because he is wrong or even because he is right, but because he is human.

The days of me being “tolerant” are long gone. The days of me being “intolerant” have just begun.
– James D. Sass


Tolerance is the highest degree of your strength, and desire to take revenge is the first sign of weakness.

Don’t get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.
Bill Maher

Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.
– Ray Davis

In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
– Robert Green Ingersoll

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

Just remember; that whatever you put up with, you end up with.

Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.
– Timothy Keller

Many issues could be solved by the acceptance of differences – which is tolerance.

I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
– Charles De Gaulle


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

Tolerance cannot seduce the young.
– Emil Cioran

Tolerance is not a Christian value. Charity, justice, mercy, prudence, honesty–these are Christian values.
– Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Tolerance may be viewed as an empathetic sensitivity, a foolish appeasement, or an enablement of evil. Its virtue is determined by its direction.
– Dr. Idel Dreimer

Submitted by: Dr. Idel Dreimer on June 7, 2019

National integrity lies in tolerance of all folding communities.

Submitted by: liaqath on February 3, 2016

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