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The Best Quotes About Tolerance

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A list of the best tolerance quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous tolerance quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic tolerance quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational tolerance quotes from that same writer.

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    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

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    Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions. Thomas à Kempis

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    There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue. Edmund Burke

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    Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none. Edmund Burke

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    Tolerance is only another name for indifference. W. Somerset Maugham

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    People are very open-minded about new things. As long as they are exactly like the old ones. Charles F. Kettering

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    Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause. Mahatma Gandhi

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    I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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    Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting. Sydney J. Harris

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    When tolerance is not afforded to those so well-deserved, it speaks ill of the one who feels he cannot afford to give it.

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    Travel teaches tolerance. Benjamin Disraeli

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    As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints. Charles Caleb Colton

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    Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love. Frank Moore Colby

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    Whenever you hold a fellow creature in distress, remember that he is a man. Seneca the Younger

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    Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things. E. M. Forster

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