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The Best Quotes About Multiculturalism 

Updated June 14, 2019 242 votes 162 voters 24.4k views

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

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We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. Jimmy Carter
If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness. Voltaire
It's just like when you've got some coffee that's too black, which means it's too strong. What do you do? You integrate it with cream, you make it weak. But if you pour too much cream in it, you won't even know you ever had coffee. It used to be hot, it becomes cool. It used to be strong, it becomes weak. It used to wake you up, now it puts you to sleep. Malcolm X
Fortunately, the time has long passed when people liked to regard the United States as some kind of melting pot, taking men and women from every part of the world and converting them into standardized, homogenized Americans. We are, I think, much more mature and wise today. Just as we welcome a world of diversity, so we glory in an America of diversity -- an America all the richer for the many different and distinctive strands of which it is woven. Hubert Humphrey
The establishment of democracy on the American continent was scarcely as radical a break with the past as was the necessity, which Americans faced, of broadening this concept to include black men. James Baldwin
MartinUrbina added “Perhaps More Than Never, in a Highly Globalised World, We Must Recognize That Multiculturalism Is Not Simply Understanding Ethnic/racial Histories or the Mere Appreciation of Cultural “difference,” but Accepting That Multiculturalism Spreads Across the Very Inner Core of America’s Institutions, and Ingrained in the Very Essence of Life, for Multicultural Perspectives, Ideas, and Ideologies Empower Us to Elevate the Multicultural Discourse to a Higher Level of Social Transformation—ultimately, Universal Equality, Justice, Respect, and Human Dignity for All, in All Facets of Human Existence.” --Martin Guevara Urbina, Twenty-First Century Dynamics of Multiculturalism: Beyond Post-Racial America (2014). Martin Guevara Urbina
Though it is very important for man as an individual that his religion should be true, that is not the case for society. Society has nothing to fear or hope from another life; what is most important for it is not that all citizens profess the true religion but that they should profess religion. Alexis de Tocqueville
"Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established." Aberjhani
"The Emancipation Proclamation...can remind us in 2013 of all the mistakes we never want to commit again but it can also motivate us to fulfill to an ever greater degree the definitive freedom-sustaining and life-enhancing principles of democracy in living action." Aberjhani
“Aberjhani's writing blows the mind and frees the psyche of any rigid assumptions about ancestral heritage. Here, our collective experience is starkly rendered. The transparency of one culture overlays another, and another, to form the daguerreotype of possibilities that is homo sapiens, interacting, almost like the elements themselves, with the created world and modified only by context and its imperatives.”-- from Circles and Arcs Rosy Cole
“…Aberjhani the new Savannah has a hero a poet laureate, maybe a poet hero they respond to this poet, awards, honors galore, ever sat down and read Aberjhani’s stuff mean really read it …Savannah spawned something here, Johnny Mercer meet Aberjhani…” Jerry P. Bolton
"'Mixtape' is a very appropriate word to include in the title of Goran Hugo Olsson’s film because it includes a rich mixture of cultural voices. They speak across different dividing lines such as those of haves and have-nots, youth and maturity, black and white, national and global, and the past and the present." Aberjhani
Once the visitor was told rather repetitively that this city was the melting pot; never before in history had so many people of such varied languages, customs, colors and culinary habits lived so amicably together. Although New York remains peaceful by most standards, this self-congratulation is now less often heard, since it was discovered some years ago that racial harmony depended unduly on the willingness of the blacks (and latterly the Puerto Ricans) to do for the other races the meanest jobs at the lowest wages and then to return to live by themselves in the worst slums. John Kenneth Galbraith
There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only 100 % Americanism, only for those who are Americans and nothing else. Theodore Roosevelt