Quotations Topic: Tolerance (23 Quotations)
There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
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
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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
Travel teaches tolerance.
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.
Edward M. Forster
Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
Sir James Goldsmith
Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Sidney J. Harris
The highest result of education is tolerance.
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.
Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
Thomas p Kempis
People are very open-minded about new things. As long as they are exactly like the old ones.
Charles F. Kettering
To tolerant everything is too teach nothing.
F. J. Kinsman
No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.
Tolerance is only another name for indifference.
W. Somerset Maugham
For this is one of the ancientest laws among them; that no man shall be blamed for reasoning in the maintenance of his own religion.
You tolerate me, you really tolerate me. [Accepting his Independent Spirit Award]
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
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