Quotes and Sayings about Tolerance

Quotes and Sayings about Tolerance

I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
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You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is Earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind
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God never made no difference between black, white, blue, pink or green. People is people, y'know. That's the message we try to spread.
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Why can't they understand the way we feel?
They just don't trust, what they can't explain
I know we're different, but deep inside us
We're not that different at all
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I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
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Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.
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To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
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I am not gay. Although I wish I were, just to piss off homophobes.
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Do we have to know who's gay and who's straight? Can't we just love everybody and judge them by the car they drive?
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At this point I have a request for our fans. If any of you in any way hate homosexuals, people of different color, or women, please do this one favor for us - leave us the f*ck alone! Don't come to our shows and don't buy our records.
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James Royce: "The Christians and the Jews didn't blow up the Capitol or run planes into the Twin Towers. Muslims did."
Emily Rhodes: "No, sir. Extremists did. And persecuting innocent people won't make any of us safer."
Emily Rhodes in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 4
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
I have a dream today.
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I respect people of all sexualities; I respect people of all religions, all faiths.
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I'm a human being before anything else.
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I don't care what color the parents are. I don't care if it's a giraffe and a fish living together. If they're raising children who believe they're honored and loved, that's all that's important.
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The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.
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Facism is cured by reading, and racism is cured by traveling.
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The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is, just be nice to everyone and always smile.
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There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.
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My philosophy is it's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
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Here's what I can say: When you're young, when you're in elementary school or when you're in highschool, it's important to try and fit in and be accepted and to be part of the average. Everyone does it, that's the way it goes. But let me assure you, if you're getting bullied and you're feeling like you are on the outskirts, that it gets better. Because when you're getting older you find, that people are actually drawn towards individuals with different points of view, who are proud of who they are and who make interesting and different and unique choices for them.
Neil Patrick Harris - about tolerance and bullying
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We all have the same right to live, no matter where we come from, what we look like or who we love.
Sebastian Vettel - July 2022, about retiring from Formula 1
Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you're hating part of yourself.
God judges men by their hearts, not by the color of their skins.
Harriet Ann Jacobs - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.
That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn't be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.
I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.
One of the main points about travelling is to develop in us a feeling of solidarity, of that oneness without which no better world is possible.
This country gave us hope. This country allowed for us to develop our own identity and to create our own home. And we should not look down on the next person that is trying to do that.
This is my charge to everyone: We have to be better. We have to love more, hate less. We gotta listen more, and talk less. We gotta know that this is everybody's responsibility.
Megan Rapinoe - nach dem Finalsieg der Frauen Fußball Weltmeisterschaft 2019
The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. In order to appreciate cultures of another nation, one needs to go there, know the people and mingle with the culture of that country. One way to do that, if one is lucky enough, is to buy things from those cultures.
I'm going to tell you what my religion is. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Period. Terminato. Finito.
You cannot mandate philanthropy. It has to come from within, and when it does, it is deeply satisfying.
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.
Sooner or later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our hearts with tolerance.
We live in a diverse society - in fact, a diverse world - and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other.
I do not like carving the world into segments; we are one world.
My mother always taught me to think about things from other people's perspectives and think about where they're coming from.
We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It's our basic human right.
To single out a particular group and say we can't make a joke about them is almost a form of prejudice and it's kind of patronizing.
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.
Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
I find racism disgusting! If I were younger, I would go into politics.
I spent more time in Spane than in Turkey - does that make me a German-Turkish Spaniard or a Spanisch-German Turk? Why do we always think in borders? I want to be a footballer - football is international and not about where people come from.
Mesut Özil - 22.06.2012, Interview FAZ
I don’t care where people come from. It is not important to me. If you are good people will like you, if you’re not, they won’t. It is simple.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Worm: "That's my n*gga right there. If you was any bigga, you'd be my 'bigga n*gga'."
Ken Carter: "Sit down. SIT DOWN! N-gger is a degrogatory term used to insult our ancestors. See, if a white man used it, you'd be ready to fight. Your using it teaches him to use it. You're saying it's cool. Well, it's not cool, and when you're around me, I don't want to hear that shit! Are we clear?"
Ken Carter in Coach Carter

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