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

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

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

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

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

Author: Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925)

Profession: American Editor, Essayist

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

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.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

Travel teaches tolerance.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

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.

Author: Edward M. Forster (1879-1970)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.

Author: Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Profession: Indian Political, Spiritual Leader

Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.

Author: Sir James Goldsmith

Profession:

Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love.

Author: Tom Hannah

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

Author: Sidney J. Harris (1917)

Profession: American Journalist

The highest result of education is tolerance.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

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.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

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

Author: Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor

To tolerant everything is too teach nothing.

Author: F. J. Kinsman

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