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Genghis Khan decreed religious tolerance for all of his conquered peoples. So I think he definitely would approve of our constitutional protections of freedom of religion. I think he would also approve of the way the U.S. has been able to attract talented people from all over the world.
America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
W. Somerset Maugham
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Broad-mindedness is related to tolerance; open-mindedness is the sibling of peace.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor - tolerance cannot seduce the young.
Emile M. Cioran
In Europe, the big word is tolerance. You tolerate everything.
If you've ever found yourself pushed to the limits of your tolerance... you find yourself doing some things that, from the outside, can be seen as quite insane.
Increasingly, people have very little tolerance for anything that smacks of propaganda.
Without tolerance, our world turns into hell.
The people who believe themselves to be on the left, and who defend the agents of Islam in the name of tolerance and culture, are being rightwing. Not just rightwing. Extreme rightwing. I don't understand how you can be so upset about the Christian right and just ignore the Islamic right. I'm talking about equality.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society.
The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead.
One of the most heartening phenomena in today's Britain is the great diversity of the modern nerd - the nerd is out and proud, and while she may love 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' merchandise more than is strictly warranted, she is in every way to be cherished as an exemplar of cosmopolitanism and tolerance.
Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
If we are addressing the issue of weapons of mass destruction, we need to send a uniform, consistent message that there is zero tolerance to any country who is developing weapons of mass destruction, North Korea included.
I have, I admit, a low tolerance for detached chronicling and cool analysis.
Discomfort levels in our societies are rising, or so it would seem. In theory, we invoke diversity and tolerance. But in real life, we raise our hackles and withdraw into ourselves.
Tolerance is held to be a condition of mind which is encouraged by, and is necessary for, civilization.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
Tolerance is a one-way street in the Age of Obama. 'Choice' is in the eye (and iron fist) of the First Amendment usurper.
A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps.
I can't remember who it was who advocated that you should march with the left and dine with the right but I've often concurred, taking the view that I personify the great tolerance of Britain by consenting to being regally entertained. Besides, there is a degree of truth in the view that while the left are worthier, the right are wittier.
I'm suggesting that, ironically, the secret to becoming a world 'hyperpower' is tolerance. If you look at history, you see great powers being very tolerant in their rise to global dominance.
There is nothing in the genius of America more precious today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance in its application to our own people.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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