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The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares.
I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Robert A. Heinlein
New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social - or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman.
The psychic task which a person can and must set for himself is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
There was one thing my daddy wouldn't tolerate in any shape, form or fashion, and that was being unkind or rude to somebody. That was just very important to my folks. And as it turns out, that was a legacy that he left me that money can't buy, is how to be able to treat people.
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs.
When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.
Lewis B. Smedes
I know that sounds selfish, but you have to look at what it's doing to you personally - are you frustrated because of the way people perceive you, or are you happy enough about the things you've realized about yourself that you can tolerate the way people perceive you?
I tolerate lactose like I tolerate people.
The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
Bryant H. McGill
I respect only those who resist me, but I cannot tolerate them.
Charles de Gaulle
I don't think there's a subject matter that can't absorb 3-D; that can't tolerate the addition of depth as a storytelling technique.
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
Henri Frederic Amiel
In Europe, the big word is tolerance. You tolerate everything.
The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.
William Allen White
Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.
Whatever I have not yet learned to tolerate in myself inevitably will appear in my children. In this way, they, like Julia, guide me to a new level of self-awareness and everyone benefits.
We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels.
Henry A. Wallace
You have to be able to tolerate what you don't necessarily like so you can be free.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells.
If something strikes me as insane and unjust, I cannot tolerate that.
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