Top 90 Tolerant Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Tolerant Quotes from famous people such as Virginia Postrel, Paul P. Harris, Russell M. Nelson, Billy Joel, Alexandra Petri, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The United States government approaches patient choice in medication as Singapore does free speech: its pronouncements sound reasonable and tolerant until you threaten its prerogatives.
Virginia Postrel
It did not come naturally; in fact, it would be difficult to conceive of any more dogmatic and less tolerant people than the first settlers on New England shores.
Paul P. Harris
A saint is tolerant and is attentive to the pleadings of other human beings, not only to spoken messages but to unspoken messages as well.
Russell M. Nelson
I think historically America has been pretty tolerant. It seems when there’s a mass influx from one place, that’s when it becomes problematic for Americans.
Billy Joel
Harvard is a wondrously tolerant climate for debate and exchange among a wide variety of thoughts, backgrounds, and beliefs, but the voice of religion on campus is largely inaudible.
Alexandra Petri
Improv Olympics, Second City are some of the most tolerant, accepting people. They’re like circus folk. They’re freaks themselves.
Matt Walsh
We are lucky to live on such a planet, and we should not take it for granted. After my space experience, I am a lot more tolerant of people and opinions, of everything.
Sunita Williams
By virtually every metric, the liberal international order has made the world healthier, wealthier, wiser, more secure and more tolerant than it has ever been.
Antony Blinken
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
I want people to understand that there is a group of Christians out there who want to be more open and understanding and tolerant and loving of all kinds of people, even the people that don’t believe in God at all.
Kristin Chenoweth
Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them.
Josefa Iloilo
Friends in the Midwest often ask me what it’s like to raise a family in Los Angeles. I say it’s just like where they are, but warmer and with more traffic. I also tell them people here seem a bit more tolerant of those who are different.
Steven Levitan
London thrives because it is one of the most open cities in the world, but Brexit is shutting the door on talented people coming to live and work here – the people we need when we get sick, the ones we see on the Tube, our friends and neighbours. Even worse, it has made London a less tolerant place.
Gavin Esler
I’ve become less tolerant as I’ve got older, but I put that down to realising there are people out there who actually enjoy being destructive, and that those people will never change.
Lady Colin Campbell
Our country is the most generous, open, tolerant, and democratic in the world.
Judy Biggert
Sports culture has long been patriotic, tolerant of diverse backgrounds and perspective and celebratory of meritocracy.
Jason Whitlock
If the day-to-day culture is saying it’s OK to not be inclusive or tolerant, that it’s OK to be bigoted, then it’s your responsibility to double down and make it OK in storytelling to be inclusive and tolerant.
Julie Plec
Actually, in its purest form, Islam is incredibly tolerant. That makes what’s going on in the world really bizarre.
Steve Earle
Anyone can be tolerant of those who are tolerant.
Terry Eagleton
Mainstream American society finds it easiest to be tolerant when the outsider chooses to minimize the differences that separate him from the majority. The country club opens its doors to Jews. The university welcomes African-Americans. Heterosexuals extend the privilege of marriage to the gay community.
Malcolm Gladwell
There is strong mentoring of women in the academy. Corporations appear more willing to resist affirmative action to advance women, and boards and shareholders are more tolerant of this approach.
Ruth J. Simmons
I believe we have been too tolerant of the intolerant. We should learn to become intolerant of the intolerant.
Geert Wilders
I am not a nationalist in any way, and I hate flag waving, and I don’t think much good has come out of nationalism. I am proud of Scandinavia in the sense that we have actually managed to create a very tolerant and human society, which is very livable.
Stellan Skarsgard
The Netherlands has been too tolerant to intolerant people for too long.
Geert Wilders
Kinsey’s quest was really for us all to be tolerant and accepting of each other.
Liam Neeson
Let’s work together to keep our country open, tolerant, respectful, and progressive.
Julie Payette
There is so much for the U.K. to be proud of – a world-class, modern economy and a free, fair and tolerant society.
Priti Patel
We’re not called to be a tolerant nation. We’re called to be a nation of love.
Cory Booker
The British in South Africa always portrayed themselves as more enlightened and tolerant than the ‘narrow-minded’, ‘intolerant’ Boers.
Kwasi Kwarteng
The world wasn’t a more tolerant place when I was a young man. Rather, they simply sidestepped all the issues.
William S. Burroughs
There are many nice, peaceful Muslims, but the Netherlands is far too tolerant regarding the statements of the radical wing of Islam.
Els Borst
We should be tolerant, fair, open, and we should unders

We should be tolerant, fair, open, and we should understand the rights that all people have in our society.
Rudy Giuliani
The great thing about getting older is that you become more mellow. Things aren’t as black and white, and you become much more tolerant. You can see the good in things much more easily rather than getting enraged as you used to do when you were young.
Maeve Binchy
Here’s my story: My mother and I were at Cirque du Soleil, looking down on Shiner doing his act. She was always tolerant of my being a clown, but I don’t remember her rolling with laughter. But with Shiner, she could not sit up straight!
Bill Irwin
I will continue to strongly advocate on behalf of our associates and customers, and urge our elected officials to do their part to promote a more just, tolerant and diverse society.
Doug McMillon
The great thing is that whether we have faith or not, we are by and large very tolerant of people, whatever their particular view.
Ed Miliband
I see the other Wiggles more than I see my own family. I’ve learnt to be more tolerant with them, even though I’m constantly trying to organise them.
Emma Watkins
Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views.
Tulsi Gabbard
A common religion is not possible for India, but a recognition of a common basis for all religions, and the growth of a liberal, tolerant spirit in religious matters, are possible.
Annie Besant
My hope is that we’re going to end up with a far more tolerant society, where the erosion of privacy, to the extent it erodes, will be offset by increased tolerance.
Peter Thiel
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
Barack Obama
Public figures will get public criticism, and they should be tolerant enough to take it.
Kapil Sibal
The way that one feels about the story line of ‘Deterrence’ can tell us, I believe, about each person’s conservatism or liberalism and precisely how tolerant he or she is of racism.
Rod Lurie
I actually came to New York because it was very tolerant. You know, it seems preposterous, ludicrous thing to say in an interview, but I came for the anonymity particularly.
Deborah Eisenberg
I have a reputation worldwide of being tolerant of all people and their views. I’m too well-educated to criticize a certain religion or group of people for what they believe in. It’s called freedom.
Robert H. Schuller
I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
John Burns
There was a very serious communist strain among American intellectuals before the war. America was a more tolerant place in those days, and Communists were not treated as pariahs. That ended with the McCarthy era.
Ken Follett
The truth is that while those on the left – particularly the far left – claim to be tolerant and welcoming of diversity, in reality many are quite intolerant of anyone not embracing their radical views.
Charlie Kirk
For the most part our grassroots members are serious, nice, tolerant people.
Francis Maude
I’ve driven all through America and I know there are a lot of clever people between the coasts. But they have a slightly old-fashioned view of the world. Whereas New York is one of the most multicultural, multiracial, tolerant places on Earth.
Robbie Coltrane
I am mean; I’m nasty at times. I don’t feel like talking to people at times. When I am in a bad mood and have had a really awful day, don’t come in my face because I am not tolerant and I am not a goddess; I can’t handle it after a point. I am going to get up, and I am going to scream, and I am going to say bad things to you.
I’ve become a lot more tolerant; I think before I talk. I can take a lot now. I don’t get as angry as I used to. Whenever I do, I channel my anger into my work.
Anurag Kashyap
As feminists, we have to become more tolerant of each other’s differences because we are essentially working towards the same goal.
Momina Mustehsan
Those who are most pious and noble tend to be the least tolerant.
Katie Hopkins
We should be tolerant to people who are tolerant to us. We should be intolerant to people who are intolerant to us.
Geert Wilders