International Day for Tolerance 2017 – Quotes and Thoughts

International Day for Tolerance

Best Tolerance Quotes to Spread the Message of Harmony on International Day for Tolerance.

The UN’s International Day for Tolerance is an annually observed event to generate public awareness of the dangers that intolerance brings to society.

The International Day for Tolerance is observed on 16 November every year from 1995. Below you can find 10 tolerance related quotes to spread the importance of tolerance among people.

Quotes to Share on International Day for Tolerance

Helen Keller

The highest result of education is tolerance

Joshua Liebman

Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another’s beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.

Ralph W. Sockman

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

Mahatma Gandhi

Yet even differences prove helpful, where there are tolerance, charity and Truth.

Albert Einstein

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.

Dalai Lama

In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.

Kofi Annan

We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.

René Dubos

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.

N.T. Wright

Love is not just tolerance. It’s not just distant appreciation. It’s a warm sense of, “I am enjoying the fact that you are you.”

Stephen Fry

I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.

Share the above quotes and thoughts if you understand the real value of tolerance.


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