Please find below a curated list of 27 of The Best Peace And Tolerance Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Peace And Tolerance Quotes that resonate.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.
Infuriatingly stupid analysts – especially people who called themselves Arabists, yet who seemed to know next to nothing about the reality of the Islamic world – wrote reams of commentary [after 9/11]. Their articles were all about Islam saving Aristotle and the zero, which medieval Muslim scholars had done more than eight hundred years ago; about Islam being a religion of peace and tolerance, not the slightest bit violent. These were fairy tales, nothing to do with the real world I knew.
In countries where people have to flee their homes because of persecution and violence, political solutions must be found, peace and tolerance restored, so that refugees can return home. In my experience, going home is the deepest wish of most refugees.
I wanted secular, non-Muslim people to stop kidding themselves that Islam is peace and tolerance.
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
Peace is a culture that we create by putting it in the curriculum for young people, through creating this next generation where young people get a chance to go across borders, across cultures, to learn more about each other’s life, to create a global community, learn about opportunities for helping others. It’s investing in peace and tolerance training, ending the gap between rich and poor.
The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts.
Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger.
I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.
Compassion is the radicalism of our time.
A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.
All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction.
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.