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Quotes of toleration

  1. No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration – Martin Van Buren
  2. Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none. – Edmund Burke
  3. Travel teaches toleration – Benjamin Disraeli
  4. I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. – Khalil Gibran
  5. What other nations call religious toleration we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small. – Richard Mentor Johnson
  6. Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. – Helen Keller
  7. In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. – Marie Louise
  8. We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation, at least on that of mutual toleration and self -interest. – Lester B. Pearson
  9. Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art. – Wallace Stevens
  10. Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic. – Frank Lloyd Wright

Usage examples for toleration

  1. The Bishop tells me he thinks that the great business of Toleration will not, notwithstanding this talk, be carried this Parliament; nor for the King's taking away the Deans' and Chapters' lands to supply his wants, they signifying little to him, if he had them, for his present service. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Even Lady Janet's large toleration had its limits. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  3. The principle of toleration to which the world has come so slowly, is at once the most just and the most wise of all principles. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  4. That is what the " toleration of my grandmother's day meant; but it is not an example to be followed. – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  5. He had not the magic of Constantine's name behind him, and was prevented by Valentinian's toleration from buying support with the spoils of the temples. – The Arian Controversy by H. M. Gwatkin
  6. But the indispensable necessity of a certain permanent church establishment, for the good of the state, required that toleration should not be extended to an equality.... – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  7. Her passing infatuation for him soon cooled into contemptuous toleration – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  8. France, which for almost a century had led Europe in the principle and practice of religious toleration was henceforth reactionary. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  9. This was the only instance of toleration that Duigenan was ever known to show. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  10. I would acknowledge, too, in anticipation, any kindly toleration my readers may extend to me for the many shortcomings, of which I am dismally conscious, arising from the hasty preparation of this volume. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  11. George's grin was expressive of good- natured toleration – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
  12. There was, however, little toleration in his heart at this hour as he lay staring at the photograph, and then suddenly looked round the room he had made so beautiful for himself. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  13. Looking back, as I am able to do, to the days when there was no toleration for an alien faith; when even Christian burial for the " heretic" was quite a new thing, and living people could tell of the indignities heaped on the corpse of any unlucky English man or woman who died in " Catholic" Spain; when to have omitted, or even hesitated about, any of the religious actions imposed by the Church would have exposed one to gross insult, and perhaps injury; the progress towards enlightened toleration of the opinions of others seems to have been remarkable. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  14. The circumstances which led up to and enforced the passage of the Toleration Act were many and varied. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  15. Some were astonished that philosophers who differed in their religious opinions should communicate among themselves with so much toleration – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  16. And a few weeks later the Advocate and the whole party of toleration found themselves, as is so apt to be the case, between two fires. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  17. I have no doubt that in every essential this is better than that, in manners, in morality, in charity and toleration in education and religion. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  18. School tightened her lips; much of it, indeed, put a look of hopeless toleration in her eyes, but the big, silent woods quickly healed her mind; in them she found the full life. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  19. The great maxim of modern thought is not only the toleration of everything, but the examination of everything. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot

Rhymes for toleration