quotes tagged with 'tolerance'

That it does not matter what a man believes is a statement heard on every side today. The statement carries a fearful implication. If a man is a philosopher...what he believes tells him what the world is for. How can men who disagree about what the world is for agree about any of the minutiae of daily conduct? The statement really means that it does not matter what a man believes so long as he does not take his beliefs seriously....But suppose he does take his ideas seriously?

Author: Richard Weaver, Source: Ideas Have ConsequencesSaved by tabe218 in tolerance secuarhumanism positivelaw 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]


Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he has been robbed.


Most putts don’t drop. Most beef is tough. Most children grow up to be just people. Most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration.


Most jobs are more often dull than otherwise… Life is like an old-time rail journey — delays, sidetracks, smoke, dust, cinders and jolts, interspersed only occasionally by beautiful vistas and thrilling bursts of speed.


The trick is to thank the Lord for letting you have the ride.

Author: Jenkin Lloyd Jones, Source: "Big Rock Candy Mountains," Deseret News, June 12, 1973, A4Saved by elb1179 in life gratitude children tolerance marriage bliss 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Instead of condemning people, let's try to understand them. Let's try to figure out why they do what they do. That's a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism, and it breeds sympathy, tolerance, and kindness. To know all is to forive all.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p.17Saved by amberb in understanding tolerance kindness forgiveness criticism sympathy 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Tolerance is the virtue of a man without convictions.

Author: G.K. Chesterton, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in tolerance convictions gkchesterton 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In fact, speaking the truth in love is not only timely but also critical. We must recover- without embarrassment or apology- the basic belief in truth. This means embracing all people but not all beliefs. It means listening to and learning from all people but not necessarily agreeing with them.

Author: Josh McDowell, Source: Josh McDowellSaved by wordlovergirl in religion love tolerance acceptance witnessing 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Because love is the great commandment, it ought to be at the center of all and everything we do in our own family, in our Church callings, and in our livelihood. Love is the healing balm that repairs rifts in personal and family relationships. It is the bond that unites families, communities, and nations. Love is the power that initiates friendship, tolerance, civility, and respect. It is the source that overcomes divisiveness and hate. Love is the fire that warms our lives with unparalleled joy and divine hope. Love should be our walk and our talk.


When we truly understand what it means to love as Jesus Christ loves us, the confusion clears and our priorities align. Our walk as disciples of Christ becomes more joyful. Our lives take on new meaning. Our relationship with our Heavenly Father becomes more profound. Obedience becomes a joy rather than a burden.

Author: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf , Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-1117-7,00.h...Saved by mlsscaress in love hope disciple friendship tolerance respect joy fire overcome profound center bond healing initiates civility 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"The face of sin today often wears the mask of tolerance. Do not be deceived; behind that facade is heartache, unhappiness and pain. .. YOU be the one to make a stand for right, even if you stand alone. Have the moral courage to be a light for others to follow."

Author: Thomas S. Monson, Source: "Examples of Righteousness", Ensign, May 2008, 65–68Saved by dyejo in example courage testimony tolerance alone stand 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"Instead of dwelling on the wickedness and grief of those who have sinned, I rejoice to read how many have abandoned their sinful practices and are now on the road back to righteousness and happiness...let us...rejoice in the spirit of forgiveness, which is the comforting message of the Atonement."

Author: Theodore M. Burton, Source: "To Forgive Is Divine", Ensign, May 1983, 70Saved by dyejo in love tolerance forgiveness atonement 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"I think [forgiveness] may be the greatest virtue on earth, and certainly the most needed. There is so much of meanness and abuse, of intolerance and hatred. There is so great a need for repentance and forgiveness. It is the great principle emphasized in all of scripture, both ancient and modern. Somehow forgiveness, with love and tolerance, accomplishes miracles that can happen in no other way."

Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, , Source: "Forgiveness," Ensign, Nov. 2005, 81Saved by dyejo in love tolerance forgiveness 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
And third, if neighbors become testy or frustrated because of some disagreement with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or with some law we support for moral reasons, please don't suggest to them—even in a humorous way—that they consider moving someplace else. I cannot comprehend how any member of our Church can even think such a thing! Our pioneer ancestors were driven from place to place by uninformed and intolerant neighbors. They experienced extraordinary hardship and persecution because they thought, acted, and believed differently from others. If our history teaches us nothing else, it should teach us to respect the rights of all people to peacefully coexist with one another.
Author: M. Russell Ballard, Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-225-14,00.h...Saved by cboyack in persecution contention disagreement tolerance fellowship neighbor inclsion 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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