We should accept diversity in culture and tradition and coexist peacefully.— Haile Selassie
Blissful Cultural Diversity quotations
Education means to bring out wisdom. Indoctrination means to push in knowledge.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, revelling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community.
The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map.
It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.
Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim.
We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.
Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.
When women act like women, they are accused of being inferior.
When women act like human beings, they are accused of behaving like men.
As long as one people sit on another and are deaf to their cry, so long will understanding and peace elude all of us.
The test of a government is not how popular it is with the powerful and privileged few but how honestly and fairly it deals with the many who must depend on it.
All of us in the academy and in the culture as a whole are called to renew our minds if we are to transform educational institutions-and society-so that the way we live, teach, and work can reflect our joy in cultural diversity, our passion for justice, and our love of freedom.
People who are aware of, and ashamed of, their prejudices are well on the road to eliminating them.
If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.
The existence of any pure race with special endowments is a myth, as is the belief that there are races all of whose members are foredoomed to eternal inferiority.
I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me.
I bring quadruple diversity to the Senate: I'm a woman;
I'll be the first Asian woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate; I am an immigrant; I am a Buddhist. When I said this at one of my gatherings, they said, 'Yes, but are you gay?' and I said, 'Nobody's perfect.'
I do not feel inhibited or bound by what I am.
That does not mean that I have never had bad scenes relating to being Black and/or a woman, it means that other people’s craziness has not managed to make me crazy.
We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community - and this nation.
Nothing is worse than active ignorance.
What price would God demand from the churches for having the audacity to lighten the color of his son's skin, and straighten out his nappy hair?
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity." Also: "Intercultural dialogue is the best guarantee of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world.
How do we create a harmonious society out of so many kinds of people? The key is tolerance -- the one value that is indispensable in creating community.
Yes, I am a Jew and when the ancestors of the right honorable gentleman were brutal savages in an unknown island, mine were priests in the temple of Solomon.
We are increasingly recognising and accepting, respecting and celebrating, our cultural diversity.
National injustice is the surest road to national downfall.
We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviours, beliefs, rituals.
The British are so funny. It's like they can't believe I lived in Hackney. 'You could live in Bondi Beach. Why would you want to live in 'Ackney?' But Hackney's fantastic. I'm serious. There are so many artists there. I loved the markets, the parks, the pubs, the diversity. It was a cultural melting-pot.
When I see the cultural diversity that exists today, I feel that we must defend it, and we need Europe, because otherwise we are going to live in a society with a single model, the Anglo-American model.
Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences, not from the insular development of a single national style.
Italy advocates the adoption of a legal instrument on cultural diversity, guaranteeing every country the protection of its own historical identity and the uniqueness of its physical and intangible cultural heritage.
America is grappling with cultural diversity, and I just want to put a show on that represents the world in which I live.
I think the whole, like, cultural diversity and the arty side of London is really, really great. And how it's so historic as well.
Anything that is as old as racism is in the blood line of the nation.
It's not any superficial thing-that attitude is in the blood and we have to educate about it.