We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.— Kofi Annan
Memorable Great Diversity quotations
The old is dying and the new cannot be born.
In this interregnum there arises a great diversity of morbid symptoms.
We do not want churches because they will teach us to quarrel about God.
We do not want to learn that. We may quarrel with men sometimes about things on this earth, but we never quarrel about the Great Spirit. We do not want to learn that.
The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.
There aren't any great men. There are just great challenges that ordinary men like you and me are forced by circumstances to meet.
We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.
.. Eliminate one species, and another increases to take its place. Eliminate a great many species, and the local ecosystem starts to decay.
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.
Whenever vanity and gaiety, a love of pomp and dress, furniture, equipage, buildings, great company, expensive diversions, and elegant entertainments get the better of the principles and judgments of men and women, there is no knowing where they will stop, nor into what evils, natural, moral, or political, they will lead us.
We can never work alone to bring great multiplication. It has to happen through unity & diversity.
After 'Prom Night' I did two movies where I was playing a prostitute.
I gravitate towards characters that have some sort of inner turmoil or some sort of character arc. That's the great thing about acting, so many different things and being really diverse in your choices.
We're a diverse society, and I think the TV is doing a great job in showing that we're all human beings, that we can all get along, that we can all be together, and I think that's a marvelous thing.
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.
Nature has provided two great gifts: life and then the diversity of living things, jellyfish and humans, worms and crocodiles. I don't undervalue the investigation of commonalities but can't avoid the conclusion that diversity has been relatively neglected, especially as concerns the brain.
I just really enjoy the process of working with other talented, creative people.
There's great power in bringing diverse points of view together. It can be incredibly stimulating.
The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.
Though the eye is small, the soul which sees through it is greater and vaster than all the things which it perceives. In fact, it is so great that it includes all objects, however large or numerous, within itself. For it is not so much that you are within the cosmos as that the cosmos is within you.
Today when I think about diversity, I actually think about the word “inclusion.” And I think this is a time of great inclusion. It’s not men, it’s not women alone. Whether it’s geographic, it’s approach, it’s your style, it’s your way of learning, the way you want to contribute, it’s your age - it is really broad.
The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
I feel most people’s sexuality is enormously complicated.
That’s what it means to be human. Wouldn’t it be great if we honored that complexity rather than turn it into gossip or ridicule? Wouldn’t it be great if we accepted sexual diversity, in ourselves and others, without condemning it?
Great attention gets paid to rainforests because of the diversity of life there.
Diversity in the oceans is even greater.
Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common... Celebrate it every day.
Live with the objective of being happy.
My own first love was biology. I spent a great part of my adolescence in the Natural History museum in London (and I still go to the Botanic Garden almost every day, and to the Zoo every Monday). The sense of diversity of the wonder of innumerable forms of life has always thrilled me beyond anything else.
Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as a hard duty.
The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify.
Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this.
We've seen a great deal of interest from the Occupy movement.
It's a diverse movement, not everyone embraces electoral politics, and no one can speak for Occupy.
People may be said to resemble not the bricks of which a house is built, but the pieces of a picture puzzle, each differing in shape, but matching the rest, and thus bringing out the picture.
The great lesson is, that unity is behind all.
Call it God, Love, Spirit. Allah, Jehovah - it is the same unity that animates all life from the lowest animal to the noblest man.
People need to see that, far from being an obstacle, the world's diversity of languages, religions and traditions is a great treasure, affording us precious opportunities to recognize ourselves in others.
The boundaries of democracy have to be widened so as to include economic equality also. This is the great revolution through which we are all passing.
Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality.
The idea of polytheism is grounded in the view that reality (divine or otherwise) is multiple and diverse... Polytheism has allowed a multitude of distinct groups to exist more or less in harmony, despite great divergence in beliefs and practices.
He flattered himself on being a man without any prejudices;
and this pretension itself is a very great prejudice.