quote by Pierre Trudeau

There is no such thing as a model or ideal Canadian. What could be more absurd than the concept of an "all Canadian" boy or girl? A society which emphasizes uniformity is one which creates intolerance and hate.

— Pierre Trudeau

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Intolerable quote Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance.

If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them. We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.

We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos.

We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.

Intolerable quote The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think thing

The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself... Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.

Fascism was an explosion against intolerable conditions, against remediable wrongs which the old world failed to remedy. It was a movement to secure national renaissance by people who felt themselves threatened with decline into decadence and death and were determined to live, and live greatly.

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.

Without God, there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience.

.. without God, there is a coarsening of the society; without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.

Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.

Leadership means firmness, not harshness or bullying;

understanding, not weakness; justice, not irresponsible freedom; humaneness, not intolerance; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Intolerance of your present creates your future.

Let us develop respect for all living things.

Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love.

Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see - Egoism, Arrogance, Conceit, Selfishness, Greed, Lust, Intolerance, Anger, Lying, Cheating, Gossiping and Slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then will be ready to fight the enemy you can see.

Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda.

Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.

There is no other subject on which the average mind is so much confused as the subject of tolerance and intolerance... Tolerance applies only to persons, but never to principles. Intolerance applies only to principles, but never to persons.

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.

My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.

When the dust settles and the pages of history are written, it will not be the angry defenders of intolerance who have made the difference. The reward will go to those who dared to step outside the safety of their privacy in order to expose and rout the prevailing prejudices.

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty;

not knowing what comes next.

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

Intolerance is evidence of impotence.

One of the most constant characteristics of beliefs is their intolerance.

The stronger the belief, the greater its intolerance. Men dominated by a certitude cannot tolerate those who do not accept it.

Violent, irrational, intolerant, allied to racism and tribalism and bigotry, invested in ignorance and hostile to free inquiry, contemptuous of women and coercive toward children: organized religion ought to have a great deal on its conscience.

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.

What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.

Sufering is only intolerable when nobody cares.

One continually sees that faith in God and his care is made infinitely easier by faith in someone who has shown kindness and sympathy.

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.

It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.

Why are so many problems today perceived as problems of intolerance, rather than as problems of inequality, exploitation, or injustice? Why is the proposed remedy tolerance, rather than emancipation, political struggle, or even armed struggle?

The movement of Pakistan which the Quaid-e-Azam launched was ethical in inspiration and ideological in content. The story of this movement is a story of the ideals of equality, fraternity and social and economic justice struggling against the forces of domination, exploitation, intolerance and tyranny.

I resolutely believe that respect for diversity is a fundamental pillar in the eradication of racism, xenophobia and intolerance. There is no excuse for evading the responsibility of finding the most suitable path toward the elimination of any expression of discrimination against indigenous peoples.

Without the Blessed Sacrament a position like mine would be intolerable.

Nothing could be more ill-judged than that intolerant spirit which has, at all times, characterized political parties.

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