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.— Ronald Reagan
Dreamy Religious Tolerance quotations
No artist tolerates reality.
We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.
We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry.
We must condemn those who seek to divide us. In all quarters and at all times, we must teach tolerance and denounce racism, anti-Semitism and all ethnic or religious bigotry wherever they exist as unacceptable evils. We have no place for haters in America -- none, whatsoever.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Let us have love and more love; a love that melts all opposition, a love that conquers all foes, a love that sweeps away all barriers, a love that aboundeth in charity, a large-heartedness, tolerance, forgiveness and noble striving, a love that triumphs over all obstacles.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes.
And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord. The superstition of the people was not embittered theological rancor.
Christians have oppressed Jews, Moslems, Buddhists, Pagans, and each other throughout their centuries of power, preaching religious intolerance as the word of Jehovah whenever they had the military, political, or economic power to make it stick - and then piously preaching brotherhood, peace, and toleration when they didn't.
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Positive secularism is not tolerance of all religions, but it is the total denial of religious beliefs: it is the emergence of homogeneous human outlook which is based upon verifiable facts of life.
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice;
however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.
America's commitment to religious freedom and tolerance should not be conditional.
Always be joyful. Never stop praying. Be thankful in all circumstances.
We live in an age in which only one prejudice is tolerated - anti-Christian bigotry... Today, the only group you can hold up to public mockery is Christians. Attacks on the Church and Christianity are common.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
There can be no tolerance in a law-system for another religion.
Toleration is a device used to introduce a new law-system as a prelude to a new intolerance... Every law-system must maintain its existence by hostility to every other law-system and to alien religious foundations or else it commits suicide
Don't stay where you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated.
There's bad apples in whatever way you want to group people - doesn't matter if it's religious, political or social. The big mistake is generalizing.
Tolerance and human rights require each other.
It is particularly recommended, as a means of uniting the inhabitants of the village into one family, that while each faithfully adheres to the principles which he most approves, at the same time all shall think charitably of their neighbours respecting their religious opinions, and not presumptuously suppose that theirs alone are right.
Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.
The problem to be faced is: how to combine loyalty to one's own tradition with reverence for different traditions.
Toleration made the world anti-Christian.
We are not going to give up, we are many more who want to live in a world of peace, without hate and where respect and tolerance are the basis of coexistence.
Here we now have the freedom of all religions, and I hope that never again will we have a repetition of religious bigotry, as we have had in certain periods of our own history. There is no room for that kind of foolishness here.
Tolerance can be exercised only by those who have well-grounded convictions (although it will not always be exercised even by them). For such people tolerance is an act of self-abnegation; although they are convinced that those who differ from them must be wrong, they nevertheless will protect their rights.
In bringing the subject of religious oppression to a wider audience, I didn't just want to kick the Catholic Church but to poke a finger in the throat of theocracy and to let it be known that people shouldn't tolerate this anymore.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher
In the eyes of history, religious toleration is the highest evidence of culture in a people. It was not until the Western nations broke away from their religious law that they became more tolerant, and it was only when the Muslims fell away from their religious law that they declined in tolerance and other evidences of the highest culture.
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority.
The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today's world, even in its most liberal parts.
There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men.
Our tolerance for forms of religious expression we disagree with is a precise barometer of our own spiritual security.
Religious tolerance. No! Zero tolerance for any type of religion.
The world needs Christians who don't tolerate the complacency of their own lives.
Compromise is a sign you'll pass on the road to mediocrity.
It is evident from their writings that the Founding Fathers would never have tolerated the separation that we have embraced today. They knew that religious principles provided morality and self-control - the lifeblood for the survival of any self-governing community.
Tolerance is a good cornerstone on which to build human relationships.
Tolerance and freedom of thought are the veritable antidotes to religious fanaticism.
Muslims stand by their religion entirely.
It is a sort of religious absolutism. While Europeans have stopped defending the values of their civilization. They confuse tolerance with relativism.
Throughout history, Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and racial equality.