We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.— Kofi Annan
Professional Unity In Diversity quotations
Diversity in counsel, unity in command.
Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim.
We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.
Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.
Let America be America, where equality is in the air we breathe.
Each finite creature can reflect only a fraction of the divine nature;
thus, in the diversity of His creatures, God's infinity, unity and oneness appear to be broken into an effulfgence of manifold rays.
Uniformity is not nature's way; diversity is nature's way.
Don't become too narrow. Live fully. Meet all kinds of people. You'll learn something from everyone. Follow what you feel in your heart.
The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.
Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.
In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
There are no nations! There is only humanity.
And if we don't come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity.
Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Unity in diversity is India's strength.
There is simplicity in every Indian. There is unity in every corner of India. This is our strength.
The peace I am thinking of is the dance of an open mind when it engages another equally open one.
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity;
and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings.
What we need to do is learn to respect and embrace our differences until our differences don't make a difference in how we are treated.
We can never work alone to bring great multiplication. It has to happen through unity & diversity.
Unfortunately, nature seems unaware of our intellectual need for convenience and unity, and very often takes delight in complication and diversity.
The oneness of human beings is the basic ethical thread that holds us together.
We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground.
Identity is a concept of our age that should be used very carefully.
All types of identities, ethnic, national, religious, sexual or whatever else, can become your prison after a while. The identity that you stand up for can enslave you and close you to the rest of the world.
The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.
Although we are in different boats you in your boat and we in our canoe we share the same river of life.
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
In crucial things, unity. In important things, diversity. In ALL things, generosity.
It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance;
in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details.
Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.
When we enlarge our view of the world, we deepen our understanding of our own lives.
Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.
Our cultural strength has always been derived from our diversity of understanding and experience.
But once we recognize that many ideas that are taken to be quintessentially Western have also flourished in other civilizations, we also see that these ideas are not as culture-specific as is sometimes claimed. We need not begin with pessimism, at least on this ground, about the prospects of reasoned humanism in the world.