“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11

Filed under: Character,  Harper Lee,  Tolerance

“Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. ” ~~ Mao Tse-Tung

Filed under: Achievement,  Attitude,  Mao Tse-Tung,  Tolerance,  Wisdom

“In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.” ~~ Carter G. Woodson

Filed under: Attitude,  Carter G. Woodson,  Tolerance

“Understanding is a two-way street.” ~~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Filed under: Attitude,  Eleanor Roosevelt,  Tolerance

“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” ~~ Scout Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 23

Filed under: Harper Lee,  Tolerance

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~~ Dalai Lama

Filed under: Dalai Lama,  Tolerance

“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corn cribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Filed under: Belief,  Harper Lee,  Tolerance

“One man’s ways may be as good as another’s, but we all like our own best.” ~~ Jane Austen

Filed under: Jane Austen,  Tolerance

“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education.” ~~ Charlotte Bronte

Filed under: Charlotte Bronte,  Education,  Tolerance