Category Archives: tolerance

Liberalism Teaches Us

Liberalism teaches us to be tolerant of other people’s religious beliefs, so long as those beliefs don’t cause anyone harm or impinge on another’s right to believe differently. Barack Obama, The Audacity of Hope, 2006, quoted in What Liberals Believe, … Continue reading

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Tolerance

The highest result of education is tolerance. Helen Keller, Optimism, 1903, quoted in What Liberals Believe, page 131, edited by William Martin

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The Very Things That Make America Worth Dying For

Liberals stand for tolerance, magnanimity, community spirit, the defense of the weak against the powerful, love of learning, freedom of belief, art and poetry, city life, the very things that make America worth dying for. Garrison Keillor, Homegrown Democrat, 2004, … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Reminisce” Magazine

The following quotes, from different years and issues, have been attributed by the magazine to the subscriber who submitted them to¬† “Reminisce”. If I have discovered someone else had originally wrote or said the quote, then I have tried to … Continue reading

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Children Learn What They Live

If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight. If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy. If a child lives with shame, he learns to … Continue reading

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