We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.
Difference is of the essence of humanity. Difference is an accident of birth and it should therefore never be the source of hatred or conflict. The answer to difference is to respect it. Therein lies a most fundamental principle of peace: respect for diversity.
If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.
In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.
We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
We have the ability to achieve, if we master the necessary goodwill, a common global society blessed with a shared culture of peace that is nourished by the ethnic, national and local diversities that enrich our lives.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any
Live with the objective of being happy.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We Have the Ability to Achieve, If We Master the Necessary Goodwill, a Common Global Society
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee
The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great, and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich, precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.
Strength lies in differences, not in similarities
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