An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.


Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887, American preacher, orator, writer)


Intolerance is evidence of impotence.


Aleister Crowley (1875-1947, British occultist)


Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state.


Samuel Davies (1723-1761, American protestant clergyman, educator)


Intolerance is the "Do Not Touch" sign on something that cannot bear touching. We do not mind having our hair ruffled, but we will not tolerate any familiarity with the toupee which covers our baldness.


Eric Hoffer (1902-1983, American author, philosopher)


The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.


Princess Diana (1961-1997, British Princess)


If Woody Allen were a Muslim, he'd be dead by now.


Salman Rushdie (1948-, Indian-born British author)


Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.


George Santayana (1863-1952, American philosopher, poet)


Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.


Wallace Stevens (1879-1955, American poet)


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