International Day of Tolerance is observed every year on 16 November with the aim of addressing the threats of intolerance internationally, Quotes, Wishes, History, Significance, Image and More
The main objective behind celebrating intolerance is to provide a platform to our culture and ways of living in the world on an international level.
History of International Tolerance: The General Assembly of the United Nations declared the Year of Tolerance in 1995. The purpose of implementing tolerance and after that 1995 UNESCO fixed the date on November 16 and since then it is being celebrated annually on November 16.
Occasion of International Tolerance
- Organize seminar and forum in your area on this day
- Find out about tolerance and intolerance
On this day, interact with people of different views and recognize their point of view.
“Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.”Timothy Keller
International Day for Tolerance quotes
“The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don’t agree with.”Eleanor Holmes Norton
“If a profound gulf separates my neighbor’s belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.”Anon.
“If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.”Franklin D. Roosevelt
International Day for Tolerance message
“It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.”Herman Hesse, Siddhartha
“Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.”Voltaire
“Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.”Joseph Fort Newton
“Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.”Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain
“I am a lover of truth, a worshiper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.”―Stephen Fry