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Diversion Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Diversion

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A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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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.
- Margaret Mead

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

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For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

Today is a day to honor other cultures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

 

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

I'm actually starting to like more and more people
who have convictions that are unpopular.
- Bono

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Each one prays to God according to his own light.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

The human spirit ranges across a truly amazing
diversity of experiences and emotions -
the highest peaks and the lowest valleys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor diversity in all seasons.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd

Know that joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

I Honor Diversity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

The Divine is all in the perspective we take on it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God enters by a private door into each individual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

God's Spirit moves through us and the world
at a pace that can never be constricted
by any one religious paradigm.
I love that.
- Bono

God is equally available to all people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say
there are twenty gods or no God.
- Thomas Jefferson

If we cannot now end our differences,
at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy

Recall a recent time when someone was strongly critical
of your opinions (perhaps your political or religious beliefs).
Now, put yourself in their shoes - with compassion.
Try to understand and appreciate their point-of-view -
not to change your own opinions,
but to celebrate all our human differences - in peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this world, the greatest courage is to drop the mind aside.
The bravest man is who can see the world
without the barrier of the mind, just as it is.
It is tremendously different, utterly beautiful.
There is nobody who is inferior and there is nobody who is superior -
there are no distinctions.
- Osho

When power leads man toward arrogance,
poetry reminds him of his limitations.
When power narrows the area of man's concern,
poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence.
When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
- John F. Kennedy

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Life is a gift, and I try to respond with grace and courtesy.
- Maya Angelou

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

When all else fails, try thinking.
- Anonymous

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

You may be disappointed if you fail,
but you are doomed if you don't try.
- Beverly Sills

To love. To be loved.
To never forget your own insignificance.
To never get used to the unspeakable violence
and the vulgar disparity of life around you.
To seek joy in the saddest places.
To pursue beauty to its lair.
To never simplify what is complicated
or complicate what is simple.
To respect strength, never power.
Above all, to watch. To try to understand.
To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never try to teach a pig to sing.
It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
- Mark Twain

Never say goodbye when you still want to try,
never give up when you still feel you can't take it.
Never say you don't love the person anymore
when you can't let go.
- Anonymous

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Happiness lies in accepting everyone
in our lives EXACTLY as they are.
We cause ourselves untold misery whenever
we believe others to be imperfect and try to change them.
This is the number one rule for a happy relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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