Diversity Quotes
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Diversity quotes remind us of the beauty of our differences. We are all members of the same human family, more alike than different. We have much to learn from each other.

Now is the time to embrace and celebrate our differences. Showing tolerance is a form of respect. We don’t all need to agree or be the same. 

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No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Nelson Mandela

When I'm born I'm black, when I grow up I'm black, when I'm in the sun I'm black, when I'm sick I'm black, when I die I'm black, and you…when you're born you're pink, when you grow up you're white, when you're cold you're blue, when you're sick you're green, when you die you're grey and you dare call me coloured.
Malcolm X

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.
Mary Parker Follett

Civilizations should be measured by the degree of diversity attained and the degree of unity retained.
W.H. Auden

Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness.
Ola Joseph

Diversity is the act of thinking independently together.
Malcolm Forbes

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
René Dubos

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it's own greatest strength - it's diversity.
Melissa Etheridge

If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life's exciting variety, not something to fear.
Gene Roddenberry

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

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.
Michel de Montaigne

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 the color.
Maya Angelou

We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
Jimmy Carter

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
Charles Evans Hughes

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