65 Inspirational Diversity Quotes On Success In Life

These Diversity quotes will inspire you. Diversity, the condition of having or being composed of differing elements: Variety especially the inclusion of people of different races, cultures, etc. in a group or organization.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging diversity quotes, diversity sayings, and diversity proverbs.

Best Diversity Quotes

  1. “We must not only learn to tolerate our differences. We must welcome them as the richness and diversity which can lead to true intelligence.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common… Celebrate it every day.” ~ Winston Churchill
  3. “We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.” ~ Kofi Annan
  4. “In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” ~ Maya Angelou

  5. “If we wish to ensure everyone’s peace and happiness we need to cultivate a healthy respect for the diversity of our peoples and cultures, founded on an understanding of this fundamental sameness of all human beings” ~ Dalai Lama
  6. “Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without.” ~ William Sloane Coffin
  7. “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.
  8. “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities” ~ Stephen Covey

  9. “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.” ~ Maya Angelou, Equality diversity quotes
  10. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  11. “Unity in diversity is the highest possible attainment of a civilization, a testimony to the most noble possibilities of the human race. This attainment is made possible through passionate concern for choice, in an atmosphere of social trust.” ~ Michael Novak, Unity in diversity quotes
  12. “Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  13. “The dynamism of any diverse community depends not only on the diversity itself but on promoting a sense of belonging among those who formerly would have been considered and felt themselves, outsiders.” ~ Sonia Sotomayor
  14. “Diversity is a great force towards creativity.” ~ Michael Eisner
  15. “Whenever people listen to one another humbly and openly, their shared values and aspirations become all the more apparent. Diversity is no longer seen as a threat, but as a source of enrichment.” ~ Pope Francis
  16. “Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.” ~ M. Scott Peck

  17. “The diversity in the human family should be the cause of love and harmony, as it is in music where many different notes blend together in the making of a perfect chord.” ~ Abdu’l-Bahá
  18. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” ~ Frederick Douglass, Struggle diversity quotes
  19. “We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  20. “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.” ~ Max De Pree
  21. “My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” ~ Desmond Tutu

  22. “The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.” ~ Thomas Paine
  23. “Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.” ~ Carlos Fuentes
  24. “When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.” ~ Charles Evans Hughes
  25. “It is never too late to give up our prejudices.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  26. “I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.” ~ Ani DiFranco
  27. “Civilization will reach maturity only when it learns to value diversity of character and of ideas.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke
  28. “Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.” ~ Rene Dubos
  29. “Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed.” ~ Mary Parker Follett
  30. “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” ~ Maya Angelou

  31. “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.” ~ John Hume
  32. “We should indeed keep calm in the face of difference, and live our lives in a state of inclusion and wonder at the diversity of humanity.” ~ George Takei
  33. “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.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  34. “The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.” ~ Thomas Berry

  35. “Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?” ~ Desmond Tutu
  36. “Diversity is the magic. It is the first manifestation, the first beginning of the differentiation of a thing and of simple identity. The greater the diversity, the greater the perfection.” ~ Thomas Berry
  37. “We must embrace our differences, even celebrate our diversity. We must glory in the fact that God created each of us as unique human beings. God created us different, but God did not create us for separation. God created us different that we might recognize our need for one another. We must reverence our uniqueness, reverence everything that makes us what we are: our language, our culture, our religious tradition.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  38. “The highest result of education is tolerance.” ~ Helen Keller

  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” ~ Robert Kennedy
  42. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” ~ John Donne

  43. “Whenever people go out of their way to help other people – there’s power and beauty in our diversity.” ~ Michael Franti
  44. “Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  45. “The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?” ~ Pablo Casals
  46. “Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions… Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.” ~ Muhammad Iqbal
  47. “The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world.” ~ Democritus

  48. “The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing new diversity of family types.” ~ Christopher Lasch
  49. “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein
  50. “Ignorance fears diversity as an invading enemy, while wisdom welcomes diversity in an alliance of friendship.” ~ Wes Fesler
  51. “Despite the ethnic diversity within each nation, the social fabric of the region, by and large, is one.” ~ Bashar al-Assad

  52. “We are now at the point where we must decide whether we are to honor the concept of a plural society which gains strength through diversity, or whether we are to have bitter fragmentation that will result in perpetual tension and strife.” ~ Earl Warren
  53. “We are of course a nation of differences. Those differences don’t make us weak. They’re the source of our strength.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  54. “When the dust settles and the pages of history are written, it will not be the angry defenders of intolerance who have made the difference. The reward will go to those who dared to step outside the safety of their privacy in order to expose and rout the prevailing prejudices.” ~ John Shelby Spong
  55. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  56. “We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.” ~ Maya Angelou diversity quotes
  57. “There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues.” ~ Arthur Keith, Cultural diversity quotes
  58. “There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don’t come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  59. “Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  60. “What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.” ~ Edward Kennedy

  61. “The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  62. “In science, there is and will remain a Platonic element which could not be taken away without ruining it. Among the infinite diversity of singular phenomena science can only look for invariants.” ~ Jacques Monod
  63. “Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.” ~ R. D. Laing
  64. “I hope for an America where we can all contend freely and vigorously, but where we will treasure and guard those standards of civility which alone make this nation safe for both democracy and diversity.” ~ Edward Kennedy
  65. “Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

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