Quotes promoting religious tolerance (and intolerance):
Zainab Al-Suwaij, co-founder of the American Islamic Congress: "We have to respect others and we have to understand and not discriminate on the basis of faith. ... When people do not talk and communicate, everything around them becomes dehumanized. ... When you mix politics and religion, you get the worst of everything."
Anon: "Religious tolerance is not religious
indifference. It consists of valuing the right of another person to hold
beliefs that you know absolutely, and without a doubt, to be wrong."
Anon: "Religious tolerance means to refrain from discriminating against others who
follow a different religious path. Tolerance is more difficult to maintain when you know that your religion is true and their religion is wrong."
Bumper sticker: "Truth, not tolerance." Published by Harbor
House Gifts of Fullerton CA. The bumper sticker also shows a
clenched fist on the left side and a cross on the right. An interesting
Paul Copan: "Contrary to popular definitions, true tolerance means ‘putting up
with error’ -- not ‘being accepting of all views’... It is because real
differences exist between people that tolerance becomes necessary and
virtuous." "True for You, But not for Me"
Robert Fleishmann: "When it comes to fundamentally wrong behavior (called "sin" by
the Word of God), there is no tolerance. Wrong is wrong!"
The Dalai Lama: I appreciate any organization or individual people who sincerely make an effort to promote harmony among humanity, and particularly harmony among the various religions. I consider it very sacred work and very important work.
Snoopy: "Have you ever thought that you might be wrong?" Proposed title for a religious book being written by Charlie Brown's dog! in the Peanuts comic strip.