111+ Best Diversity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational diversity quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Diversity Quotes

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

The real death of America will come when everyone is alike. – James T. Ellison

For those who have seen the Earth from space, and for the hundreds and perhaps thousands more who will, the experience most certainly changes your perspective. The things that we share in our world are far more valuable than those which divide us. – Donald Williams

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.

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. – Anne Frank

Differences challenge assumptions. – Anne Wilson Schaef

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

Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity. – Robert Kennedy

Infinite diversity in infinite combinations, symbolizing the elements that create truth and beauty. – Commander Spock

The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men. – John F. Kennedy

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. – Malcolm Forbes

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou

One man’s religion is another man’s belly laugh. – Robert A. Heinlein

Ecidujrep is prejudice spelled backwards? Either way, it makes no sense.? – unknown

Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together. – Jacqueline Woodson

We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community-and this nation. – Cesar Chavez

Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one. – Elbert Hubbard

People may be said to resemble not the bricks of which a house is built, but the pieces of picture puzzle, each differing in shape, but matching the rest, and thus bringing out the picture. – Felix Adler

I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap. – Ani DiFranco

We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring. – Catherine Pulsifer

One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings. – Franklin Thomas

The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm if human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth. – Harry

We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring. – Catherine Pulsifer

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

The price of the democratic way of life is a growing appreciation of people’s differences, not merely as tolerable, but as the essence of a rich and rewarding human experience. – Jerome Nathanson Emerson Fosdick

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

I have a self-made quote: Celebrate diversity, practice acceptance and may we all choose peaceful options to conflict. – Donzella Michele Malone

Diversity: the art of thinking independently together. – Malcolm Forbes

The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men. – John F. Kennedy

Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice? – Lillian Hellman

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

Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today. – Jintao Hu

A lot of different flowers make a bouquet. – Muslim Origin

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike. – Madame de Stael

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

Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today. – Jinato Hu

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

It is difference of opinion that makes horse races. – Mark Twain

Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted. – Martin Luther King Jr.Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. – Stephen R. Covey

I can see myself in all things and all people around me. – Sanskrit Phrase

Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another. – Mary Catherine Bateson

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. – Mohandas K. Gandhi

It is never too late to give up your prejudices. – Henry David Thoreau

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day. – Author Unknown

The wise man belongs to all countries, for the home of a great soul is the whole world. – Democritus

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

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won’t let them into our country. – Pearl S. Buck

In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races. – Mark Twain

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

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

Why not let people differ about their answers to the great mysteries of the Universe? Let each seek one’s own way to the highest, to one’s own sense of supreme loyalty in life, one’s ideal of life. Let each philosophy, each world – view bring forth its truth and beauty to a larger perspective, that people may grow in vision, stature and dedication. – Algernon Black

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations. – Anais Nin

Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired. – Robert F. Kennedy

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou

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

Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men. – Herbert Hoover

Difference of opinion is helpful in religion. – Thomas Jefferson

Variety is the spice of life. – Proverb

It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others’ religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world’s religions is a sacred duty. – Mohandas K. Gandhi

Life lies in diversity, not in monotony. – M.K. Soni

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

In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction. – Audre Lorde

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. – Anne Frank

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together a second time. – Friedrich Nietzsche

America is not like a blanket – one piece of unbroken cloth. America is more like a quilt – many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven together by a common thread. – Rev. Jesse Jackson

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

Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy among free men. – Herbert Hoover

Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one. – Elbert Hubbard

Infinite diversity in infinite combinations…symbolizing the elements that create truth and beauty. – Commander Spock

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

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike. – Madame De Stael

Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences – Mikhail Gorbachev

The minute we become an integrated whole, we look through the same eyes and we see a whole different world together. – Azizah Al-Hibri

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

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

A society that does not recognize that each individual has values of his own which he is entitled to follow can have no respect for the dignity of the individual and cannot really know freedom. – Fredrich August von Hayek

As long as the differences and diversities of mankind exist, democracy must allow for compromise, for accommodation, and for the recognition of differences. – Eugene McCarthy

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. – Kofi Annan

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

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

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

(People) may be said to resemble not the bricks of which a house is build, but the pieces of a picture puzzle, each differing in shape, but matching the rest, and thus bringing out the picture. – Felix Adler

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

Society is unity in diversity. – George Herbert Mead

Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle. – George R.R. Martin

A lot of different flowers make a bouquet. – Muslim Origin

The peoples of the earth are one family. – Ruth Fulton Benedict

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage – earner by pulling down the wage – payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed money

You cannot build character and courage by taking away men’s initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves. – William Boetcker

We have the ability to achieve, if we master the necessary goodwill, a common global society blessed with a shared culture of peacethat is nourished by the ethnic, national and local diversities that enrich our lives. – Mahnaz Afkhami

A human being is a part of the whole that we call the universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical illusion of his consciousness. This illusion is a prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for only the few people nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living beings and all of nature. – Albert Einstein

I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by its own greatest strength – its diversity. – Melissa Etheridge

What the world needs most is openness: Open hearts, open doors, open eyes, open minds, open ears, open souls. – Robert Muller

No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive. – Mohandas K. Gandhi

The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation or a relationship. – Deborah Tannen

Differences challenge assumptions. – Anne Wilson Schaef

There is the sky, which is all men’s together… – Euripides

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

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. – Yiddish Proverb

Creating and managing a diverse workforce is a process, not a destination. – R. Roosevelt Thomas

What we have to do… is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities. – Hillary Clinton

In each human heart are a tiger, a pig, an ass and a nightingale. Diversity of character is due to their unequal activity. – Ambrose Bierce

Variety is the soul of pleasure. – Aphra Behn

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

No single tradition monopolizes the truth. We must glean the best values of all traditions and work together to remove the tensions between traditions in order to give peace a chance. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Men hate each other because they fear each other, and they fear each other because they don’t know each other, and they don’t know each other because they are often separated from each other. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness. – Mark Twain

Deep inside us we’re not that different at all. – Phil Collins

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