48+ Best Quotes About Differences: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational quotes about differences will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Quotes About Differences

A man is known by the company he keeps. – M. Coverdale

Ain’t no pot so crooked, you can’t find a lid to fit. – unknown

You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. – Doug Floyd

It seemed … such nonsense — inventing differences, when people, heaven knows, were different enough without that. – Virginia Woolf

There are people who are generic. They make generic responses and they expect generic answers. They live inside a box and they think people who don’t fit into their box are weird. But I’ll tell you what, generic people are the weird people. They are like genetically-manipulated plants growing inside a laboratory, like indistinguishable faces, like droids. Like ignorance. – C. JoyBell C.

If you hate difference, you’ll be bored to death. – Toba Beta

We are all equal in the fact that we are all different. We are all the same in the fact that we will never be the same. We are united by the reality that all colours and all cultures are distinct & individual. We are harmonious in the reality that we are all held to this earth by the same gravity. We don’t share blood, but we share the air that keeps us alive. I will not blind myself and say that my black brother is not different from me. I will not blind myself and say that my brown sister is not different from me. But my black brother is he as much as I am me. But my brown sister is she as much as I am me.– C. JoyBell C.

To think is to differ. – Clarence Darrow

A joker is a little fool who is different from everyone else. He’s not a club, diamond, heart, or spade. He’s not an eight or a nine, a king or a jack. He is an outsider. He is placed in the same pack as the other cards, but he doesn’t belong there. Therefore, he can be removed without anybody missing him. – Jostein Gaarder

But every little difference may become a big one if it is insisted on. – Vladimir Lenin

Because the difference between a friend and a real friend is that you and the real friend come from the same territory, of the same place deep inside you, and that means you see the world in the same kind of way. You know each other even before you do.– Laura Pritchett

Differences don’t just threaten and divide us. They also inform, enrich, and enliven us. – Harriet Lerner

It is when we think we can act like God, that all respect is lost, and I think this is the downfall of peace. We lie if we say we do not see color and culture and difference. We fool ourselves and cheat ourselves when we say that all of us are the same. We should not want to be the same as others and we should not want others to be the same as us. Rather, we ought to glory and shine in all of our differences, flaunting them fabulously for all to see! It is never a conformity that we need! We need not to conform! What we need is to burst out into all these beautiful colors! – C. JoyBell C.

Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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

Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to relaize our need of one another. – Desmond Tutu

A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor. – Sean Covey

No two persons can learn something and experience it in the same way. – Shannon L. Alder

Differences were meant by God not to divide but to enrich. – J.H. Oldham

The fact that we’re all different is the one thing we all have in common. – Justin Young

You’re different. And I’m different too. Different is good. But different is hard. Believe me, I know. – Matthew Quick

Our greatest strength as a human race is our ability to acknowledge our differences, our greatest weakness is our failure to embrace them. – Judith Henderson

There’s always a b side in every story. – Devin Christianto

All cats are grey in the dark. – John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Different strokes for different folks. – Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

Each person has his strong point. – Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

Every burro has his own saddle. – Equadoran (on differences)

Every herring must hang by his own gill. – S. Harwood (1609)

Every land has its own law. – J. Carmichael (1628)

Every man for himself. – John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Like breeds like. – R. Edgeworth (1557)

No one is easy to live with all of the time. – unknown

Variety is the spice of life. – unknown

When you can do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. – George Washington Carver

You can’t tell a book by its cover. – American Proverb

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. – Audre Lorde

We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common – which is – we all want to be happy. – Ellen DeGeneres

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

All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. – Swami Vivekananda

Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. – William McKinley

Differences challenge assumptions. – Anne Wilson Schaef

I refuse to allow any man-made differences to separate me from any other human beings. – Maya Angelou

We are enriched by our reciprocate differences. – Paul Valery

Being different is … interesting; there’s nothing implicitly inferior or superior about it. Great difference, of course, produces natural caution; and if the differences are too extreme … well, then, reality tends to fade away. – Edward Albee

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