48 Differences Quotes

  • Different strokes for different folks. – Clarence Darrow

 

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

 

  • Differences challenge assumptions. – Anne Wilson Schaef

 

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

 

  • Every man for himself. – John Heywood

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • 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

 

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

 

  • Every herring must hang by his own gill. – S. Harwood

 

  • 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

 

  • Sun is good for cucumbers, rain for rice. – Vietnamese

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • All cats are grey in the dark. – John Heywood

 

  • Variety is the spice of life. – Unknown

 

  • Every head is a world. – Cuban Proverb

 

  • Every land has its own law. – J. Carmichael

 

  • To think is to differ. – Clarence Darrow

 

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

 

  • Each bay, its own wind. – Fijian Proverb

 

  • Like breeds like. – R. Edgeworth

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Each person has his strong point. – Aesop

 

  • One person can burn water, while another can’t even burn oil. – Kashmiri Proverb

 

  • 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

 

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

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

 

  • Even a sheet of paper has two sides. – Japanese Proverb

 

  • The lion believes that everyone shares his state of mind. – Mexican Proverb

 

  • 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

 

  • Even children of the same mother, look different. – Korean Proverb

 

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

 

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

 

  • Every burro has his own saddle. – Equadoran Proverb

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • We are enriched by our reciprocate differences. – Paul Valery