57 Diversity Quotes

  • Variety is the soul of pleasure. – Aphra Behn

 

  • Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation. – Mahatma Gandhi

 

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

 

  • Age cannot wither her, no custom stale her infinite variety. – William Shakespeare

 

  • I can tell you, without diversity, creativity remains stagnant. – Edward Enninful

 

  • Diversity creates dimension in the world. – Elizabeth Ann Lawless

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • A lot of different flowers make a bouquet. – Unknown

 

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

 

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

 

  • Differences challenge assumptions. – Anne Wilson Schaef

 

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

 

  • Variety is the spice of life. – Unknown

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure. – Petrarch

 

  • You don’t have true freedom until you allow a diversity of opinion and a diversity of voices. – Don Lemon

 

  • 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

 

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

 

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

 

  • There’s so many different worlds, so many different suns. And we have just one world, but we live in different ones. – Mark Knopfler

 

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

 

  • 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

 

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

 

  • The body loves variety. The body is the same as the seasons: It likes change. – Priscilla Welch

 

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

 

  • 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

 

  • Society is unity in diversity. – George Herbert Mead

 

  • 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • 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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. – Stephen R. Covey

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

 

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

 

  • Variety is the soul of pleasure. – Aphra Behn

 

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

 

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

 

  • All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade. – Leo Tolstoy

 

  • 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

 

  • 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.

 

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

 

  • 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

 

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

 

  • 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

 

  • No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive. – Mahathma Gandhi