Quotes About Diversity
I hope you will use these quotes about diversity in your classroom or writing and that they will inspire children to gain respect for diversity in their classroom, their neighbourhoods and throughout our world.
On this page I have included cover art from several picture books I use in my “Celebrating Diversity” workshop. For further information, please refer to the teacher workshop page and the posts I have tagged Diversity in Children’s Books.
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• We all live with the objective of being happy: our lives are all different and yet the same. – Anne Frank
• 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 that those which divide us. – Donald Williams
• 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 build, but the pieces of a picture puzzle, each differing in shape, but matching the rest, and thus bringing out the picture. – Felix Adler
• 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 the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day. – Anonymous
• It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou
• 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. Ghandi
• Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness. – Ola Joseph
• Diversity: the art of thinking independently together - Malcolm Stevenson Forbes
• We should all 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