Quotes About Diversity and Tolerance

We hope you will use these child-friendly quotes about diversity in your classroom or writing.

Quotes About Diversity and Tolerance from Storytime Standouts

Let’s inspire children to become more tolerant in their classroom, their neighborhoods and around our world.

Carolyn Hart's Celebrating Diversity with Children's Books Workshop
On this page, we have included cover art from several picture books we use in our “Celebrating Diversity” workshop. For further information, please refer to our teacher workshop page and the posts we have tagged Diversity in Children’s Books
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Quotes about diversity together with picture books including All Kinds of Friends, Even Green

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including Violet

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including The Crayon Box that Talked

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including A Screaming Kind of Day

(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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including Mrs. Katz and Tush

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including Dad and Pop

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including In our Mothers' House

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including Little Pink Pup

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including A New Life

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including My Friend Jamal

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

Quotes about diversity together with picture books including My Two Grannies

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

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