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28 Quotes About Differences.

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

"Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside, and now we're making music. It's great." - Alex Van Halen

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap." - Ani DiFranco

"Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other." - Paul Ricoeur

"Strength lies in differences, not in similarities." - Stephen Covey

"What we have to do... is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities." - Hilary Clinton

"We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate difference."

- Jane Elliot

"Patriotism is love of country. But you can't love your country without loving your countrymen and countrywomen. We don't always have to agree, but we must empower each other, we must find the common ground, we must build bridges across our differences to pursue the common good." - Cory Booker

"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences." - M. Scott Peck

"The differences that separate human beings are nothing compared to the similarities that

bond us together." - Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

"I love new places, new people, new ideas. I love cultural differences, and I'm

fascinated by the truth - all the different versions of it." - Martin Henderson

"I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences."

- John Denver

"Empathy is choosing to see ourselves in another despite our differences. It's recognizing that the same humanity - the same desire for meaning, fulfillment and security - exists in each of us, even if it's expressed uniquely." - Vivek Murthy

"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities." - Linda Ellerbee

"I will, from this day strive to forge togetherness out of our differences." - Josefa Iloilo

"We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not." - William Hall

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee." - Marian Wright

"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family." - Virginia Satir