Ten Quotes about Cultural Acceptance

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” - Marcus Garvey

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

“Diversity means understanding.” - Stuart Scott

“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.

“A lot of different flowers make a bouquet.” - Muslim Origin

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.” - Unknown

"The relationship between culture and development should be clarified and deepened in constructive and practical ways.” - from Our Creative Diversity: The UN World Commission on Culture and Development Report

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

"America is not like a blanket - one piece of unbroken cloth. America is more like a quilt - many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven together by a common thread." - Rev. Jesse Jackson

"The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men." - John F. Kennedy 

"The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities." - Lord Acton

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