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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Intolerance
 
  The intolerant man is the real pedant.
Richter.    
  1
  It were better to be of no church, than to be bitter for any.
William Penn.    
  2
  The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers, and dreads nothing so much as their charity and patience.
Lowell.    
  3
  Some men will not shave on Sunday, and yet they spend all the week in shaving their fellow-men; and many folks think it very wicked to black their boots on Sunday morning, yet they do not hesitate to black their neighbor’s reputation on week-days.
Beecher.    
  4
  It appears an extraordinary thing to me, that since there is such a diabolical spirit in the depravity of human nature, as persecution for difference of opinion, in, religious tenets, there never happened to be any inquisition, any auto da fé, any crusade, among the Pagans.
Sterne.    
  5
  As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.
Colton.    
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