12 Empowering and Uplifting Quotes on Diversity & Inclusion

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, enjoy these 12 inspiring quotes.

Posted Jan 20, 2014

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, below is a collection of 12 empowering and uplifting quotes on diversity and inclusion. Enjoy!

“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.

“Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity.”—Robert Kennedy

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

“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community—and this nation."—Cesar Chavez

“We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring."Catherine Pulsifer

“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.”—Max de Pree

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”—Malcolm Forbes

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.”—Jintao Hu

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

“Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?”— Desmond Tutu 

“I can see myself in all things and all people around me.”—Sanskrit Phrase

“Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.”Author Unknown

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