Diversity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old diversity quotes, diversity sayings, and diversity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Differences challenge assumptions.     

Anne Wilson Schaef

Infinite diversity in infinite combinations...symbolizing the elements that create truth and beauty.     

Commander Spock

Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.     

Elbert Hubbard

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.     

Madame De Stael

Variety is the spice of life.     


Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.     

Albert Einstein

There is the sky, which is all men's together...     


Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences     

Mikhail Gorbachev

The minute we become an integrated whole, we look through the same eyes and we see a whole different world together.

Azizah Al-Hibri

It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.     

Irish Proverb

We all should 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

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

Aphra Behn

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


I feel my heart break to see a nation ripped apart by it's own greatest strength--it's diversity.     

Melissa Etheridge

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.

Yiddish Proverb

Creating and managing a diverse workforce is a process, not a destination.     

R. Roosevelt Thomas

(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

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

Hillary Clinton

In each human heart are a tiger, a pig, an ass and a nightingale. Diversity of character is due to their unequal activity.

Ambrose Bierce

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.

Rene Dubos

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