Multicultural Sayings and Quotes

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


The world is now multicultural the same way the world is round. It's not a selling point, it's not a 'quirky' feature, it's not a cynical marketing ploy, it's not an artistic statement, it's not even a plot device. It's a fact, like seedless grapes.     

Zadie Smith

In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.     

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Multiculturalism may well be our saviour, wresting us out from the straitjacket of our history, thrusting the old continent into an environment where other ethnicities, less cynical and more positive, will play a big role in its future.     

Loretta Napoleoni

This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed.     

Angela Merkel

A multicultural society does not reject the culture of the other but is prepared to listen, to see, to dialogue and, in the final analysis, to possibly accept the other's culture without compromising its own.     

Reuven Rivlin

We need multiculturalism, respect for diversity, tolerance, respect for diverse faiths.     

Manmohan Singh

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.     

Jimmy Carter

Being in a multicultural environment in childhood is going to give you intuition, reflexes and instincts. You may acquire basic responsiveness later on, but it's never going to be as spontaneous as when you have been bathing in this environment during childhood.     

Carlos Ghosn

Multiculturalism is based on the lie that all cultures are morally equal.     

Michael Barone

Multicultural is not a description of a category of American writing-it is a definition of all American writing.     

Ishmael Reed

Multiculturalism, if its logic is fully played out, is the ideology of national suicide.     

Rich Lowry

Multicultural societies are multi-conflict societies.     

Marine Le Pen

Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Multiculturalism is a good reminder that when standards are relative, there are no standards at all.     

Victor Davis Hanson

If you get into multicultural sort of casting for no other reason than to diversify, then it seems false.     

Andrew Rannells

A 'multicultural society' is a logical and physical impossibility.     

Satoshi Kanazawa

So, rather than becoming multicultural, rather than becoming a person of several languages, rather than becoming confident in your knowledge of the world, you become just the opposite. You end up in college having to apologize for the fact that you no longer speak your native language.     

Richard Rodriguez