Intolerance Quotes (3 quotes)
Nevertheless, his [Dostoyevskys] personality retained sadistic traits in plenty, which show themselves in his irritability, his love of tormenting, and his intolerance even towards people he loved, and which appear also in the way in which, as an author, he treats his readers. Thus in little things he was a sadist towards others, and in bigger things a sadist towards himself, in fact a masochistthat is to say the mildest, kindliest, most helpful person possible.
Religion cannot object to science on moral grounds. The history of religious intolerance forbids it.
The most ominous conflict of our time is the difference of opinion, of outlook, between men of letters, historians, philosophers, the so-called humanists, on the one side and scientists on the other. The gap cannot but increase because of the intolerance of both and the fact that science is growing by leaps and bounds.