What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly - that is the first law of nature.
François-Marie Arouet known by his nom de plume Voltaire
21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778 Treatise upon Toleration. Translated from French by T.Smollett and T.Francklin, 1764.