30 Unity Quotes For A Time When We All Feel Divided

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From the 2020 presidential election to disagreements over various aspects of the coronavirus pandemic and growing racial tensions, it feels like now more than ever that our country is divided.

While many of us may disagree, we have to remember that at the end of the day we’re all people deserving respect and we can only improve if we work together.

We must learn to respect our differences and find common ground as much as possible.

To remind you of the importance of coming together, check out these 30 unity quotes for a time when we all feel divided.

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1. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” — J.K. Rowling

2. “We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together until the end.” — Woodrow T. Wilson

3. “Unity without verity is no better than conspiracy.” — John Trapp

4. “So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.” — Baha ‘U’ Llah

5. “Unity and victory are synonymous.” — Samora Machel

6. “Unity is strength, division is weakness.” — Swahili Proverb

7. “For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.” — Rudyard Kipling

8. “When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” — Mattie Stepanek

9. “There is beauty and power in unity. We must be united in heart and mind. One world, one people.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

10. “Even the weak become strong when they are united.” — Friedrich Von Schiller

11. “You can’t have unity without diversity.” — Richard Twiss

12. “The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.” — W. Somerset Maugham

13. “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” — Mahatma Gandhi

14. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” — Ken Blanchard

15. “The peoples of the earth are one family.” — Ruth Benedict

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16. “'Tis not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies.” — Thomas Paine

17. “Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.” — Hans Urs von Balthasar

18. “What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us.” — Edward Kennedy

19. “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” — Herman Melville

20. “In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” — Maya Angelou

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21. “Unity should be the cornerstone of relations.” — Haile Selassie

22. “There is no such thing as a self-made man, you will reach your goals only with the help of others.” — George Shinn

23. “No man can lead man, we have to have unity.” — Bob Marley

24. “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

25. “In crucial things, unity. In important things, diversity. In all things, generosity.” — George H.W. Bush

26. “We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.” — Kofi Annan

27. “No doubt unity is something to be desired, to be striven for, but it cannot be willed by mere declarations.” — Theodore Bikel

28. “The significance which is in unity is an eternal wonder.” — Rabindranath Tagore

29. “You don’t get unity by ignoring the questions that have to be faced.” — Jay Weatherill

30. “Remember upon the conduct of each depend on the fate of all.” — Alexander The Great

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Lindsey Matthews is a writer who covers love and relationships, news, and pop culture topics.