Indifference Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Indifference

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Until we all start to take responsibility, until we do all we can to improve the character of our communities, we'll never break the cycle of violence and indifference.
~By Carrie P. Meek ~


As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened.
~By Jerry Costello ~


To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.
~By Albert Camus ~


Tolerance is another word for indifference.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I don't believe in devils. Indifference and misunderstandings can create evil situations. Most of the time, people who appear to be evil are really victims of evil deeds.
~By Max von Sydow ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
~By George Eliot ~


And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will again and again confront us with a cruel choice between costly engagement and costly indifference.
~By Lord Robertson ~


The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run.
~By Bliss Carman ~


The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary, passionate indifference is necessary in order for you not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees.
~By Karel Capek ~


In my relations with my father, which are difficult and where I'm often met by coolness and indifference, I am constantly tempted to be cold and indifferent. Yet I know that this is a test if I could take it rightly.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
~By Robert Frank ~


There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it's detachment.
~By Sam Snead ~


James Joyce - an essentially private man who wished his total indifference to public notice to be universally recognized.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
~By George Eliot ~


I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
~By Lord Byron ~


Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference.
~By Paul Elmer More ~


Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.
~By Crystal Eastman ~


We don't care really about children as a society and television reflects that indifference to children as human beings.
~By Bill Moyers ~


Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


Everything is pathology, except for indifference.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Politeness is organized indifference.
~By Paul Valery ~


If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me.
~By Jean Racine ~


I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
~By Anatole France ~


In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe.
~By Al Goldstein ~


Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


The most destructive criticism is indifference.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.
~By Andre Maurois ~


The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.
~By August Strindberg ~


The idea of 'machine assemblage' is, especially, very alien to my sensibility, since it suggests a relative indifference of the strata to one another during the process of construction.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
~By Norman Cousins ~


Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
~By Albert Camus ~


Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
~By James Reston ~


There is something sublime about its aloofness from and its indifference to its external environment.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal.
~By William Hazlitt ~


People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.
~By Andre Maurois ~


Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world.
~By Roger Waters ~


The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened. I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer.
~By Joseph Wambaugh ~


There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
~By Bess Myerson ~


Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Treat Death as it treats us: with utter indifference.
~By Stephen Evans ~


The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Forgiveness is indifference. Forgiveness is impossible while love lasts.
~By Mary Chesnut ~

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