Quotes: indifference

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  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
    Elie Wiesel
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    Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies.

    Source: US News & World Report (27 October 1986)

  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Familiarity breeds indifference.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
    August Strindberg
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    I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
  • Ada Teixeira
    Ada Teixeira
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    If your efforts are sometimes greeted with indifference, don't lose heart. The sun puts on a wonderful show at daybreak, yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
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    In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.

    Source: US News & World Report (27 October 1986)

  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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    It is a matter of perfect indifference where a thing originated; the only question is: ''Is it true in and for itself?''
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    It is almost systematically to constitute a natural moral law. Nature has no principles. She furnishes us with no reason to believe that human life is to be respected. Nature, in her indifference, makes no difference between right and wrong.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
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