Quotes by indifference

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  • 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.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    It is only because the world looks on his talent with such a frightening indifference that the artist is compelled to make his talent important.
  • 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.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    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.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    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.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference. In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    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.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    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.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
    Cesare Pavese
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    Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
    Iris Murdoch
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    Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
    Iris Murdoch
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    The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.
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