Quotes: indifferent

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  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    We are becoming like cats, slyly parasitic, enjoying an indifferent domesticity. Nice and snug in the social, our historic passions have withdrawn into the glow of an artificial coziness, and our half-closed eyes now seek little other than the peaceful parade of television pictures.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion.
  • Peter Marshall
    Peter Marshall
    Scots-American preacher 1902-1949
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    A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    All I desire for my own burial is not to be buried alive; but how or where, I think, must be entirely indifferent to every rational creature.
    Source: Letters (1892)
  • All men are selfish, but the vain man is in love with himself. He admires, like the lover his adored one, everything which to others is indifferent.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    Come Sleep! Oh Sleep, the certain knot of peace, the baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, the poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, the indifferent judge between the high and low.
  • Cass Sunstein
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    Democrats pride themselves on their commitment to science. Citing climate change, they contend that they are the party of truth, while Republicans are 'denialists.' But with respect to genetically modified organisms, many Democrats seem indifferent to science, and to be practicing a denialism of their own - perhaps more so than Republicans.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself.
  • Robert Lynd
    Robert Lynd
    American sociologist 1892-1970
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    It is a glorious thing to be indifferent to suffering, but only to one's own suffering.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    It is easier to write an indifferent poem than to understand a good one.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    It is perfectly possible to be enamoured of Paris while remaining totally indifferent or even hostile to the French.
  • It's better to have a malign providence than an indifferent one.
    Source: Birdsong (2010) 290
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols - it is all that they ask; the distinctions of right and wrong, of truth and falsehood, of good and evil, are worse than indifferent to them.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
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