Quotation Explorer - 'Indifference'

Hollywood-Nobody's impressed by anybody because they're all too consumed with trying to cover up their own shortcomings. Hollywood is a microcosm of a world of lazy moral ideals and social indifference where every man is trying to convince himself he's a king. - J. Matthew Nespoli
When words have vanished, when daily habits have extinguished emotional exchange, only killing silence remains and indifference takes over. ( "Words had disappeared" ) - Erik Pevernagie
And remember, silence is all it takes to validate evil and remember, indifference is all it takes to endorse it. - Adeosun Olamide
Murder is murder,as much a curse to the slayer as to the slain, and cannot be a matter of indifference, whoever the dead may be. - Ellis Peters
Be thankful for the efforts of people who worked hard to get you where you are; you should not take it for granted and treat them with indifference. - Roy T. Bennett
Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Indifference destroys vocation unlike any other intangible force, for the reason that it shakes the very core of our motivation for doing what we do. - Joyce Rachelle
The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others. - Dag Hammarskjold
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
...morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings, that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Love and hate are not opposites. The opposite of love is indifference.
Sometimes when we find love we pretend it away, or ignore it, or tell ourselves we're imagining it. Because it's the most painful kind of hope there is. By indifference . By death. - Leigh Bardugo
The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it withing his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter. - Norman Cousins
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Indifference, then, is not only a sin, it is a punishment. - Elie Wiesel
They're indifference should not be the cause of your non-existence. - Flor Hernandez
Nothing succeeds like indifference to success. - Marty Rubin
The seeming imperfections of Earth, the hazards and inequalities of life, the cruelty, harshness and apparent indifference to suffering and affliction are not what they seem; as it is Earth is perfect for its purpose. It is ignorance of that purpose which makes it appear imperfect. - Kolbrin BIble
You need feeling, emotion, to create. You can't create out of indifference. - Leo Tolstoy
The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. - Kathryn Schulz
I vote, I participate, I am present, I am concerned" - mirror of a paradoxical mockery, mirror of the indifference of all public signification. - Jean Baudrillard
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men. - Plato
He understood the code of his social class enough to affect an air of indifference about life. - H.W. Brands
Intense feelings of any kind keep people with you. Some you may want, others you won't. To forget people, and you never really forget, feel indifference. - Donna Lynn Hope
Pleasure and pain are on the same side of the coin of human experience. The opposite is indifference or numbness. - R. N. Prasher
The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans. - Sherwood Smith
Without memories,there can be no good or evil. It will exist only indifference! - N.M.
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
I am trying to find ways to live honestly and hopefully in the world without ignoring or denying the universe´s cold and painful indifference to us. - John Green
Meddling is the evil, not indifference. - Marty Rubin
Indifference to ideas is a sign of good health. - Marty Rubin
Feelings and togetherness might cause hatred but indifference doesn't even know what feeling is. - Pratee Singh
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better. - Thurgood Marshall
It's indifference that breaks hearts, not love. - Marty Rubin
PROPERTY, n. Any material thing, having no particular value, that may be held by A against the cupidity of B. Whatever gratifies the passion for possession in one and disappoints it in all others. The object of man's brief rapacity and long indifference. - Ambrose Bierce
Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike. - J. K. Rowling
Feelings and togetherness might cause hatred but indifference doesn't even know what feelings are. - Prateek Singh
And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor -- never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten. - Elie Wiesel
The power of a corrupt government is located in the ignorance and indifference of its people - rjs - rassool jibraeel snyman
Hate is not the opposite of love but indifference. Art is beautiful; the opposite of it is indifference, not ugliness. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life it is indifference, not death. - Ane Krstevska
And that is the problem with a society that doesn't read books. The most painful form of censorship does not come from a centralized, repressive government. It is a cast, black cloak of a nation's indifference. - Lourd de Veyra
Indifference to me, is the epitome of all evil. - Elie Wiesel
The indifference of the many, combined with the active hatred of the few, has sealed the fate of animals. - Yann Martel
My hours are filled with fantasy and indifference. In day and night dreams, I think of my heaven with you. All the time in between, I carelessly spend in hell without you. - Kamand Kojouri
I prefer Nature's indifference to God's love. - Marty Rubin
A poor man in this world can be done to death in two main ways, by the absolute indifference of his fellows in peacetime or by their homicidal mania when there's a war. - Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Indifference is one of the seven deadly sins, actually the greatestof them all, because it is the only one that sins against life. - Karl Ove Knausgård
We should not allow ourselves to be deceived by our outward show of ‘civilized’ manners and ‘cultured’ social behavior into believing that self-concern, desirous attachment, aversion, and indifference are steadily losing their hold over us. - Stephen Batchelor
When religious people take the stance that they don’t owe anyone that is hurting closure or answers then God is not winning. Conflict continues because of lack of communication, fear and indifference. - Shannon L. Alder
Silence is for fools. Communication is for leaders. Justice is for those brave enough to not stand another moment dealing with people that feel the solution to any problem is through cold indifference because of their lack of courage and insecurities. - Shannon L. Alder
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge. - Karl Lagerfeld
Each of us must pay for the slightest damage he inflicts upon a universe created for indifference and stagnation, sooner or later, he will regret not having left it intact. - Emil Cioran
Wal-Mart benefits from the impression that globalization is some kind of unmanageable economic weather system out of the control of everyone, affecting all players with indifference, benefiting those who happened to be properly prepared. - Charles Fishman
The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of human spirit. - Ashley Montagu
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