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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.
The most destructive criticism is indifference.
E. W. Howe
The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.
Let us be honest with each other. The threat to marriage is not the gays. It is a lack of loving commitment - whether it is found in the form of neglect, indifference, cruelty or adultery, to name just a few manifestations of the loveless desert in which too many marriages come to grief.
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.
Max von Sydow
Everything is pathology, except for indifference.
Emile M. Cioran
Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference.
The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.
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.
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
Sydney J. Harris
Politeness is organized indifference.
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
At first I assumed hate was the opposite of love. But it isn't. The opposite of love is indifference.
There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference.
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.
I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me.
No court presumes to tell a jury that they are to try a capital case with the same indifference and unconcern as to consequences, that they would a case where the results of their decision would be less important.
The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
Thomas B. Macaulay
My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will again and again confront us with a cruel choice between costly engagement and costly indifference.
If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.
A. J. Liebling
Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.
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.
Protestations of indifference to higher office are hard to take seriously when the 'non-candidate' is busily engaged in testing the waters.
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.
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.
In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe.
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