Selected Quotes about Indifference

Why not let people differ about their answers to the great mysteries of the Universe? Let each seek one's own way to the highest, to one's own sense of supreme loyalty in life, one's ideal of life. Let each philosophy, each world-view bring forth its truth and beauty to a larger perspective, that people may grow in vision, stature and dedication. -- Algernon Black

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. -- Edmund Burke

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. -- Anatole France

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. -- Paulo Freire

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment. -- Robert M. Hutchins

Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings. -- Helen Keller

First they came for the Jews. I was silent. I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists. I was silent. I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists. I was silent. I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me. There was no one left to speak for me. -- Martin Niemller

Indifference is the essence of inhumanity. -- George Bernard Shaw

Indifference is the strongest force in the universe. It makes everything it touches meaningless. Love and hate don't stand a chance against it. -- Joan Vinge

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

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