Indifference Related Quotes

When you're writing fiction or poetry... it really comes down to this: indifference to everything except what you're doing... A young writer could do worse than follow the advice given in those lines.

Raymond Carver

Why is there this criminal indifference to the lostness of men? Our condemnation is that we know how to live better than we are living.

Leonard Ravenhill

My Master of Arts degree means nothing at all to these monkeys and I have come to share their indifference.

Charles Portis

“The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity”

George Bernard Shaw

In forgiving an injury be somewhat ceremonious, lest your magnanimity be construed as indifference.

Ambrose Bierce

There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.

Charles Caleb Colton

“Violence is not necessary to destroy a civilization. Each civilization dies from indifference to the unique values which created it.”

Nicolas Gomez Davila

You have to approach something with indifference, as if you had no aesthetic emotion. The choice of readymades is always based on visual indifference and, at the same time, on the total absence of good or bad taste.

Marcel Duchamp

When I am asked how I began writing poems, I talk about the indifference of nature.

Lisel Mueller

Pain and darkness have been our lot since the Fall of Man. But there must be some hope that we can rise to a higher level ... that consciousness can evolve to a plane more benevolent than its counterpoint of a universe hardwired to indifference.

Dan Simmons