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Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.

Author: Abraham Cowley (1618-1667)

Profession: British Poet

Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.

Author: Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1767-1835)

Profession: German Statesman, Philologist

I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist

A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.

Author: Peter Marshall (1902-1949)

Profession: American Presbyterian Clergyman

Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.

Author: Francis Picabia (1878-1953)

Profession: French Painter, Poet

It means nothing to me. I have no opinion about it, and I don't care.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

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

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

The worst sin... is... to be indifferent.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent.

Author: George Steiner (1929)

Profession: French-born American Critic, Novelist

Only one enemy is worse than despair: indifference. In every area of human creativity, indifference is the enemy; indifference of evil is worse than evil, because it is also sterile.

Author: Elie Wiesel (1928)

Profession: Rumanian-born American Writer

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.

Author: Elie Wiesel (1928)

Profession: Rumanian-born American Writer