65 Best Indifferent Quotes On Success In Life

These indifferent quotes will inspire you. Indifferent not interested in or concerned about something or having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging indifferent quotes, indifferent sayings, and indifferent proverbs.

Famous Indifferent Quotes

  1. “Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  2. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” ~ Edmund Burke
  3. “If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism.” ~ Erich Fromm
  4. “Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.” ~ Whitney M. Young

  5. “So I learned to hold my tongue and to turn my features into an indifferent mask so that no one could ever read my thoughts.” ~ Suzanne Collins
  6. “The most terrifying fact about the universe not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  7. “However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  8. “The Opposite of Love is not hate, but power” ~ C. S. Lewis

  9. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  10. “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  11. “Nature is not cruel, only pitilessly indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous-indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  12. “Every judgment of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins.” ~ Thomas Aquinas

  13. “The universe seems neither benign nor hostile, merely indifferent.” ~ Carl Sagan
  14. “Pain has its reasons, pleasure is totally indifferent.” ~ Francis Picabia
  15. “Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another, but women are by nature enemies.” ~ Arthur Schopenhauer
  16. “The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind’s eye only, fade out in sand.” ~ Nadine Gordimer

  17. “The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  18. “So much blood has been shed by the Church because of an omission from the Gospel: “Ye shall be indifferent as to what your neighbor’s religion is.” Not merely tolerant of it, but indifferent to it. Divinity is claimed for many religions; but no religion is great enough or divine enough to add that new law to its code.” ~ Mark Twain
  19. “Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.” ~ Charlie Chaplin
  20. “Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.” ~ Virginia Woolf

  21. “The worst sin… is… to be indifferent.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  22. “The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent, but if we can come to terms with this indifference, then our existence as a species can have genuine meaning. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” ~ Stanley Kubrick
  23. “To be among people one loves, that’s sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  24. “Men are accomplices to that which leaves them indifferent.” ~ George Steiner
  25. “A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.” ~ Peter Marshall

  26. “Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.” ~ John Maynard Keynes
  27. “We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  28. “The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear.” ~ Gary Zukav

  29. “Time heals. No, it doesn’t. At best, time is the great leveler, sweeping us all into coffins. We find ways to distract ourselves from the pain. Time is neither scalpel nor bandage. It is indifferent. Scar tissue is not a good thing. It is merely the wound’s other face.” ~ Karen Marie Moning
  30. “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.” ~ Wilhelm von Humboldt
  31. “We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences” ~ Nikola Tesla

  32. “If you think about black art, all black art, whether it’s Invisible Man or whether it’s James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Zora Hurston, or Richard Wright, they all deal with elements of identity and trying to humanize our experience and our struggle in the world where people have been indifferent to who we are and what we are. It’s basically just saying that our lives have meaning.” ~ Cheo Hodari Coker
  33. “Good, bad or indifferent, I’m transparent with my opinions and what I believe. I just don’t think in politics you can be that way.” ~ Richard Sherman
  34. “What kind of alchemy could create a perfume that would make a reaction to a person lukewarm, indifferent and apathetic?If such a scent could be made I’d like some.” ~ Bob Dylan
  35. “I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent.” ~ Colin Firth

  36. “What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.” ~ Sylvia Plath
  37. “To exist in this vast universe for a speck of time is the great gift of life. Our tiny sliver of time is our gift of life. It is our only life. The universe will go on, indifferent to our brief existence, but while we are here we touch not just part of that vastness, but also the lives around us. Life is the gift each of us has been given. Each life is our own and no one else’s. It is precious beyond all counting. It is the greatest value we can have. Cherish it for what it truly is….. Your life is yours alone. Rise up and live it.” ~ Terry Goodkind
  38. “How should we begin to make amends for raising a generation obsessed with the pursuit of material wealth and indifferent to so much else?” ~ Tony Judt
  39. “Cosmic love is absolutely Ruthless and Highly Indifferent: it teaches its lessons whether you like/ dislike them or not.” ~ John C. Lilly
  40. “Whatever politicians, activists and manipulators propose, it is the phlegmatic, indifferent, ingrained electorate which disposes.” ~ Don Aitkin

  41. “It was the Faith which gradually and indirectly transformed the slave into the serf, and the serf into the free peasant… You will not be able to set up in a pagan or an heretical or a wholly indifferent society the institutions characteristic of economic freedom; you will not be able to curb competition which alone would be sufficient to destroy such freedom, nor pursue permanently and consecutively any one part of the program. The thing must be done as a whole, and it can be done as a whole only by the ambient influence of Catholicism.” ~ Hilaire Belloc
  42. “Meditation is a state of no-mind! You can not find meditation through the mind .. because mind will perpetuate itself! You can find meditation only by putting the mind aside, by being cool, indifferent, unidentified with the mind.” ~ Rajneesh
  43. “The anarchist, as the born foe of authority, will be destroyed by it after damaging it more or less. The anarch, on the other hand, has appropriated authority; he is sovereign. He therefore behaves as a neutral power vis-à-vis state and society. He may like, dislike, or be indifferent to whatever occurs in them. That is what determines his conduct; he invests no emotional values.” ~ Ernst Junger
  44. “Stimuli, however, do not act upon an indifferent organism.” ~ Jerome Bruner

  45. “Existence cares. When I say God cares I mean that existence cares for you, it is not indifferent. Let this be the foundation of your sannyas and then the temple can be raised very easily. It is easy to raise the temple once the foundation is rightly put. This is the foundation stone: remember that existence loves you, cares about you, is concerned about you; that you are not alienated, that you are not a stranger, that you are part of this great symphony, this orchestra, this celebration that goes on and on and knows no ending.” ~ Rajneesh
  46. “A Jew must be sensitive to the pain of all human beings. A Jew cannot remain indifferent to human suffering… The mission of the Jewish people has never been to make the world more Jewish, but to make it more human.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  47. “It is a tragedy, I feel, that people of a different sexual type are caught in a world which shows so little understanding for homosexuals and is so crassly indifferent to the various gradations and variations of gender and their great significance in life.” ~ Emma Goldman , Feeling indifferent quotes
  48. “It is indifferent to me where I am to begin, for there shall I return again.” ~ Parmenides

  49. “There have been the most terrible, shocking events taking place in the United States of America within the last hour or so… I am afraid we can only imagine the terror and the carnage there and the many, many innocent people who will have lost their lives… It is perpetrated by fanatics who are utterly indifferent to the sanctity of human life and we, the democracies of this world, are going to have to come together to fight it together and eradicate this evil completely from our world.” ~ Tony Blair
  50. “Viewed from the genuine abolition ground, Mr. Lincoln seemed tardy, cold, dull, and indifferent; but measuring him by the sentiment of his country, a sentiment he was bound as a statesman to consult, he was swift, zealous, radical, and determined.” ~ Frederick Douglass
  51. “My effort here is to help you to feel that existence is not indifferent towards you. It is deeply concerned about you, it cares for you, it loves you. and when one feels loved and cared for, one is capable of loving and caring. when existence pours its love into you, you start sharing your love with others. You become so burdened with love that you have to share. You cannot contain it, it is uncontainable. It starts spreading, radiating.” ~ Rajneesh
  52. “I can think of few important movements for reform in which success was won by any method other than that of an energetic minority presenting the indifferent majority with a fait accompli, which was then accepted.” ~ Vera Brittain

  53. “The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent–I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world.” ~ Kenneth Grahame
  54. “True discernment means not only distinguishing the right from the wrong; it means distinguishing the primary from the secondary, the essential from the indifferent, and the permanent from the transient. And, yes, it means distinguishing between the good and the better, and even between the better and the best.” ~ Sinclair B. Ferguson
  55. “My religion is truth, love and service to God and humanity. Every religion that has come into the world has brought the message of love and brotherhood. Those who are indifferent to the welfare of their fellowmen, whose hearts are empty of love, they do not know the meaning of religion.” ~ Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  56. “Was our life nothing more than a sequence of anonymous screams in a desert of indifferent stars?” ~ Ernesto Sabato

  57. “In politics I am growing indifferent – I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home” ~ Ulysses S. Grant
  58. “Scheele, it was said, never forgot anything if it had to do with chemistry. He never forgot the look, the feel, the smell of a substance, or the way it was transformed in chemical reactions, never forgot anything he read, or was told, about the phenomena of chemistry. He seemed indifferent, or inattentive, to most things else, being wholly dedicated to his single passion, chemistry. It was this pure and passionate absorption in phenomena-noticing everything, forgetting nothing-that constituted Scheele’s special strength.” ~ Oliver Sacks
  59. “Many people have accused me of such ferocious cruelty that (they allege) I would like to kill again the man I have destroyed. Not only am I indifferent to their comments, but I rejoice in the fact that they spit in my face.” ~ John Calvin

  60. “We have already noticed the difference in the attitude of a spectator and of an agent or participant. The former is indifferent to what is going on; one result is just as good as another, since each is just something to look at. The latter is bound up with what is going on; its outcome makes a difference to him.” ~ John Dewey , Indifferent quotes attitude
  61. “If there be an order in which the human race has mastered its various kinds of knowledge, there will arise in every child an aptitude to acquire these kinds of knowledge in the same order. So that even were the order intrinsically indifferent, it would facilitate education to lead the individual mind through the steps traversed by the general mind. But the order is not intrinsically indifferent; and hence the fundamental reason why education should be a repetition of civilization in little.” ~ Herbert Spencer
  62. “The female body is a chthonian machine, indifferent to the spirit who inhabits it.” ~ Camille Paglia

  63. “Armed with all the powers, enjoying all the wealth they owe to science, our societies are still trying to practice and to teach systems of values already destroyed at the roots by that very science. Man knows at last that he is alone in the indifferent immensity of the universe, whence which he has emerged by chance. His duty, like his fate, is written nowhere.” ~ Jacques Monod
  64. “I grew up to be indifferent to the distinction between literature and science, which in my teens were simply two languages for experience that I learned together.” ~ Jacob Bronowski
  65. “But whoever is a genuine follower of Truth, keeps his eye steady upon his guide, indifferent whither he is led, provided that she is the leader.” ~ Edmund Burke

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