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A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.


Alec Waugh


#confident #desires #doubting #himself #his

How small and neat and comically serious the other men looked, with their grey-flecked crew cuts and their button-down collars and their brisk little hurrying feet! There were endless desperate swarms of them, hurrying through the station and the streets, and an hour from now they would all be still. The waiting mid-town office buildings would swallow them up and contain them, so that to stand in one tower looking out across the canyon to another would be to inspect a great silent insectarium displaying hundreds of tiny pink men in white shirts, forever shifting papers and frowning into telephones, acting out their passionate little dumb show under the supreme indifference of the rolling spring clouds.


Richard Yates


#clouds #crew-cut #desperate #hurrying #indifferent

For as long as our people are held hostage by controllable socio-economic forces, we cannot afford to be indifferent to the ravages of poverty in all its dimensions and ramifications.


Ibrahim Babangida


#cannot #controllable #dimensions #economic forces #forces

The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which, nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.


Charles Babbage


#fertile #indifferent #nearly #possessions #possessors

Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members, that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.


Theodor Adorno


#death #died #humanity #indifferent #inflict

Every judgement 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


#acts #against #always #conscience #every

Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.


Irving Babbitt


#contrary #even #happiness #him #his

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


#claims #coming #future #hour #indifferent

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


#egotism #enlarged #his #indifferent #love

Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.


Galileo Galilei


#hidden #indifferent #man #nature #reasons






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