quotes tagged with 'indifference'

Patience is not indifference. Actually, it means caring very much but being willing, nevertheless, to submit to the Lord and to what the scriptures call the "process of time."


Patience is tied very closely to faith in our Heavenly Father. Actually, when we are unduly impatient we are suggesting that we know what is best--better than does God. Or, at least, we are asserting that our timetable is better than His. Either way we are questioning the reality of God's omniscience as if, as some seem to believe, God were on some sort of postdoctoral fellowship and were not quite in charge of everything.

Author: Neal A Maxwell, Source: Patience BYU Devotional Nov 1979 http://speeches.byu.edu/reade...Saved by jarvie in indifference patience understanding time bkp timetable 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Author: Haile Selassie I, Source: UnknownSaved by ritchieheber in indifference evil action 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Iíve loved all the people Iíve ever met. Until I feel indifference setting in and all hope for love is lost.
Author: Dr. Jeffrey Turner D.D., Source: http://wilde.freepgs.com/index.php?itemid=7&catid=1Saved by trwth in indifference love wildeism 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I don't know how you feel, my brethren and sisters, but I'd rather be dead than to lose my liberty. I have no fear we'll ever lose it because of invasion from the outside. But I do have fear that it may slip away from us because of our own indifference, our own negligence, as citizens of this land. And so I plead with you this morning that you take an active interest in matters pertaining to the future of this country.

Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: The L.D.S. Church and Politics, BYU Devotional, December 1, 1952Saved by cboyack in politics constitution liberty government apathy indifference usa invasion negligence 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Neutral men are the devil's allies.
Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in satan neutrality apathy indifference 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Author: Edmund Burke, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in apathy indifference evil action 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The penalty good men and women pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Author: Plato, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in politics apathy indifference 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Whenever he began to talk of the principles of Ingsoc, doublethink, the mutability of the past and the denial of objective reality, and to use Newspeak words, she became bored and confused and said that she never paid any attention to that kind of thing. One knew that it was all rubbish, so why let oneself be worried by it?
Author: George Orwell, Source: 1984, p. 156Saved by cboyack in politics apathy indifference 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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