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the opposite

Most people, I think, are familiar with the saying “the opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference”. But I learned today from Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac that the full quote is

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.

said by Elie Wiesel, who survived the Buchenwald concentration camp as a teenager in World War II. American troops entered the camp on April 11, 1945.

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  1. Mysoul
    April 13, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    I knew there had to be more to it, but of course, I didnt check on it:)..Thank you for putting it up.

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