Posted by ESC on April 05, 2004
In Reply to: Quote posted by ESC on April 05, 2004
: : : I am interested in finding out if any one knows who said "The opposite of love is not hate, it is use." My philosphy teacher told us that if we could find out who said that quote that we could have 10 bonus points on our next test, which is this Wednesday (4/7). I have been searching on the Internet for hours and can only come up with "The opposite of love is not hate it is indifference." I am starting to wonder if he got the quote messed up. Any help would be appreciated.
: : : Renee
: : Who said "The opposite of love is not hate, it is use."??
: : The correct answer is: your philosophy teacher said it.
: I will look in my quote books this evening. It's no fair if it is something your teacher heard on TV.
So far, I've found what you found.
"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."
Elie Weisel (1928-) in U.S. News and World Report, 17 October 1986.