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1. "The bar is masculine, and women must adopt traditionally masculine characteristics – cultivated insensitivity, goal-orientated thinking, the prioritising of the material – to compete."
Author: Antonella Gambotto Burke
2. "At some point we must make a decision not to allow the mere threat of charges of cultural or religious insensitivity to stop us from dealing with this evil."
Author: Armstrong Williams
3. "[T]he obverse of facile emotion in the 14th century was a general insensitivity to the spectacle of pain and death."
Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
4. "Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder."
Author: Blaise Pascal
5. "Oh, bullshit. This isn't one of those stories, Avice. One moment of cack-handedness, Captain Cook offends the bloody locals, one slip of the tongue or misuse of sacred cutlery, and bang, he's on the grill. Do you ever think about how self-aggrandising that stuff is? Oh, all those stories pretending to be mea culpas about cultural insensitivity, oops, we said the wrong thing, but they're really all about how ridiculous natives overreact. Avice, we must have made thousands of fuckups like that over the years. Think about it. Just like our visitors did when they first met our lot, on Terre. And for the most part we didn't lose our shit, did we?"
Author: China Miéville
6. "Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity."
Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
7. "Holding this book in your hand, sinking back in your soft armchair, you will say to yourself: perhaps it will amuse me. And after you have read this story of great misfortunes, you will no doubt dine well, blaming the author for your own insensitivity, accusing him of wild exaggeration and flights of fancy. But rest assured: this tragedy is not a fiction. All is true."
Author: Honoré De Balzac
8. "I'm never surprised by the insensitivity of 'The New York Times' editorial board."
Author: Joseph J. Lhota
9. "I hate the very human inclination towards insensitivity"
Author: Megan McCafferty
10. "On various occasions, especially in trying to think of western American history in the context of the worldwide history of colonialism, it has struck me that much of the mental behavior that we sometimes denounce as ethnocentrism and cultural insensitivity actually derives less from our indifference or hostility than from our clumsiness and awkwardness when we leave the comfort of the English language behind... [V]enturing outside the bounds of the English language exercises and stretches our minds in ways that are essential for getting as close as we can to the act of seeing the world from what would otherwise remain unfamiliar and alien perspectives."
Author: Patricia Nelson Limerick
11. "Once again, Pat Robertson leaves us speechless with his insensitivity and arrogance."
Author: Ralph G. Neas
12. "The spectacle of insensitivity that is the gun lobby and its outspoken, out-of-their-mind apparatchiks, is the apotheosis of what the Republican Party has allowed itself to become."
Author: Steven Weber

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