Quotations on Apathy
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I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
- Leo Buscaglia
(Keywords: Love, Apathy, Feeling, Giving, Hate)
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
- Frank Moore Colby
(Keywords: Love, Apathy, Interest, Persecution, Tolerance)
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith
(Keywords: Virtue, Apathy, Neighbors, Tolerance, Weakness)
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Keywords: Death, Apathy, Assassination, Democracy, Indifference, Will)
Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Science, Apathy, Cure, May)
Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
- Rollo May
(Keywords: Love, Apathy, Hate)
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
- Dan Millman
(Keywords: Success, People, Fear, Successful, Willpower, Apathy, Doubt, Key)
Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
- Conor Cruise O'Brien
(Keywords: History, Apathy, Horror, Man)
People have moved beyond apathy, beyond skepticism into deep cynicism.
- Elliot Richardson
(Keywords: People, Apathy, Cynicism, Deep, Skepticism)
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Keywords: Imagination, Enthusiasm, Apathy, First, Practice)
When too many Americans don't vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action.
- Paul Wellstone
(Keywords: Action, Hope, Americans, Apathy, Despair, Disappointment, Frustration, Vote)