Quotations on Apathy

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In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
- William Bernbach
(Keywords: Apathy, Familiarity)

Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
- Jimmy Buffett
(Keywords: Apathy, Care, Ignorance)

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)

Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Apathy, Breeding, Class, Crime, May, Middle class)

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
- Adrian Cronauer
(Keywords: Apathy, Opposition)

HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
- David Geffen
(Keywords: Apathy, Friends, Public)

Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith
(Keywords: Virtue, Apathy, Neighbors, Tolerance, Weakness)

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
- Horace Greeley
(Keywords: Apathy, Living)

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)

We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: 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)

The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Keywords: Apathy, Democracy, Public, Tyranny, Welfare)

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)

I think worrying things are going on in England - a real apathy.
- Alan Rickman
(Keywords: Apathy, England)

Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
- William Safire
(Keywords: Apathy, Care, Ignorance, Speech)

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)

Harold Wilson is going around the country stirring up apathy.
- William Whitelaw
(Keywords: Apathy, Country)









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