Apathy Quotes

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

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
Adrian Cronauer

Hating requires caring. In which case, I couldn't possibly hate you.
Alyson Noel
Apathy Quotes
Apathy Quotes

You can present the material, but you can't make me care.
Bill Watterson

Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
Conor Cruise O'Brien

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

Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
Cyril Connolly

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

People have moved beyond apathy, beyond skepticism into deep cynicism.
Elliot Richardson

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

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

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

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
Horace Greeley

Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
James Goldsmith

A lot of you cared, just not enough.
Jay Asher

Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
Jimmy Buffett

Nor did he give a damn for the world either, or the universe, or heaven or hell. But he liked women.
John Fante

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

If I look at the mass I will never act.
Mother Teresa

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
Noam Chomsky

It's a disease. Nobody thinks or feels or cares any more; nobody gets excited or believes in anything except their own comfortable little God damn mediocrity.
Richard Yates

Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
Rollo May

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

After all, if you do not resist the apparently inevitable, you will never know how inevitable the inevitable was.
Terry Eagleton

Death: Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know, that in a universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent boredom.
Terry Pratchett

In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
William Bernbach

Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
William Safire

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
William Lloyd Garrison