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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.
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
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.
It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
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
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
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
Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
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.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
Supermarket tabloids and celebrity gossip shows are not just innocently shallow entertainment, but a fundamental part of a much larger movement that involves apathy, greed and hierarchy.
I think worrying things are going on in England - a real apathy.
Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
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
I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
Here's what the right-wing has in, there's no shortage of the natural resources of ignorance, apathy, hate, fear. As long as those things are in the collective conscious and unconscious, the Republicans will have some votes.
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
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
All hippies around now just represent complete apathy.
People have moved beyond apathy, beyond skepticism into deep cynicism.
Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
Conor Cruise O'Brien
You look around baseball and when things go south, that type of fan apathy happens.
Harold Wilson is going around the country stirring up apathy.
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