Apathy is a Silent Killer

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

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

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

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

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.
Hillary Clinton

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

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

Apathy is generated by repeatedly trying to petition an apathetic government to change.  Government is bought, not persuaded.  However, a laser is merely light that is focused and in phase.  It is powerful.  Let a few people get focused and in phase and Washington will feel their power.  They will be persuasive with force and power.

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One Response to Apathy is a Silent Killer

  1. Guardian says:

    Be heard.

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