Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care.
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.
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn.
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.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
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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