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Positive Quotes about Apathy

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Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
- Horace Greeley

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

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

There can be no transforming of darkness into light
and of apathy into movement without emotion.
- Carl Jung

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The price of apathy towards public affairs
is to be ruled by evil men.
- Plato

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

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

 

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

I think worrying things are going on in England -
a real apathy.
- Alan Rickman

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

I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
- Adrian Cronauer

HIV infection and AIDS is growing - but so too is public apathy.
We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.
- David Geffen

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

Apathy, indifference, not caring...
It may sound insensitive for me to say, "I don't care,"
but ask first to what I am indifferent.
I choose to be caring, compassionate
and kind toward all people,
and I also choose to be indifferent to gossip,
petty complaints, and idle chatter.
About those, I just don't care.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Harold Wilson is going around the country stirring up apathy.
- William Whitelaw

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

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

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

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

In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
- William Bernbach

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

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

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

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

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

Change of any sort requires courage.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's not much of a tail, but I'm sort of attached to it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Chanting OM is sort of like MOOing backward.
- Anonymous

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Home life's great, man.
The kids are great, happy and healthy.
I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice.
- Ryan Phillippe

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process,
a sort of mental starch.
- E. M. Forster

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy,
or opposing passion.
Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids.
But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.
- Prince William

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

I was a dog in a past life.
Really.
I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take.
Like, Hey, I know him.
- William H. Macy

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't
want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

Tradition is like a second-hand store.
It is best to sort carefully
between the treasures and the trash.
See everything with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The main thing experience has taught me is that one
has to sort of hone their relationship to time,
you know.
- John Frusciante

I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that
is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
- Jaron Lanier

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll

That picture has become a sort of yardstick for everything else I've done.
- Robert Hamer

Maybe the example of Southern fiction writing has been
so powerful that Southern poets have sort of keyed themselves to that.
- Robert Morgan

Well, I've always just - I've never really gone out looking for work.
I always waited for it to sort of hit me on the head.
- Frank Gehry

I'm not working now, so I'm sort of facing the unknown.
- Radha Mitchell

I think most people see drawing as subservient to the subject,
a sort of meditation, a studying, a searching observation,
in my case, for its own sake.
- Peter Wright

One week before Pitfall!
was to be released, I only gave you one life to play the whole game.
I was experimenting with that concept as sort of the ultimate challenge.
- David Crane

I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me,
people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors.
- Meryl Streep

To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader,
somehow.
Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print,
saying this.
- David Foster Wallace

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made,
scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
- William Butler Yeats

Id like to do an action film or a dark sort of independent piece.
- Devon Sawa

Most projects start out slowly - and then sort of taper off.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

I'm just really confident sexually, and I think that
sort of oozes out of my pores.
It's just there.
It's something I don't have to turn on.
- Megan Fox

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it.
Even a flower is ugly when it wilts,
a bird when it seeks its prey,
the ocean when it becomes violent.
- Sharon Tate

I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look;
this sort of photographic realism,
but with a certain abstraction that comics can give.
It's kind of a fine line.
- Daniel Clowes

Nearly all the things I do that are of any merit at
all start off just being good fun,
and I think I'm sort of building up to doing something else quite soon.
- Brian Eno

Even with Extreme, I don't think you have a choice
but to sort of have somewhat of an influence of the times.
- Nuno Bettencourt

When I don't know what the music is going to be for a scene,
I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned
if they don't usually come up with a similar kind of thing.
- Patty Duke

Things which do not require effort of some sort are seldom worth having.
- Ivor Novello

But the idea that I should be a teacher and a researcher
of some sort did not vary over the years.
- Amartya Sen

Practically everything from hairstyles to lifestyles
is endorsed as some sort of drug to be taken Now for Instant Relief.
- Benjamin Hoff


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