Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
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.
Voting is completely important. People in America think democracy is a given. I think of it as an ecosystem, and what gets in the way of it is politicians and apathy.
The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
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 was faced more with apathy than opposition.
In North America, the greatest threat to the Jewish people is not the external force of antisemitism, but the internal forces of apathy, inertia and ignorance of our own heritage.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
We're forfeiting our power if we succumb to apathy.
Is sloppiness in speech caused by ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don't care.
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
As far as I'm concerned, it's a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity.
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care.
The good inside of all of us is wrapped in a layer of apathy, and we forget how much potential we have within us, in each and every one of us, to change the world for the better for ourselves and our children, and thus to bring about oneness.
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
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.
Ignorance is a matter of laziness, indifference, and apathy.