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Apathy quotes (11)
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke Category: Apathy
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 Adams Keller Category: Apathy
The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
George Bernard Shaw Category: Apathy
The opposite of love is not hate its indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness its indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy its indifference. And the opposite of life is not death its indifference.
Elie Wiesel Category: Apathy
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-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu Category: Apathy
The worst sin towards our fellow creature is not to hate them but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
Josh Billings Category: Apathy
The continual intrusion into our minds of the hammering noises of arguments and propaganda can lead to two kinds of reactions. It may lead to apathy and indifference the I-don't-care reaction or to a more intensified desire to study and to understand. Unfortunately the first reaction is the more popular one.
Dr. Joost A. M. Meerloo MD Category: Apathy
I don't know why. You don't know why. Most likely God doesnt know why either. Its just Government business thats all.
Unknown Category: Apathy
Apathy is the glove into which evil slips its hand.
Bodie Thoene Category: Apathy
A university professor set an examination question in which he asked what is the difference between ignorance and apathy. The professor had to give an A+ to a student who answered: I don't know and I don't care.
Richard Pratt Category: Apathy
I don't know. But Ive watched them here for twenty years and Ive seen the change. They used to rush through here and it was wonderful to watch it was the hurry of men who knew where they were going and were eager to get there. Now theyre hurrying because they are afraid. Its not a purpose that drives them its fear. Theyre not going anywhere theyre escaping. And I don't think they know what it is that they want to escape. They don't look at one another. They jerk when brushed against. They smile too much but its an ugly kind of smiling: its not joy its pleading. I don't know what it is thats happening to the world.
Ayn Rand Category: Apathy