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Funny Apathy Quotes
Funny Quotes about Apathy

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

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

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

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

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

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
- Horace Greeley


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 apathy of the people is enough to make every statue
leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
- William Lloyd Garrison

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

In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
- William Bernbach

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

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

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

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

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

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.
- Laurence J. Peter

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence;
then success is sure.
- Mark Twain

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge:
it is those who know little, and not those who know much,
who so positively assert that this or that problem
will never be solved by science.
- Charles Darwin

Fear always springs from ignorance.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount
of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
- Henry B. Adams

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
- John F. Kennedy

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
- Ambrose Bierce

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

Socialism is a philosophy of failure,
the creed of ignorance,
and the gospel of envy,
its inherent virtue is
the equal sharing of misery.
- Winston Churchill

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
- Titus Livius

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

Ignorance is preferable to error,
and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing
than he who believes what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

True friendship can afford true knowledge.
It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is an organic whole. The basic problems of the people -
poverty, ignorance, disease and civic inertia - interlock.
To address one problem, we must address all.
Hence our emphasis on an integrated program
of livelihood, education, health and self-government.
- Jimmy Yen

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller


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