55 Apathy Quotes On Success In Life

These apathy quotes will inspire you. Apathy, lack of feeling or of interest or enthusiasm, or concern.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging apathy quotes, apathy sayings, and apathy proverbs.

Best Apathy Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “The greatest danger to our future is apathy.” ~ Jane Goodall
  3. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  4. “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

  5. “The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.” ~ Plato
  6. “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 , Apathy quotes democracy
  7. “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “Scientists announced today that they have discovered a cure for apathy. However, they claim no one has shown the slightest interest in it.” ~ George Carlin

  9. “There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.” ~ Carl Jung
  10. “Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with. The cure for apathy is comprehension.” ~ John Dos Passos
  11. “Government is at its worst when you have apathy from its citizens.” ~ Jesse Ventura
  12. “Apathy is the acceptance of the unacceptable.” ~ John Stott

  13. “Some people confuse acceptance with apathy, but there’s all the difference in the world. Apathy fails to distinguish between what can and what cannot be helped; acceptance makes that distinction. Apathy paralyzes the will- to- action; acceptance frees it by relieving it of impossible burdens.” ~ Arthur Gordon Webster
  14. “Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  15. “That only a few, under any circumstances, protest against the injustice of long-established laws and customs, does not disprove the fact of the oppressions, while the satisfaction of the many, if real only proves their apathy and deeper degradation.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  16. “…so much attention is paid to the aggressive sins, such as violence and cruelty, and greed with all their tragic effects, that too little attention is paid to the passive sins, such as apathy and laziness, which in the long run can have a more devastating and destructive effect upon society than the others.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  17. “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

  18. “What is called “apathy” is, I believe, a feeling of helplessness on the part of the ordinary citizen, a feeling of impotence in the face of enormous power. It’s not that people are apathetic; they do care about what is going on, but don’t know what to do about it, so they do nothing, and appear to be indifferent.” ~ Howard Zinn
  19. “If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  20. “If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  21. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel

  22. “Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  23. “Mourn not the dead that in the cool earth lie… But rather mourn the apathetic throng –
    The cowed and the meek –
    Who see the world’s great anguish and its
    wrong
    And dare not speak!” ~ Ralph Chaplin
  24. “The average age of the world’s great civilizations has been two hundred years. These nations have progressed through the following sequence: from bondage to spiritual faith, from spiritual faith to great courage, from courage to liberty, from liberty to abundance, from abundance to selfishness, from selfishness to complacency from complacency to apathy, from apathy to dependency, from dependency back to bondage.” ~ Alexander Fraser Tytler , Apathy quotes complacency
  25. “The Opposite of Love is not hate, but power” ~ C. S. Lewis

  26. “Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.” ~ Conor Cruise O’Brien
  27. “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.” ~ Baron de Montesquieu
  28. “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
  29. “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
  30. “Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.” ~ Frederic Chopin

  31. “HIV infection and AIDS is growing – but so too is public apathy. We have already lost too many friends and colleagues.” ~ David Geffen
  32. “The opposite of faith is not heresy but indifference” ~ Elie Wiesel
  33. “My generation’s apathy. I’m disgusted with it. I’m disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whining about for years.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  34. “Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.” ~ James Thurber

  35. “Apathy is a spiritual numbness that creeps in and corrupts the good that God intends for our life and the good that He wants us to accomplish for Him and His kingdom.” ~ Elizabeth George
  36. “The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  37. “By far the most dangerous foe we have to fight is apathy-indifference from whatever cause, not from a lack of knowledge, but from carelessness, from absorption in other pursuits, from a contempt bred of self satisfaction.” ~ William Osler
  38. “Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society. When you have an immoral society that has blatantly, proudly, violated all of the commandments of God, there is one last virtue they insist upon: tolerance for their immorality.” ~ D. James Kennedy

  39. “I don’t know, I don’t care, and it doesn’t make any difference.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  40. “I was faced more with apathy than opposition.” ~ Adrian Cronauer
  41. “The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear.” ~ Gary Zukav
  42. “Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.” ~ James Goldsmith
  43. “You can kill a lifetime without feeling anything but skin.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  44. “You can kill a lifetime without feeling anything but skin.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  45. “Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don’t know and I don’t care.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  46. “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  47. “Make your “yes” mean yes, and your “no” mean no.” ~ John Wooden
  48. “Such has often been my apathy, when objects long sought, and earnestly desired, were placed within my reach.” ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
  49. “Britain is rich in radicalism, and anyone who says that our society has drifted into fatalism and apathy should get out more.” ~ Geoff Mulgan

  50. “All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  51. “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  52. “The world is a dangerous place to live” ~ Albert Einstein

  53. “The opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  54. “Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.” ~ Horace Greeley
  55. “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

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