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Letter "A" » apathy
«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.»
«Apathy is the glove into which evil slips its hand»
«In this country men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.»
«Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.»
«In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.»
«Harold Wilson is going around the country stirring up apathy.»
«Apathy - If we don't take care of the customer, maybe they'll stop bugging us.»
«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»
Author: William Osler
, by far
«In lazy apathy let stoics boast Their virtue fixed: 'tis fixed as in a frost; Contracted all, retiring to the breast; But strength of mind is exercise, not rest»
«If in an actor there appears an utter vacancy of meaning, a frigid equality, a stupid languor, a torpid apathy, the greatest kindness that can be shown him is a speedy sentence of expulsion»
Author: Samuel Johnson
Actors and acting