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Inertia Quotes

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All that is necessary to break the spell
of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

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The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue,
pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia,
and fear, are near impotent.
- Edward Dahlberg

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress,
but that they love inertia.
- Elbert Hubbard

Human inertia makes the everyday environment,
the furniture, as it were, appear to be a given.
- Todd Gitlin

 

Leaders must wake people out of inertia.
They must get people excited about something they've never seen before,
something that does not yet exist.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia.
- Alexis Carrel

So many fail because they don't get started -
they don't go.
They don't overcome inertia.
They don't begin.
- Ben Stein

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Inertia is a powerful force in human and political affairs.
- Maurice Strong

Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn.
- Henri Bergson

We need what I have often called an ecological approach
to the management of these resources and we do not have that now.
We have the inertia of past habits, unsustainable habits.
- Maurice Strong

Well, I have also believed in empowering the individual
and believe there is a degree of inertia in big government
that hampers the ability to respond to a rapidly evolving crisis.
- Michael Burgess

What I think we fear is rapid, pronounced,
and uncontrollable changes to ourselves,
and because of this we have a form of personality inertia -
something that resists rapid change.
- Simon Travaglia

I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics
but very few who have substantive criticisms.
There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more
a matter of inertia than it is of people having some
real reason for thinking something else.
- K. Eric Drexler

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

Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable,
much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine.
A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it,
thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt.
It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at
a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough
to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed
by the inertia of the orthodox system.
- Kevin Kelly

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right
about face which turns us from failure to success.
- Dorthea Brande

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Start by doing what's necessary;
then do what's possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- St. Francis of Assisi

There are no guarantees.
From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough.
From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
- Emmanuel (Pat Rodegast)

Perspective is both a necessary
and a sufficient ground for wisdom.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure
but to be determined not to fail.
- Jimmy Carter

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dreams are necessary to life.
- Anais Nin

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

It is necessary to help others,
not only in our prayers,
but in our daily lives.
If we find we cannot help others,
the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is necessary for us to understand that
the only Active Principle is Spirit.
- Ernest Holmes

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

Don't be dismayed by good-byes.
A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.
- Richard Bach

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself.
Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor
for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
- St. Francis of Assisi

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

To succeed in business it is necessary to make others
see things as you see them.
- Aristotle Onassis

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

A man who suffers before it is necessary,
suffers more than is necessary.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Never think that war, no matter how necessary,
nor how justified, is not a crime.
- Ernest Hemingway

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil,
but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
- Margaret Mead

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
- Calvin Coolidge

Philanthropy is commendable,
but it must not cause the philanthropist
to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice
which make philanthropy necessary.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A word to the wise ain't necessary -
it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of
the hygiene of older people,
and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
- Logan P. Smith

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image.
Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
- Richard M. Nixon

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as
a basis for architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought;
what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil;
in its worst state,
an intolerable one.
- Thomas Paine

The world is governed more by appearance than realities
so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
- Daniel Webster

Make yourself necessary to somebody.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not enough to say we must not wage war.
It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary.
To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
- Thomas Aquinas

It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
- Richard Whately

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of
necessary evil to the luxury of baseball,
like the odor that follows an automobile.
- Christy Mathewson

An intellectual is a man
who takes more words than necessary
to tell more than he knows.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
- James Madison

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability,
experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
- Fred Perry

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

If human beings are fundamentally good,
no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad,
any government, being composed of human beings,
would be bad also.
- Fred Woodworth

The superfluous, a very necessary thing.
- Voltaire

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Change is tough, people don't like it,
but it is necessary.
Take two aspirins and call me in the morning.
- Christopher Bond

For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke
of women as a necessary evil,
and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.
- Annie Besant

Don't be dismayed by good-byes.
A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.
And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes,
is certain for those who are friends.
- Richard Bach

It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them.
- Pierre Beaumarchais

The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979
as the Year of the Child.
Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?
- Pope John Paul II

Therefore it is essential that some means should be
sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried
on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation.
- James Larkin


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