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The more important question, of course, was what the new Lucy would do, and even though I was pretty sure the old Lucy wouldn't be around much anymore, I was a little bit afraid the new Lucy hadn't yet shown up.


Pam Houston


#fear #growth #inertia #self-invention #change

Every thing was to take its natural course, however, neither impelled nor assisted.


Jane Austen


#nature

If non-linear leaps in intelligence and ability are possible, why haven't these effects been observed in our schools? I believe the answer lies in the profound inertia of human thought: when an entire society believes something is impossible, it suppresses, by its very way of life, the evidence that would contradict that belief.


John Mighton


#inertia #science #society #intelligence

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


#act #break #command #face #fail

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


#critics #else #encountered #few #having

The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing.


Deepak Chopra


#choose #compelled #environment #feels #free

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


#before #does #excited #exist #get

The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


#inertia #motivation #love

Inertia is a powerful force in human and political affairs.


Maurice Strong


#force #human #inertia #political #powerful

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


#change #changes #fear #form #i






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