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Triviality is evil - triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle of inertia truly is what is radically evil.


Theodor W. Adorno


#inertia #morality #triviality #metaphysics

Once you have something so deeply infused in your culture and your brand, it would be very difficult to reverse that inertia if you wanted to.


Andrew Mason


#culture #deeply #difficult #inertia #infused

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


#called #ecological #habits #i #inertia

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

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

There is always an inertia to be overcome in striking out a new line of conduct – not more in ourselves, it seems, than in circumscribing events, which appear as if leagued together to allow no novelties in the way of amelioration.


Thomas Hardy


#change #inertia #influence #willpower #change

It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.


John Green


#inspirational #leaving #nerdfighter #inspirational






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