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complacency Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about complacency
  1. #1
    “Never take the position that things just happen to you; rather, they happen because of something you did or did not do.”
  2. #2
    “Why am I compelled to write? Because the writing saves me from this complacency I fear. Because I have no choice.”
  3. #3
    “Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth.”
  4. #4
    “The best argument for Christianity is Christians: their joy, their certainty, their completeness. But the strongest argument against Christianity is also Christians - when they are sombre and joyless, when they are self-righteous and smug in complacent consecration, when they are narrow and repressive, then Christianity dies a thousand deaths.”
  5. #5
    “Besides considerations as to the possible transfers and promotions likely to result from Ivan Ilych’s death, the mere fact of the death of a near acquaintance aroused, as usual, in all who heard of it the complacent feeling that, “it is he who is dead and not I.”
  6. #6
    “We do not expect people to be deeply moved by what is not unusual.”
  7. #7
    “To be gritty is to resist complacency.”
  8. #8
    The devil will try any trick to keep God’s people out of spiritual warfare... he has everything to gain by it.
  9. #9
    “Dear Die-ary, there’s nothing terribly wrong with feeling lost, so long as that feeling precedes some plan on your part to actually do something about it. Too often a person grows complacent with their disillusionment, perpetually wearing their ‘discomfort’ like a favorite shirt. I can’t say I’m very pleased with where my life is just now... but I can’t help but look forward to where it’s going.”
  10. #10
    “You don’t want to abandon the skills and experience you have gained,but to find a new way to apply them. Your eye is on the future, not the past.Often such creative readjustments lead to a superior path for us—we are shaken out of our complacency and forced to reassess where we are headed.”