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The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.
Benjamin E. Mays
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
Safety and comfort comes with complacency, and that's never a good place to be working from.
A higher rate of urgency does not imply ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent.
John P. Kotter
When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
We face fear many times a day, in many ways, and usually we turn away from it. It often hides itself behind laziness and complacency, which are its shadows and aliases. We accept the things-as-they-are world in which we are comfortable.
I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
History shows that all protest movements rely on symbols - boycotts, strikes, sit-ins, flags, songs. Symbolic action on whatever scale - from the Montgomery Bus Boycott to wearing a simple wristband - is designed to disrupt our everyday complacency and force people to think.
I didn't want to fall into the trap of complacency.
There is no place for arrogance or complacency in racing because you are up there one minute and on your backside the next.
I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained.
Don't be lulled into complacency.
When Americans are faced with the prospect that they can never earn their way to wealth, they have two choices: to rebel against the system, or to settle into depressed complacency.
The greatest obstacle to those who hope to reform American education is complacency.
If you look around, complacency is the great disease of your autumn years, and I work hard to prevent that.
I always say, complacency is the kiss of death.
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence.
You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency.
Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
I think complacency is what you allow it to be.
Humility was considered a great virtue in my family household. No show of complacency or self-satisfaction was ever tolerated. Patting yourself on the back was definitely not encouraged, and pleasure or pride would be punishable by death.
The emphasis on innovation and technology in our companies has resulted in a few of them establishing global benchmarks in product design and development, manufacturing practices and human resource capabilities. However, there is no room for complacency.
Companies selling a product play down its vulnerability and emphasize its robustness. But only after technology leaves the dock is it really tested. For human operators in control of a supposedly infallible system, complacency and overconfidence can take over, and caution may be thrown to the wind.
When you stop being nervous is when you should retire. I'm always a little nervous for anything I do because when complacency sets in, that's when I feel it's time to move on to something else.
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