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Top 52 Too Complacent Quotes

#1. I think that one of the biggest flaws of
mankind is that we become complacent with our lives. - Author: Daniel Willey
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#2. [I am enthusiastic about journalism because] it's a craft that can ... galvanize an often complacent citizenry, and make a difference. - Author: Katie Couric
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#3. Don't be over complacent or too feverish, take a middle path. - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#4. I am happy I have competition. It keeps me on my toes all the while and stops me from becoming complacent. So, it works to my advantage. - Author: Ameesha Patel
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#5. Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority. - Author: Lucille Roybal-Allard
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#6. Don't be discouraged or complacent; keep reading it, keep sharing it because it's God's page opened in your life! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#7. I don't ever want to feel complacent. - Author: Taraji P. Henson
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#8. Complacency delivered us into the hands of evil greedy men like Cheney. - Author: Sonia Rumzi
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#9. Complacency is a sword of two edges. One edge kills hard earned successes while the other end stops future glories. Complacency is a murderer and a barrier! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#10. I would rather have one man with enthusiasm working with me than ten who are complacent. - Author: Thomas A. Edison
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#11. For what is the self-complacent man but a slave to his own self-praise. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#12. Men are so self-complacent in their own affairs, and so willing to deceive themselves, that they are rescued with difficulty from this pest. If they wish to defend themselves they run the risk of becoming contemptible. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#13. Paranoid art, unlike paranoid persons, also distrusts itself. And so, paranoid art is the ultimate opposite, the urgent opposite, of complacent art. - Author: Jonathan Lethem
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#14. What, warder, ho! the man that can blow so complacent a blast as that, probably blows it from a castle. - Author: Mark Twain
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#15. When the prophet, a complacent fat man,
Arrived at the mountain-top
He cried: Woe to my knowledge!
I intended to see good white lands
And bad black lands
But the scene is grey. - Author: Stephen Crane
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#16. Now I have a third must-do on my list of things to do with cancer, and it's this: follow your gut, ask questions, don't be complacent. - Author: Cynthia Nixon
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#17. Nostalgia is a lane of calm comfort, charming even a complacent heart! - Author: Balroop Singh
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#18. Only my complacent Mona crossed the crack with a simple step . . .

She wasn't depressed or angry. In fact, she seemed to verge on laughter. 'He always said he would never take his own advice, because he knew it was worthless. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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#19. True happiness Is not a mental hallucination. True happiness Is not a complacent feeling. True happiness Is the spontaneous feeling of joy That comes from knowing 132 You are doing the right thing 133 And leading a divine life. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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#20. A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge. - Author: B.H. Liddell Hart
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#21. Identity for me is something that has to be played with and explored, and not become complacent about or uninterested in. - Author: Mika.
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#22. I should say that generally I'm a pretty happy person, but as soon as I'm done with a project, I'm usually not happy at all. I feel a little empty and strange. I begin to think about how I can get better, stretch more artistically and intellectually. My biggest worry is getting complacent. - Author: Philipp Meyer
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#23. In this new, hyper competitive age, none of us, none of us can afford to be complacent. - Author: Barack Obama
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#24. In a world so full of trauma, why should causing offense be a goal in and of itself? When people are told they shouldn't be offended, their pain is invalidated, deemed less important than the dominant culture's supposed right to remain complacent. - Author: Phoebe Rusch
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#25. Positive thinkers focus their minds on the future; they are never complacent about where they are. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#26. Science, the largest religion of the twentieth century, had become somewhat tarnished by images of exploding space shuttles, crack babies, and a generation of complacent Americans who had allowed the television to raise their children. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#27. Competition is always a good thing. It forces us to do our best. A monopoly renders people complacent and satisfied with mediocrity. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#28. Africa is progressing but maybe not in the way you think it is. Even if the overall picture looks good, we must all remain vigilant and not get complacent. - Author: Mo Ibrahim
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#29. No one tells you that your life is effectively over when you have a child: that you're never going to draw another complacent breath again ... or that whatever level of hypochondria and rage you'd learned to repress and live with is going to seem like the good old days. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#30. The danger for any artist whose work is both recognizable and critically acclaimed is complacent repetition - the temptation to churn out easily identifiable, eagerly welcomed, and readily salable designs. - Author: Martin Filler
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#31. Once you become complacent and once you're happy with your performance or whatever it is, I don't think you'll get better as quickly. - Author: Blake Griffin
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#32. Whereas China has set about systematically striving for Olympic success since it re-entered global competition after years of isolation, India has remained complacent about its lack of sporting prowess. - Author: Shashi Tharoor
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#33. When you compete with Wal-Mart, even if you think you've found a niche don't ever become complacent. - Author: Michael Bergdahl
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#34. And when I am negative, I will be negative only for as long as I have to be, until I can understand it, and then I will be positive ... when I hate, I will turn my hatred into energy, when I am angry I will turn my anger into energy ... and I will not be complacent. - Author: Amy Ray
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#35. Life is not about being complacent, its all about being competent. - Author: Chandan Sharma
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#36. We're a complacent society, hard to get riled up in the first place, and then when we do, it's misdirected. - Author: Bill Maher
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#37. My mother has all my awards, because if I walked downstairs every day and saw all my achievements it would be so easy to become complacent. - Author: Lauryn Hill
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#38. She looked into the staring glass eyes and complacent face, and suddenly a sort of heartbroken rage seized her. She lifted her little savage hand and knocked Emily off the chair, bursting into a passion of sobbing- Sara who never cried. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#39. Celebrate your achievements, but never let them sink you into the pool of complacency. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#40. If people are not safe, they will not make themselves vulnerable. If they feel too comfortable, they can become complacent or lose their curiosity. They can become intellectually lazy about what matters most. - Author: Erica Brown
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#41. My dad had to work for everything in his life; so did my mum: she cleaned people's houses and looked after old people. You can be complacent and sit on the couch and complain about the dreams that you missed. Get off the couch! - Author: Sam Worthington
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#42. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistical and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary, it makes them , for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#43. Young women from a very young age are taught that life will be easier if you can just turn on the charming smile and say very little and be complacent and docile and sweet. - Author: Amber Heard
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#44. One of the biggest threats to success is success itself. When you get a little bit ahead, it's all too easy to become complacent and to quickly lose what you have gained. - Author: Ralph Marston
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#45. There's an adage that a lot of coaches have, that I completely disagree with, is if you make the Olympic team too early you become complacent. - Author: Natalie Coughlin
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#46. I never did work in the off-season, and I never did play winter ball or anything else. I think it was good for me to get away after a full season ... In those days, I don't think anyone ever got too complacent. - Author: Bobby Doerr
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#47. I believe that people are too complacent about technology. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#48. If we fail in this country, it is because we are too timid. If we lose our way in America, it is because we are too complacent. We must become conscious to the real threats before us and act creatively, imaginatively, now. We can no longer look to leadership beyond ourselves. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#49. It almost seems as if autumn were the true creator, more creative than the spring, which is too even-toned, more creative when it comes with its will-to-change and shatters the much too ready-made, self-satisfied and really almost bourgeois-complacent image of summer. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#50. I'm afraid of being lazy and complacent. I'm afraid of taking myself too seriously. - Author: Barbara Hershey
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#51. We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent or self-satisfied; they are, if sound, the spearhead of progress. If they are fundamentally wrong, free discussion will in time put an end to them. - Author: Abraham Flexner
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#52. But the very success which had intoxicated them rendered them also too complacent to learn from less prosperous competitors. - Author: Olaf Stapledon
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