Quotes: inevitability

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  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    Every individual acts and suffers in accordance with his peculiar teleology, which has all the inevitability of fate, so long as he does not understand it.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    For those trying to protect the past, it is a way of retaining power, status, money, a way a life, predictability, comfort, control, and a bunch of other things like that. It is a struggle against the inevitability of change.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Some men want war for sordid, others for idealistic, reasons; some for personal gain, others for impersonal principle. But most of those who consciously want war and accept it, and so help to create its inevitability, want it in order to shift the locus of their problems.
    Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
  • Peter Conrad
    Peter Conrad
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    The historian's job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
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    Three blokes go into a pub. One of them is a little bit stupid, and the whole scene unfolds with a tedious inevitability.
    Source: Part Troll
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
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    Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.
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