安於現狀 ān yú xiàn zhuàng
On the other hand, complacency would be a mistake.
His father, a Virginian, was a restless man.
Moreover, complacent and optimistic by nature will help you last your youth.
It might be better for his reputation if he stopped writing and rested on his laurels.
If you’re happy with your current salary, it would be easy to just sit back and enjoy it.
Status Offline To some extent, complacency is built into the system.
Perhaps because the vast majority of Shenzhen were migrants, so they have been satisfied.
An inability to stay quiet . . . is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind. (Walter Bagehot).
But the real problem Mr. Sloan had to overcome was the normal human resistance to change.
As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
I’m tired of taking. I want to make things. I want to add something to this world.
To a large degree, the measure of our peace of mind is determined by how much we are able to live in the present moment.
They are restless and alive and never satisfied. They seek perfection. (L. 7
There is still plenty of improving in him because he never settles for what he has got.
“Without the competition, maybe we’d be satisfied with the status quo, and willing to be ordinary, ” says Xu.
The danger of a place like Kunming, where it is cheap and comfy, is that it is easy to grow complacent.
Being passive and receptive rather than active and aggressive, Carrie accepted the situation. Her state seemed satisfactory enough.
Some of these reasons might seem a bit silly or odd – but they’re all reasons why people can find themselves struggling to even get started on a diet.
Even though people may admire other things, they act as if they are mostly happy enough with whatever they already have, and lack the will to consider real change.
Maybe my mother was wrong in her complacency, but there was not enough information about EB in 1977 to appease a total stranger.
In one crucial respect, however, it is far from a status quo power: its historically dubious and morally untenable claim on Taiwan.
When life asks us to go deeper in our understanding and compassion, we don’t always want to do it. We are satisfied with the level that we have.
The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease; the happy man inevitably confines himself to ancient limits.
Which view prevails may largely depend on the oil price: a higher oil price would point to stagnation, a big drop would force Russia to make tough choices.
I think nothing is prefect. Prefect is in our mind. Flaw is in our reality. We always seek the prefect but we never get the perfect.
He is afraid to try new things. He maintains his own status quo. He is a repeater. He repeats not only his own mistakes, he often repeats those of his family and culture.
The reason Buddha dharma is not spreading is because most big gurus are content sitting on their thrones and giving empowerments.
It has not been the path for the faint-hearted — for those who prefer leisure over work, or seek only the pleasures of riches and fame.
For example, creativity is killed by pressuring students to accept the status quo, by establishing a fear to be different and a fear of failure.
As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it, and like any great relationship it just gets better and better as the years roll on.