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The intention of each lesson is getting you to recognize what you're doing, kinesthetically. Once you're conscious of it, you then can choose whether to continue doing the same thing or not. — F. Matthias Alexander

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... the delusion that because we are able to do what we "will to do" in acts that are habitual and involve familiar sensory experiences, we shall be equally successful in doing what we "will to do" in acts which are contrary to our habit and therefore involve sensory experiences that are unfamiliar. — F. Matthias Alexander

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When anything is pointed out, our only idea is to go from wrong to right; in spite of the fact that it has taken us years to get to wrong we try to get right in a moment. — F. Matthias Alexander

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One of the most remarkable of man's characteristics is his capacity for becoming used to conditions of almost any kind, whether good or bad, both in the self and in the environment, and once he has become used to such conditions they seem to him both right and natural. This capacity is a boon when it enables him to adapt himself to conditions which are desirable, but it may prove a great danger when the conditions are undesirable. When his sensory appreciation is untrustworthy, it is possible for him to become so familiar with seriously harmful conditions of misuse of himself that these malconditions will feel right and comfortable. — F. Matthias Alexander

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People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures. — F. Matthias Alexander

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It is not the degree of 'willing' or 'trying', but the way in which the energy is directed, that is going to make the 'willing' or 'trying' effective. — F. Matthias Alexander

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Prevent the things you have been doing and you are half-way home. — F. Matthias Alexander

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Trying is only emphasizing the thing we know. — F. Matthias Alexander

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Every man, woman and child holds the possibility of physical perfection; it rests with each of us to attain it by personal understanding and effort. — F. Matthias Alexander

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You translate everything-whether physical, mental, or spiritual into muscular tension. — F. Matthias Alexander