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Habit Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Habits:

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
~ Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar for 1894.

The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it.
~ Leo Aikman.

The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
~ Samuel Johnson.

A habit is something you can do without thinking - which is why most of us have so many of them.
~ Frank A. Clark.

Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow.
~ Yiddish Proverb.

Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science.

Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all.
~ Georges Gurdjieff.

Feeling sorry for yourself and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
~ Dale Carnegie.

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
~ St. Augustine.

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.
~ Horace Mann.

Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.
~ Spanish Proverb.

Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them, either. They keep you.
~ Frank Crane.

He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.
~ Thomas Jefferson.

Ill habits gather by unseen degrees -
As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
~ John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel, 1681.

In any family, measles are less contagious than bad habits.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
~ Jim Ryun.

Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.
~ Confucius, Analects.

The easier it is to do, the harder it is to change.
~ Eng's Principle.

The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful.
~ Doug Henning.

The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.
~ Feodor Dostoevski.

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