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The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.
~By Gene Tunney ~


The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way.
~By William James ~


There is nothing so habit-forming as money.
~By Don Marquis ~


Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
~By David Guterson ~


I had this habit of an academic of answering the question. I should have fobbed it off.
~By John Hewson ~


Russia contains one fourth of the inhabitants of all Europe, and one half of the entire number of Israelites.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


Until very recently men and women inhabited very separate spheres. There was always interconnection, passion, love. But men and women didn't hang out at the end of the day and chat about what their day was like at the office.
~By Anita Diament ~


You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
~By Joe Paterno ~


Advancement only comes with habitually doing more than you are asked.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


As this is the first time I have had the floor, it may be well for me now to confess, that I am in the habit of freely imputing errors to my fellow-men.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
~By Thomas W. Higginson ~


We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


I am sure that the sad days and happenings were rare, and that I lived the joyous and careless life of other children; but just because the happy days were so habitual to me they made no impression upon my mind, and I can no longer recall them.
~By Pierre Loti ~


All over the land are vast and handsome pastures, with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil would be very fertile were the country inhabited and improved by reasonable people.
~By Alvar N. C. de Vaca ~


The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The most important thing is to preserve the world we live in. Unless people understand and learn about our world, habitats, and animals, they won't understand that if we don't protect those habitats, we'll eventually destroy ourselves.
~By Jack Hanna ~


Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
~By Richard H. Davis ~


Where does discipline end? Where does cruelty begin? Somewhere between these, thousands of children inhabit a voiceless hell.
~By Francois Mauriac ~


Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Winning is a habit.
~By Leo Durocher ~


San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
~By Marcel Proust ~


Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate. And there just hadn't been any radio that did that. And so they weren't trained - they had developed all these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that.
~By Al Franken ~


But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I've come up with another formulation about style: that it's essentially a manifestation of a certain habitual set of limitations. It's what a composer does NOT do that defines a style.
~By James Tenney ~


But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?
~By Thomas Day ~


When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality.
~By George William Russell ~


Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
~By Humphry Davy ~


In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely!
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Kelly has a rather bad habit of interrupting.
~By Jack Osbourne ~


Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
~By Augustine of Hippo ~


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


Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
~By Aristotle ~


Inhabit ourselves that we may indeed do what we want to do.
~By Mary Richards ~


True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


But it is neither cannon nor bayonet that will do the worst damage to this city. No, this place will remember the war against our government just as long as there are inhabitants here.
~By Knute Nelson ~


Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too.
~By Alfred Doblin ~


To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.
~By Wayne Allard ~


We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
~By Audre Lorde ~


Man is largely a creature of habit, and many of his activities are more or less automatic reflexes from the stimuli of his environment.
~By G. Stanley Hall ~


A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.
~By Richard Whately ~


If you become president, you're guaranteed to develop some nervous habit.
~By Rich Little ~


Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
~By Tacitus ~


Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


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


The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
~By Charles Reade ~


Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit, then neither can seeing.
~By Maxine Hong Kingston ~


Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
~By Aristotle ~


Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger ~


Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's Charter were in the habit of assembling.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
~By Gail Sheehy ~


The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


I'm still not a great reader, but my wife is and my daughters are, and I envy them. I think I got into a bad habit of trying to do something all the time, instead of trying to sit down and take my time a little bit.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken than mended.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.
~By Anderson Cooper ~


Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
~By John Dryden ~


You know, I'm almost out of the habit of watching episodic television now.
~By Dick Van Dyke ~


Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
~By Mary Martin ~


The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The world is... the natural setting of, and field for, all my thoughts and all my explicit perceptions. Truth does not inhabit only the inner man, or more accurately, there is no inner man, man is in the world, and only in the world does he know himself.
~By Maurice Merleau-Ponty ~


Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
~By Joe Baca ~


We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation.
~By Edward Sapir ~


It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
~By Henry Moore ~


I think that each of us inhabits a private world that others cannot see. The only difference between the writer and the reader is that the writer is able to dramatise that private world.
~By John McGahern ~


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


Every man who has a calling to minister to the inhabitants of the world was ordained to that very purpose in the Grand Council of heaven before this world was. I suppose I was ordained to this very office in that Grand Council.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


As a reward of their clean living and good habits these great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus successfully extended their most remarkable careers over a period of many strenuous years.
~By Major Taylor ~


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


This same habitual blindness to spiritual, substantive dimensions of every significant challenge continues to handicap Hollywood.
~By Michael Medved ~


Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
~By George Gurdjieff ~


Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
~By Aristotle ~


Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.
~By Eugene V. Debs ~


Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat.
~By Jim Saxton ~


If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do, now, I will inevitably form the habit of being defeated.
~By Paul Williams ~


For me, habit is just a synonym for death.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


Let what is irksome become habitual, no more will it trouble you.
~By Ovid ~


We are on Sunday night because that is where they put us 30-odd years ago. I think we became a habit.
~By Morley Safer ~

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