Habit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habit

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We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Professors simply can't discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
~By Hal Boyle ~


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


Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life.
~By James A. Garfield ~


Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


You get to where you kind of like it, and It's a habit That's hard to break. I still find myself sittin' in a cafe, like a pizza parlor.
~By Chris LeDoux ~


If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
~By Agatha Christie ~


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 ~


Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
~By Jules Renard ~


Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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


If we are able to get inside the music and inhabit it convincingly enough, it will cause everyone to find each other in this new psychological space. And that's most exciting.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.
~By Edward Young ~


Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
~By Evan Esar ~


When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


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 ~


Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits, are essentially a temperate people.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of lands on conditions very favorable to the United States, and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves.
~By James Monroe ~


Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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 ~


In order to change unwanted habits and actions, it is important to take the time to get to know yourself.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit as your undesired behavior was before.
~By Mike Hawkins ~


The only way people are going to change their car buying habits, and the only way government will get behind alternatively fueled vehicles, is if gasoline prices continue to go up.
~By Alexandra Paul ~


Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people.
~By Claude Chabrol ~


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 ~


I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds.
~By John James Audubon ~


Sport is the habitual and voluntary cultivation of intensive physical effort.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


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


There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.
~By Maxwell Anderson ~


President Johnson had a habit of throwing dollars at a question and the question would disappear.
~By Wilbur Mills ~


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 ~


In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.
~By Billie Holiday ~


How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
~By Jack Nicklaus ~


Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
~By Lee Strasberg ~


For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit.
~By Arthur H. Sulzberger ~


Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


We inhabit a language rather than a country.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
~By David Brin ~


Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.
~By Edith Wharton ~


Public opinion is a permeating influence, and it exacts obedience to itself; it requires us to drink other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.
~By Ben Hecht ~


Your behavior is based on your beliefs, and what you do and say, over and over again, helps develop your habits.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
~By Colin Powell ~


I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way.
~By William James ~


Winning is a habit.
~By Leo Durocher ~


Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
~By Loretta Young ~


Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing.
~By Joan Chen ~


It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
~By Barack Obama ~


My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


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


Men even contract the dirty, filthy habit of chewing tobacco, and when the habit gets a good hold upon them they are never satisfied except when they have a wad of the stuff in their mouth. So with drinking. It is largely a habit.
~By Thomas Jordan Jarvis ~


Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don't get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


A habit does not a monk make.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
~By Mickey Mantle ~


The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


I would like to see us get this place right first before we have the arrogance to put significantly flawed civilizations out onto other planets, even though they may be utterly uninhabited.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
~By Kenneth H. Cooper ~


When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction.
~By Steve Irwin ~


My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time, also contributed to my social isolation.
~By Luke Ford ~


You've got bad eating habits if you use a grocery cart in 7-Eleven.
~By Dennis Miller ~


My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
~By Errol Flynn ~


People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


I do have odd habits. I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman. That's just a little thing, though.
~By Tori Spelling ~


To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
~By Constantin Brancusi ~


Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues.
~By Robert Smithson ~


The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
~By Delia Smith ~


I applaud the American Cancer Society for all they do to eradicate smoking. Their local, state and national efforts help to discourage young people from taking up this deadly habit and the resources they provide have helped numerous smokers quit.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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 ~


Part of the success of the show is that the audience sees themselves in the characters, becomes the characters. The more they inhabit the characters, the more they see.
~By Bebe Neuwirth ~


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


Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
~By Hippocrates ~


Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
~By John Dryden ~


To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


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


Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
~By Brian Tracy ~


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
~By Aristotle ~


Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


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


The nice thing about the world that I've been able to inhabit for the last couple of years is that I'm given a lot of freedom. Not all artists really get that.
~By Brad Paisley ~


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 ~

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