Habit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habit

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I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
~By Edward Bernays ~


I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth.
~By Antonio de Mendoza ~


I find it difficult to believe that words have no meaning in themselves, hard as I try. Habits of a lifetime are not lightly thrown aside.
~By Stuart Chase ~


The question is not only what is grown but what it's used for. There's not going to be a mass transformation of dietary habits in rich countries-on the contrary, the first thing people do when they become more prosperous is to buy more meat.
~By Susan George ~


The room has to be comfortable; the house has to look habitable.
~By Adolf Loos ~


Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name.
~By Alice Meynell ~


Winning is a habit.
~By Leo Durocher ~


I am not a politician, and my other habits air good.
~By Charles Farrar Browne ~


It would be unwise to say the least, irresponsible of us at the TSA, at the Homeland Security Department not to evolve our technology to match the changing threat environment that we inhabit.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


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


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


Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person's right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


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. ~


Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
~By David Lloyd George ~


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 ~


Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
~By Aristotle ~


Habit is the nursery of errors.
~By Victor Hugo ~


Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
~By Barbra Streisand ~


A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


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


Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


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 ~


One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason.
~By William Godwin ~


My fellow students there were very smart, but the really novel thing was that they actually seemed to put a lot of effort into their school work. By the end of my first semester there, I began to get into that habit as well.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life.
~By John Lawson ~


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 ~


The attainment of the present status of Thailand has to depend on the ability or the actions of all the inhabitants of the country.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
~By Graham Greene ~


Out of my discomforts, which were small enough, grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful, the formation of fixed habits of work.
~By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ~


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


Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
~By Mark Twain ~


The Ireland I now inhabit is one that these Irish contemporaries have helped to imagine.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
~By Rollo May ~


Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


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


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


Character is simply habit long continued.
~By Plutarch ~


Throughout history, it took centuries for the habits of one culture to materially affect another. Now, that which becomes popular in one country can sweep through others within months.
~By Dee Hock ~


Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


These people being of a sharp and acute intellect, and gifted with a rich and powerful understanding, excel in whatever studies they pursue, and are more quick and cunning than the other inhabitants of a western clime.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live.
~By Fanny Kemble ~


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 ~


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 ~


The real pleasure was having the chance to enjoy being weightless, and the other was to spend some time looking out at this beautiful Earth that we're all lucky to inhabit.
~By Robert Crippen ~


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


As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


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


There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
~By Buddha ~


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


Like, they know that I have a habit of rubbing my earlobes, I've been doing it since I was two.
~By Balthazar Getty ~


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


In the past 3-4 years I've developed a habit of keeping numerous small cassette recorders in my house and in a bag with me so that I'm able to commit to tape memory song ideas on a constant basis.
~By Dwight Yoakam ~


What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own.
~By John Berger ~


Play reaches the habits most needed for intellectual growth.
~By Bruno Bettelheim ~


I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them.
~By Judith Wright ~


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 ~


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


The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.
~By Bjorn Ulvaeus ~


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 ~


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


Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
~By Norman Mailer ~


The expense of a war could be paid in time; but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time.
~By Townsend Harris ~


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


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 ~


Initially I probably didn't even call it acting, but dressing up or something. As a kid I think you fully imagine the world in which you want to inhabit, so you put some clothes on and just kind of freely imagine this world, and it's a total imaginary world.
~By Hugo Weaving ~


In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.
~By Robert Hall ~


Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


I've been curious about certain things, but didn't let them get in the way of my life. I don't know how people becoem successful with some kind of habit.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
~By Jacques Yves Cousteau ~


Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels.
~By William Bartram ~


Television has spread the habit of instant reaction and stimulated the hope of instant results.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ~


War may be an armed angel with a mission, but she has the personal habits of the slums.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


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


Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


In recent times, European nations, with the use of gunpowder and other technical improvements in warfare, controlled practically the whole world. One, the British Empire, brought under one government a quarter of the earth and its inhabitants.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.
~By O. Henry ~


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


I am a smoker, I'm ashamed to say. I had given it up for many years, then picked it up again. It's a horrible habit. I struggle with myself all the time. And I love to smoke.
~By Melissa Leo ~


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


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


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


Natural Selection never made it come to pass, as a habit of nature, that an unsupported stone should move downwards rather than upwards. It applies to no part of inorganic nature, and is very limited even in the phenomena of organic life.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
~By Marcel Proust ~


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 ~


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


We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


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 ~


Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
~By Salman Rushdie ~

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May 27 ,2024
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