Habit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habit

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One does not inhabit a country; one inhabits a language. That is our country, our fatherland - and no other.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.
~By Ezra Cornell ~


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 ~


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


People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


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 ~


Winning is a habit.
~By Leo Durocher ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Everybody needs a way out of that pain. Many people choose drugs and alcohol. Some people obsessively exercise or develop strange dietary habits, which is what I did. At least it got me toward a path of healthier living.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


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


Habit is ten times nature.
~By Arthur Wellesley ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


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 ~


Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
~By Andre Maurois ~


I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.
~By Mick Jagger ~


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 ~


In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


One likes to think that one anticipates changes in the spaces we inhabit, and our ideas about space.
~By Jasper Johns ~


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


A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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 ~


Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


We need what I have often called an ecological approach to the management of these resources and we do not have that now. We have the inertia of past habits, unsustainable habits.
~By Maurice Strong ~


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


There are no good or bad habits. All habits are, by definition, bad.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


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 ~


We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


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. ~


When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
~By Mack R. Douglas ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
~By Ralph Marston ~


Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
~By Hannah More ~


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


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 ~


As we descend deeper and deeper in this region its inhabitants become more and more modified, and fewer and fewer, indicating our approach towards an abyss where life is either extinguished , or exhibits but a few sparks to mark its lingering presence.
~By Edward Forbes ~


Yet habit - strange thing! what cannot habit accomplish?
~By Herman Melville ~


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


Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


I have accordingly considered it, and now appear not only in obedience to your order, but likewise in behalf of the inhabitants of this town, who have presented another petition, and out of regard to the liberties of the subject.
~By James Otis ~


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 ~


Laws are never as effective as habits.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
~By Joel Barlow ~


Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
~By George III ~


Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
~By George A. Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
~By Claud-Adrian Helvetius ~


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


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 ~


China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
~By Andre Maurois ~


It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Habit is a great deadener.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


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


In the Arab world, there is no link between the cultural habits of peoples and the ways of thinking and creating of modern intellectuals. They are two separate worlds.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


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


Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
~By John Dryden ~


I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.
~By John James Audubon ~


One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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 ~


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 ~


No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


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


It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


Even the most fickle are faithful to a few bad habits.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Long-lasting change that will help you create new habits and actions requires an inside-out approach, as well as two very important tools: the mirror and time.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


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


The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~

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October 20 ,2021
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