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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 ~


Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of.
~By Tom Holt ~


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 ~


Senator Hillary Clinton is attacking President Bush for breaking his campaign promise to cut carbon dioxide emissions, saying a promise made, a promise broken. And then out of habit, she demanded that Bush spend the night on the couch.
~By Craig Kilborn ~


I am not in the habit of taking baritones to supper.
~By Eric Taylor ~


Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
~By Henry Miller ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
~By Aristotle ~


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


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 ~


Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


Make a habit of canceling every subscription to anything you don't have time to read.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


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 ~


One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.
~By Helen Hayes ~


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 ~


This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


Iceland, though it lies so far to the north that it is partly within the Arctic Circle, is, like Norway, Scotland, and Ireland, affected by the Gulf Stream, so that considerable portions of it are quite habitable.
~By Harry Johnston ~


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


Old habits are strong and jealous.
~By Dorothea Brande ~


The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
~By Aristotle ~


I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it.
~By Fred Frith ~


Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state.
~By William James ~


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 ~


If it is indeed impossible - or at least very difficult - to inhabit the consciousness of an animal, then in writing about animals there is a temptation to project upon them feelings and thoughts that may belong only to our own human mind and heart.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


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


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


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


A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey.
~By Ernest Thompson Seton ~


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


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 ~


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


It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


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


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


I developed the habit of writing novels behind a closed door, or at my uncle's, on the dining table.
~By Patrick White ~


The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. 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 James Allen ~


My worst habit is whistling while I sleep.
~By Billy Boyd ~


Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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 ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


We tend to connect bad food and bad habits with romance and sex.
~By Marilu Henner ~


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


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


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 ~


Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence exist in each individual of the species, can never in its perfection inhabit a single object.
~By Henry Fuseli ~


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


Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
~By John Ciardi ~


Habit is stronger than reason.
~By George Santayana ~


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


It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse.
~By John Drinkwater ~


Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


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 ~


PS: It's all gossip about the prince. I'm not in the habit of taking my girlfriends' beaux.
~By Wallis Simpson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is vital that we provide North Dakota's children with nutritionally sound diets. That means ensuring that they are getting plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and are developing good eating habits for their future.
~By Kent Conrad ~


Vices are often habits rather than passions.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


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


Law in general is human reason, inasmuch as it governs all the inhabitants of the earth: the political and civil laws of each nation ought to be only the particular cases in which human reason is applied.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore, and found no habitation save a single house, and that without an occupant; we had no doubt that the people had fled in terror at our approach, as the house was completely furnished.
~By Christopher Columbus ~


The most effective step that may be taken to increase the production of these crops is to enlarge the acreage devoted to them in the regions where they are grown habitually.
~By David F. Houston ~


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


Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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 ~


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 ~


Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
~By Petrarch ~


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 ~


The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


Habit is ten times nature.
~By Arthur Wellesley ~


My own nature hovers between neurotic and paranoid. I've developed the habit of mentally listing things that make me optimistic about the future. I do it every day.
~By Martha Beck ~


I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.
~By W. C. Fields ~


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


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 ~


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


I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


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 ~


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


A change in bad habits leads to a change in life.
~By Jenny Craig ~


You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, 'I release the need for this in my life'.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


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


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


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 ~

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