Habits Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habits

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


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 ~


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


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


Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".
~By Bo Bennett ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.
~By Francis Wright ~


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


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 ~


Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
~By Charles J. Givens ~


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


Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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


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


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


Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans.
~By Ron Lewis ~


I am the same person I was before receiving the Nobel Prize. I work with the same regularity, I have not modified my habits, I have the same friends.
~By Jose Saramago ~


My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.
~By Layne Staley ~


We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change.
~By Neal Barnard ~


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


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 ~


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


Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


I don't have any bad habbits. They might be bad habits for other people, but they're all right for me.
~By Eubie Blake ~


There's a tendency to fall into certain habits, but if you tell yourself not to do that and if you don't stay there too long - I think if you start staying for too long, you tend to fall into certain bad habits, and I tried not to do that.
~By Josh Duhamel ~


You've got to get good habits of working hard so that when that play comes up during the regular season that you're able to complete it and do it the right way.
~By Al Kaline ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


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 ~


Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
~By Stephen Covey ~


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 ~


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


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


It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


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 ~


Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
~By Mark Twain ~


Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
~By Agatha Christie ~


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


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


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


There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits.
~By Thomas Babington ~


It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits.
~By Charles A. Jaffe ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits, than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


It's great to see that celebrities can be just like us - that they too have their highs and lows, that they don't always wake up looking their best, that they have bad habits and annoying traits.
~By Shirley Jones ~


It's just like magic. When you live by yourself, all of your annoying habits are gone.
~By Merrill Markoe ~


Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The only proper way to eliminate bad habits is to replace them with good ones.
~By Jerome Hines ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
~By Charles Dickens ~


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 ~


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 ~


Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.
~By Plutarch ~


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 ~


Beware of your habits. The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


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 ~


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


In a sense it might even be said that our failure is to form habits: for, after all, habit is relative to a stereotyped world, and meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes two persons, things, situations, seem alike.
~By Walter Pater ~


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 ~


Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
~By John Irving ~


Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


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 ~


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


Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive.
~By Catherine Helen Spence ~


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


It is to be observed that every case of war averted is a gain in general, for it helps to form a habit of peace, and community habits long continued become standards of conduct.
~By Elihu Root ~


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


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


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 ~

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