Habits Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habits

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


I'm not a politician and my other habits are good.
~By Charles Farrar Browne ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.
~By Charles Darwin ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The demands of the present must stand above the political habits of the past.
~By Matt Blunt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
~By William Dunbar ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


As a reward of their clean living and good habits these great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus successfully extended their most remarkable careers over a period of many strenuous years.
~By Major Taylor ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Don't let your sins turn into bad habits.
~By Saint Teresa ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Habits change into character.
~By Ovid ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I had never done any theater in high school, which actually worked to my benefit. I didn't develop any bad habits.
~By David James Elliott ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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