Habits Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Habits

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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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.
~By Joan Collins ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
~By John Dryden ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law.
~By June Jordan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~

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