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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.
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.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
George Washington Carver
For all my friends in the media who like quotes, mark this quote down. From this day on I'd like to be known as 'The Big Aristotle' because Aristotle once said, 'Excellence is not a singular act; it's a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.'
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Kenneth H. Cooper
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
Gary Ryan Blair
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. If you allow yourself to be somewhat curious - and if you get into the habit of doing that - it's the first step to being open minded and realizing that your points of view aren't totally opposite.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
There is no influence like the influence of habit.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit. And I think that's what's happened in our culture. Fast food has become the everyday meal.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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