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I've got my dad's height and smoking habit. But I think I've got my mum's looks and sensibilities.
Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.
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.
Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
David Lloyd George
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
It's an unhealthy habit to say that life is what you make of it, and if you want to be happy, then you can be happy. That's just rubbish, basically.
As this is the first time I have had the floor, it may be well for me now to confess, that I am in the habit of freely imputing errors to my fellow-men.
In high school, I had to hide my comic book side, my nerd side from the civilian world so they wouldn't categorize me. They would try to marginalize me for what I like. I tried to give it up, believe me. I tried to kick the habit. But there's too much I liked about it to give it up completely.
I know that for every reader who has lost the habit or can't find the time, there are people who've never enjoyed reading and question the value of literature, either as entertainment or education, or believe that a love of books, and of fiction in particular, is sentimental or frivolous.
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
Henri de Lubac
The expense of a war could be paid in time; but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time.
You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it's a habit. I always say, 'Seeing is not believing. Doing is believing.' There is a lot to learn about fitness, nutrition and emotions, but once you do, you can master them instead of them mastering you.
Habit is ten times nature.
Once you get into the habit of work, you can be more productive in the things you want to do.
Professors simply can't discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
My own habit had always been to write about the things that ticked me off in a given day. If I kept a journal at all, I kept it to vent.
I'm a person who likes habit and knowing what my job is.
My family had a habit of collecting creatures that didn't always want to be pets. The first animal I can remember was a Lab named Zoe.
In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences, the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection, have changed habit completely!
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
It turns out that the 'Cry It Out' method of baby sleep training, where you ignore that your kid is screaming, crying and turning 40 shades of purple so that she can break herself out of the habit of being spoiled and cuddled to sleep, does more harm - way more - than good.
I have Googled myself, yeah, I think everybody has. I try not to make a habit of it - in fact I made a rule once never to Google myself, which made me happy.
If I'm not working, I have a habit of becoming rather insular.
I can't sit around doing nothing. If I'm not working, I have a habit of becoming rather insular.
I had this habit of an academic of answering the question. I should have fobbed it off.
Like, they know that I have a habit of rubbing my earlobes, I've been doing it since I was two.
I've been curious about certain things, but didn't let them get in the way of my life. I don't know how people becoem successful with some kind of habit.
If the moral good of fiction stems mainly from a habit of mind it inculcates in the reader, styles are neither good nor bad, and to describe some fictional enterprises as false is pointless.
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