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I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being.
Positivity is like a muscle: keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit.
Joe Kennedy isn't in the habit of having incompetents around. I wouldn't have lasted three months if I didn't have some ability.
Readers of novels often fall into the bad habit of being overly exacting about the characters' moral flaws. They apply to these fictional beings standards that no one they know in real life could possibly meet.
I think my least healthy habit is running around too much. And I think I'm getting better about it as I'm getting older.
I used to wear sweats and a T-shirt to auditions, but my agent would yell at me and tell me I had to look nice and presentable. So I had to drop that habit.
My worst habit in the kitchen is not allowing anybody to help me. I like to cook by myself.
I'm a creature of habit. I go to restaurants all the time and stuff.
A novel with a bad middle is a bad book. A bad ending is something I've just gotten in the habit of forgiving.
Observe yourself as you go through a typical day. Stuff happens to you. As it does, you immediately judge it and label it. Dozens of times. Hundreds of times. So often that you no longer recognize that you're doing it. It is a deep-seated habit.
I think, first of all, you know, Washington has a bad habit of a very short attention span.
We have a habit of turning to scientists when we want factual answers and artists when we want entertainment, but where are the facts about the nature of the self? Neurologists peering at PET scans and fMRIs know they aren't seeing the soul in there.
I've been deeply influenced by Aristotle's idea that virtue is a habit, something you practice and get better at, rather than something that comes naturally. 'The control of the appetites by right reason,' is how he defined it.
I'm a creature of habit and tend to favour small, traditional English businesses.
It's a funny habit to write encyclopedia entries. It's not a mass taste.
I always joke that everything else that I do is to support my theater habit.
I am not a creature of habit.
It's me, it's my habit to perform live onstage every four, five years. In Italy, it's my habit.
I come from an army background, and everyone at my home has a habit of getting up early. I continue this habit even today.
I'm a creature of habit, so I like going to boutiques, rather than larger stores, where I know I'll find something that suits me every time.
It is hard to get in the habit of forcing yourself to find three things on a regular basis that you are grateful for.
When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit.
The Chinese have a habit of reading. Many families regard books as the most valuable family asset.
Once you get into the habit of work, you can be more productive in the things you want to do.
I got in the habit of giving away a book as soon as I've finished it because I lived in a housing co-op at Cambridge and had no space to keep books.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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