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If there's friends around, I'll cook. Or if I have a girlfriend. But on my own I kind of fell out of the habit of it, and it's a shame really because I know it's good for me. It's something quite therapeutic.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
I wanted to be a brain surgeon, but I had a bad habit of dropping things.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.
Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit.
I have always liked running, so it wasn't particularly difficult to make it a habit. All you need is a pair of running shoes and you can do it anywhere. It does not require anybody to do it with, and so I found the sport perfectly fits me as a person who tends to be independent and individualistic.
One of the most basic factors in sports is that winning becomes a habit, and losing is the same way. When failure starts to feel normal in your life or your work or even your darkest vices, you won't have to go looking for trouble, because trouble will find you. Count on it.
Hunter S. Thompson
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector.
My worst habit used to be smoking but I quit.
I personally don't think ginger men have a habit of being attractive. We have to make ourselves seem attractive by doing stuff.
Well I think a lot of times we're putting things off and I'm going to do it later. I'm going to break this bad habit or I'm going to pursue this dream or I'm going to treat my spouse better.
I don't have a BlackBerry or whatever you call it. And there is something to be said for being isolated and out of phone range, because you can fall into a habit to such a degree that you don't even realise that you've lost something: silence.
I come from a coffee-loving family, and you can always tell when my sister and I have been around, because both of us collect all the dead coffee from everyone's morning cup, pour it over ice, and drink it. This is a disgusting habit.
Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine.
Research has shown that it takes 31 days of conscious effort to make or break a habit. That means, if one practices something consistently for 31 days, on the 32nd day it does become a habit. Information has been internalised into behavioural change, which is called transformation.
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
Emile M. Cioran
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Norman Vincent Peale
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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