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Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.
Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Habit is a great deadener.
The worst mistake of first contact, made throughout history by individuals on both sides of every new encounter, has been the unfortunate habit of making assumptions. It often proved fatal.
At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.
If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
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.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
Henry Van Dyke
People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
John Jay Chapman
Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
Sometimes when you've had a long series of disappointing things happen, you can get into the very bad habit of just expecting more of what you've already had.
I am a creature of habit.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
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
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.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
Bernard de Mandeville
Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
George A. Smith
Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don't get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school.
Marilyn vos Savant
We say the name of God, but that is only habit.
Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit.
The greatest object in educating is to give a right habit of study.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Edward Everett Hale
To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
Emile M. Cioran
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
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