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Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
What is the meaning of 'gossip?' Doesn't it originate with sympathy, an interest in one's neighbor, degenerating into idle curiosity and love of tattling? Which is worse, this habit, or keeping one's self so absorbed intellectually as to forget the sufferings and cares of others, to lose sympathy through having too much to think about?
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
George Bernard Shaw
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
I finally overcame my phobia, and now I approach flying with a sort of studied boredom - a learned habit, thanks to my learn-to-fly-calmly training - but like all former flying phobics, I retain a weird and feverish fascination with aviation news, especially bad news.
In this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.
When you're walking at the airport, you're expected to smile at people because they know you... I find that tough. I'm only trying to protect myself. So I don't take my eyes off the floor. People can take that as attitude. But it's actually shyness. Yes, it is a bad habit. But it's a defense mechanism.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
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.
Giving credit where credit is due is a very rewarding habit to form. Its rewards are inestimable.
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
It's a habit of mine now, noticing labels, logos, shoes.
Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
Orison Swett Marden
Procrastination is probably my worst habit out of many. Especially when it comes to paperwork.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.
It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
The essence of procrastination lies in not doing what you think you should be doing, a mental contortion that surely accounts for the great psychic toll the habit takes on people. This is the perplexing thing about procrastination: although it seems to involve avoiding unpleasant tasks, indulging in it generally doesn't make people happy.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Edward Everett Hale
Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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