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I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.
Arthur Conan Doyle
We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort.
The problem is when that fun stuff becomes the habit. And I think that's what's happened in our culture. Fast food has become the everyday meal.
I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
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
Habit is a great deadener.
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.
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
I am a creature of habit.
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
There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Kenneth H. Cooper
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
Henry Van Dyke
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
Thomas B. Macaulay
We say the name of God, but that is only habit.
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
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Augustine of Hippo
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
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
To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
Emile M. Cioran
Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.
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.
In all fields of creativity you see the result of work that has become habit. Where the creative impulse has become flaccid or has died out altogether, and yet because it is our work and our life we continue to do it.
They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.
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