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It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Edward Everett Hale
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
The real key is to live in an environment where the mind feels free to choose the right thing instead of being compelled by habit and inertia to choose the wrong thing.
I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.
Arthur Conan Doyle
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
When you're doing what you love to do, you become resilient. You create a habit of taking chances on yourself. If you do what's expected of you, and things go poorly, you will look to external sources for what to do next, because that will be your habit. You will be standing there frozen. If you are just filling a role, you will be blindsided.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
Communications technology changes possibilities for communication, but that doesn't mean it changes the inherited structure of the brain. So you may think that you're addicted to online reading, but as soon as it isn't available anymore, your brain will pretty immediately adjust to other forms of reading. It's a habit like all habits.
'The Creative Habit' is basically about how you work alone, how you survive as a solitary artist. 'The Collaborative Habit' is obviously about surviving with other people.
Japanese people have a funny habit of abbreviating names.
Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.
Charles Sanders Peirce
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
I think I have a habit of, in my head, taking notes on whatever, you know, whether they're verbal or pictorial or just making a note of things as they're happening.
When most individuals or most companies are talking about trying to create healthy habits, the key is to identify which habit or habits seem most important.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do, now, I will inevitably form the habit of being defeated.
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.
One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
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.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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