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At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.
Winning is a habit.
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
Edward Everett Hale
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
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.
Yet habit - strange thing! what cannot habit accomplish?
We say the name of God, but that is only habit.
Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought.
Habit is something you can do without thinking, which is why most of us have so many of them.
Frank A. Clark
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
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
With all my heart, I plead with the Latter-day Saints to live honestly with the Lord in the payment of tithes and offerings. I plead with youth to establish this habit while you are still young and to resolve to continue with it all the days of your lives.
Gordon B. Hinckley
To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.
Miguel de Unamuno
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.
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance.
William Ralph Inge
My worst habit used to be smoking but I quit.
Once upon a time there was an old country, wrapped up in habit and caution. We have to transform our old France into a new country and marry it to its time.
Charles de Gaulle
If you feel that there's the author and then the character, then the book is not working. People have a habit of identifying the author with the narrator, and you can't, obviously, be all of the narrators in all of your books, or else you'd be a very strange person indeed.
Doing nothing means unplugging from the compulsion to always keep ourselves busy, the habit of shielding ourselves from certain feelings, the tension of trying to manipulate our experience before we even fully acknowledge what that experience is.
'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.
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
A habit does not a monk make.
Access to books and the encouragement of the habit of reading: these two things are the first and most necessary steps in education and librarians, teachers and parents all over the country know it. It is our children's right and it is also our best hope and their best hope for the future.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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