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Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me.
I am not a creature of habit.
You get to where you kind of like it, and It's a habit That's hard to break. I still find myself sittin' in a cafe, like a pizza parlor.
I don't make a habit of watching tennis matches, but I try to watch all the major finals. I try to make time for that. So unless I have something going with the kids where I can't, I try to watch, and I enjoy that.
My fellow students there were very smart, but the really novel thing was that they actually seemed to put a lot of effort into their school work. By the end of my first semester there, I began to get into that habit as well.
Eric Allin Cornell
We have this habit of romanticizing the lives of writers. I remember when I was a kid, I was like, 'I want to be Kurt Vonnegut.'
We are on Sunday night because that is where they put us 30-odd years ago. I think we became a habit.
As this is the first time I have had the floor, it may be well for me now to confess, that I am in the habit of freely imputing errors to my fellow-men.
Kelly has a rather bad habit of interrupting.
Man has an incurable habit of not fulfilling the prophecies of his fellow men.
I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
Senator Hillary Clinton is attacking President Bush for breaking his campaign promise to cut carbon dioxide emissions, saying a promise made, a promise broken. And then out of habit, she demanded that Bush spend the night on the couch.
Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit.
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
I've directed a couple of times in the theater, but I wouldn't make a habit of it because it's too consuming.
We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being.
As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.
My writing has to support more than my research habit, but I love to curl up with a book about some dusty corner of history.
I think, first of all, you know, Washington has a bad habit of a very short attention span.
I'm a creature of habit, so I like going to boutiques, rather than larger stores, where I know I'll find something that suits me every time.
I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's Charter were in the habit of assembling.
Writing stories is the habit of lying put to good use.
Over the last four years, I've made a habit of coming into my office in the morning and just getting to work.
It is hard to get in the habit of forcing yourself to find three things on a regular basis that you are grateful for.
Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking.
It turns out that the 'Cry It Out' method of baby sleep training, where you ignore that your kid is screaming, crying and turning 40 shades of purple so that she can break herself out of the habit of being spoiled and cuddled to sleep, does more harm - way more - than good.
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
Henri de Lubac
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