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Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
W. Somerset Maugham
My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
Things start out as hopes and end up as habits.
Even the most fickle are faithful to a few bad habits.
Habits change into character.
It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body.
When it comes to our everyday habits, it's important to ask: 'Am I putting God first?'
So much of what we do every single day is the result of habits that we have formed over time.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you.
In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.
The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
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.
Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.
I got nasty habits; I take tea at three.
Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.
I don't have any expensive habits. I'm not a car collector or any of that nonsense. But I'd love to be incredibly wealthy for no reason at all.
Laws are never as effective as habits.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
Jean de la Bruyere
In the end, a new Americanization movement can't just be about listing our privileges and immunities, which we catalog in our laws. It also has to be about reinforcing our duties, which we convey in our habits.
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
I don't have huge bank accounts. I'd love one. But it wouldn't change much. I don't have any expensive habits. I'm not a car collector or any of that nonsense. But I'd love to be incredibly wealthy for no reason at all.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
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
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