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Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
The scariest thought in the world is that someday I'll wake up and realize I've been sleepwalking through my life: underappreciating the people I love, making the same hurtful mistakes over and over, a slave to neuroses, fear, and the habitual.
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
I am sure that the sad days and happenings were rare, and that I lived the joyous and careless life of other children; but just because the happy days were so habitual to me they made no impression upon my mind, and I can no longer recall them.
The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
To me the ego is the habitual and compulsive thought processes that go through everybody's mind continuously. External things like possessions or memories or failures or successes or achievements. Your personal history.
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
Mindfulness helps us freeze the frame so that we can become aware of our sensations and experiences as they are, without the distorting coloration of socially conditioned responses or habitual reactions.
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Evidence of defendants' lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am more than just a serious basketball fan. I am a life-long addict. I was addicted from birth, in fact, because I was born in Kentucky and I learned, early on, that Habitual Domination was a natural way of life.
Hunter S. Thompson
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.
Orison Swett Marden
There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
We come to meditation to learn how not to act out the habitual tendencies we generally live by - those actions that create suffering for ourselves and others, and get us into so much trouble.
People aren't religious because it's easy not to be. Like anything, it's habitual, and once it's a habit it's no longer hard.
It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
Thomas W. Higginson
The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.
A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
Habitual texters may not only cheat their existing relationships, they can also limit their ability to form future ones since they don't get to practice the art of interpreting nonverbal visual cues.
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue, right conduct from habitual has become natural.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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