Best 916 of Habit quotes - MyQuotes
Got to keep losing horses," he said drowsily. "Bad habit.
Eddie De Jong
Thanking someone is such a simple thing, but it is extremely rewarding, both to the giver and the receiver.
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.
We have time to grow old. The air is full of our cries. But habit is a great deadener.
As his mind becomes purer and his emotions come under control, his thoughts become clearer and his instincts truer. As he learns to live more and more in harmony with his higher Self, his body's natural intuition becomes active of itself. The result is that false desires and unnatural instincts which have been imposed upon it by others or by himself will become weaker and weaker and fall away entirely in time. This may happen without any attempt to undergo an elaborate system of self-discipline on his part: yet it will affect his way of living, his diet, his habits. False cravings like the craving for smoking tobacco will vanish of their own accord; false appetites like the appetite for alcoholic liquor or flesh food will likewise vanish; but the more deep-seated the desire, the longer it will take to uproot it--except in the case of some who will hear and answer a heroic call for an abrupt change.
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Bad habits are like comfort zones; easier to get into, but harder to get out of.
It takes a habit to break a habit. You can pray every day for a generous heart, but until you start acting in that direction, nothing's going to change.
Our heads have a nasty habit of ruining what can make us happiest. And there are times in our lives when you have to put aside what we think is best and do with what you feel is best.
Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of
Pope Pius X
Nothing would please us more than to see our beloved children form the habit of reading the Gospels - not merely from time to time, but every day.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
Out of my discomforts, which were small enough, grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful, the formation of fixed habits of work.
I have a very bad habit of just retreating from any given altercation.
And never, never, dear madam, put 'Wednesday' simply as the date! That way madness lies!
The history of society is the history of the inventive labors that man alter man, alter his desires, habits, outlook, relationships both to other men and to physical nature, with which man is in perpetual physical and technological metabolism.
What you do on the court, off the court, in the classroom, it's all the same. Your habits, the way you treat class, your relationships - it's all the same. Do it right or don't do it.
Certainly, we shouldn't go about making a habit of taking generals and making them secretary of defense.
What is a habit? It’s just a shackle for ourselves.
Inherited aptitudes and traits of temperament count for quite as much as length of habituation in deciding what range of habits will come to dominate any individual's scheme of life.
Marie Von Ebner-eschenbach
One remains young as long as one can still learn, can still take on new habits, can bear contradictions.
And so the liberal tendency became a habit with Stepan Arkadyich, and he liked his newspaper, as he liked a cigar after dinner, for the slight haze it produced in his head.
We are stereotyped creatures, imitators and copiers of our past selves.
She knows her timing, always knows. The time to strike or the time to starve. Her eyes as a clock, she watches she waits she learns, and in the second she blinks, she changes her mind just like that.
You got to be real with yourself and not just let yourself pass on things that tend to become a bad habit. Make sure you stay on top of practicing well and preparing the way you always do.
There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.
I underwent a whole process of slowly letting go of idiosyncrasies and habits and embellishments and everything extraneous to the essentials that I'm unwilling to let go of. I never dreamed that I would be making black-and-white paintings with so little embellishment. But it's been liberating in many ways to let go of that and yet see what I did want to retain.
Your mind and habits will create either barriers or bridges to a better future.
It's a good habit to trumpet your failures and be quiet about your successes.
Individuals out of work for an extended period can become less employable as they lose the specific skills acquired in their previous jobs and also lose the habits needed to hold down any job.
The habits and language of clandestinity can intoxicate even its own practitioners.
When you are not sure on what to do, choose a life that is most meaningful to you and make it a habit.
To have an uncommon lifestyle, you need to develop the uncommon habit of making decisions, both for yourself and for others.
Cruelty isn't a personality trait. Cruelty is a habit.
T. Colin Campbell
Americans love to hear good things about their bad habits.
Addicts are ALWAYS irrational when it comes to their habits.
What I'm not in the habit of doing, and I'm not going to do, is go around cap in hand pleading with players to play for their country.
Habit is not mere subjugation, it is a tender tie; when one remembers habit it seems to have been happiness.
Tension is a habit. Relaxing is a habit. Bad habits can be broken, good habits formed.
Excellence is not an act, but a habit.
I have a terrible habit of shopping after I go to the gym or hitting eBay.
Saving is a great habit but without investing and tracking, it just sleeps
You have to break through the structure of your own stonework habit just to make yourself listen.
If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.
The deceitful misquoting of scientists to suit an anti-scientific agenda ranks among the many unchristian habits of fundamentalist authors.
Bad shopping habits die hard.
Break everything, but don’t break a strengthening habit; develop a strengthening habit and never break it.
I liked movies so much that they became an obsession. I am still trying to kick the habit.
Men submit from habit to everything that seeks power.
Some people love to mentally bully others into feeling inferior. Sadly, they often succeed in doing so because a lot of people aren't in the habit of defining their true self-worth.
Good habits are hard to develop but easy to live with; bad habits are easy to develop but hard to live with. The habits you have and the habits that have you will determine almost everything you achieve or fail to achieve.
Louisa Thomsen Brits
Every repast can have soul and can be enchanting; it asks for only a small degree of mindfulness and a habit of doing things with care and imagination. -Thomas Moore