Best 916 of Habit quotes - MyQuotes
When we make a habit of acting on the interests arising out of our authentic passions, our enthusiasm can open doors before we even realize the potential that lies beyond them.
Joseph J. Ellis
One-year enlistment had proven problematic since the troops were scheduled to rotate out of the army just when they had begun to internalize the discipline of military service and became reliable soldiers.
The problem with doing commercials is that the only thing good enough for me to sell is myself, and I stopped doing that once I kicked my coke habit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The masses have no habit of self-reliance or original action.
Every man had his personal habits, passions, and impulses toward goodness, beauty, and truth.
Excellence is not an art. It is the habit of practice.
John Stuart Mill
I had learnt from experience that many false opinions may be exchanged for true ones, without in the least altering the habits of mind of which false opinions are made.
You are not your past, not your habits, not your compulsions. When you get to know who you are, anything becomes possible.
Coming from the University of Miami, I developed really good study habits.
Art has the lovely habit of ruining all artistic theories.
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.
Nothing is in reality either pleasant or unpleasant by nature but all things become so through habit
Habits are like the wrinkles on a man's brow; if you will smooth out the one, I will smooth out the other.
Whosoever loves not picture is injurious to truth, and all the wisdom of poetry. Picture is the invention of heaven, the most ancient and most akin to nature. It is itself a silent work, and always one and the same habit.
Pursuits become habits. [Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.]
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
I had the habit of not accepting prizes or honors, but always, not out of humility, but because I don't like them.
Seek out habits that help you overcome fear or inertia. Destroy those that do the opposite.
Jane Welsh Carlyle
People who are so dreadfully "devoted" to their wives are so apt, from mere habit, to get devoted to other people's wives as well.
We can be consicous of how we tend to ignore or escape anguish rather than understand and accept it. We can be aware that even when we gain insight into these things, we rarely behave differently in the future. Despite our overt resolve, we are still creatures of habit.
Habits form and habits grow, Then some time later, habits go.
Mwanamke anapenda mazoea!
Habits are products of our choice; we are what we make of ourselves.
We cannot possess the truth fully until it has entered into the very substance of our life by good habits, and by a certain perfection of moral activity.
William Kingdon Clifford
The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
Louisa Thomsen Brits
The word hygge has been sifted to the surface in recent years but the concept is not new. It is a practice as old as sitting around a fire or sharing food with a friend. Words emerge from culture, history, topography and place. They're formed by time and habit and are passed from one generation to the next through stories, rituals and values.
Sayings remain meaningless until they are embodied in habits.
Unattached and aimless, these old men are always infatuated with little certainties and regularities such as those that ordered the life of Mr. Krupper as seen from outside. Habit is living. Anything unexpected reminds them of death. ("Hard Candy")
People change their habits. I know Americans who don't go to Paris because they think it is too dangerous.
Some writers write to forget. Some forget to write.
Drawing teaches habits of close observation that will always be useful.
The power of attention is much greater than the force of self-restraint.
We despair of changing the habits of men, still we would alter institutions, the habits of millions of men.
There's so much to learn. So much to enjoy. So terribly much to be curious about. Take your life and run with it. Make a habit of being alive. This much of anything, I have learned. And am still learning.
Fully 95 percent of our behavior, feeling, and response is habitual.
Joe Kennedy isn't in the habit of having incompetents around. I wouldn't have lasted three months if I didn't have some ability.
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination.
Positive thinking is a habit, like everything else, you get better at it with time.
Just come into stillness. Have your intention be to relax with the breath. That will begin to set in motion a habit that will start to train the mind.
The foundation of a strong self comes from small acts of daily discipline.
Eddie De Jong
It's your money. Make a conscious choice on how you're going to spend it!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Here is a wonderful habit: From time to time stop; move not; speak not; just watch the nature, because this is the best way to realise explicitly the miracles surrounding us!
We love our habits more than our income, often more than our life.
With constant repetition and reinforcement, new habits are easily formed.
Liberty is not to be enjoyed, indeed it cannot exist, without the habits of just subordination; it consists, not so much in removing all restraint from the orderly, as in imposing it on the violent.
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit.
I have a habit of comparing the phraseology of communiques . . . noting a certain similarity of words, a certain similarity of optimism . . . and a certain similarity in the lack of practical results during the ensuring years.
Eddie De Jong
You need to decide what your life is going to look like!
Success is a habit, not an action.