Quotes: habit

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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    How use doth breed a habit in man!
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    Character is simply habit long continued.
  • Hosea Ballou
    Hosea Ballou
    American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
    Hosea Ballou
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    A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
    Marcel Proust
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    The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
  • George Lois
    George Lois
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    Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by orginality, overcomes everything.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Habit is second nature.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer 1885-1967
    André Maurois
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    If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
    Desiderius Erasmus
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    A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
  • Abigail Van Buren
    Abigail Van Buren
    American advice columnist and radio show host 1918-2013
    Abigail Van Buren
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    A bad habit never disappears miraculously; it's an undo-it-yourself project.
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