Quotes by habits

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  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
  • Mortimer J. Adler
    Mortimer J. Adler
    American philosopher, educator, and popular 1902-2001
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    Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A married man forms married habits and becomes dependent on marriage just as a sailor becomes dependent on the sea.
  • Charles J. Givens
    Charles J. Givens
    American businessman, writer, teacher
    Charles J. Givens
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    Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
  • Paxton Hood
    Paxton Hood
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    Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
    Dean William R. Inge
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    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.
  • Robert Baden-Powell
    Robert Baden-Powell
    British Army officer, writer, author and founder of the Scout Movement 1857-1941
    Robert Baden-Powell
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    Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
    Agatha Christie
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    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.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
    Agatha Christie
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    Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
    Bret Harte
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    Don't be too quick
    To break bad habits: better stick,
    Like the Mission folk, to your arsenic.
    Source: East and West Poems, Part I The Wonderful Spring of San Joaquin
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