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  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
  • Willard Beecher
    Willard Beecher
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    Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
  • Eustace Budgell
    Eustace Budgell
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    Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time till at length it becomes habitual.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    In every age of well-marked transition, there is the pattern of habitual dumb practice and emotion which is passing and there is oncoming a new complex of habit.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalized by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    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.
  • The Law of Attraction attracts to you everything you need, according to the nature of your thought life. Your environment and financial condition are the perfect reflection of your habitual thinking. Thought rules the world.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    English author 1847-1916
    Thomas Troward
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    We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
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