Habit Quotes

Quotations
Quote of the Day
This is about shifting habits and attitudes and asking people to take responsibility for what is in their coffee cup. The bottom line is that if farmers donít get a fair price for their coffee they will starve.
Claire Goose

It is curious how tyrannical the habit of reasoning is
James Russell Lowell

Vitally important for a young man or woman is, first, to realise the value of education and then to cultivate earnestly, aggressively, ceaselessly, the habit of self-education.
B C Forbes

"He was a sex junkie with an insatiable habit."
Gay Talese

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Andre Maurois

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
Henry Miller

On Thursday [when the game of croquet took place] the deputy prime minister was not standing in for the prime minister.

He stands in for him only when he goes on holiday. He went on holiday on Saturday.

This was an away-day for the deputy prime minister's staff, who've had a change of responsibilities [on John Prescott's scandalous playing habits... on the croquet lawn]
Paul Clark

It's still fun to inhabit different characters and play different things, so it's all in that panoply of acting.
Don Cheadle

The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half.
Fedor Dostoevsky

Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
Norman Mailer

There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.
William James

Youth changes its tastes by the warmth of its blood; age retains its tastes by habit
Duc De La Rochefoucauld

China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese
Charles De Gaulle

To limit the press is to insult a nation; to prohibit reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves
Claude Arien Helvetius

And .I never said I disliked Paul's playing; I just disliked Paul as a young man that had some crazy habits.
Dave Brubeck

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits. [and just hope that those strategies don't fluctuate with time else you have unwanted habits]
Charles Givens

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits
Robert Hall

I'm dead annoyed that I'm finding it so difficult to stop. But I am getting there [on kicking smoking habit]
Kerry Katona

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
Jules Renard

Australia don't look at it like that. They make winning a good habit in both forms of the game and that's why they've won the last two World Cups and been world champions at Test cricket for the last decade or more
Geoff Boycott

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Peter Ustinov

Laws are never as effective as habits.
Adlai E Stevenson

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Alfred Hitchcock

A large part of Christian virtue consists in right habits.
William Paley

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Tacitus

Small habits, well pursued betimes, May reach the dignity of crimes (Florio)
Hannah More

Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
Agatha Christie

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
Thomas Paine

Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them (L'habit vert)
Marquis De Flers

The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
Aristotle

Beware of your habits. The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing.
Holbrook Jackson

Here is the piece. If you can't say fornicate can you say copulate or if not that can you say co-habit? If not that would have to say consummate I suppose. Use your own good taste and judgment.
Ernest Hemingway

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
Warren Buffett

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle

A nail is driven out by another nail, habit is overcome by habit
Gerard Didier Erasmus

The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
Edward Bernays

I never criticise referees and I'm not going to change a habit for that prat.
Ron Atkinson

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Vincent T Lombardi

My worst habit is whistling while I sleep.
Billy Boyd

My problem is reconciling my gross habits with my net income
Errol Flynn

Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Virginia Woolf

Cocaine isn't habit forming. I should know - I've been using it for years.
Tallulah Bankhead

How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
Jack Nicklaus

Philosophy is the replacement of category-habits by category-disciplines.
Gilbert Ryle

Men disgust me if they don't have a nice smile, nice lips and nice teeth. They have too many disgusting habits, like scratching themselves all the time.
Jennifer Lopez

Consciously or unconsciously, everyone of us does render some service or another. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and it will make not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
Mahatma Gandhi

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
W Somerset Maugham

The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
Gail Sheehy

Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
Tyron Edwards

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.
Andre Maurois



  Pick another category
© Know the Web Ltd 2002-2015  |   Help  |   Advertise  |   Links  |  Home  |  Content Management System by: Clarity Media   |   Contact Us

Quotes & Authors

Author Quotes (A - Z) Popular Authors
Funny quotes Celebrity quotes Business quotes Sports quotes Famous quotes Political quotes Inspiring quotes Movie quotes Silly quotes Insurance quotes
Lists Anagrams General Election Quotes Browse Search Literature Quotes Best Quotes Fictional Characters Popular Quotes Favorite Quotes By Event Research Quotes Job / Occupation Keywords Topics Proverbs Phrase Finder
Wordy Puzzle - Word Puzzles Online