Quotes on Habits

Quotes on Habits The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. Samuel Johnson
Habit is a man's sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. Mark Twain

An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones. W. Somerset Maugham

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. William Ralph Inge

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.  Aristotle

Habits change into character. Ovid

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.Charles Dickens

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. Benjamin Franklin

Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you. Elbert Hubbard

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities. Aldous Huxley

Character is long-standing habit. Plutarch

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.  St. Augustine

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

Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments. Marcel Proust

Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them. Confucius

Laws are never as effective as habits. Adlai E. Stevenson

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. Mark Twain

Old habits are strong and jealous. Dorothea Brande

Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live. Cicero

Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty. Jean de la Bruyere

Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work. Clarence Darrow

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of. Anonymous

The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact. Socrates

Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken than mended. Marcus Fabius Quintilian

A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. Desiderius Erasmus

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. Francis Bacon

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. Benjamin Franklin

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain. Cicero

A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit. Latin Proverb

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