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Picture quote by Margaret Thatcher about think

Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine. ⏤ Margaret Thatcher

Picture quote by Spanish proverbs about habits

Habits begin as cobwebs and end up as chains. ⏤ Spanish proverbs

Picture quote by Saint Augustine about habits

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. ⏤ Saint Augustine

Picture quote by Thomas S. Monson about change

We need to bear in mind that people can change. They can put behind them bad habits. ⏤ Thomas S. Monson

Picture quote by Dr. Rob Gilbert about habits

Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. ⏤ Dr. Rob Gilbert

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Cultivate the habit of being grateful.

Picture quote by Stephen Covey about habits

The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end in mind.3. Put first things first.4. Think win-win.5. Seek first to understand and then to be understood.6. Synergize. 7. Sharpen the saw. ⏤ Stephen Covey

Picture quote by Brian Tracy about people

Successful people are simply those with successful habits. ⏤ Brian Tracy

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The chains of habit are generally too weak to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken.

Samuel Johnson, author

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. How to do it?

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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.

Albert Einstein, physicist

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".

Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Good habits result from resisting temptation.


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


It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.

Aristotle, philosopher

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.

Chinese Proverbs,

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.

John Dryden, poet

Habit is a form of exercise

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

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

Desiderius Erasmus, philosopher

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

Aristotle, philosopher

Habits change into character.

Ovid, poet

A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.

Mark Twain, author

Practice in time becomes second nature.


Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.

Miguel de Unamuno, educator

To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know, I've done it a thousand times.

Mark Twain, author

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.

Horace Mann, educator

Laws are never as effective as habits.

Adlai Stevenson, politician

The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a years.

Samuel Johnson, author

A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.

Hosea Ballou, clergyman

Habit is stronger than reason.

George Santayana, philosopher

To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

Maxwell Maltz, scientist

Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

Habit is a shackle for the free.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

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, author

Habit is second nature.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

There is no pleasure in life equal to that of the conquest of a vicious habit.


If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it.

Horace Mann, educator

Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.

Richard Whately, writer

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

Agatha Christie, writer

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

Holbrook Jackson, writer

Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you.

Frank Crane, clergyman

Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.


Successful people are simply those with success habits.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

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

Virginia Woolf, author

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, writer

It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer

Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.

Nathaniel Emmons,

Man is occasionally what he should be perpetually.


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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.

Mary Martin, actress

Habit with him was all the test of truth, it must be right: I've done it from my youth.

George Crabbe, poet

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

Stephen Covey, businessman

Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.

Jean Cocteau, director

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

Never permit failure to become a habit.

William Frederick Book,

Habit is ten times nature.

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

How use does breed a habit in man!

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.

Marcel Proust, author

As a twig is bent the tree inclines.

Virgil, poet

Break a bad habit -- drop it


Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.

John Dryden, poet

Don't let your sins turn into bad habits.

Saint Teresa of Avila, saint

The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people...

Jean Giraudoux, dramatist

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

Quintilian, educator

Habit is a great deadener.

Samuel Beckett, playwright

One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg, scientist

He's not crazy, he who eats the pastry, crazy is the one who gave it to him.

Bulgarian proverbs,

As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep and never to refrain when awake.

Mark Twain, author

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you.

Dr. Rob Gilbert,

To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.

E. M. Cioran,

Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

Incredibly, many people continue their old life-style, their habits even if they feel miserable, lonely, bored, inadequate, or abused. Why? Of course... because habit is an easy place to hide.

Tom Rusk,

You were not born with the habit of brushing your teeth. With persistent action, over a period of time, you developed the habit. Now, I'll bet you would never consider going a week without brushing.

Paul R. Scheele,

In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.

Lydia Sigourney, poet

Oh the thumb-sucker's thumbMay look wrinkled and wetAnd withered, and white as the snow,But the taste of a thumbIs the sweetest taste yet(As only we thumb-sucker's know).

Shel Silverstein, poet

Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.

Ralph W. Sockman, leader

Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.

Jeremy Taylor, clergyman

Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.

Thomas Troward,

Certes, they been lye to hounds, for an hound when he cometh by the roses, or by other bushes, though he may nat pisse, yet wole he heve up his leg and make a countenance to pisse.


The question is not only what is grown but what it's used for. There's not going to be a mass transformation of dietary habits in rich countries-on the contrary, the first thing people do when they become more prosperous is to buy more meat.

Susan George, activist

Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.

Lee Strasberg, director

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.

JeanAnthelme BrillatSavarin,

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.

John James Audubon, scientist

The power of habit and the charm of novelty are the two adverse forces which explain the follies of mankind.

Maria De Beausacq,

Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves.

Horace Bushnell,

I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.

Ben Kingsley, actor

It's just as easy to form the habit of succeeding as it is to succumb to the habit of failure. Habits aren't instincts; they're acquired reactions. They don't just happen; they are caused. Once you determine the original cause of a habit, it is within your power either to accept or reject it.


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.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician

It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.

Ron Gilbert,

First we make our habits, then our habits make us.

John Dryden, poet

I don't have any bad habbits. They might be bad habits for other people, but they're all right for me.

Eubie Blake, composer

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

Alfred Hitchcock, director

I think if you stop bad habits, and you stop long enough, you develop good habits.

Jordan Knight, musician

In the end, a new Americanization movement can't just be about listing our privileges and immunities, which we catalog in our laws. It also has to be about reinforcing our duties, which we convey in our habits.

Eric Liu, writer

The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.

Bjorn Ulvaeus, musician

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