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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

Picture quote about habits

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

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

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

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

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

John Dryden, poet

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.

Chinese Proverbs,

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

Habits change into character.

Ovid, poet

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

Habit is a form of exercise

Elbert Hubbard, writer

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

Aristotle, philosopher

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

Desiderius Erasmus, philosopher

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

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

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

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 the second nature which destroys the first.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

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

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


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

W. Somerset Maugham, playwright

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

Horace Mann, educator

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

Agatha Christie, writer

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Richard Whately, writer

Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.


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

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

Elbert Hubbard, 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

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

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

Nathaniel Emmons,

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

Mary Martin, actress

Successful people are simply those with success habits.

Brian Tracy, motivational speaker

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

George Crabbe, poet

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

Man is occasionally what he should be perpetually.


As a twig is bent the tree inclines.

Virgil, 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

Don't let your sins turn into bad habits.

Saint Teresa of Avila, saint

Break a bad habit -- drop it


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

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

John Dryden, poet

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

Marcel Proust, author

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

Jean Cocteau, director

Habit is ten times nature.

Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley,

Never permit failure to become a habit.

William Frederick Book,

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

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

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

Dr. Rob Gilbert,

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

Quintilian, educator

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

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

Habit is a great deadener.

Samuel Beckett, playwright

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

Bad shopping habits die hard.

Tori Spelling, actress

I have been told my eating habits are absolutely bizarre. But I don't think so.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.

Charles Darwin, naturalist

In a sense it might even be said that our failure is to form habits: for, after all, habit is relative to a stereotyped world, and meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes two persons, things, situations, seem alike.

Walter Pater, critic

Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood.

Norman Cousins, author

We need what I have often called an ecological approach to the management of these resources and we do not have that now. We have the inertia of past habits, unsustainable habits.

Maurice Strong, businessman

Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, historian

There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.

Ezra Cornell, businessman

It's great to see that celebrities can be just like us - that they too have their highs and lows, that they don't always wake up looking their best, that they have bad habits and annoying traits.

Shirley Jones, actress

Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.

Plutarch, philosopher

Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.

Edith Wharton, author

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

Edward Bernays, celebrity

It is vital that we provide North Dakota's children with nutritionally sound diets. That means ensuring that they are getting plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and are developing good eating habits for their future.

Kent Conrad, politician

It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits, than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions.

Frederick William Robertson, clergyman

The demands of the present must stand above the political habits of the past.

Matt Blunt, politician

Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.

Rod Blagojevich, politician

Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.

Robert Baden-Powell, soldier

I am not a politician, and my other habits air good.

Charles Farrar Browne, writer

Play reaches the habits most needed for intellectual growth.

Bruno Bettelheim, writer

We who have been born and nurtured on this soil, we, whose habits, manners, and customs are the same in common with other Americans, can never consent to - be the bearers of the redress offered by that Society to that much afflicted.

Richard V. Allen, public servant

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.

Robert Hall, clergyman

When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality.

George William Russell, writer

Vices are often habits rather than passions.

Antoine Rivarol, journalist

I had never done any theater in high school, which actually worked to my benefit. I didn't develop any bad habits.

David James Elliott, actor

Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.

William Dunbar, poet

I do have odd habits. I check under my bed every night for the bogeyman. That's just a little thing, though.

Tori Spelling, actress

The only proper way to eliminate bad habits is to replace them with good ones.

Jerome Hines, musician

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