Habits Quotes Collection

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This page contains a collection of Habits related quotes by people like Mark Twain, Jim Rohn, Brian Tracy, Stephen King, Vince Lombardi, Benjamin Franklin and many others.

Habits Quotes CollectionGood habits are worth being fanatical about. John Irving

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

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

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Rohn

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

Some rules are nothing but old habits that people are afraid to change. Therese Fowler

Habit is stronger than reason. George Santayana

Happiness is a habit – cultivate it. Elbert Hubbard

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. Brian Tracy

Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits. Twyla Tharp

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun

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

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

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Aristotle

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. Colin Powell

Positivity is like a muscle: keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit. Natalie Massenet

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

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm. Hippocrates

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman

Habit is a great deadener. Samuel Beckett

When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living. James A. Baldwin

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

As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge. Henry Van Dyke

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

I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty. Arthur Conan Doyle

Habits Quotes CollectionUntil you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy. Napolean Hill

To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be. Miguel de Unamuno

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

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex. Norman Vincent Peale

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

Get in the habit of analysis – analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind. Frank Lloyd Wright

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

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

Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. Charles Reade

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

Education is the methodical creation of the habit of thinking. Ernest Dimnet

A man who can’t bear to share his habits is a man who needs to quit them. Stephen King

An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate. Criss Jami

We become what we repeatedly do. Sean Covey

A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit. Erasmus

The best kind of happiness is a habit you’re passionate about. Shannon L. Alder

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

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

I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits. Lewis Howes

You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life.’ Wayne Dyer

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 Hall Crane

The best way to stop a bad habit is to never begin it. J.C. Penney

Habits Quotes CollectionIf you pick the right small behavior and sequence it right, then you won’t have to motivate yourself to have it grow. It will just happen naturally, like a good seed planted in a good spot. BJ Fogg

Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do. William Thackeray

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. Aristotle

You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. John C. Maxwell

The secret to permanently breaking any bad habit is to love something greater than the habit. Bryant McGill

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Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all. Georges Gurdjieff

Habit is a man’s sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The strongest thing in the world is a bad habit. Terri Guillemets

Small habits well pursued betimes may reach the dignity of crimes. Hannah More

If you don’t watch out, putting on your unhappiness in the morning can become as instinctive as putting on your clothes. Robert Brault

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

Habit is thus the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. William James

The satisfied, the happy, do not live; they fall asleep in habit, near neighbor to annihilation. Miguel de Unamuno

The easier it is to do, the harder it is to change. Eng’s Principle

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

The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful. Doug Henning

Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables. Spanish Proverb

Habit might be described as a kind of moral friction — as something not allowing easy passage to the mind, but rather so binding it to things that to work loose from them is difficult. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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

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

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

Nothing is so often irrevocably neglected as an opportunity of daily occurrence. Marie Dubsky

A bad habit never disappears miraculously. It’s an undo-it-yourself project. Abigail Van Buren

Habit.— The covering worn by the body or mind: in the former case hiding Nature, and in the latter revealing her. N/A

A habit is something you can do without thinking — which is why most of us have so many of them. Frank A. Clark

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

Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. Yiddish Proverb

There are things you’ve done that come back to haunt you — and things that haunt you that you’re still doing. Robert Brault

Unless you’re a real anomaly, your lifestyle has already been designed. David Cain

All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits. William James

Habits Quotes CollectionInstead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from. Seth Godin

Nothing is stronger than habit. Ovid

It’s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting. Jerry Sternin

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. Charlie Gilkey

The successful man is the average man, focused. Anonymous

Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch

Successful people are simply those with success habits. Brian Tracy

Freely chosen, discipline is absolute freedom. Ron Serino

Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine. George Gurdjieff

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. Dale Carnegie

Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. Gary Ryan Blair

Habit alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor. William James

The strength of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts. Blaise Pascal

Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined. Andrew Hendrixson

Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results. Robin Sharma

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. Napoleon Hill

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason. Marcus Tullius Cicero

The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions. Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit. Epictetus

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

We are stereotyped creatures, imitators and copiers of our past selves. William James


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