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Habit is second nature. - Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Habit is the second nature which destroys the first. - Blaise Pascal

Good habits result from resisting temptation. - Proverb

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

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

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

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

Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into. - Source Unknown

There is an old saying that, you can't kill a frog by dropping him into hot water. As you drop him into the hot water, he reacts so quickly that he immediately jumps out unharmed. But if you put him in cold water and gradually warm it up until it is scalding hot, you have him cooked before he knows it. The encroachment of bad habits in our lives is very much like this. - Source Unknown

As a twig is bent the tree inclines. - Virgil

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

Habits... the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction. You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way -- by finding that it is a means of satisfaction. - Juliene Berk

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are. - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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

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. - Geoffrey Chaucer

The more deeply the path is etched, the more it is used, and the more it is used, the more deeply it etched. - Jo Coudert

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 Dostoevski

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

Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel. - Tryon Edwards

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

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

My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income. - Errol Flynn

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

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

The greatest people will be those who possess the best capacities, cultivated with the best habits. - James Harris

Habit is a form of exercise - Elbert Hubbard

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

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. - Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

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

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

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

Good habits are as easy to form as bad ones. - Tim Mccarver 

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