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There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.
Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
It's a habit of mine now, noticing labels, logos, shoes.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
I'm very much a creature of habit.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
George Bernard Shaw
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
George Washington Carver
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
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.
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