habit quotes

They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.Chinua Achebe

The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it.Leo Aikman

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.Maya Angelou

I am a creature of habit.Jennifer Aniston

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.Aristotle

I'm a creature of habit, so I like going to boutiques, rather than larger stores, where I know I'll find something that suits me every time.Jane Asher

I kind of peak at how far I can push my body, and then I run out of determination for the habit and start easing off. It's really just a lack of focus and discipline.Sean Astin

If you feel that there's the author and then the character, then the book is not working. People have a habit of identifying the author with the narrator, and you can't, obviously, be all of the narrators in all of your books, or else you'd be a very strange person indeed.Margaret Atwood

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.Augustine of Hippo

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.Francis Bacon

The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.Walter Bagehot

People should not expect the state to protect them from fraudsters. If we do, we get into the habit of neglecting our own powers of intellectual discernment.Julian Baggini

Science works because the phenomenon being described can be relied on to remain the same. Even in quantum physics, where phenomena are changed by observation, the way in which observation interferes is regular and falls within a limited range of possibilities. Human culture, however, has the nasty habit of never staying the same for very long.Julian Baggini

Writing stories is the habit of lying put to good use.Julianna Baggott

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

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.Drew Barrymore

My own nature hovers between neurotic and paranoid. I've developed the habit of mentally listing things that make me optimistic about the future. I do it every day.Martha Beck

Habit is a great deadener.Samuel Beckett

We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.Vinoba Bhave

For me, habit is just a synonym for death.Juliette Binoche