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Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational

She bowed her head, clasping her hands tightly before
her upon the arm of his chair,
for her heart yearned towards him, yet could not reach him,
and it made her throat ache with unhappiness to meet
that look of his that rested on her face without seeing it.
- Georgette Heyer

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small,
so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
- Marjorie Holmes

Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

 

Choose your Habits, Choose your Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

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The chains of habit are too weak to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

Successful people are simply those with successful habits.
- Brian Tracy

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel

Every generation laughs at the old fashions,
but follows religiously the new.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a fine line between
the perseverance of the courageous tortoise
and the habit of the stubborn donkey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
- Herbert Kaufman

We disrespect ourselves and our free-will
whenever we say that we NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

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

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

What is it about sameness that so draws me,
and how could I begin to have
that same kind of attraction to change?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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.
- Vince Lombardi

Most of us are prisoners of habit,
and don't even notice that we do the same things,
think the same things, want the same things each day -
mostly without conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

We are addicted to being the way we are
- don Miguel Ruiz

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.
- The Buddha

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winning is habit.
Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

During his training, a baseball player strives
to make each swing better than the last.
The repetition of a faulty swing would be worse than useless.
It would ingrain bad habits.
The same is true of emotional responses.
If we allow ourselves to continue to have the same angry responses,
we just entrench our anger habit.
But if we strive - through consciousness, visualization, and coaching -
to moderate our anger response,
over time, we can train ourselves to respond
to events as we choose - without anger.
You can't magically be free from anger tomorrow,
but you can put yourself on your own training program
that will reduce the frequency and intensity
of your anger response day by day, year by year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off
until the day after tomorrow what should
have been done the day before yesterday.
- Napoleon Hill

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

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

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

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy
person has no time to form.
- Andre Maurois

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.
- Helen Keller

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
- Jules Renard

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

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

Cocaine isn't habit forming.
I should know - I've been using it for years.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Yet habit - strange thing!
what cannot habit accomplish?
- Herman Melville

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

Hunger also changes the world - when eating can't be a habit,
then neither can seeing.
- Maxine Hong Kingston

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

Like, they know that I have a habit of rubbing my earlobes,
I've been doing it since I was two.
- Balthazar Getty

Once you get into the habit of work,
you can be more productive in the things you want to do.
- Adrian Grenier

We have to consciously study how to be tender with
each other until it becomes a habit because what was
native has been stolen from us,
the love of Black women for each other.
- Audre Lorde

Until 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

Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward;
it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the
good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down.
I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without
me showing him up rounding the bases.
- Mickey Mantle

Make a habit of canceling every subscription to anything
you don't have time to read.
- Marilyn vos Savant

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.
- Albert Camus

It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster
when we have lost our way.
- Rollo May

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
- Aldous Huxley

Yet otters have not been hunters in water long enough
for the habit to become an instinct.
- Henry Williamson

Once upon a time there was an old country,
wrapped up in habit and caution.
We have to transform our old France into a new country
and marry it to its time.
- Charles de Gaulle

Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred;
it is a habit to be acquired.
- David Lloyd George

Must swear off from swearing.
Bad habit.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow.
Sow an act, and you reap a habit.
Sow a habit and you reap a character.
Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
- James Allen


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