Favorite Quotations Habit Affirmations--Your Passport to Happiness

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

To Lead Is To Serve

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

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence. ~ Charles Dickens

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

Dissimilarity of habit tends more than anything to destroy affection. ~ Aristotle

The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit. ~ Charles S. Pearce

Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible. ~ Eric Hoffer

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

A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time. ~ Mark Twain

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

Workers develop routines when they do the same job for a while. They lose their edge, falling into habits not just in what they do but in how they think. Habits turn into routines. Routines into ruts. ~ Robert Kriegel

I paint the way someone bites his fingernails; for me, painting is a bad habit because I don't know nor can I do anything else. ~ Pablo Picasso

Failure is not an American habit. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have no faith in a human critter who hasn't one or two bad habits. ~ Margaret Deland, Captain Archer's daughter

A bad habit never disappears miraculously; it's an undo-it-yourself project. ~ Abigail Van Buren

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