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Habit Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Habits:

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

There are two types of habits:
ones which comfort us, and
ones which would be a comfort if we stopped.
~ Catherine Pulsifer.

To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.
~ Miguel de Unamuno, The Tragic Sense of Life.

Habit is a man's sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed.
~ Goethe.

Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
~ Marcel Proust.

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

Habit is thus the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor.
~ William James, The Principles of Psychology.

Habit with him was all the test of truth;
It must be right: I've done it from my youth.
~ George Crabbe, The Borough.

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