Habit Quotes

By | August 26, 2010

Quotations about Habits

A man who is at the top is a man who has the habit of getting to the bottom. ~ Joseph E. Rogers

Habit causes love. ~ Latin Proverb

If you make a habit of buying things you do not need, you will soon be selling things you do. ~ Filipino Proverb

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits. ~ Charles J. Givens

You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event — it is a habit. ~ Aristotle

Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit. ~ Ovid

Your habits will determine your quality of life. ~ Denis Waitley

One of the most important principles of success is developing the habit of going the extra mile. ~ Napoleon Hill

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

The successful person is the individual who forms the habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do. ~ Donald Riggs

The habit of doing one’s duty drives away fear. ~ Charles Baudelaire

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. ~ Colin Powell

Character is simply habit long continued. ~ Plutarch

Blushing is the paint of good habits. ~ Hungarian Proverb

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune. ~ Richard Whately

Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits. ~ Twyla Tharp

A good name is better than good habits. ~ Vietnamese Proverb

Winners are those people who make a habit of doing the things losers are uncomfortable doing. ~ Ed Foreman

There has to be a first time for everything — even our most natural habits. ~ Arabian Proverb

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

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. ~ Vince Lombardi

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best. ~ Marva Collins

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

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. ~ Ralph Marston

Giving is a habit of the heart. It is not a tax deduction. ~ Ernie Wood

Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters. ~ Nathaniel Emmon

Habit is a form of exercise. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Every person who has become successful has simply formed the habit of doing things that failures dislike doing and will not do. ~ Unknown

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. ~ Mortimer Caplan

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~ Jim Ryun

Everything is formed by habit, even praying. ~ Egyptian Proverb

Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves. ~ Horace Bushnell

One of the most basic factors in sports is that winning becomes a habit, and losing is the same way. When failure starts to feel normal in your life or your work or even your darkest vices, you won’t have to go looking for trouble, because trouble will find you. Count on it. ~ Hunter S. Thompson

If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny. ~ Andre Maurois

Habit is a shirt that we wear till death. ~ Russian Proverb

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

Character is habit long continued. ~ Greek Proverb

To learn new habits is everything, for it is to reach the substance of life. Life is but a tissue of habits. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

Habit is the cement of society, the comfort of life, and, alas! The root of error. ~ Fulke Greville

Old habits die hard. ~ Traditional Proverb

Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to keep them, either; they keep you. ~ Frank Crane

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. ~ Napoleon Hill

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

Habit is the sixth sense that dominates the other five. ~ Arabian Proverb

Quality is not an act. It is a habit. ~ Aristotle

Never permit failure to become a habit. ~ William Frederick Book

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

Do something every day that you don’t want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. ~ Mark Twain

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

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us. ~ John Dryden

Wherever you go, habit follows. ~ Filipino Proverb

When a habit begins to cost money, it’s called a hobby. ~ Jewish Proverb

The victory of success is half done when one gains the habit of work. ~ Sarah Knowles Bolton

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

Habit is the intelligence of the crowd. ~ German Proverb

Good habits result from resisting temptation. ~ Traditional Proverb

The habit of religion is oppressive, an easy way out of thought. ~ Peter Ustinov

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. ~ Brian Tracy

Habit is the second nature which destroys the first. ~ Blaise Pascal

Habit is a past

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