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It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.

Author: J. Paul Getty (1892-1976)

Profession: American Oil Tycoon, Billionaire

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you.

Author: Dr. Rob Gilbert

Profession:

There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people...

Author: Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944)

Profession: French Diplomat, Author

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

Author: Charles J. Givens

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Trainer

The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

The greatest people will be those who possess the best capacities, cultivated with the best habits.

Author: James Harris

Profession:

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

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

Habit is a form of exercise

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel 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.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

We must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can...in the acquisition of a new habit, we must take car to launch ourselves with as strong and decided initiative as possible. Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

The chains of habit are generally too week to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author