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The habit of looking on the best side of every event is worth more than a thousand pounds a years.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.

Author: Alphonse De Lamartine (1790-1869)

Profession: French Poet, Statesman, Historian

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.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist

Practice conquers the habit of doing, without reflecting on the rule.

Author: John Locke (1632-1704)

Profession: British Philosopher

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Author: Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)

Profession: American Football Coach

To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.

Author: Maxwell Maltz

Profession: American Plastic Surgeon, Author of "Psycho-Cybernetics"

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

Author: Horace Mann (1796-1859)

Profession: American Educator

If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it.

Author: Horace Mann (1796-1859)

Profession: American Educator

Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add to it another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably thought and act.

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.

Author: Mary Martin


The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

Good habits are as easy to form as bad ones.

Author: Tim Mccarver


Habit is second nature.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

Habits change into character.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet