Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too heavy to carry.
Good habits result from resisting temptation.
Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
Thoughts lead on to purpose, purpose leads on to actions, actions form habits, habits decide character, and character fixes our destiny
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
All free governments are managed by the com Where can I find a man governed by reason instead of habits and urges?
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.
Pregnancy is barbaric. ‚Ä¶ The husband's guilty waning of sexual desire, the woman's tears in front of the mirror at eight months are all gut reactions, not to be dismissed as cultural habits. ... Three thousand years ago women giving birth 'naturally' had no need to pretend that pregnancy was a real trip, some mystical orgasm
Needless fear and panic over disease or misfortune that seldom materialize are simply bad habits. By proper ventilation and illumination of the mind it is possible to cultivate tolerance, poise and real courage.
Vices are often habits rather than passions.
Good habits result from resisting temptation
We are never so ridiculous from the habits we have as from those we affect to have
The power of a movement lies in the fact that it can indeed change the habits of people. This change is not the result of force but of dedication, of moral persuasion.
Man lives by habits indeed, but what he lives for is thrill and excitements. ... From time immemorial war has been ... the supremely thrilling excitement.
Fatigue is no more praiseworthy than drunkenness; both are evidence of bad habits.
To be a gentleman does not depend upon the tailor or the toilet. Good clothes are not good habits. A gentleman is just a gentle-man,--no more, no less; a diamond polished, that was first a diamond in the rough.
Every advance in social progress removes us more and more from the guidance of instinct, obliging us to depend upon reason for the assurance that our habits are really agreeable to the laws of health.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
Most of us have, in some area or other of our thinking, improper habits of evaluation. For this, society itself is to blame: most societies systematically encourage, concerning certain topics, the habitual confusion of symbols with things symbolized.
Our repeated failure to fully act as we would
wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere
intention that is the essential thing, and this
will in time release us from the bondage of
habits which at present seem almost
Increased awareness and education could be a great help toward improving spending and saving habits and increasing participation and contribution levels to retirement plans.
Correcting bad habits cannot be done by forbidding or punishment.
Out of our beliefs are born deeds; out of our deeds we form habits; out of our habits grows our character; and on our character we build our destiny.