Routine Quotes

There is hope in extravagance, there is none in routine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and unhappy men to live calmly

George Eliot

To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self.

Charles Horton Cooley

Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. This applies to play as well as work. A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!

Og Mandino

Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine

Jacques Barzun

The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they usually die from is routine.

John Stuart Mill

It has to be tough because it changes the routine, the lifestyle the players are accustomed to. Families are scattered, kids are in different schools. It's a big adjustment.

Bobby April

There is nothing special about falling in love. This is habit, this is routine, this is a learned natural ability.

Zoe Trope

Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.

J. Paul Getty

Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom.

James Galway

Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.

Ben Nicholas

The best cure for a sluggish mind is to disturb its routine.

William H. Danforth

Each time we bring to routine activities an awareness of "now," we raise our vibratory frequency and cause the freshness of the moment to fall upon us.

Dr. Michael Beckwith

The only routine with me is no routine at all.

Jackie Kennedy

A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints

Wilfred Peterson

It's really easy to blow. Other call-makers, it takes a lot of breath to finish a long routine, and you run out of breath before the end.

Andrew Boston

The only possible way to have it ALL is with structure and the discipline to keep to it, to make it a routine.

Margot Hattingh

The less routine the more life.!

Amos Bronson

Too many would-be executives are slaves of routine.

James Cash Penney

Animals behave in set patterns, which is why we are able to hunt and kill them. Only man has the capacity to consciously alter his behavior, to improvise and overcome the weight of routine and habit.

Robert Greene

Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.

Shunryu Suzuki

In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through.

Shannon Miller

Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self control. Energy within and energy without.

Ymber Delecto

Finally, there are those whose chief purpose in visiting the forests is simply an escape from civilization. These people want to rest from the endless chain of mechanization and artificiality which bounds their lives. In the forest they temporarily abandon a routine to which they cannot become wholly reconciled, and return to that nature in which hundreds of generations of their ancestors were reared.

Bob Marshall
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