Top # 100+ Habit Quotes
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
“The truth is that everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits.”
The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. – Samuel Johnson
“You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life’.” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
“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
“There are two types of habits: ones which comfort us, and ones which would be a comfort if we stopped.”
The satisfied, the happy, do not live; they fall asleep in habit, near neighbor to annihilation.
“Some rules are nothing but old habits that people are afraid to change.”
Winners make a habit of doing things losers don’t want to do.”
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
“A man who can’t bear to share his habits is a man who needs to quit them.”
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. ~Mark Twain
Good Habit Quotes
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun
“Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.”
Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to keep them, either. They keep you.
“Good habits are worth being fanatical about.”
“Let go of your old tired habits and plant new habits in fertile soil.” – Harley King
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
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.
“An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.”
A habit is something you can do without thinking — which is why most of us have so many of them. ~Frank A. Clark
“A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.”
“Your beliefs become your thoughts; Your thoughts become your words; Your words become your actions; Your actions become your habits; Your habits become your values; Your values become your destiny.”
“Beginning today, make it a habit to count your blessings everyday.”
In any family, measles are less contagious than bad habits.
“Ronan did not smoke; he preferred his habits with hangovers.”
“Courage is a requirement for facing your fears, doing things differently, and applying any new habits that align with and support your goals.” – John Manning
Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while… you don’t do things right once in a while… you do them right all the time. Winning is habit.
“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”
A bad habit never disappears miraculously. It’s an undo-it-yourself project.
“First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.”
“Happiness is a habit. Cultivate it.” – Elbert Hubbard
Bad Habit Quotes
“First we form habits then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they’ll eventually conquer you.”
Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them. ~Confucius, Analects
“She liked the life she had. She loved habits. She craved a day with nothing in it, a long, quiet stretch of hours in the studio.”
“Great habits sharpen our thoughts and make us great.” – Debasish Mridha
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don’t get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school.
“We become what we repeatedly do.”
Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. ~Yiddish Proverb
“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
“Bad habits are like a oomfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.” – Proverb
“The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it.”
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it. ~Horace Mann
“I am a Smedry, and we do ridiculous, unexpected, eccentric things like this all the time! Ha-ha!”
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
“A morning coffee is my favorite way of starting the day, settling the nerves so that they don’t later fray.”
The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones. ~Somerset Maugham
“Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” Vince Lombardi
“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” – Samuel Johnson
“You can easily develop a habit if you so wish to do so and that habit can be formed by something you do over and over again until it becomes second nature.”
Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.
“The best kind of happiness is a habit you’re passionate about.”
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
Every once in a while someone without a single bad habit gets caught.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.
“Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.”
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. ~St. Augustine
“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” Benjamin Franklin
“Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaquille ONeal
“Self-doubt is the greatest enemy of any new good habit.”
If you don’t watch out, putting on your unhappiness in the morning can become as instinctive as putting on your clothes.
“I won’t pick up your bad habits. They look heavy and I’ve got a bad back. Plus, I have my own bad habits already.”
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
“Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit.”
The second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half. ~Feodor Dostoevski
“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.” Charles Dickens
“First we make our habits, then our habits make us.” – Charles C. Noble
“You cannot expect to attain success if you are not prepared. Life has a habit of giving back rewards in proportion to the effort we expend.”
To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be. ~Miguel de Unamuno
“Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.”
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man’s life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
My own nature hovers between neurotic and paranoid. I’ve developed the habit of mentally listing things that make me optimistic about the future. I do it every day.
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful. ~Doug Henning
“Good habits result from resisting temptation.” Indian Proverb
“Sow a thought, and you reap and act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap destiny.” – Samuel Smiles
“Today, many will choose to free themselves from the personal imprisonment of their bad habits. Why not you?”
Habit is a man’s sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.”
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.
Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
“H is for Habit, winners make a habit of doing the things losers don’t want to do.”
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments. ~Marcel Proust
“Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.”
“The best kind of happiness is a habit you’re passionate about.” – L. Adler
“The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.”
Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all. ~Georges Gurdjieff
“It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man?s life is made up of nothing but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.”
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.