My fellow students there were very smart, but the really novel thing was that they actually seemed to put a lot of effort into their school work. By the end of my first semester there, I began to get into that habit as well.
Habits change into character.
For me, habit is just a synonym for death.
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit.
The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
The creative habit is like a drug. The particular obsession changes, but the excitement, the thrill of your creation lasts.
My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
Habit is a great deadener.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
I believe that time destroys everything. You can take one beautiful apple, red. After a while, it becomes shrivelled and full of worms, just like what happens to us.
Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it.
A careful physician... before he attempts to administer a remedy to his patient, must investigate not only the malady of the man he wishes to cure, but also his habits when in health, and his physical constitution.
Habit is the nursery of errors.
A house cannot be made habitable in a day; and, after all, how few days go to make up a century.
My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.