Sunday, November 9, 2014

On habits...........................................

"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

“The truth is that everyone is bored, and devotes himself to cultivating habits.” 
-Albert Camus

“The fixity of a habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.” 
-Marcel Proust

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” 
-Samuel Johnson

“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.” 
-Jarod Kintz

“Bad habits are like having a sumo wrestler in the back of your canoe rowing the opposite direction.” 
-J Loren Norris

“The best way to stop a bad habit is to never begin it” 
-J. C. Penney

“A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit.” 
-Desiderius Erasmus

“Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.” 
-Elbert Hubbard

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