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A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
Thomas Paine
A man may have no bad habits and have worse
Mark Twain
A very slight change in our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world about us; the moment we pass out of our habits we lose all sense of permanency and routine
George Moore
A very slight change of our habits is sufficient to destroy our sense of our daily reality, and the reality of the world around us
George Moore
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.
Aristotle
Celibates replace sentiment by habits
George Moore
Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you
Elbert Hubbard
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
Benjamin Franklin
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities
Aldous Huxley
Habit is a form of exercise
Elbert Hubbard
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
Blaise Pascal
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments
Marcel Proust
Habit is a shackle for the free.
Ambrose Bierce
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
Habit is stronger than reason
George Santayana
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and unhappy men to live calmly
George Eliot
Habit is the deepest law of human nature
Thomas Carlyle
Habit is the nursery of errors.
Victor Hugo
Habit is the second nature which destroys the first.
Blaise Pascal
Habit is thus the enormous flywheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor.
William James
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