Monday, July 13, 2015

25 Habits Quotes to Break Your Bad Habits and Transform Your Life

Og Mandino — 'Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.'

1. Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it. -Ralph Marston 

2. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -Aristotle 

3. 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 

4. We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we'll also have a lot more joy in living. -Thich Nhat Hanh 

5. Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. -Napoleon Hill 

6. Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. -George Washington Carver 

7. Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits. -Twyla Tharp 

8. The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. An amateur has amateur habits. A professional has professional habits. We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones. -Steven Pressfield 

9. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryun 

10. Research has shown that it takes 31 days of conscious effort to make or break a habit. That means, if one practices something consistently for 31 days, on the 32nd day it does become a habit. Information has been internalised into behavioural change, which is called transformation. -Shiv Khera 

11. Habit allows us to go from 'before' to 'after,' to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious - and rightly so - for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth. -Gretchen Rubin 

12. Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel. -Tryon Edwards 

13. Character is long-standing habit. -Plutarch 

14. A bad habit never disappears miraculously. It's an undo-it-yourself project. -Abigail Van Buren 

15. A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit. -Desiderius Erasmus 

16. First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. -Rob Gilbert 

17. Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. - Benjamin Franklin 

18. The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones. - William Somerset Maugham 

19. A large part of virtue consists in good habits. -Barbara Paley 

20. A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time. -Mark Twain 

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

22. Successful people are simply those with success habits. - Brian Tracy 

23. The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions. - Robert Louis Stevenson 

24. The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires. - J. Paul Getty 

25. The habit of doing more than is necessary can only be earned through practice. - Seth Godin

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