habits

A Quote by Don Marquis on habits and money

There is nothing so habit forming as money.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Desiderius Erasmus on habits

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A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit.

Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466 - 1536)

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on advertising, business, habits, and time

Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot-binding.

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

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A Quote by David. J. Schwartz, PhD on action, habits, and needs

Get the action habit - you do not need to wait until conditions are perfect.

David. J. Schwartz

Source: The Magic of Thinking Big

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A Quote by Compte de Volney on corruption, habits, humanity, and sentimentality

The habit of shedding blood, or even of seeing it shed, corrupts all sentiment of humanity.

Compte de Volney (1757 - 1820)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on constitution, habits, health, patience, remedies, and wishes

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.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: On the Orator, II.

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on fatigue, habits, pain, and power

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on action, admiration, generosity, habits, imitation, influence, reason, and thought

Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire. A generous habit of thought and action carries with it an incalculable influence.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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A Quote by Charles Reade on character, destiny, habits, and thought

Sow a Thought, and you reap an Act; Sow an Act, and you reap a Habit; Sow a Habit, and you reap a Character; Sow a Character, and you reap a Destiny.

Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)

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A Quote by Charles Kingsley on contentment, faith, god, habits, mind, and understanding

We shall be made truly wise if we be made content; content, too, not only with what we can understand, but content with what we do not understand-the habit of mind which theologians call, and rightly, faith in God.

Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875)

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