habits

A Quote by Aristotle on action, good, habits, and acquire

It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: The Nicomechean Ethics, P. 144

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A Quote by Aristotle on habits and childhood

In short, the habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, chance, desires, habits, nature, passion, and reason

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: Chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Rhetoric 1

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A Quote by Aristotle on art, excellence, habits, virtue, training, and act

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation: we do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on habits, nature, and preparation

The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on bravery, excellence, habits, and justice

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on action, anger, chance, habits, and nature

Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on excellence and habits

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

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on affection, destruction, and habits

Dissimilarity of habit tends more than anything to destroy affection.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on habits, health, wealth, and wisdom

It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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