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I perceive that the things that we do are silly; but what can one
do? According to men's habits read more

I perceive that the things that we do are silly; but what can one
do? According to men's habits and dispositions, so one must
yield to them.
[Lat., Inepta haec esse, nos quae facimus sentio;
Verum quid facias? ut homo est, ita morem geras.]

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We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.

We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.

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A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.

A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.

by Hosea Ballou Found in: Habit Quotes,
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Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits

Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits

by Robert Puller Found in: Habit Quotes,
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Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step read more

Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.

by Mark Twain Found in: Habit Quotes,
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A nail is driven out by another nail, habit is overcome by habit.
[Lat., Clavus clavo pellitur, consuetudo consuetudine read more

A nail is driven out by another nail, habit is overcome by habit.
[Lat., Clavus clavo pellitur, consuetudo consuetudine vincitur.]

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Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.

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Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a
character. Sow a character read more

Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a
character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

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Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken
than mended.
[Lat., Frangas enim, citius quam read more

Where evil habits are once settled, they are more easily broken
than mended.
[Lat., Frangas enim, citius quam corrigas quae in pravum
induerunt.]

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