Monday, August 30, 2010

A Most Useful Life

"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable." ~ Sir Francis Bacon

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Indecision

"There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision." ~ William James

Friday, August 27, 2010

Practice Long Pursued

"Habit, my friend, is practice long pursued, that at last becomes man himself." ~ Evenus

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Rut

"Your hand falls only too easily into that groove that has been carved inside you by time and custom. It is the hardest thing, to break that rut, even a little bit." ~ Olinda Everett

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Habits Form Us

"First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you." ~ Dr. Rob Gilbert

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Repetition

"Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex." ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Monday, August 23, 2010

Habits Form Futures

"Men form habits and habits form futures. If you do not deliberately form good habits, then unconsciously you will form bad ones." ~ Albert Gray

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Chains Of Steal

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

Saturday, August 21, 2010

A Twelvemonth

"The man who has acquired the habit of study, though for only one hour every day in the year, and keeps to the one thing studied till it is mastered, will be startled to see the way he has made at the end of a twelvemonth." ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Friday, August 20, 2010

Always

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." ~ Anthony Robbins

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Attending Classes

"Attending classes can become a habit creating a dependency for advice and support." ~ Elizabeth Azzolina

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Habits of Thinking

"Habits of thinking need not be forever. One of the most significant findings in psychology in the last twenty years is that individuals can choose the way they think." ~ Martin Seligman

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Who Am I?

"I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command... Who am I? I am a habit!" ~ John Di Lemme

Monday, August 16, 2010

Master or Servant?

"Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters." ~ Nathaniel Emmons

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Habits Make Us

"We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." ~ John Dryden

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Evil

"No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from." ~ George Eliot

Friday, August 13, 2010

Insanity

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." ~ Albert Einstein

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Sketching

"If you get into the habit of sketching, you'll never be bored." ~ Sandy Sandy

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Far Apart

"Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that carry them far apart." ~ Confucius

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Habit Forming

"I've decided that art is a habit-forming drug. That's all it is, for the artist, for the collector, for anybody connected with it." ~ Marcel Duchamp

Monday, August 9, 2010

Who Knew?

"Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them." ~ Agatha Christie

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Fanatical

"Good habits are worth being fanatical about." ~ John Irving

Friday, August 6, 2010

A Long Shelf Life

“Bad habits have a long shelf life; you have to work harder to get rid of them” ~ Ellen Barnett

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Choose The Way

"Habits of thinking need not be forever. One of the most significant findings in psychology in the last twenty years is that individuals can choose the way they think." ~ Martin Seligman

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Bad Habits

"First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you." ~ Dr. Rob Gilbert

Monday, August 2, 2010

Jail or a Paradise

"Our habit is thinking about ourselves and our environment as a jail or a paradise." ~ Dr. Jay Dishman

Sunday, August 1, 2010

New Habit

"Make today your day to start that uncomfortable new habit." ~ Jack Canfield