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«Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality overcomes everything.»
«Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters»
Author: Nathaniel Emmons | About: Habit| Keywords: habit, Masters, servants
«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.»
«All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.»
«Feeling sorry for yourself, and you present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.»
«Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.»
«Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.»
«Be Silent yourself, that will induce Silence in others. Do not fall into the habit of shouting, talking long and loud. Reduce contacts to the minimum. Carry with you an atmosphere of quiet contemplation, wherever you happen to be. The less you talk, the more will become your mental power. With the increase in your mental capacity, there will be increase in your power of discrimination too. Consequently, you will give up individual discrimination . Because of this, you will begin to consider the good of the world at large rather than your own individual welfare. You must cultivate such broad feelings from this young age itself.»
«Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, / But not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy; / For the apparel oft proclaims the man.»

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