Negation is the mind’s first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.
To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be.
Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector.
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit because what was native has been stolen from us, the love of Black women for each other.
Character is long-standing habit.
The hostility between India and Pakistan has become a habit to which both the elites have become addicted. Any attempt towards a rational solution to real problems is denounced by chauvinists on both sides.
Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.