Character is simply habit long continued.
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
I have a strange habit of walking down streets and staring up, rather than looking at shopfronts and stuff like that.
As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.
My working habit is to separate my aims as a painting from my aims as a poet. They come from very different places and ultimately lead me to very different places… I’ll leave what I mean by ‘places’ ambiguous.
I’ve been in the habit of helping people.
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.
The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
To exist is a habit I do not despair of acquiring.
The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.