Quotes for: habit
The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing.
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
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.
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