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#habit

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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.


Thomas B. Macaulay


#down #fit #fool #free #freedom

When I came out, and for many years afterwards, it had become a habit for me to sit and read and read and read, like an obsession. I would take 20 books, and not come out until I'd finished them. It took me a while to change that habit.


Mohsen Makhmalbaf


#become #books #came #change #come

Culture exists and evolves to relegate to habit categories of interactions the constant conscious reference to which would make human interaction impossible.


David Mamet


#conscious #constant #culture #evolves #exists

My tendency as an actor was to correct people, was to say, 'What if we tried it this way, what about if we tried that way?' That's terrible habit for an actor, but that's a good habit for director. So I became a director.


David Mamet


#actor #became #correct #director #good

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.


Horace Mann


#cable #cannot #day #each #habit

Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.


Katherine Mansfield


#becomes #habit #life #marvel #me

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.


Mickey Mantle


#already #bad #bases #down #enough

Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.


Orison Swett Marden


#ambition #be strong #bury #destroys #else

Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.


Orison Swett Marden


#changes #corresponds #desire #destiny #habitual

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.


Wynton Marsalis


#believed #discipline #doing #education #get






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