Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A habit is something you can do without thinking - which is why most of us have so many of them.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits.
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs one step at a time.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Good habits are worth being fanatical about.
Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Habit is a man's sole comfort. We dislike doing without even unpleasant things to which we have become accustomed.
Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all.
A bad habit never disappears miraculously, it's an undo-it-yourself project.