Habit Quotes
Fire Up Change
by Jennifer Orpen

Habit Quotes...Wisdom you can count on to make dreams come true....Cement your experience of who you are at soul  level...Hint it's time to question what's crush life right now. Take a look at these proverbs:

Habit Quotes - Wisdom and food for the soul passed on throughout history and today.

Right off the bat, let's settle on a definition of habit: It's a tendency you settle into – an accepted way to behave – the regular practice of specific behavior.

However, for the purpose of living your life from a soul angle, the intent is different.

The game plan behind the habit-building is to make use of your soul gifts. And, to glide the practice into a way of life which embraces your soul traits and qualities.

Cultivating 'soul' routines can yield other payoffs too:

  • Takes less effort deciding what to do.
  • Know what feels right and what doesn't.
  • Easy to choose which best rewards who you really are at your core.

Here are time-tested reminders which can inspire and guide to help reinforce your willingness to experience who you are at soul level:

Habit Quotes Doers Love

Habit Quote by William M. Thackeray on how successful people become successful.William M. Thackeray

   1.  “Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do. Successful people don’t always like these things themselves; they just get on and do them.”  William Makepeace Thackeray

   2.   “If you want to have what you have not, you must do what you do not.”

   3.   “Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”  Dolly Parton

   4.   “If we do not discipline ourselves, the world will do it for us.”  William A. Feather

   5.  “If your habits don't line up with your dream, then either change your habits or change your dream.”  John C. Maxwell

Abraham Lincoln's words on the habit of disciplineAbraham Lincoln

6.  “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.”  Abraham Lincoln

7.  “There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.”  William James

The Right Stuff

    8.  “Good habits are worth being fanatical about .”  John W. Irving

    9.  “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”  Dan Millman [1]

   10. “Be not afraid of going slow, be afraid of standing still.”  Japanese Proverb

Thomas Edison on the habit of persisting to succeed at what you want.Thomas Edison

   11.  “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.”  Thomas Edison

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   12.  “The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones”  W. Somerset Maugham

Benjamin Franklin Quote - His view about good habits and bad ones.Benjamin Franklin

13.  "Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones." Benjamin Franklin

Carving Out Who You Are

    14.  “Good habits are as addictive as bad habits. And, a lot more rewarding.” Harvey Mackay

    15.  “First we make our habits, then our habits make us.”

    16.  “Always try to represent yourself happy because initially, it becomes your look. Gradually it becomes your habit and finally, it becomes your personality.”
Swami Vivekananda

    17.  “The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit; try to belong to the first class – there's far less competition.”
Dwight W. Morrow

If you're not clear about your qualities, try these self esteem building activities. The exercises could reveal surprising - and pleasant - results you can put to use more often and...feel good from the inside out.

Timely Message

Poring over habit quotes is time well-spent when looking to change a troubling tendency.  A striking truism or quip can be the wake-up call, or the perfectly-timed message you've been looking for, to get started or keep going in the right direction.

Here's on such habit quote...

“If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.
Admiral William H. McRaven [2]


  1. [1] Millman, D. Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives  (1984) HJ Kramer Inc. Tiburon CA,  p.113
  2. [2] A warm thank you to James Clear of jamesclear.com for posting the Making Your Bed transcript of a commencement address Admiral McRaven gave several years ago to graduates from the University of Texas.
  3. AZQuotes.com
  4. BrainyQuote.com
  5. Esar, E.  20,000 Quips and Quotes (1995) Barnes & Noble Books

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