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  1. 1. Habits <ul><li>We first make our habits , and then our habits make us. John Dryden --Henri Fredric Amiel </li></ul>
  2. 2. Habits <ul><li>Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun  Olympic medalist and politician </li></ul>
  3. 3. Habits <ul><li>To learn new habits is everything, for it is to reach the substance of life. Life is but a tissue of habits . anon </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habits <ul><li>Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding. -- Harvey Mackay </li></ul>
  5. 5. Habits <ul><li>Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.   -- Norman Vincent Peale   </li></ul>
  6. 6. Habits <ul><li>Character is simply habit long continued.  — Plutarch, Greek biographer (47-120 A.D.) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Habits/Character <ul><li>Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures. </li></ul><ul><li>--HORACE GREELEY (1811-1872), New York newspaper editor </li></ul>
  8. 8. Habits <ul><li>Good habits form the basis of a healthy and productive life. In short, we are what we continuously do. inyouremail.com </li></ul>
  9. 9. Habits <ul><li>We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, therefore, is not an act; it is a habit .  Aristotle </li></ul>
  10. 10. Habits <ul><li>The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. -- Samuel Johnson </li></ul>
  11. 11. Habits <ul><li>It is a matter of no little importance what sort of habits we form from the earliest age - it makes a vast difference, or rather all the difference in the world.  Aristotle </li></ul>
  12. 12. Habits <ul><li>The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance. Honore De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist </li></ul>
  13. 13. Habits <ul><li>Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits . Mark Twain  (1835-1910) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Habits <ul><li>The nature of man is always the same; it is their habits that separate them Confucius </li></ul>
  15. 15. Habit <ul><li>The strength of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts — Blaise Pascal </li></ul>
  16. 16. Habit <ul><li>Character is simply habit long continued. — Plutarch </li></ul>
  17. 17. Habits <ul><li>The power of a movement lies in the fact that it can indeed change the habits of people. This change is not the result of force but of dedication, of moral persuasion. Stephen Biko (1946–1977), South African political leader. Interview, July 1976. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Habits <ul><li>Education is the formation of habits. Thomas Huxley </li></ul>
  19. 19. Habits <ul><li>The law of the 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. </li></ul><ul><li>G. D. Boardman. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Habits <ul><li>Men are not concealed under habits , but are revealed by them; they are their true clothes. Henry David Thoreau </li></ul>
  21. 21. Habits <ul><li>Out of our beliefs are born deeds; out of our deeds we form habits ; out of our habits grows our character; and on our character we build our destiny. Henry Hancock, Dean, St Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis MN </li></ul>
  22. 22. Habits <ul><li>  In truth, the only difference between those who have failed and those who have succeeded life in the difference of their habits. Og Mandino </li></ul>
  23. 23. Habits <ul><li>We first make our habits and then our habits make us.  </li></ul><ul><li>John Dryden </li></ul>
  24. 24. Habits <ul><li> Habits are the key to all success. </li></ul><ul><li>Hal Urban </li></ul>
  25. 25. Habits <ul><li>  The kind of life we want depends on the kind of people we are – on our character.  </li></ul><ul><li>Robert  Bellah, “Habits of the Heart” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Habits <ul><li>Out of my discomforts, which were small enough, grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful—the formation of fixed habits of work. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911), U.S. novelist </li></ul>
  27. 27. Habits <ul><li>Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.  </li></ul><ul><li>Samuel Smiles </li></ul>
  28. 28. Habits <ul><li>Who am I? I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am completely at your command.... Take me, train me, be firm with me, and I will place the world at your feet. Be easy with me, and I will destroy you. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Habits <ul><li>The will that yields the first time with some reluctance does so the second time with less hesitation, and the third time with none at all, until presently the habit is adopted. -- Henry Giles </li></ul>
  30. 30. Habits <ul><li>Habit is the most imperious of all masters. -- Goethe. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Habits <ul><li>Good thinking produced more good thinking if...you make it a habit. </li></ul><ul><li>John Maxwell </li></ul>
  32. 32. Habits <ul><li>Character is simply habit long continued. — Plutarch </li></ul>
  33. 33. Habits <ul><li>Character is both developed and revealed by tests, and all of life is a test.   </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Warren </li></ul>
  34. 34. Habits <ul><li>Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be. </li></ul><ul><li>--George Santayana, </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The German Mind: A Philosophical Diagnosis&quot; </li></ul>
  35. 35. Habits <ul><li>Personality can open doors, but only character can keep    them open.   --Elmer G. Letterman                            </li></ul>
  36. 36. Habits <ul><li>You cannot dream yourself into a character ; you must hammer    and forge yourself one.   </li></ul><ul><li>--James A. Froude (1818 - 1894) </li></ul>
  37. 37. Habits <ul><li>People grow through experience if they meet life honestly  and courageously. This is how character is built.    --Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) </li></ul>
  38. 38. Habits <ul><li>Nothing needs reforming so much as other people's habits. -- Mark Twain </li></ul>
  39. 39. Habits <ul><li>Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding. -- Harvey Mackay </li></ul>
  40. 40. Habits <ul><li>Like the weeds in the garden, bad habits can take over your life. Make a decision today to pull those weeds. </li></ul><ul><li>Mac Anderson </li></ul>