The morphine habit is usually the result of a doctor's prescription at some time, and it is practiced more or less involuntarily.
Man, it has been said, is a bundle of habits; and habit is second nature.
The particular habit most important to cultivate in connection with the production of second-wind is the habit of resisting fatigue.
Habit is both a powerful enemy and wonderful ally of concentration.
Habit is thus a very desirable asset and is truly called the "enormous fly-wheel of society."
Principles, in fact, are but the names which we assign to habits; for the principles are words, but the habits are the things themselves: benefactors or tyrants, according as they are good or evil.
Habit is a tendency or inclination toward an action or condition, which by repetition has become easy, spontaneous, or even unconscious, or an action or regular series of actions, or a condition so induced.
Therefore habit is an economizing tendency of our nature, for if it were not for habit we should have to be more watchful.
It is thus that the habit of well-directed reading may become a source of the greatest pleasure and self-improvement, and exercise a gentle coercion, with the most beneficial results, over the whole tenour of a man’s character and conduct.
Many a black veil hid a high-born dame, and the religious habit was no protection.
Habit isthe great motive-power.
Many of the facts that you learn will be forgotten; many will be outlawed by time; but the habits of study you form will be permanent possessions.
It is a fine remark of a Russian writer, that “Habits are a necklace of pearls: untie the knot, and the whole unthreads.”
Perhaps you think that my habit of using sarcasm was simply a method of hiding my insecurity.
The human body is a machine which may be adjusted to a high degree of nicety, and habit is the mechanism by which this adjustment is made.
Habit is a matter of acquirement.
Our habits or our temptations are not our masters, but we of them.
Habit is the deepest law of human nature."
In fact, recognition is another instance of the peculiarity of causal laws in psychology, namely, that the causal unit is not a single event, but two or more events Habit is the great instance of this, but recognition is another.
The steady habit of correcting and completing his own opinion by collating it with those of others, so far from causing doubt and hesitation in carrying it into practice, is the only stable foundation for a just reliance on it: for, being cognisant of all that can, at least obviously, be said against him, and having taken up his position against all gainsayers--knowing that he has sought for objections and difficulties, instead of avoiding them, and has shut out no light which can be thrown upon the subject from any quarter--he has a right to think his judgment better than that of any person, or any multitude, who have not gone through a similar process.
Habit is a very intrusive feature of our mental life, and is often present where at first sight it seems not to be.
If such habits are demonstrable facts they serve to explain otherwise unexplainable events.
She went to see him and found him most suave and polite (which was his habit face to face with a woman).
Habit is thus a great economizer.
Habit, memory and thought are all developments of mnemic causation.
Habit" is a concept involving the occurrence of similar events at different times; if the behaviourist feels confident that there is such a phenomenon as habit, that can only be because he trusts his memory, when it assures him that there have been other times.
Habit is a characteristic of the body at least as much as of the mind.