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"Good character consists of knowing the good, desiring the good, and doing the good habits of the mind, habits of the heart, and habits of action." - Thomas Lickona

"Habits are the daughters of action; but they nurse their mothers, and give birth to daughters after her image, more lovely and prosperous." - Jeremy Taylor

"Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous." - Jeremy Taylor

"Hook Model, - trigger, action, variable reward, and investment - hooks form habits.
" - Hooked

"Our volitional habits depend, then, first, on what the stock of ideas is which we have; and, second, on the habitual coupling of the several ideas with action or inaction respectively." - William James

"The habits of feeling, action and judgment that comprise good character depend on personal self-discipline and powerful aspiration to become a good person, all of which must be drawn from within." - Edwin J Delattre

"No laws, however stringent, can make the idle industrious, the thriftless provident, or the drunken sober. Such reforms can only be effected by means of individual action, economy and self-denial; by better habits, rather than by greater rights." - Samuel Smiles

"Habits of prayer need careful cultivation." - F.B. Meyer

"Life is but a collection of habits." - Ida Tarbell

"Habits are the shorthand of behavior." - Julie Henderson

"Habits are qualities of the soul." - Ibn Khaldun

"...habits are happiness of a sort..." - Randall Jarrell

"We are mere bundles of habits." - William James

"habits are happiness of a sort..." - Randall Jarrell

"Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny." - Tryon Edwards

"To change bad habits, we must study the habits of successful role models." - Jack Canfield

"Successful people form habits that feed their success, instead of habits that feed their failure." - Jeff Olson

"- Habits are defined as behaviors done with little or no conscious thought. - The convergence of access, data, and speed is making the world a more habit-forming place. - Businesses that create customer habits gain a significant competitive advantage. - The Hook Model describes an experience designed to connect the user's problem to a solution frequently enough to form a habit. - The Hook Model has four phases: trigger, action, variable reward, and investment.
" - Hooked

"The habits of the West in terms of consumption." - Bill Mckibben

"Some philosophers have been of opinion that our immortal part acquires during this life certain habits of action or of sentiment, which become forever indissoluble, continuing after death in a future state of existence ... I would apply this ingenious idea to the generation, or production of the embryon, or new animal, which partakes so much of the form and propensities of the parent." - Erasmus Darwin

"We despair of changing the habits of men, still we would alter institutions, the habits of millions of men." - George Iles

"Our character is basically a composite of our habits." - Stephen Covey

"Your habits will determine your quality of life." - Denis Waitley

"Fingers get habits - have memories of their own." - Anne Bosworth Greene

"Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life." - Gretchen Rubin

"Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought." - John C Maxwell

"Convention is another name for the habits of society." - Rosamond Lehmann

"Habits are a function of your subconscious mind." - Marshall Sylver

"Your character is the harvest of your habits." - Adrian Rogers

"Don't let any of your good habits get boring." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"A large part of virtue consists in good habits." - William Paley

"Marriage is the learning of someone else's habits." - Laurel Lea

"Philosophy is the replacement of category-habits by category-disciplines." - Gilbert Ryle

"Age, habits of business and experience have modified many characters." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I suppose you inevitably fall into habits of expression." - Seamus Heaney

"You get into habits. Ways of being with certain people." - Carol Rifka Brunt

"The time which passes over our heads so imperceptibly makes the same gradual change in habits, manners and character, as in personal appearance. At the revolution of every five years we find ourselves another and yet the same;-there is a change of views, and no less of the light in which we regard them; a change of motives as well as of action." - Walter Scott

"There is one disadvantage which the man of philosophical habits of mind suffers, as compared with the man of action. While he is taking an enlarged and rational view of the matter before him, he lets his chance slip through his fingers." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"If we desire to do what will please God, and what will help men, we presently find ourselves taken out of our narrow habits of thought and action; we find new elements of our nature called into activity; we are no longer running along a narrow track of selfish habit." - James Freeman Clarke

"Recognizing that the power of will is the supreme court over all other departments of my mind, I will exercise daily when I need the urge to act for any purpose; and I will form habits designed to bring the power of my will into action at least once daily." - Bruce Lee

"Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities. Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action. Race balls-out toward the extraordinary life that you've always dreamed of, or still haven't had time to dream up. And prepare to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way." - Sophia Amoruso

"In the end, we must restore a balance within ourselves between who we are and what we are doing. Each of us must take a greater personal responsibility for this deteriorating global environment; each of us must take a hard look at the habits of mind and action that reflect - and have led to - this grave crisis." - Al Gore

"Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities. Know that there is no finish line; fortune favors action. Race balls-out toward the extraordinary life that you"ve always dreamed of, or still have' had time to dream up. And prepare to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way." - Sophia Amoruso

"Your actions become your habits. Don't let yourself make a pattern of slipups or they'll become habits!" - Denise Austin

"The enemy of forming new habits is past behaviors, and research suggests that old habits die hard.
" - Hooked

"Like flakes of snow that fall unperceived upon the earth, the seemingly unimportant events of life succeed one another. As the snow gathers together, so are our habits formed. No single flake that is added to the pile produces a sensible change; no single action creates, however it may exhibit, a man's character." - Jeremy Taylor

"If one develops good habits and routines, it is possible to be a responsible educator most of the time; and to marshal the special energies and reflection for those times, when the correct course of action is not clear, or when one is weighing one wrong against another wrong." - Howard Gardner

"I think of empathy as a set of cumulative effects, ideally - that it can be a force shaping your habits, shaping where you put your attention and then - if you're hard on yourself, in good ways - pushing you to translate that attention into action, on whatever scale." - Leslie Jamison

"Beings are owners of their action, heirs of their action." - Gautama Buddha

"Order, thou eye of action." - Aaron Hill

"Discipline is consistency of action." - James C Collins

"Knowledge kills action; action requires the veils of illusion." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The spiritual is the cause of action. Action is life." - Daniel D Palmer

"Basically, morphic fields are fields of habit, and they've been set up through habits of thought, through habits of activity, and through habits of speech. Most of our culture is habitual..." - Rupert Sheldrake

"Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts." - Mortimer Adler

"Good judges develop certain habits of mind. One of those habits of mind is the habit of delaying reaching conclusions until everything has been considered." - Samuel Alito

"The case for trade is not just monetary, but moral. Economic freedom creates habits of liberty. And habits of liberty create expectations of democracy." - George W Bush

"The habits of a young man are, like his coat, removable; the habits of an old man are like the drapery of a statue." - Austin O'Malley

"Invariably will you find perseverance exemplified as the radical principle in every truly great character. It facilitates, perfects, and consolidates the execution of the plan conceived, and renders profitable its results when attained. By continuing to advance steadily in the same way, light constantly increases, obstacles disappear, efficient habits are confirmed, experience is acquired, the use of the best means is reduced to easy action, and success becomes more sure." - Elias Lyman Magoon

"To learn new habits is everything, for it is to reach the substance of life. Life is but a tissue of habits." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"For as good habits of the people require good laws to support them, so laws, to be observed, need good habits on the part of the people." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"The way the Americans behaved created among the South Vietnamese a lot of habits, a lot of bad habits I would say." - Bui Diem

"In the first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. For the last 30 years of your life, your habits make you." - Steve Jobs

"Every grown-up man consists wholly of habits, although he is often unaware of it and even denies having any habits at all." - George Gurdjieff

"Never say any man is hopeless, because he only represents a character, a bundle of habits, which can be checked by new and better ones. Character is repeated habits, and repeated habits alone can reform character." - Swami Vivekananda

"Remember that basketball is a game of habits. If you make the other guy deviate from his habits, you've got him" - Bill Russell

"People allow themselves to be slaves of their bad habits and society's bad habits - but they have free will, and if they wish to be free they can." - Peace Pilgrim

"Choose to make up for what you lack in innate ability with discipline, hard work, and good habits. Become a creature of champion habits." - Darren Hardy

"Virtually everything we do in life is a matter of habit. Habits make us who we are. Why not change your habits to better your life?" - Jack Lalanne

"The Boomers have modeled a set of bad habits, and one grand gesture is not going to unwind all those bad habits." - Eric Liu

"I am the source of my own suffering, because of the habits of my mind." - Dalai Lama

"The habit of expressing loosely organized opinions is one of the most destructive of habits." - Napoleon Hill

"We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime." - Mahatma Gandhi

"It is your own habits of thinking which give you mastery in any field of achievement" - David Wolfe

"Ironically, some of our most stubborn habits and disorders are products of our plasticity." - Norman Doidge

"Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of" - Tom Holt

"Habits are products of our choice; we are what we make of ourselves." - E. W. Kenyon

"My working habits are simple: long periods of thinking, short periods of writing." - Ernest Hemingway

"There are no laws of nature; there are habits of nature." - David Wolfe

"A magician pulls rabbits out of hats. An experimental psychologist pulls habits out of rats." - Anonymous

"Behavioral psychology is the science of pulling habits out of rats." - Douglas Busch

"In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits." - Robert Hall

"The American automobile has changed the habits of every member of modern society." - Raymond Loewy

"The demands of the present must stand above the political habits of the past." - Matt Blunt

"Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work." - Clarence Darrow

"Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of." - Tom Holt

"WHY HABITS ARE GOOD FOR BUSINESS If our programmed behaviors are so influential in guiding our everyday actions, surely harnessing the same power of habits can be a boon for industry. Indeed, for those able to shape them in an effective way, habits can be very good for the bottom line. Habit-forming products change user behavior and create unprompted user engagement. The aim is to influence customers to use your product on their own, again and again, without relying on overt calls to action such as ads or promotions. Once a habit is formed, the user is automatically triggered to use the product during routine events such as wanting to kill time while waiting in line. However, the framework and practices explored in this book are not 'one size fits all' and do not apply to every business or industry. Entrepreneurs should evaluate how user habits impact their particular business model and goals. While the viability of some products depends on habit-formation to thrive, that is not always the case. For example, companies selling infrequently bought or used products or services do not require habitual users-at least, not in the sense of everyday engagement. Life insurance companies, for instance, leverage salespeople, advertising, and word-of-mouth referrals and recommendations to prompt consumers to buy policies. Once the policy is bought, there is nothing more the customer needs to do. In this book I refer to products in the context of businesses that require ongoing, unprompted user engagement and therefore need to build user habits. I exclude companies that compel customers to take action through
" - Hooked

"Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Winning becomes easier over time as the cornerstones of confidence become habits." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"Ancestral habits of mind can be constricting; they also confer one's individuality." - Bharati Mukherjee

"Books form in us habits of thought which shall live forever with us." - Julia McNair Wright

"The companionship of a secret is often corruptive to good habits, such as sleep and appetite." - Marjorie Benton Cooke

"Simple, consistent good habits lead to a life full of bountiful blessings." - Richard G Scott

"The habits and language of clandestinity can intoxicate even its own practitioners." - William Colby

"Drawing teaches habits of close observation that will always be useful." - Susanna Clarke

"Good habits, imperceptibly fixed, are far preferable to the precepts of reason." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"I believe long habits of virtue have a sensible effect on the countenance." - Benjamin Franklin

"Don't expect the theatre to satisfy the habits of its audience, but to change them." - Bertolt Brecht

"No sausage?" he asked. Apparently my pork consumption habits were a matter of public record." - Maureen Johnson

"As we learn to speak from the heart we are changing the habits of a lifetime." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Hunger makes everything sweet except itself, for want is the teacher of habits." - Antiphanes Of Macedonia

"The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits." - Bruce Lee

"What greater work is there than training the mind and forming the habits of the young?" - Saint John Chrysostom

"The entire purpose of our existence is to overcome our negative habits." - Vilna Gaon

"Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is a result of good work habits." - Twyla Tharp

"Small habits well pursued betimes May reach the dignity of crimes." - Hannah More

"Poor eating habits developed at an early age lead to a lifetime of real health consequences." - Richard Codey

"Divorce is born of perverted morals and leads to vicious habits." - Pope Leo XIII

"A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half." - Ann Landers

"Life is habit. Or rather life is a succession of habits." - Samuel Beckett

"Remember that your character is the sum total of your habits." - Rick Warren

"All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits." - William James

"Coming from the University of Miami, I developed really good study habits." - Jonathan Vilma

"Youth is the seed time of good habits, as well in nations as in individuals." - Thomas Paine

"Small habits well pursued betimes May reach the dignity of crimes." - Hannah More

"Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding and softens the heart." - John Adams

"The organization will always mirror the behavior, habits, attitude, mindset and pace of the leader." - Darren Hardy

"Forming habits is imperative for the survival of many products.
" - Hooked

"Grief drives men into habits of serious reflection, sharpens the understanding, and softens the heart" - John Adams

"We are the sum of our actions, and therefore our habits make all the difference." - Aristotle

"The habits of a vigorous mind are born in contending with difficulties." - Abigail Adams

"Don't live so that your children go unled because of habits that leave you uninspired." - Boyd K. Packer

"Beware of your habits. The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing." - Holbrook Jackson

"Poor eating habits developed at an early age lead to a lifetime of real health consequences." - Richard J Codey

"There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females." - Ezra Cornell

"Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings." - Evan Esar

"Some habits of ineffectiveness are rooted in our social conditioning toward quick-fix, short-term thinking." - Stephen Covey

"It's just like magic. When you live by yourself, all of your annoying habits are gone." - Merrill Markoe

"Where can I find a man governed by reason instead of habits and urges?" - Khalil Gibran

"The facts we see depend on where we are placed and the habits of our eyes." - Walter Lippmann

"Providentially, learned habits can be unlearned, especially in the context of moral groups." - Michael Shermer

"The habits of the American consumer are changing; that's a reality." - Linda Wells

"The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance." - Honore De Balzac

"Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits." - Twyla Tharp

"Character is the sum of one's good habits (virtues) and bad habits (vices). These habits mark us and affect the ways in which we respond to life's events and challenges. Our character is our profile of habits and dispositions to act in certain ways." - Thomas Lickona

"hope is not a plan of action." - Susan Jacoby

"Prayer is the preview of God's action." - Mark Dever

"Action is the foundation of all success." - Pablo Picasso

"Embarrassment isn't a just cause of action." - Jodi Picoult

"Happiness is a sort of action." - Aristotle

"Love of action is not industry." - Seneca the Younger

"The end of man is action." - Thomas Carlyle

"Manners are the ornament of action." - Samuel Smiles

"Thought is the seed of action." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Love is the action of soul satisfaction." - Michael Franti

"Selfless action is a source of strength." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Donald Trump is man of action." - Kellyanne Conway

"Think of it as evolution in action." - Larry Niven

"Action is the proper fruit of knowledge." - Thomas Fuller



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