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Best Sometimes

Sometimes, it's best to let the kids take control - and it's never too early to instill positive eating habits or self-confidence in the kitchen.

- Adam Mansbach

Never Effective

Laws are never as effective as habits.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Curious Never

Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.

- Agatha Christie

Mind Tastes

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

- Agatha Christie

Drinking Adequate

Besides regular exercising, one should also take care of his or her daily habits such as adequate sleep and drinking lots of water.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Been Trained

Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate. And there just hadn't been any radio that did that. And so they weren't trained - they had developed all these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that.

- Al Franken

Play Regular Season

You've got to get good habits of working hard so that when that play comes up during the regular season that you're able to complete it and do it the right way.

- Al Kaline

Southwest Brought

I was brought up on a farm in Southwest France, eating farm-fresh produce three times a day. It was paradise on Earth, and it shaped my eating habits and my sense of taste.

- Alain Ducasse

Education Lazy

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

- Albert Einstein

Education Lazy

Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

- Albert Einstein

Book Hands

If your reading habits are anything like mine, then you can remember the exact moment that certain books came into your life. You remember where you were standing and whom you were with. You remember the feel of the book in your hands and the cover, that exact cover, even if the art has changed over the years.

- Alethea Kontis

Behind Going

The only way people are going to change their car buying habits, and the only way government will get behind alternatively fueled vehicles, is if gasoline prices continue to go up.

- Alexandra Paul

Television Like

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Which Works

In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Natural Been

It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.

- Alfred Russel Wallace

Treat Classroom

What you do on the court, off the court, in the classroom, it's all the same. Your habits, the way you treat class, your relationships - it's all the same. Do it right or don't do it.

- Allan Houston

Always Based

Culinary tradition is not always based on fact. Sometimes it's based on history, on habits that come out of a time when kitchens were fueled by charcoal.

- Alton Brown

Benefits None

Our daily habits of driving, drilling, buying and supporting all of the economic benefits a free economy demands has cost us dearly, but none more so than for the people of Shishmaref.

- Amy J. Berg

Will Okay

When you have the right habits, okay, certain good things will come to you, and that's what life is about.

- Andrew Cherng

Waiting Other

The working class of England today have no vision of society beyond the acquisitive - no version of themselves or their habits as anything other than transitional, on their way up or on their way out. The working class, at best, is a waiting room for people who aim to become middle class if possible.

- Andrew O'Hagan

Doing Next

We all fall into our habits, our routines, our ruts. They're used quite often, consciously or unconsciously, to avoid living, to avoid doing the messy part of having relationships with other people, of dealing with a person next to us. That's why we can all be in a room on our cell phones and not have to deal with one another.

- Andrew Stanton

Candy Before

My eating habits are the only behaviour of mine that are still manic. I can't walk by a restaurant, a bakery, an ice-cream store or a candy store without making a purchase; the amount of calories I take in today are at least five times as many as I took before starting on all of this medication.

- Andy Behrman

Thought Bad

I was always on the go, and thought I was too busy to develop something like this. I thought at the time that diabetes went along with bad habits, but I was the last one in my family to eat junk food.

- Angie Stone

Rather Than

Vices are often habits rather than passions.

- Antoine Rivarol

Wastes Methods

In Italy, you're in your comfort zone when it comes to language, lifestyle, your habits and preparations, and moving abroad is not easy. It's not easy to carry over your own ideas about football, your own methods. You have to get everything across in a different language, and that wastes a lot of energy.

- Antonio Conte

I Think Bad

Sometimes you can fall into bad habits on film or rest on your laurels, and you can't do that in theater. I think it's such a useful tool as a person and as an actor to go back and forth between those two mediums.

- Ari Graynor

Individual Expelled

Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values.

- Arthur M. Schlesinger

Hairy Descended

Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.

- Charles Darwin

Subject Could

I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.

- Charles Dickens

Woman Largest

In 1980, a woman promised her dying sister to change how Americans thought about breast cancer. Thirty years later, the result - the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation - is one of the nation's largest non-profits, and one of the most successful triumphs in public health marketing and changing health habits.

- Charles Duhigg

Change Actually

You have to actually believe in your capacity to change for habits to permanently change.

- Charles Duhigg

Learning Good

A huge amount of success in life comes from learning as a child how to make good habits. It's good to help kids understand that when they do certain things habitually, they're reinforcing patterns.

- Charles Duhigg

New Things New

The biggest moment of flexibility in our shopping habits is when we have a child, because all of your old routines go out the window, and suddenly a marketer can come in and sell you new things.

- Charles Duhigg

Like Feels

When marketers influence habits, they influence peoples' self-identity. And so when a group or company does something that doesn't correspond to our core values, it feels like a betrayal.

- Charles Duhigg

Your Malleable

Habits are malleable throughout your entire life.

- Charles Duhigg

Which Identify

When most individuals or most companies are talking about trying to create healthy habits, the key is to identify which habit or habits seem most important.

- Charles Duhigg

Going Undermine

Typically, when there are corporate habits that undermine individuals, it has emerged without any sort of central planning. Nobody sits down and says, 'I'm going to create an evil habit for this corporation.'

- Charles Duhigg

Never Always

In a sense, habits never really disappear. Once formed, they always remain in our neurology.

- Charles Duhigg

Product How

Consumer habits are key to understanding how to launch a product.

- Charles Duhigg

Truest Aristotle

For Aristotle, habits reigned supreme. The behaviors that occur unthinkingly are the evidence of our truest selves.

- Charles Duhigg

Every Day Use

If you look hard enough, you'll find that many of the products we use every day - chewing gums, skin moisturizers, disinfecting wipes, air fresheners, water purifiers, health snacks, antiperspirants, colognes, teeth whiteners, fabric softeners, vitamins - are results of manufactured habits.

- Charles Duhigg

Been Failures

For years, many public health campaigns that aimed at changing habits have been failures.

- Charles Duhigg

Politician Other

I'm not a politician and my other habits are good.

- Charles Farrar Browne

I Am Other

I am not a politician, and my other habits air good.

- Charles Farrar Browne

Identifying Area

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.

- Charles J. Givens

Frustrated Inform

The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why; and she sometimes decrees, indeed, that her reasons shall not be ours.

- Chauncey Wright

Lives Meant

All of my work is meant to evoke a whole bunch of different layers of discord between the attraction and repulsion that we feel toward our consumer habits and our consumer lives.

- Chris Jordan

Love Some

I have some weird habits. For instance, I love beets. Show me a salad bar and I will clean them out of their beets.

- Chris Pratt

Fact Undeniable

Today's energy mix is the result of yesterday's consumer habits, considerable investment, and various political decisions. The potential of renewable energies, now a well-established fact, is undeniable if given the time to arrive at the technical and economic maturity that will free them from subsidization policies.

- Christophe de Margerie

Bad Working People

Working people have alot of bad habits, but the worst of these is work.

- Clarence Darrow

Using Mannerisms

It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people.

- Claude Chabrol

Part Program

Each season I find myself constantly inspired by 'The Biggest Loser' contestants. Their tenacity and willingness to learn new, healthy habits is tremendous and the results speak for themselves. I am honored to be part of such an inspiring program that helps inspire positive change in so many lives.

- Curtis Stone

Door Next

I feel that between my experience and my mother's, breast cancer is a little bit like someone who lives next door. I know what that person looks like and what their daily habits are.

- Cynthia Nixon


When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.

- Dalai Lama

Genes Begins

A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.

- Dan Buettner

Choose Behaviors

The people you surround yourself with influence your behaviors, so choose friends who have healthy habits.

- Dan Buettner

Deal Works

My dad, who is a heart surgeon, works with many adult patients who did not take good care of their bodies in their formative years. He is able to teach them how to break old eating and exercise habits and reshape their bodies, but not without a great deal of resistance.

- Daphne Oz

Play Providing

By providing our young children with opportunities for free, child-directed play, along with proper nutrition, we are setting them up for a lifetime of healthy habits, versus interventions needed later in life.

- Darell Hammond

Bad Which

I had never done any theater in high school, which actually worked to my benefit. I didn't develop any bad habits.

- David James Elliott

Magic Separate

I am saying that while popular culture usually portrays practitioners of magic as separate from ordinary people, often biologically different, many people have habits or customs or superstitions that show magic was once a whole lot more democratic.

- David Liss

New Another

If you're playing with somebody from another idiom, you can't react to them in the same way that you react to somebody that is closer to your idiom. You don't fall into the same habits. You find a new way of communicating.

- David Sanborn

Show Your

As you step into your limitless self, you might be confronted with old habits and patterns that are not necessarily based in truth. These old ways of being show up because you have repeated many of them thousands of times.

- Debbie Ford

Other Ways

Our ways of relating to each other become like habits.

- Deborah Tannen

Beauty I Think

And I think of that again as I've written in several of my beauty books, a lot of health comes from the proper eating habits, which are something that - you know, I come from a generation that wasn't - didn't have a lot of food.

- Joan Collins

Make Then

We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.

- John Dryden

About Fanatical

Good habits are worth being fanatical about.

- John Irving

Listening Best Way

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.

- John James Audubon

Living Tolerable

I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds.

- John James Audubon

World Phone

I have the best habits in the world, and I cannot keep my phone secure.

- John McAfee

Reason Bad

Make no mistake about it. Bad habits are called 'bad' for a reason. They kill our productivity and creativity. They slow us down. They hold us back from achieving our goals. And they're detrimental to our health.

- John Rampton

Doing Sentence

School is a twelve-year jail sentence where bad habits are the only curriculum truly learned. I teach school and win awards doing it. I should know.

- John Taylor Gatto

Think I Think

I think if you stop bad habits, and you stop long enough, you develop good habits.

- Jordan Knight

Bad Bad Habits

There are no good or bad habits. All habits are, by definition, bad.

- Jose Bergamin

About Blank

In the end, I am quite normal. I don't have odd habits. I don't dramatize. Above all, I do not romanticize the act of writing. I don't talk about the anguish I suffer in creating. I do not have a fear of the blank page, writer's block, all those things that we hear about writers.

- Jose Saramago

Work Before

I am the same person I was before receiving the Nobel Prize. I work with the same regularity, I have not modified my habits, I have the same friends.

- Jose Saramago

Think I Think

There's a tendency to fall into certain habits, but if you tell yourself not to do that and if you don't stay there too long - I think if you start staying for too long, you tend to fall into certain bad habits, and I tried not to do that.

- Josh Duhamel

Memory Extent

We're all just a bundle of habits shaped by our memories. And to the extent that we control our lives, we do so by gradually altering those habits, which is to say the networks of our memory. No lasting joke, or invention, or insight, or work of art was ever produced by an external memory. Not yet, at least.

- Joshua Foer

Learned Rather

I learned to be with myself rather than avoiding myself with limiting habits; I started to be aware of my feelings more, rather than numb them.

- Judith Wright

Thought Shown

Untested assumptions and lazy habits of thought can be shown up, once put in a spotlight of a different hue.

- Julian Baggini

Fact Some

As a matter of fact, I get a little concerned about some of my anti-social habits.

- Julie Bowen

Fact Some

I read books more than I go out. As a matter of fact, I get a little concerned about some of my anti-social habits. I will choose a night with Somerset Maugham or Russell Banks over a crowded bar any day.

- Julie Bowen

Political Why

Language is political. That's why you and me, my Brother and Sister, that's why we supposed to choke our natural self into the weird, lying, barbarous, unreal, white speech and writing habits that the schools lay down like holy law.

- June Jordan

Bad Sure

We need to make sure we're all working together to change mindsets, to change attitudes, and to fight against the bad habits that we have as a society.

- Justin Trudeau

Anniversary Woman

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?

- Barbra Streisand

Big Brother Big

Everyone and his Big Brother wants to log your browsing habits, the better to build a profile of who you are and how you live your life - online and off. Search engine companies offer a benefit in return: more relevant search results. The more they know about you, the better they can tailor information to your needs.

- Barton Gellman

Allow Use

We can use decision-making to choose the habits we want to form, use willpower to get the habit started, then - and this is the best part - we can allow the extraordinary power of habit to take over. At that point, we're free from the need to decide and the need to use willpower.

- Gretchen Rubin

Treat Small

A 'treat' is different from a 'reward,' which must be justified or earned. A treat is a small pleasure or indulgence that we give to ourselves just because we want it. Treats give us greater vitality, which boosts self-control, which helps us maintain our healthy habits.

- Gretchen Rubin

Serenity Notorious

Habit allows us to go from 'before' to 'after,' to make life easier and better. Habit is notorious - and rightly so - for its ability to direct our actions, even against our will; but by mindfully shaping our habits, we can harness the power of mindlessness as a sweeping force for serenity, energy, and growth.

- Gretchen Rubin

Want Bad

I don't want to be overdramatic about it, but I'm starting to see a lot of my bad habits get the best of me.

- Ben Gibbard

Sex Hollywood

People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.

- Ben Hecht

Die I Think

Great companies start because the founders want to change the world... not make a fast buck. Call me a romantic, but I think entrepreneurs should try to change the world. This comes from working at Apple... old habits die hard.

- Guy Kawasaki

Bad Prevent

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

- Benjamin Franklin

Finance Net Worth

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

- Benjamin Franklin

Doing Feels

It's important for an actor to feel like they're really being watched and to receive feedback and encouragement about the aspects of what they're doing that feels truthful - and also to raise awareness when they might be resorting to habits and tricks, which every actor has.

- Bennett Miller

Including Laws

For a scientific theory of him to be possible, man, including his habits of valuation, has to be taken as determined by causal laws, as an instance and part of nature.

- Hans Jonas

Living Very

Very often, human beings are living like on autopilot, reacting automatically with what happens. What interests me about the life of an explorer is you are in the unknown; you are out of your habits.

- Bertrand Piccard

Questions Medicine

I begin with the premise that behavior is an incredibly important element in medicine. People's habits, their willingness to quit smoking, their willingness to take steps to avoid transmission of HIV, are all behavioral questions.

- Harold E. Varmus

Young Some

Young children need to develop good habits that will be useful to them the rest of their lives. It is important to keep the lessons age-appropriate. For example, when your children start earning allowances, that would be a good time to teach them how to put some money in the bank instead of spending it all.

- Bill Rancic

Young Whole

The world of digital media is being transformed. A bunch of new businesses can be reinvented, thanks to social graphs, the mobile internet, and the new shopping habits of the young. Those are going to create a whole generation of cool new companies.

- Bing Gordon

Always Other

The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.

- Bjorn Ulvaeus