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...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.--G.D. BOARDMAN.
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink drop soileth the pure white page.--HOSEA BALLOU.
Habits are like the wrinkles on a man's brow; if you will smooth out the one, I will smooth out the other.--H.W. SHAW.
A large part of Christian virtue consists in right habits.--PALEY.
Habit is ten times nature.--WELLINGTON.
Habit is the most imperious of all masters.--GOETHE.
I will govern my life and my thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and to read the other; for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God (who is the searcher of our hearts) all our privacies are open?--SENECA.
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... Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
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