Change is not easy! Sometimes you need a bit of motivation. Here is a collection of the greatest quotes about habits. These quotes will show you how some of the greatest minds to ever live used habits to improve their lives. Each quote about habits will make you rethink how you approach each day.

If you believe you can change - if you make it a habit - the change becomes real.- Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

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Quotes About Habits

If you believe you can change - if you make it a habit - the change becomes real.- Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Energy is usually at its peak during the first part of your day, which means you should be completing habits that inspire or excite you about the day ahead.- S. J. Scott

In a nutshell, your health, wealth, happiness, fitness, and success depend on your habits. Joanna Jast, Hack Your Habits

Evidence suggests that, over time, bad eating or sleeping habits change your personality. - Bennett Garner

Choices are at the root of every one of your results. Each choice starts a behavior that over time becomes a habit. - Darren Hardy

The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it. - Leo Aikman

Self-doubt is the greatest enemy of any new good habit. - Victoria Moran

A man who can't bear to share his habits is a man who needs to quit them. - Stephen King

Habit Quotes 

We become what we repeatedly do. - Sean Covey

Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit. - Gordon Parks

A nail is driven out by another nail; habit is overcome by habit. - Erasmus

The best kind of happiness is a habit you're passionate about. - Shannon L. Alde

I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits. - Lewis Howes

Good habits are worth being fanatical about.  - John Irving

You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life.’ - Wayne Dyer

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. - Vince Lombardi

Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to keep them either. They keep you. - Frank Hall Crane

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. - Colin Powell

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it. - Horace Mann

Quotes About Habits

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. - Samuel Johnson

Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do. - William Makepeace Thackeray

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. - Aristotle

The secret to permanently breaking any bad habit is to love something greater than the habit. - Bryant McGill

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. - Aristotle

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. - Warren Buffet

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they’ll eventually conquer you. - Anonymous

Quotes on Healthy Routine Habit

Take control of your habits. Take control of your life.- Anonymous

Good habits, once established are just as hard to break as are bad habits. Robert Puller

Feeling sorry for yourself and your present condition is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. Dale Carnegie

The secret to permanently breaking any bad habit is to love something greater than the habit. Bryant McGill

Consciously create habits because habits unconsciously dictate your life. Anonymous

You leave old habits behind by starting with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life’. Dr. Wayne Dyer

Nothing is stronger than a habit. Anonymous

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

Quotes About Habits

Bad habits are easier to abandon today than tomorrow. Anonymous

Happiness is a habit. Cultivate it.- Elbert Hubbard

The power of habit is great. Latin Proverb

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. -  Aristotle

Old habits die hard. - Anonymous

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. -Jules Renard

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.– George Bernard Shaw

Habit Quotes

Habits change into character. - Ovid

Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don’t put them both together by claiming you ‘Don’t have the time’. Bo Bennett

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.– Albert Einstein

Your character is the harvest of your habits. Adrian Rogers

I can predict the long-term outcome of your success if you show me your daily habits. - John Maxwell

If you want to change your world, you need to start cultivating good habits. -Mina Tadros

Results can only change when we change our consistent actions and make them habits. - Billy Cox

Quotes About Habits 

If your habits don’t line up with your dream, then you need to either change your habits or Change your dream. John Maxwell

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

Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryun

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle

Successful people are simply those with successful habits. Brian Tracy

Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined. Andrew Hendrixson

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. Thomas J. Watson

Your daily behavior reveals your deepest beliefs. - Robin Sharma

Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results. Robin Sharma

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

Habit Quotes

It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. - Rollo May

Positivity is like a muscle: keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit. - Natalie Massenet

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. - Edward Everett Hale

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. - Herbert Kaufman

Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors. - Herbert Kaufman

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm. - Hippocrates

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. - Napoleon Hill

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. -George Washington Carver

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.-Brian Tracy

Quotes About Habits

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes. - Mary Martin

Powerful indeed is the empire of habit. - Publilius Syrus

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.- Horace Mann

It is well to think well; it is divine to act well. - Horace Mann

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. - Horace Mann

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. - Mark Twain

Some rules are nothing but old habits that people are afraid to change. - Therese Fowler, Souvenir

H is for Habit, winners make a habit of doing the things losers don't want to do. - Lucas Remmerswaa

Everything you are used to, once done long enough, starts to seem natural, even though it might not be. - Julien Smith, The Flinch

Quotes on Healthy Routine Habits

Just do it! First you make your habits, then your habits make you! - Lucas Remmerswaal,

Your little choices become habits that affect the bigger decisions you make in life. -  Elizabeth George

Let go of your old tired habits and plant new habits in fertile soil. - Harley King

If breaking a habit has been hard for you to do, hard for you even to face, then a helping hand is in order.― Kenneth Schwarz

Don’t go to battle trying to stop a habit. Instead, reshape it and send it in a new direction. - Sarah Pullen

If you keep listening to what the world thinks of you, you will develop a habit of considering others’ opinion before what you have in your mind. - Dr Prem Jagyasi

The weaker the desire to change, the further away from now is the moment from which we plan on changing.― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

When people don’t learn from mistakes, their mistakes often turn into bad habits. - Frank Sonnenberg

The easiest thing in our life is to change our habits, if we really want to change. - Dr. Purushothaman Kollam

Winning is a habit - leadership is maintaining that habit against all odds. - Amit Ray

Quotes About Habits

Reaction is a habit that comes out naturally - Myra Yadav

The quality of your habits will determine the quality of your future. - Clyde Lee Dennis

I was not afraid to ask completely stupid questions, and I have kept this habit until now. - Pierre Deligne

The character of a man is established by his habits; he is the only one who has the power to change his own habits, the power alone will not change him. ― Alan Maiccon

Being creative does require needing a talent; a daily routine creates new habits.― Alan Maiccon

Negative habits produce negative results. - Frank Sonnenberg

If you are lost, find yourself by filling your days with constant experimentation. -Trevor Carss

Healthy habits harbor happiness. - Zero Dean

Our lifestyle, our life, the way we think and do things, really is a practice; a daily practice. - Akiroq Brost

The more you do something the easier it gets. Don't expect it to get easier if you're not putting in the time and energy to make that happen. - Akiroq Brost

Habit Quotes

Create daily habits that will create a higher quality of life. Remember, our lives become whatever we practice. - Akiroq Brost

Life really is a practice and becomes what you practice. - Akiroq Brost

We are creatures of habit, and leveraging our habitual tendencies is one of the best ways to develop discipline. ― Ernest Cadorin

We must be aware that momentum born of old habits and destructive behaviors might be momentum, but it’s momentum slammed into reverse.― Craig D. Lounsbrough

Every bad habit is merely an unconscious decision to choose a distraction over having to deal with an uncomfortable feeling. ― Antti Vanhanen

Don't just set goals for what you want to do. Set goals for how you want to live your life. ― Akiroq Brost

Exercise your mind the same as you would exercise your body. Practice healthy mental habits that will help you, empower you, and improve your perspectives. -Akiroq Brost

Doing what we love, investing in ourselves pays off. ― Akiroq Brost

Choose your habits as if your life depends on them, because it does. ― Gift Gugu Mona

Build you a life you don't need to escape from by balancing your time, by taking rest when you need to, but doing things you love and enjoy. ― Akiroq Brost

Quotes About Habits

There is no harm in having big dreams. Rather have this as a habit. It's worth! ― Kankane Rakhi Surendra

We only irritate ourselves when we scratch at an itch that no longer exists. ― Jason N Versey

Enjoy good moments while they last. Then make sure, they're not the last ― Constance Friday Elias

Awareness, Acceptance, Alternatives, and Actions are the four habits necessary to become Type Me. ― Melissa Heisler

Hаbіtѕ оf fіnаnсіаl ѕuссеѕѕ аrе lеаrnаblе, as аll hаbіtѕ аrе, bу practice аnd rереtіtіоn.― Shane Johnston

It's the creature of habit that gets caught in the rabbit's snare.― Anthony T.Hincks

You don’t prosper by maintaining standards; you prosper by maintaining habits.- Moffat Machingura

Small wins are exactly what they sound like, and are part of how keystone habits create widespread changes. ― Charles Duhigg,

Life is a daily battle with people and things that are trying to change us and those that are trying to prevent us from changing. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Habit Quotes

The question we should be asking ourselves is: Who do I need to become? ― Darren Hardy

Self-reflection is a much kinder teacher than regret is. Prioritize yourself by making a habit of it. ― Andrena Sawyer

Habits, places and faces grew into you over time, like tree roots burrowing into stonework. - Frances Hardinge

If you believe you can change—if you make it a habit—the change becomes real. - Charles Duhigg

Habits are tools. They can either propel you toward success or drag you down.― Silvica Rosca

We cannot learn something new and stick to it without a modular approach to application, positive reinforcement and a real change of environment. ― David Amerland,

The state of our surroundings, tells the conditions of our soul. ― Lailah Gifty Akita

Habits, not ideas, are the programming language of human beings ― Danny Dover

Quotes About Habits

Advice to my younger self: 1 Start where you are with what you have 2 Try not to hurt other people 3 Take more chances 4 If you fail, keep trying ― Germany Kent

Gratitude is a powerful catalyst for happiness. It’s the spark that lights a fire of joy in your soul.” ― Amy Collette

Great people become great due to the framework, routines and habits they have set for themselves ― Sunday Adelaja

It shouldn't take a life-changing event for you to change your life. ― Shaun Hick

Your habits guide and sculpt your path. The same process that builds habits can break habits. ― Farshad AslHabits grow like dragons if you feed them.― Richelle E. Goodrich

Don't just use these amazing quotes about habits to feel good but do nothing. What matters is that you take action. Habit Stacker is designed to help you improve your habits. Less talking about what you wish to change and more creating a plan to change it.

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Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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