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bad habits Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about bad habits
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″Ask yourself: Are you spending your time on the right things? You may have causes, goals, interests. Are they even worth pursuing?I’ve long held on to a clipping from a newspaper in Roanoke, Virginia.It featured a photo of a pregnant woman who had lodged a protest against a local construction site. She worried that the sound of jackhammers was injuring her unborn child. But get this: In the photo, the woman is holding a cigarette. If she cared about her unborn child,the time she spent railing against jackhammers would have been better spent putting out that cigarette.″
Randy Pausch
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construction site
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“Until we understand the core principles that organize love relationships, we cannot really understand love’s problems or offer couples enduring help. The demand-withdraw pattern is not just a bad habit, it reflects a deeper underlying reality: such couples are starving emotionally.”
Hold Me Tight
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“The sad fact is, saying no had become a habit.”
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“Love can be a tremendous deterrent to destructive behavior; it gives the individual the support she needs to change her life.”
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“I see it is there. I still fall in… it’s a habit. My eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault… I get out immediately.”
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“The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting.”
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“I had this bad habit of checking my bank account every day, as if compulsively looking at it would make it grow. But the banking software wasn’t interested in my dreams.”
Andy Weir
author
Jazz Bashara
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“You know, I think I might start biting my nails-- I could use the money!”
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“The best way to fight bad habits, she thought, was with good habits.”
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“A day is a long time and habits are powerful- especially bad habits.”
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“And Sister nibbled her nails. Nibble, nibble, nibble, nibble.”
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“A habit is something you do so often you don’t even have to think about it. Habits are a very important part of our lives. And most of them are good- like brushing your teeth and combing your fur when you get up in the morning, and looking both ways before crossing the road. But some habits aren’t so good.”
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″ ‘I’ll never nibble again!’ she said as she thought of all those lovely dimes she was going to get. ”
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“But worst of all, the bits of tape told the whole world that Sister Bear was a nail biter.”
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“In regular school you have to concentrate- and sometimes when you concentrate, you form nervous little habits. ”
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“Oh. I know he’s not perfect. He has some bad habits. He runs after cars. He catches some of them.”

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