|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|Every one has his peculiar habit. Latin.|| 1|
|Habits if not resisted soon become necessity. St. Augustine.|| 2|
|Habit in sinning takes away the sense of sin. Latin.|| 3|
|Habit is second nature.|| 4|
|Habit is stronger than nature. Quintus Curtius Rufus.|| 5|
|Habit is ten times nature. Wellington.|| 6|
|How use doth breed a habit in a man. Shakespeare.|| 7|
|Ill habits gather by unseen degrees,|
As brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas. Dryden.
|It is a thousand times easier to contract a new habit than to get rid of an old one.|| 9|
|It is easier to prevent ill habits than to break them. Motto on Platos ring.|| 10|
|Pursuits become habits. Ovid.|| 11|
|Small habits well pursued betimes|
May reach the dignity of crimes. Hannah More.
|There is nothing so true as habit.|
To change ones habits smacks of death. Portuguese.