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The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

    Author: Francis Bacon

Customs are generally unselfish. Habits are nearly always selfish.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

It is more true to say that our opinions depend upon our lives and habits, than to say that our lives and habits depend on our opinions.

    Author: Frederick W. Robertson

It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.

    Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Look upon pleasures not upon that side that is next the sun, or where they look beauteously, that is, as they come toward you to be enjoyed, for then they paint and smile, and dress themselves up in tinsel, and glass gems, and counterfeit imagery.

    Author: Jeremy Taylor

Perhaps you have been ensnared by a sinful habit that you will not abandon, and your guilt is so overwhelming you are ashamed to approach Christ. Whatever the reason for your broken intimacy with God, there is good news. Jesus waits to embrace you now in the arms of unconditional, divine love.

    Author: Charles Stanley

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