cultivate the habit

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  • Just a little scrap, but cultivate the habit of doing it every day. Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Adequate training being assumed, a man must cultivate the habit of self-surrender. Cited from Essays On Work And Culture, Hamilton W. Mabie
  • We can bring the power of the will to bear in making the choice, and thus cultivate the habit of being happy or the reverse. Cited from Character, by Samuel Smiles
  • If we want to live high above low hatreds and revenges, let us cultivate the habit of looking behind men to God. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • "I shall begin to cultivate the habit at once." Cited from Patty at Home, by Carolyn Wells
  • If we would cultivate the habit of seeing God behind second causes, our hearts would be kept free from much wrath and bitterness. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • The bigger the job you have in hand the more necessary it is to cultivate the habit of detachment. Cited from Pebbles on the Shore, by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  • But lacking those outside monitors, one must all the more cultivate the habit of constant inlooking and self-examination. Cited from When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Charles Major
  • You must either fret yourself into a nervous fever, or you must cultivate the habit of Resignation. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 66, April, 1863, by Various
  • In one of his later books George Moore chronicles his resolve to cultivate the habit of reading, to learn to read again. Cited from Walking-Stick Papers, by Robert Cortes Holliday
  • The student is strongly advised to cultivate the habit of thinking in Esperanto from the very beginning of the study. Cited from The Esperanto Teacher, by Helen Fryer
  • He should cultivate the habit of word mastery. Cited from De La Salle Fifth Reader, by Brothers of the Christian Schools
  • They cultivate the habit of prudent self-reliance amongst the people, and are consequently worthy of every encouragement. Cited from Thrift, by Samuel Smiles
  • Cultivate the habit of seeing the odd, the whimsical, the humorous side of things. Cited from Religious Education in the Family, by Henry F. Cope
  • We need, too, to cultivate the habit of prompt obedience. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • You will be amply repaid for your endeavors to cultivate the habit of happiness. Cited from The Royal Road to Health, by C.A. Tyrrell
  • It is good exercise to cultivate the habit of being very wary over the exact wording of a puzzle. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • One fourth of life is intelligible, the other three-fourths is unintelligible darkness; and our earliest duty is to cultivate the habit of not looking round the corner. Cited from The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford, Rutherford
  • Upon leaving

    his office, the brain worker should cultivate the habit of forgetting all about his business, except in so far as he believes that some particular point needs special attention out of office hours. Cited from Increasing Efficiency In Business, by W.D. Scott

  • We must not have our thoughts ever occupied with other things, but must cultivate the habit of detaching them from earth, and keeping our minds still before God, that He may pour His light into them. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Psalms, Maclaren
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