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

—Samuel Johnson (1772, by Sir Joshua Reynolds; Public Domain)

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Excellence

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

—Aristotle

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The Power, Good or Bad, of Habits

Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.

Spooky old tree in blue scary forest

—Chinese Proverb

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