Quotes of Costume

“ First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you. ”

- Dr. Rob Gilbert

“ Habit is a shackle for the free. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them. ”

- Agatha Christie

“ It's just like magic. When you live by yourself, all your annoying habits are gone! ”

- Merrill Markoe

“ So tedious is this day As is the night before some festival To an impatient child that hath new robes And may not wear them. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people. ”

- Jean Giraudoux

“ Make good habits and they will make you. ”

- Parks Cousins

“ Habits change into character. ”

- Ovid

“ Habit is second nature. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? / But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses. ”

- Bible

“ The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires. ”

- J. Paul Getty

“ Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts. ”

- Mortimer J. Adler

“ Things start as hopes and end up as habits. ”

- Lillian Hellman

“ Habits are like the wrinkles on a man's brow; if you will smooth out the one, I will smooth out the other. ”

- Henry Wheeler Shaw

“ The only habits you never conquer are the ones you put off doing something about. ”

- Wess Roberts

“ First we make our habits, then our habits make us. ”

- Charles C. Noble

“ Good habits are the muscles of the soul. Keep new habits alive and strong by daily exercise. ”

- Frank Crane

“ Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into. ”

- Unknown

“ Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into. ”

- Unknown

“ A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune. ”

- Richard Whately

“ Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not expressed in fancy; rich not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Nothing needs reforming so much as other people's habits. ”

- Mark Twain

“ No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to. ”

- Frank Zappa

“ Habit is, as it were, a second nature. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Small habits well pursued betimes May reach the dignity of crimes. ”

- Hannah More

“ Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ Nothing is more powerful than habit. ”

- Ovid

“ Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves. ”

- Horace Bushnell
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