17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

‘Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.’
August 17, 2017

If you want to be successful, dropping some of your bad habits is a good way to start.

Related: 10 ‘Harmless’ Habits to Drop If You Want to Be Successful

No matter how much you want something, sometimes only the things you do with consistency will end up shaping your future. It’s a subtle but powerful impact. The best habits can bring us a life of goal-crushing success, but the bad ones can keep us stagnant and unfulfilled.

Take control of your destiny by building the habits that make successful people thrive. To get started, draw some inspiration from these 17 inspiring quotes.

17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

1. “Depending on what they are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do.” ―Sean Covey


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

2. “It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.” ―Benjamin Franklin


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

3. “Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.” ―Stephen Covey


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

4. “I have learned that champions aren’t just born; champions can be made when they embrace and commit to life-changing positive habits.” ―Lewis Howes


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

5. “Good habits are worth being fanatical about.” ―John Irving


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

6. “You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life.’ ” ―Wayne Dyer


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

7. “Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” ―Vince Lombardi


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

8. “Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to keep them either. They keep you.” ―Frank Hall Crane


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

9. “If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” ―Colin Powell


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

10. “Habit is a cable; we weave a thread each day, and at last we cannot break it.” ―Horace Mann


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

11. “The best way to stop a bad habit is to never begin it.” ―J.C. Penney


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

12. “If you pick the right small behavior and sequence it right, then you won’t have to motivate yourself to have it grow. It will just happen naturally, like a good seed planted in a good spot.” ―BJ Fogg


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

13. “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” ―Samuel Johnson


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

14. “Successful people aren’t born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do.” ―William Makepeace Thackeray


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

15. “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.” ―Aristotle


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

16. “You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” ―John C. Maxwell


17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Successful Habits

17. “The secret to permanently breaking any bad habit is to love something greater than the habit.” ―Bryant McGill

Related: 13 Daily Habits of Highly Successful People

 

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