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Habit, n.: A shackle for the free.

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Habit, n.: A shackle for the free.

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Daemon wrote:
Habit, n.: A shackle for the free.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


It is debatable whether get habit or rid of it - is more difficult, especially for the free.
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Yes, ingrained habits confine sometimes.
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Daemon wrote:
Habit, n.: A shackle for the free.

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)


Not so the bad habits, they turn the 'free' loose upon themselves.
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