Recently, I finished reading Atomic Habits. And I’m listing some of the best quotes of Atomic Habits book I found.
Atomic Habits by James Clear definitely feels like an ultimate book to help you in building new habits. It's a must-read if you want to build a new habit. With these Atomic Habits quotes, you’ll find why. Check full Atomic Habits book review here
These Atomic Habits book quotes is a glimpse into the system proposed in the book. I’m listing the 1 percent rule of Atomic Habits, as well as the other best quotes from Atomic Habits.
Let’s check them out.
1) Success is the product of daily habits – not once in a lifetime transformation.
2) Changes that seem small and unimportant at first, compound into remarkable results.
3) If you can get 1 percent better each day for one year, you'll end up thirty-seven times better by the time you're done.
4) Change can take years, before it happens all at once. Mastery requires patience.
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5) Forget about goals, focus on systems instead.
6) The purpose of setting goals is to win the game. The purpose of building systems is to continue playing the game.
7) Fall in love with the process rather than the product.
8) Build identity-based habits. Start by focusing on who you wish to become.
9) The more pride you have in a particular aspect of your identity, the more motivated you will be to maintain the habits associated with it.
10) It's one thing to say I'm the type of person who wants this. It's something very different to say I'm the type of person who is this.
11) Many of our daily actions are shaped not by purposeful drive and choice, but by the most obvious option.
12) The first step to changing habits is to be on the lookout for the cues.
13) The process of behaviour change always starts with awareness.
14) The more tightly bound your new habit is to a specific cue, the better the odds are that you will notice when the time comes to act.
15) One of the best ways to build a new habit is to identify a current habit and then stack your new behaviour on top.
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16) People often choose habits not because of what they are, but because of where they are.
17) People who plan for when and where they will perform a new habit are more likely to follow through.
18) The secret to self-control is creating a more disciplined environment.
19) The environment, your routine and your personality affect your decision to change habits.
20) When you can't manage to get to an entirely new environment, redefine your current one.
21) Make the cues of your good habits obvious and the bad habits invisible.
22) The more attractive an opportunity is, the more likely it is to become habit forming.
23) Temptation building is one way to create a heightened version of any habit.
24) Desire is the engine that drives behaviour.
25) It is the anticipation of a reward – not the fulfilment of it – that gets us to take action.
26) One of the most effective things to build better habits is to join a culture where your desired behaviour is the normal.
27) We are drawn to behaviours that earn us respect, approval, admiration and status.
28) The key to finding and fixing the causes of your bad habits is to reframe the associations you have about them.
29) We are so focused on figuring the best approach that we never get around to taking action.
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30) To master a habit, start with repetition, not perfection.
31) Redesign your life so the actions that matter most are also easiest to do.
32) Our real motivation is to be lazy and to do what is convenient.
33) Two-Minute Rule: When you start a new habit, it should take less than two minutes to do.
34) We are more likely to repeat a behaviour when the experience is immediately satisfying.
35) Add a little bit of immediate pleasure to the habits that pay off in the long-run and a little bit of immediate pain to ones that don't.
36) See the value in taking actions with long term benefits.
37) No matter how consistent you are, life will interrupt you. Whenever this happens, remind yourself: never miss twice.
38) Missing once is an accident. Missing twice is the start of a new habit.
39) Choose the habits that best suits your personality, not the ones that's most popular.
James Clear’s Atomic Habits is a practical and actionable guide to building good habits and breaking bad ones. And these quotes from Atomic Habits are to motivate you to take a step toward building the habits you want.
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