Quotation by Mark Twain

Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910), U.S. author. Louis de Conte, in Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Harper & Brothers (1896).

The same quotation serves as a chapter motto for ch. 6 in Pudd'nhead Wilson.
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