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Quotation by G.C. Lichtenberg
One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them.
G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742–1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook A," aph. 10, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).
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