Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life. Each lapse is like the letting fall of a ball of string which one is carefully winding up, a single slip undoes more than a great many turns will wind again.

William James (1842-1910) American psychologist and philosopher
The Principles of Psychology, ch. 4 (1890)

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