creature of habit

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I suppose this makes me a creature of habit but most people are creatures of habit.
The thought of having to look at ugly brick housing instead of the aforementioned green belt and assorted farm animals fills me with dismay and I, being a creature of habit, will, along with others, probably keep on depositing vegetable scraps and the like for the animals in the field by the bus stop on to some poor soul's manicured front lawn; perish the thought.
As a creature of habit, it is very important for me to have a comfort zone because I prefer comfort and reliability of routine over spontaneity.
Fact is, when it comes to software I am a creature of habit, preferring the tried and true over the unknown.
RACHEL WYNN JONES : I am a real creature of habit so I listen to the radio in the morning so that it wakes me up and tells me what is happening in the UK and the world at large.
And that look in his eyes that it's hard to disguise tells me "I am a creature of habit, and you well know that I'm always ready on time for my lamb, beef, chiken or rabbit.
In the achievement of these goals, I have to remember that I am essentially a creature of habit.
He was a creature of habit," said Rachel Knight, prosecuting at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
Creature of habit John Dunlop always has his team firing early, and Times Up, who showed progressive form in a some fiercely contested handicaps last season, appeals strongly to make a winning reappearance in tomorrow's Doncaster Shield.
He was a creature of habit, Davies who would be out early with his dog," he asked.
MY WIFE always says that I am a creature of habit and I suppose I am because, for the best part of 40 years, after my evening meal I settle in my armchair to read the Birmingham Mail from cover to cover.
She's a very sweet-natured girl and she's also a creature of habit.