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Behavior Quotes

Be it a man, a company or a country, everyone needs to earn respect and for that they need to resort to some ethical code of conduct as deemed proper by the society. Behavior plays a major role in shaping up one’s career and life. People with pleasing personality grow faster in career than others with mediocre or unpleasant behavior. Whether you are an actor, a tradesman or a corporate, proper behavior is the key to your success. Read these behavior quotes to polish your personality.


Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.

Julia Stiles

I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going.

Jennifer Connelly

I don't always like my own behavior. I haven't known anyone who is perfect all the time.

Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

Johnny Depp

People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.

Sharon Stone

People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.

Helen Rowland

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little personal characteristics.

Adolf Hitler

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

John Greenleaf Whittier

It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.

Helen Rowland

A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet.

Osama bin Laden

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Thomas Jefferson

Always take hold of things by the smooth handle.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.

Eudora Welty

Beware of a man with manners.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

Cameron Diaz

I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way every time.

Thomas Mann

For the beautiful word begets the beautiful deed.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.

Helen Rowland

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her--when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

John Greenleaf Whittier

From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.

Theodore Roosevelt

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.

Madonna Ciccone

When you're 25, it's a little bit easier to be daring, especially if you are a pop star, because eccentric behavior is expected from you.

Emily Dickinson

Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.

James Spader

It's fun to explore behavior that you can't explore in your own life, so you fool around with it in acting.

Ayn Rand

When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.

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Warren G. Bennis

Most regular, two-year MBA programs provide both experience and the capacity to link together the essential elements of management such as finance, marketing, organizational behavior, and operations.

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Kelsey Grammer

Actors are observers of human life, of human behavior.

Michael Fassbender

People are complicated. Our behavior towards one another is strange. So I like opportunities to investigate that.

Chuck Palahniuk

I would say any behavior that is not the status quo is interpreted as insanity, when, in fact, it might actually be enlightenment. Insanity is sorta in the eye of the beholder.

Kimberly Guilfoyle

In any situation, it is good to be aware of even your co-workers, and if you are uncomfortable or concerned about a colleague's behavior, report it to a supervisor.

Michael Douglas

I have hardly ever worked with the same director twice. But when you have worked with a director before, you understand his behavior.

Bill Gates

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.

Robert De Niro

In acting, I always try to go back to what would actually be the real situation, the real human behavior in life.

Margaret Mead

It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.

Woody Harrelson

Through my work with PETA, I have learned a great deal about chimpanzee behavior and the plight of chimpanzees imprisoned in laboratories.

Scarlett Johansson

It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior.

Warren Buffett

The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.

Tulsi Gabbard

We need to stop judging individuals based on their race, profession, gender, religion, or anything other than their own individual behavior and character.

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It is because I recognize the brutality with which my own multi-branched ancestors have been treated that I can identify the despicable, lawless, cruel, and sadistic behavior that has characterized Israel's attempts to erase a people, the Palestinians, from their own land.

Tiger Woods

I have not been true to my values and the behavior my family deserves.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.

Rosamund Pike

I certainly relish the chance to play a woman who didn't have to conform in any way ever to expected behavior or desirable behavior or attractive behavior.

Jonathan Groff

It's daunting, taking on the task of representing the gay community, because there are so many different facets and different schools of thought and behavior.

Aldous Huxley

The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.

I suppose a good director is like a teacher. I think that someone like David Cronenberg was very much like a teacher, because there's an openness, but a certain set of rules of behavior, and a certain conduct expected. But there's an atmosphere that's relaxed and conducive to exploration, and that is created by someone like Cronenberg.

Zig Ziglar

Since belief determines behavior, doesn't it make sense that we should be teaching ethical, moral values in every home and in every school in America?

Joe Biden

The moral disapprobation of society has an impact on behavior in societies.

Paul Rudd

I think that I identify with my role in pretty much everything I have tried to do. I try to find something that I can understand about each character's behavior.

Stellan Skarsgard

Even if you're the President of the United States, you still act like a little child and think like a little child sometimes. Childish behavior is what I look for in all of my characters because that is what makes them human.

Hollywood studios bury that stuff - actors who punch directors in the face and try to run producers over with cars - insanity, criminal behavior. But the studios are invested in that star, they can't have that person's name dirtied up.

Children have more need of models, than of critics.

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.

Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.