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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.

Dan Quayle

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.

Aldous Huxley

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.

Elbert Hubbard

A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.

William Arthur Ward

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

Drew Barrymore

I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.

Henry James

I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.

Henry Ward Beecher

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

Elbert Hubbard

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

Leo Buscaglia

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

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.

Pamela Anderson

There's never going to be a great misunderstanding of me. I think I'm a little whacked.

James Madison

Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.

Courtney Love

I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.

George Foreman

I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.

Horace

A portion of mankind take pride in their vices and pursue their purpose; many more waver between doing what is right and complying with what is wrong.

Charles Lamb

Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.

Robin Williams

I'm sorry, if you were right, I'd agree with you.

Carl Jung

Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.

Chevy Chase

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes at school for having an attitude problem.

George Foreman

George Foreman. A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was always meant to be. Wasn't always like that. Used to look in the mirror and cried a river.

Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

Chanakya

A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.

Vladimir Nabokov

I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.

Mae West

It isn't what I do, but how I do it. It isn't what I say, but how I say it, and how I look when I do it and say it.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

Plutarch

Character is long-standing habit.

Steven Wright

At one point he decided enough was enough.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body.

Joe Rogan

Have you ever talked to someone, and you're not even really talking to them? Actors are the worst for that.

Emily Dickinson

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

William Butler Yeats

And say my glory was I had such friends.

P. G. Wodehouse

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.

Hillaire Belloc

An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight.

Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

Henry James

I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Character develops itself in the stream of life.

Hippocrates

Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.

Dwight L. Moody

A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian... and most of all, his family ought to know.

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.

Friedrich Nietzsche

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses.

Lou Holtz

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Norman Vincent Peale

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them. If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.

John Dryden

Words are but pictures of our thoughts.

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.

Zora Neale Hurston

Gods always behave like the people who make them.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.

William Arthur Ward

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.

Drew Barrymore

I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else.

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.

Billy Joel

I don't care what consequence it brings, I have been a fool for lesser things.

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Andy Warhol

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.

Frederick Douglass

A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him.

Kevin Smith

If I had any balls whatsoever, I'd make nothing but Jay and Silent Bob flicks for the rest of my life. However, being a critical whore, I've gotta move on and 'grow' beyond those characters.

William James

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

Vince Lombardi

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Miguel de Cervantes

It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.

P. G. Wodehouse

I just sit at a typewriter and curse a bit.

Garrison Keillor

I want to resume the life of a shy person.

Eudora Welty

Beware of a man with manners.

Dwight L. Moody

Character is what a man is in the dark.

Andy Warhol

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don't think they've ever remembered.

James Baldwin

If you're treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they're real for you whether they're real or not.

Dan Quayle

Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.

Plutarch

All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own.

Albert Schweitzer

By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

Billy Graham

My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

H. L. Mencken

All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.

Joseph Addison

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

Christopher Morley

If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.

Groucho Marx

Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.

John Stuart Mill

The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.

Plutarch

Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.

Camille Paglia

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.

John Dryden

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Toni Morrison

Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.

H. L. Mencken

A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them.

Horace Mann

Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.

Halle Berry

The worst thing a man can ever do is kiss me on the first date.

Leon Trotsky

There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.

Larry King

When I was 5 years old I would lie in bed, look at the radio, and I wanted to be on the radio. I don't know why.

Lou Holtz

Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.

Robert Louis Stevenson

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

Hippocrates

It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has.

Blaise Pascal

When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.

Don DeLillo

Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.

Christopher Morley

In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.

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.

Benjamin Disraeli

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.

Thomas Mann

For the beautiful word begets the beautiful deed.