Behavior Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Behavior

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Language is not merely a set of unrelated sounds, clauses, rules, and meanings; it is a total coherent system of these integrating with each other, and with behavior, context, universe of discourse, and observer perspective.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


I think we present extreme aspects of human behavior and hopefully get at times, messages across or bring issues to the table or as we so often say, shed light into the dark crevices of human nature.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


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


The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation.
~By R. D. Laing ~


We are coming out of a century that was taught that one way of looking at the world, that one form of behavior, is as valid as another. The idea of true evil has been blown away.
~By Dean Koontz ~


To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only the starting point of systematic analysis, for alone they do not yield many interesting implications.
~By Gary Becker ~


I wanted to be a neurologist. That seemed to be the most difficult, most intriguing, and the most important aspect of medicine, which had links with psychology, aggression, behavior, and human affairs.
~By Roger Bannister ~


When I'm watching somebody act, it's a behavior editorial function - I look at someone act, and I might say, 'I don't believe him when he says that.' I don't know why I don't believe him, probably because the people that I've met, they don't act like that when they say stuff like that and mean it.
~By David Fincher ~


The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.
~By M. Scott Peck ~


I particularly don't want to play unmotivated behavior.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


But I don't actually adopt the point of view that our subjective impression of free will, which is a kind of indeterminacy behavior, comes from quantum mechanical indeterminacy.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
~By Adam Baldwin ~


You can't legislate or litigate good, healthy behavior but we must be willing to educate people at an early age about the affects of unhealthy living.
~By Zack Wamp ~


I started to call myself a rational therapist in 1955; later I used the term rational emotive. Now I call myself a rational emotive behavior therapist.
~By Albert Ellis ~


Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value.
~By Peter Bart ~


Americans are making coffee a bigger part of their lives, expanding attitudes and behaviors that are driving new levels of consumption.
~By Robert Nelson ~


At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior.
~By John Carmack ~


We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


Using the commons as a cesspool does not harm the general public under frontier conditions, because there is no public, the same behavior in a metropolis is unbearable.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports, but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems.
~By John Mica ~


The Boogeyman is your conscience. The Boogeyman is the result of your own bad behavior. I love this Boogeyman.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Genocide is an attempt to exterminate a people, not to alter their behavior.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.
~By Andre Norton ~


Which, the first meeting with anybody is, you know, everybody is on their best behavior. It's only after you get to know them for a while that you figure out.
~By Arthur Rock ~


So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential.
~By Ernst Mayr ~


Your behavior is based on your beliefs, and what you do and say, over and over again, helps develop your habits.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


Many rock musicians are excellent cooks, I've found, and those that are prefer to eat their own cooking in the studio. I encourage this behavior as I also enjoy the benefits of fresh food.
~By Steve Albini ~


As you may know, some of the stereotyped behaviors exhibited by autistic children are also found in zoo animals who are raised in a barren environment.
~By Temple Grandin ~


Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females, or of their responsiveness to particular male signals.
~By Peter R. Grant ~


Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


If language did not affect behavior, it could have no meaning.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


Our learning ought to be our lives' amendment, and the fruits of our private study ought to appear in our public behavior.
~By Thomas Nashe ~


There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
~By William Glasser ~


I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
~By Jacques Derrida ~


The squeeze machine is not going to cure anybody, but it may help them relax; and a relaxed person will usually have better behavior.
~By Temple Grandin ~


It's more along the lines of raising a child: we train the system to a certain range of behaviors that we find most useful. But then we let it go, because we don't want to have to be babysitting it the whole time.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.
~By M. Scott Peck ~


I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


For the president to resign now would be wrong. President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction.
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as important as skills and expertise, I sought to build the firm into an enduring, values-based institution.
~By Marvin Bower ~


We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life.
~By Theophrastus ~


Certainly the emphasis I place in this chapter on coordination of behavior and cooperation to mutual benefit is something that ought to be very congenial to people in the libertarian tradition.
~By Robert Nozick ~


As for me, even though I have been accused of anti-Semitism countless times, no one has ever heard me make anti-Semitic statements or engage in anti-Semitic behavior.
~By Jean-Marie Le Pen ~


The mind cannot support moral chaos for long. Men are under as strong a compulsion to invent an ethical setting for their behavior as spiders are to weave themselves webs.
~By John Dos Passos ~


A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive.
~By Bruce Jay Friedman ~


While there have been terrific advances in the state of technology around heuristics, behavior blocking, and things like that, technology is only a part of the approach to solving the problem with the more important aspect involving putting the right process in place.
~By John W. Thompson ~


Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
~By Julian Assange ~


Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
~By Alex Haley ~


Of course as children, we all, in all cultures and societies, learn behavior from observation, imitation, and encouragement of various kinds. So by the suggestion made, we all 'pretend' most of the time.
~By Gary Gygax ~


A country should be defended not by arms, but by ethical behavior.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
~By Moliere ~


No matter how hard we might wish, we will not be able to transform China's behavior overnight.
~By Madeleine Albright ~


I hope that there are no persons that would want to think ill of me in any direction or any behavior.
~By Diahann Carroll ~


The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme.
~By John Buford ~


Music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior.
~By Boethius ~


The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
~By William Friedkin ~


Being a doctor has taught me a lot about directing. You're doing the same thing: You're reconstructing the manifold of behavior to the point where an audience says, yes, that's exactly like people I know.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see.
~By Ron Silver ~


I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
~By Marilu Henner ~


Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


My mother moved abroad when I was 11, my dad wasn't around from the time that I was a baby, so I was not the product of a family, but a product of observation - of watching what went on around me, of watching who I liked, what I didn't like, what I thought was good behavior and what I thought was bad behavior and tailoring myself accordingly.
~By Mark Strong ~


A quick glance at the American left reveals a movement in the midst of a nervous breakdown, displaying behavior that goes beyond inconsistency into the realm of bipolar moods and multiple personality disorders.
~By Michael Medved ~


Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit as your undesired behavior was before.
~By Mike Hawkins ~


Parents should monitor their behavior, know who their friends are, and keep track of what they do.
~By John Walters ~


Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
~By Henry S. Haskins ~


When you're the victim of the behavior, it's black and white; when you're the perpetrator, there are a million shades of gray.
~By Laura Schlessinger ~


Supply chains cannot tolerate even 24 hours of disruption. So if you lose your place in the supply chain because of wild behavior you could lose a lot. It would be like pouring cement down one of your oil wells.
~By Thomas Friedman ~


The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.
~By Russ Feingold ~


There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance.
~By Thomas Pynchon ~


Money is not our primary aim. Changing the behavior and the practice of the gun industry is.
~By Marc Morial ~


With animal behavior, they're all fine until you introduce some rogue element into the cage, and then they go crazy.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior.
~By Bruce Henderson ~


These censorship people think something is going to promote behavior in people.
~By Max Cannon ~


Aggression is the most common behavior used by many organizations, a nearly invisible medium that influences all decisions and actions.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


I thin many people's deviant behavior starts with dreams because dreams are so non-linear... as if there's an assumption that everything has to be linear or has to be plotted.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


It is always easier - and usually far more effective - to focus on changing your behavior than on changing the behavior of others.
~By Bob Nelson ~


You lose your habitual behavior, which allowed you to sort of zone out. You have to be here, you have to be now, you have to be present.
~By Sally Field ~


But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
~By Abraham Maslow ~


Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


We are the recorders and reporters of facts - not the judges of the behaviors we describe.
~By Alfred Kinsey ~


We must not demonstrate any arrogance, and we must refrain from any irrational or undemocratic behavior.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


The attitude is very important. Because, your behavior radiates how you feel.
~By Lou Ferrigno ~


All forms of self-defeating behavior are unseen and unconscious, which is why their existence is denied.
~By Vernon Howard ~


My heart has been heavy and I have deliberated within my own conscience, knowing that my decision should not come out of my initial emotion of anger toward the President for such reckless behavior, but should be based on the facts.
~By Blanche Lincoln ~


I think it's going to be a very important, unique data set in terms of measuring the behavior of your lower body in space and trying to figure out what we can do to preserve bone and muscle density.
~By John L. Phillips ~


We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
~By Margaret Mead ~


I felt that I ostracized myself by my behavior, by the past, by living with all the regrets of my mistakes, that I sort of wore a hair shirt and beat myself up most of the day thinking and regretting why did I make such a mistake? Why have I made so many mistakes?
~By Sarah Ferguson ~


Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
~By James Bryant Conant ~


Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~

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