Behavior Quotes And Sayings

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


Our morbidly obese federal government needs not just behavior modification but bariatric surgery.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it.
~By Howard Barker ~


Males transmit signals in courtship through behavioral displays.
~By Peter R. Grant ~


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


I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive.
~By Barbara Deming ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But in due course it became evident that not only a physical situation qua physics, but the meaning of that situation to people, was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people, in the start of a fire.
~By Benjamin Whorf ~


Making a film of a work you've played for six weeks gives you intimate knowledge of the character. By the time you go in front of the camera you've worked out the behavior and life of a character.
~By Linda Lavin ~


A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 "self-image" is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out - or worse.
~By Robert Shea ~


You won't get sued for anticompetitive behavior.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


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


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


It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was, and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other.
~By Stone Gossard ~


To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a "learning experience." Then again, I like to think of anything stupid I've done as a "learning experience." It makes me feel less stupid.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


A second reason why science cannot replace judgement is the behavior of financial markets.
~By Martin Feldstein ~


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 ~


I've had it happen to me before where it turns out that they never had the money and couldn't have made the movie in the first place. And these are the things you have to look for when trying to read the behavior of the people you sit down with.
~By Robert Culp ~


So one of the most unique things on screen in American movies today is everyday behavior.
~By Alan Rudolph ~


Behaviors are a choice. Feelings are sometimes out of our control. Behavior has to do with choices.
~By Randall Terry ~


A lot of the interesting issues and dynamics within a city occur over things such as socio-economic issues or ethnic issues. But they require a much more elaborate model of human behavior.
~By Will Wright ~


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


I established a certain standard of behavior, that, during my playing, there must be no talking.
~By Ignacy Jan Paderewski ~


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 ~


The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the challenges of the physicist and the chemist.
~By George Stigler ~


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 ~


Evil is not to be traced back to the individual but to the collective behavior of humanity.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


Human beings, viewed as behaving systems, are quite simple. The apparent complexity of our behavior over time is largely a reflection of the complexity of the environment in which we find ourselves.
~By Herbert Simon ~


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 ~


Everyone takes surveys. Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has engaged in a survey of some sort.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
~By Buddha ~


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


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


Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness.
~By Fred Woodworth ~


People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives.
~By Thomas Mann ~


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


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 ~


For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful.
~By Michael Apted ~


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


Desperate? That can be a justification for all kinds of behavior.
~By Jessica Walter ~


That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal; but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


I spend a lot of my time trying to draw the attention of actors to the minute and subtle details of human behavior, which was the sort of thing I was looking at when I was a neurologist.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


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


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.
~By Johnny Depp ~


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


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 ~


We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I see a lot of patterns in our behavior as a nation that parallel a lot of other historical processes.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


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


If you start using a medication in a person with autism, you should see an obvious improvement in behavior in a short period of time. If you do not see an obvious improvement, they probably should not be taking the stuff. It is that simple.
~By Temple Grandin ~


We can only undo the election if the behavior meets the constitutional standard of subverting and threatening our system of government.
~By Zoe Lofgren ~


We can't just have mainstream behavior on television in a free society, we have to make sure we see the whole panorama of human behavior.
~By Jerry Springer ~


The civilizing process has increased the distance between behavior and the impulse life of the animal body.
~By Shoshana Zuboff ~


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 ~


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 ~


Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
~By Pope Paul VI ~


The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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.
~By Camille Paglia ~


They might object to some of my opinions, but they don't object to my behavior as a judge.
~By Roy Moore ~


There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Common sense and history tell you that rewarding illegal behavior will only encourage more of it.
~By Ric Keller ~


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 ~


When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
~By Tony Robbins ~


When we learn new behaviors and break through to higher levels of consciousness and love, we can fulfill the deeper spiritual hunger within.
~By Judith Wright ~


When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior.
~By Temple Grandin ~


And the program was developed in large part by behavioral scientists who were working with the military, who do everything they possibly can to measure a soldier's stress levels to see how they're doing physically and emotionally, as they go through this program.
~By Jane Mayer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Public behavior is merely private character writ large.
~By Stephen Covey ~


All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived.
~By John Boorman ~


Sexual behavior was also generally considered off limits.
~By Roger Mudd ~


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


So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors.
~By Barry McCaffrey ~


As financial markets continue to broaden and deepen, the behavior of asset prices will play an important role in the formulation of monetary policy going forward, perhaps a more important role than in the past.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


Some statements concern the conscious states of the animal, what he is to himself as an inner life; others concern his original and acquired ways of response, his behavior, what he is an outside observer.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


My mother wasn't rational those last years; if she had been, she would have been horrified by her own behavior.
~By Lorna Luft ~


Spry is not a look, spry is behavior.
~By Robert Culp ~


The best thing about Sci-Fi, which is my favorite genre, is that there are no rules for behavior. So you can do anything you want.
~By Brion James ~


Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~

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May 19 ,2022
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