Behavior Quotes

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.

John W. Holt, Jr.

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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

Thomas Mann

Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface

James Bryant Conant

If fear alters behavior, you're already defeated.

Brenda Hammond

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.

Cesare Pavese

Part of the reason that men seem so much less loving than women is that men's behavior is measured with a feminine ruler.

Francesca M. Cancian

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.

Winston Churchill

The most vital test of a man's character is not how he behaves after success, but how he sustains defeat.

Raymond Moley

Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own behavior.

Phaedrus

The best way to behave is to misbehave.

Mae West

What others remember about our behavior is often edited. What we remember about ourselves and others is similarly self-edited.

Mitch Thrower

A man that is well ordered in his soul needeth little the unkind demeanor of worldly people nor yet their proud behavior.

Thomas a Kempis

Unfortunately for the modern dramatist, during the past century and a half the public realm has been less and less of a realm where human deeds are done, and more and more of a realm of mere human behavior. The contemporary dramatist has lost his natural subject.

Wystan Hugh Auden

If you do not like a certain behavior in others, look within yourself to find the roots of what discomforts you.

Bryant McGill

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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