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The test of one's behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one's work, relationship to sex.
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The only normal people are the one's you don't know very well.
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Of course, behaviorism works. So does torture. Give me a no-nonsense, down-to-earth behaviorist, a few drugs, and simple electrical appliances, and in six months I will have him reciting the Athanasian Creed in public.
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Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.
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With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
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It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
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Suppose that humans happen to be so constructed that they desire the opportunity for freely undertaken productive work. Suppose that they want to be free from the meddling of technocrats and commissars, bankers and tycoons, mad bombers who engage in psychological tests of will with peasants defending their homes, behavioral scientists who can't tell a pigeon from a poet, or anyone else who tries to wish freedom and dignity out of existence or beat them into oblivion.
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When new turns of behavior cease to appear in the life of the individual, its behavior ceases to be intelligent.
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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?
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Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act.
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To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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At the time, my grandparents told my mom, Lordy, what is Shannen doing? Now I've calmed down. [on her reputation for bad behavior]
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Though our conduct seems so very different from that of the higher animals, the primary instincts are much alike in them and in us.
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A mission could be defined as an image of a desired state that you want to get to. Once fully seen, it will inspire you to act, fuel your imagination and determine your behavior.
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Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image
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What ever is the natural propensity of a person is hard to overcome. If a dog were made a king, he would still gnaw at his shoes laces.
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We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.
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Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.
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No scoundrel is so stupid as to not find a reason for his vile conduct.
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Still people are dangerous.
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We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.
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Our humility rest upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
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Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
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It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.
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Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.
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The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.
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People who have little to do are excessive talkers.
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Contraries are cured by contraries.
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If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.
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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.
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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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Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
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We Barbie dolls are not supposed to behave the way I do.
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People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so.
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I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word -- politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.
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If I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.
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Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
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Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes
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What we are doing at the moment is more that just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir.
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I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
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