Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Behavior Relations
Grace imitates modesty, as politeness imitates kindness.

Joseph Joubert

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.

Benjamin Franklin

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
We think very few people sensible except those who are of our opinion.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Reason
Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always noble.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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By theme : Behavior Love
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Wit
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Behavior
Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Behavior
We easily forget crimes that are known only to ourselves.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Trust not him that seems a saint.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Behavior Relations
People often grudge others when they cannot enjoy themselves.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Feelings
I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.

Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

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By theme : Behavior Society
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom Wit
Familiarity breeds contempt.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior
The surest way of making a dupe is to let your victim suppose you are his.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

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By theme : Behavior
We pardon familiar vices.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Vice
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Behavior Thought
I cannot give advice in the matters of marriage and religion. I do not want people to suffer because of me.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Marriage Religion
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