Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.

Francis Bacon

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By theme : Behavior Reason Thought
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

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It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won`t go.

Bertrand Russell

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Society
Respect yourself and others will respect you.

Confucius

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As vivacity is the gift of woman, gravity is that of man.

Joseph Addison

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By theme : Behavior Men Women
Most men employ the first part of life to make the other part miserable.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Behavior Life
For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Husband Relations Wife
Never hold anyone by the button or the hand in order to be heard out; for if people are unwilling to hear you, you had better hold your tongue than them.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Relations
All glory comes from daring to begin.

William Shakespeare

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If a fool knows a secret, he tells it because he is a fool; if a knave knows one, he tells it wherever it is his interest to tell it.

Philip Chesterfield

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We hardly find any persons of good sense save those who agree with us.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Relations
To endeavor to forget anyone is a certain way of thinking of nothing else.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Reason
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
One insult pocketed soon produces another.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Behavior Relations
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.

Aesop

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Pride, ill nature and want of sense are the three great sources of ill manners; without some one of these defects, no man will behave himself ill for want of experience, or what, in the language of fools, is called knowing the world.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
For a woman to be at once a coquette and a bigot is more than the humblest of husbands can bear; she should mercifully choose between the two.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Behavior Women
To manage men one ought to have a sharp mind in a velvet sheath.

George Eliot

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Wisdom
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

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