Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

Plato

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Stupid people never forgive nor forget, the naive forgive and forget, the wise forgive but never forget.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Relations Wisdom
It is much easier to repent of sins that we have committed than to repent of those we intend to commit.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Wit
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.

Dwight David Eisenhower

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A girl who has been engaged a number of years always looks like a woman who has been married.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Wit Women
Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
Feeling sorry for yourself and your present condition is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.

Dale Carnegie

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Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.

John Quincy Adams

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It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Life Philosophy Thought
If you can do no good, at least do no harm.

Kurt Vonnegut

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By theme : Behavior Morality
During the great storms of our lives we imitate those captains who jettison their weightiest cargo.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Behavior Life
She commands who is blest with indifference.

Nicolas de Chamfort

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Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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By theme : Art Behavior
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Truth
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Behavior
The affected modesty of most women is a decoy for the generous, the delicate, and unsuspecting; while the artful, the bold, and unfeeling either see or break through its slender disguises.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Behavior Women
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

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By theme : Behavior Character
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind.

Kahlil Gibran

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Too much work and too much energy kill a man just as effectively as too much assorted vice or too much drink.

Rudyard Kipling

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