Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell the truth.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Behavior Person Psychology Truth
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Behavior Men Relations Women
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.

Thomas Jefferson

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By theme : Behavior Society
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

Buddha

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Wisdom
One principal part of good breeding is to suit our behavior to the three several degrees of men: our superiors, our equals, and those below us.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Behavior Person
Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Behavior Women
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior
To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy.

Winston Churchill

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By theme : Behavior Life Person
What is a rebel? A man who says no.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior Politics Society
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Love
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.

Henry Kissinger

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By theme : Behavior Politics
If you are afraid of being lonely, don`t try to be right.

Jules Renard

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Politics Thought Wisdom
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course you are an exceptionally good liar.

Jerome K. Jerome

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By theme : Behavior Lie Truth Wit
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.

Louis XIV

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By theme : Behavior Character
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Behavior Person
There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Psychology
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Behavior Knowledge
He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.

Michel de Montaigne

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By theme : Behavior Lie
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