Aphorisms by theme: Behavior

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Psychology
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

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By theme : Behavior Reason Science Thought
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.

Theodore Roosevelt

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By theme : Behavior Wisdom
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior War
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.

John Locke

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By theme : Behavior Relations Society
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.

Samuel Johnson

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By theme : Behavior Relations Society
A man forgets his good luck next day, but remembers his bad luck until next year.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Behavior Humor Psychology
Almost always the most indigent are the most generous.

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Behavior Creativity
The qualities we have do not make us so ridiculous as those, which we affect to have.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.

Ambrose Bierce

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By theme : Behavior Character Psychology
Men are led by trifles.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Behavior Society
We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid.

Epictetus

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By theme : Behavior Feelings Life
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.

Albert Einstein

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By theme : Behavior Science Thought
At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.

George Orwell

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By theme : Behavior Life Old
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.

Aesop

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By theme : Behavior Character Psychology Wisdom
Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Life Thought Wisdom
Great souls suffer in silence.

Friedrich von Schiller

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By theme : Behavior Psychology Thought
The test of a man or woman`s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Men Women
Scoff not at the natural defects of people which are not in their power to amend. It is cruel to beat a cripple with his own crutches.

Thomas Fuller

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By theme : Behavior Relations
We may give more offense by our silence than even by impertinence.

William Hazlitt

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By theme : Behavior Psychology
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