Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
To change a habit, make a conscious decision, then act out the new behavior.
Many people love in themselves what they hate in others
Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image.
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.
If someone is being unkind or petty or jealous or distant or weird, you don't have to take it in. You don't have to turn it into a big psychodrama about your worth. That behavior so often is not even about you. Don't own other people's crap.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
Rational behavior requires theory. Reactive behavior requires only reflex action.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.
Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives.
A man's behavior is the index of the man, and his discourse is the index of his understanding.
I particularly don't want to play unmotivated behavior.
With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
We simply assume that the way we see things is the way they really are or the way they should be. And our attitudes and behaviors grow out of these assumptions.
Some statements concern the conscious states of the animal, what he is to himself as an inner life; others concern his original and acquired ways of response, his behavior, what he is an outside observer
It is difficult to imagine how any behavior in the presence of another person can avoid being a communication of one's own view of the nature of one's relationship with that person and how it can fail to influence that person.
Music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior.
Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior. A burning stick, though turned to the ground, has its flame drawn upwards.
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
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