Quotes of Conduct

“ At the time, my grandparents told my mom, "Lordy, what is Shannen doing?" Now I've calmed down. ”

- Shannen Doherty

“ The philosopher is Nature's pilot. And there you have our difference: to be in hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. ”

- Buddha

“ If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ There are three modes of bearing the ills of life; by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind, and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. ”

- Pietro Aretino

“ To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.". ”

- Richard Whately

“ There is no beautifier of complexion or form of behavior like the wish to scatter joy, and not pain, around us. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing. - Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke. ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ To enjoy the things we ought and to hate the things we ought has the greatest bearing on excellence of character. ”

- Aristotle

“ I spend a lot of my time trying to draw the attention of actors to the minute and subtle details of human behavior, which was the sort of thing I was looking at when I was a neurologist. ”

- Jonathan Miller

“ That's slander, and we all know that's against one of the Ten Commandments — bearing false witness. ”

- Liz Smith

“ Oh, the times! Oh, the manners! ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ The whole Bush team, Karl Rove, Dick Cheney, my gosh of course it has a good deal to do about Bush because we don't want to operate New Jersey like Bush operates America I can tell you that. ”

- Frank Lautenberg

“ Parents must get across the idea that "I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior. ”

- Amy Vanderbilt

“ The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones. ”

- Wendell Willkie

“ Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, "I am a citizen of the world. ”

- Diogenes

“ The reason the way of the transgressor is hard is because it's so crowded. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ If someone were to prove to me — right this minute — that God, in all his luminousness, exists, it wouldn't change a single aspect of my behavior. ”

- Luis Bunuel

“ His whole behavior is so shocking. ”

- Lauren Bacall

“ The bearing and the training of a child Is woman's wisdom. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ Realizing that our actions, feelings and behavior are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality. ”

- Maxwell Maltz

“ The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions. ”

- Junius

“ Though our conduct seems so very different from that of the higher animals, the primary instincts are much alike in them and in us. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Vulgarity is the conduct of other people, just as falsehoods are the truths of other people. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Great leaders understand human behavior rather than the cybernetics of any function. ”

- James Schorr

“ The best-laid schemes o mice and men Gang aft agley. ”

- Robert Burns

“ I don't mind if you don't like my manners. I don't like them myself. They're pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings. ”

- Humphrey Bogart
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