Behavior Quotes

I don't think arrested-adolescent humor will fade. Maybe the form will change, but I guarantee its replacement will still be based in immature behavior from mature figures. Adam McKay

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For kids like me, being called childish can be a frequent occurrence. Every time we make irrational demands, exhibit irresponsible behavior, or display any other signs of being normal American citizens, we are called childish. Adora Svitak

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The traits the word 'childish' addresses are seen so often in adults that we should abolish this age-discriminatory word when it comes to criticizing behavior associated with irresponsibility and irrational thinking. Adora Svitak

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CEOs of top companies could probably use a dose of not-asking-for-raise behavior and less self-entitlement, rather than us trying to change girls in order to fit into the common mold of what we think a CEO looks like. Adora Svitak

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Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics. Alex Haley

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Testifying has helped me understand that one individual's behavior and actions make a difference. That my actions are important to people other than myself. Anita Hill

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Humans have continued to evolve quite a lot over the past ten thousand years, and certainly over 100 thousand. Sure, our biology affects our behavior. But it's unlikely that humans' early evolution is deeply relevant to contemporary psychological questions about dating or the willpower to complete a dissertation. Annalee Newitz

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Israel's behavior when it comes to Egypt is that of a battered wife. Nothing but apologies. Avigdor Lieberman

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The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior. Abraham Maslow

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Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling from others. Albert Bandura

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Perpetrators absolve their harmful behavior as serving worthy causes. Albert Bandura

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I started to call myself a rational therapist in 1955; later I used the term rational emotive. Now I call myself a rational emotive behavior therapist. Albert Ellis

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The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved. Aldous Huxley

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Hollywood studios bury that stuff - actors who punch directors in the face and try to run producers over with cars - insanity, criminal behavior. But the studios are invested in that star, they can't have that person's name dirtied up. Alec Baldwin

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It is because I recognize the brutality with which my own multi-branched ancestors have been treated that I can identify the despicable, lawless, cruel, and sadistic behavior that has characterized Israel's attempts to erase a people, the Palestinians, from their own land. Alice Walker

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The infinite faith I have in people's ability to understand anything that makes sense has always been justified, finally, by their behavior. Alice Walker

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I've heard people say that God is the gift of desperation, and there's a lot to be said for having really reached a bottom where you've run out of any more good ideas or plans for everybody else's behavior; or how to save and fix and rescue; or just get out of a huge mess, possibly of your own creation. Anne Lamott

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If you took some of the behavior that you see in the fashion world and put it anywhere else, it would just be embarrassing. Alice Temperley

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My target audience is anyone who finds the world interesting and human behavior fascinating, terrible, inspiring, funny, and occasionally, mysterious. Amy Bloom

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There's a lot of rudeness and sullen behavior and kids that are very entitled and spoiled, just buy me more stuff. I didn't want to raise kids like that. Amy Chua

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History is the history of human behavior, and human behavior is the raw material of fiction. Most people recognize that novelists do research to get the facts right - how a glove factory works, for example, or how courtesans in imperial Japan dressed. Amy Waldman

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The measure of and self-congratulation for our own intelligence should have its basis in our moral behavior as well as our smarts. April Gornik

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If only shame were a reliable engine for behavior modification. All it does is make me feel bad, which inspires me to bust open a bag of cheese popcorn, which then makes me feel crappy about my weight. Ayelet Waldman

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Everyone takes surveys. Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has engaged in a survey of some sort. Andrew Greeley

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Game studios, developers, and major publishers need to vocally speak up against the harassment of women and say this behavior is unacceptable. Anita Sarkeesian

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My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior. A. E. van Vogt

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I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable. Adam Baldwin

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Well, what is acting but the study of human behavior? And that's so fascinating to me. Amy Smart

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It's important to understand how people perceive risk, and how that translates into investment behavior. Andrew Lo

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The transitions from metallic to critical behavior and from critical to insulating behavior have been induced with a magnetic field, and from insulating to critical and then to metallic behavior with increasing external pressure. Alan J. Heeger

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