A mission could be defined as an image of a desired state that you want to get to. Once fully seen, it will inspire you to act, fuel your imagination and determine your behavior.

Act the way you'd like to be and soon you'll be the way you act.

At the time, my grandparents told my mom, ''Lordy, what is Shannen doing?'' Now I've calmed down. [on her reputation for bad behavior]

Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.

Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.

Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image

Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes

Contraries are cured by contraries.

I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.

I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word — politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit.

If I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.

If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.

It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.

It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.

Live so that you can at least get the benefit of the doubt.

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.

No scoundrel is so stupid as to not find a reason for his vile conduct.

Of course, behaviorism works. So does torture. Give me a no-nonsense, down-to-earth behaviorist, a few drugs, and simple electrical appliances, and in six months I will have him reciting the Athanasian Creed in public.

Our humility rest upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.

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