Quotes by conduct

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  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Caste may be bad. Caste may lead to conduct so gross as to be called man's inhumanity to man. All the same, it must be recognized that the Hindus observe Caste not because they are inhuman or wrong-headed. They observe Caste because they are deeply religious.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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    A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
  • Lewis H. Lapham
    Lewis H. Lapham
    American essayist and editor 1935-
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    A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    America is the place where you cannot kill your government by killing the men who conduct it.
  • Cassiodorus
    Cassiodorus
    Roman statesman 487-585
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    But who looks for serious conduct at the public shows? A Cato never goes to the circus. Anything said there by the people as they celebrate should be deemed no injury. It is a place that protects excesses. Patient acceptance of their chatter is a proven glory of princes themselves.
    Source: Variae, Bk. 1, no. 27; p. 19
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    Congress has the constitutional authority to investigate the other agencies of government. We are the watchdogs of the taxpayer's money, and we have the right to know how that money is being spent and to conduct oversight over the government.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
  • Joseph Sugarman
    Joseph Sugarman
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    Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
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