Conduct Quotes

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,...

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 others, charity. ...Benjamin Franklin
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Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing...

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.... Leonardo da Vinci
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"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow ...

"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." -- Thomas Paine
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"Agnosticism separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or n...

"Agnosticism separates me from the conduct of atheists whether or not there is strong overlap between the two categories and at the end of the day, I'd rather not be any category at all." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Cooperation comes from friendship, friendship comes from trust, and trust comes from kindhearte...

Cooperation comes from friendship, friendship comes from trust, and trust comes from kindheartedness. Once you have a genuine sense of concern for others, there’s no room for cheating, bullying, or exploitation; instead, you can be honest, truthful and transparent in your conduct. Dalai Lama
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"Laws control the lesser m...

"Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one." - Mark Twain
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A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, ...

A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them; they are legitimately what directs hours conduct in the world. -Sigmund Freud
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"Almost all absurdity of conduct a...

"Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble." β€” Samuel Johnson
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"The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nati...

"The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible." -George Washington
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Querulous self-righteousness, combined with a refusa...

Querulous self-righteousness, combined with a refusal to look inwards or to examine ones own conduct and motives, is characteristic of our age. - Theodore Dalrymple
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"If a man needs religion to conduct himself prope...

"If a man needs religion to conduct himself properly in this world, it is a sign that he has either a limited mind or a corrupt heart." - Ninon de Lenclos
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"The virtue of man ought to be measure...

"The virtue of man ought to be measured, not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct." - Blaise Pascal
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The real test of compassion is not what ...

The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life. - Dalai Lama
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β€œAs Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct thems...

β€œAs Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.” -George Washington
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β€œThe golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing tha...

β€œThe golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragments and from different points of vision” -Mahatma Gandhi
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Conduct yourself forthrigh...

Conduct yourself forthrightly in a righteous manner, so that you may come to know God.
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A reputation for a thousand y...

A reputation for a thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment. ERNEST BRAMAH
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β€œThe most impressive fact in American life is the subs...

β€œThe most impressive fact in American life is the substantial unity of view in regard to the fundamental questions of government and of conduct.” -Nicholas Butler, 1908
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"To the sober person ad...

"To the sober person adventurous conduct often seems insanity." - Aristotle
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β€œThe less the prudence with which others cond...

β€œThe less the prudence with which others conduct their affairs, the greater the prudence with which we must conduct our own.” - Warren Buffett
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"Demetrius Phalereus persuaded King Ptolemy to get and study such...

"Demetrius Phalereus persuaded King Ptolemy to get and study such books as treated of government and conduct; for those things are written in books which the friends of kings dare not advise." β€” Plutarch
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"He is a bold surgeon, they say, whose hand does not tremble when he performs an operation u...

"He is a bold surgeon, they say, whose hand does not tremble when he performs an operation upon his own person; and he is often equally bold who does not hesitate to pull off the mysterious veil of self-delusion, which covers his view the deformities of his own conduct." - Adam Smith
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β€œAnyone who conducts an argument by appealin...

β€œAnyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.” -Leonardo da Vinci
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"If I prayed God that all people should approve of my conduct,...

"If I prayed God that all people should approve of my conduct, I should find myself a penitent at the door of each one, but I shall rather pray that my heart may be pure toward all." -Amma Sarah
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"The reputation of a thousand y...

"The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour." -Japanese proverb
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"An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, sha...

"An imagination is a powerful tool. It can tint memories of the past, shade perceptions of the present, or paint a future so vivid that it can entice... Or terrify, all depending upon how we conduct ourselves today." -Jim Davis
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"We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of ...

"We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.”― Martin Luther King Jr.
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"POLITICS, n. A strife of interests masquerading as a con...

"POLITICS, n. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage." - Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary (1906)
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The conduct of our lives ...

The conduct of our lives is the true mirror of our doctrine - Michel de Montaigne
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Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the fr...

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions. Only in the conduct of our action can we find the sense of mastery over the fates. - Joseph Conrad
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"Depend not on fortune, b...

"Depend not on fortune, but on conduct." Publilius Syrus, Syrian writer of maxims
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"The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a frien...

"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." Benjamin Franklin
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A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes ...

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. - Sigmund Freud
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Mark Twain: Laws control...

Mark Twain: Laws control the lesser man. Right conduct controls the greater one.
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"The truth is like electrici...

"The truth is like electricity, and everything in the universe is conductive." -me, just now
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