Always behave as though others were watching. A man who looks after his
actions sees that others see him, or will. He knows that walls have
ears, and that what is badly done is bursting to become known.
Always behave like a duck. Keep calm and unruffled at the surface but
paddle like the devil underneath.
Charming people live up to the very edge of their charm, and behave as
outrageously as the world lets them.
-Logan Pearsall Smith
Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know;
it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.
Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord, I try to behave as
though He was watching.
Everyone would like to behave like a pagan, with everyone else behaving
like a Christian.
Gods always behave like the people who make them.
-Zora Neale Hurston
How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven.
-Robert A. Heinlein
Human beings are the only creatures who are able to behave irrationally
in the name of reason.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we
If people behaved like governments, you'd call the cops.
-Kelvin Throop, III
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you
-Fulton J. Sheen
If you're born with a gift, to behave like it's an achievement is not
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just
as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
It is usually when men are at their most religious that they behave with
the least sense and the greatest cruelty.
It's good to know that if I behave strangely society will take full
responsibility for me.
Men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other
The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way,
and to be able to blame it on alcohol.
The government is mainly an expensive organization to regulate evildoers
and tax those who behave.
The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I
look like her the morning after.
The moral of the story of the Pilgrims is that if you work hard all your
life and behave yourself every minute and take no time out for fun you
will break practically even, if you can borrow enough money to pay your
The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if
society was eternal.
The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we
behave when we don't know what to do.
The weirder you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It
works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his
nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.
The world wants geniuses, but it wants them to behave just like other
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has
behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob.
To be able to destroy with good conscience, to be able to behave badly
and call your bad behavior 'righteous indignation'- this is the height
of psychological luxury, the most delicious of moral treats.
To be true to ourselves, we must be true to others. We will not behave
in foreign places so as to violate our rules and standards here at home,
for we know that the trust which our Nation earns is essential to our
To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as
the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and keep
-Logan Pearsall Smith
We do not behave as if we believed that the affairs of our world were
significant enough for the intervention of great men.
You can't talk your way out of something you behaved your way into. You
have to behave your way out of it.
You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people
wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.
You simply disobey. Peaceably, yes. Respectfully, of course.
Nonviolently, absolutely. But when told how to think or what to say or
how to behave, we don't. We disobey the social protocol that stifles and
stigmatizes personal freedom.