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What ever is the natural propensity of a person is hard to overcome. If a dog were made a king, he would still gnaw at his shoes laces.

Author: Hitopadesa

Profession: Sanskrit Fable From Panchatantra

We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.

Author: Doug Horton

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

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

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

Author: Korner

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Still people are dangerous.

Author: Jean De La Fontaine (1621-1695)

Profession: French Poet

We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

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

Author: Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Profession: American Anthropologist

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

Author: Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

Profession: American Author

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

Author: Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)

Profession: British Novelist, Writer

Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.

Author: Cesare Pavese (1908-1950)

Profession: Italian Poet, Novelist, Translator

People who have little to do are excessive talkers.

Author: Proverb

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The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.

Author: Proverb

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Contraries are cured by contraries.

Author: Proverb

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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.

Author: Richard D. Rosen

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Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.

Author: Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1904-1990)

Profession: American Psychologist