Citas sobre la conducta y el comportamiento en inglés

Quotations on Behavior
(conducta, comportamiento)
Alfred Adler “The test of one’s behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one’s work, relationship to sex.”
W. H. Auden “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.”
Otto Von Bismarck “With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.”
Burrhus Frederic Skinner “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.”
Francis Beaumont “Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.”
George W. Crane “Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.”
Leonard Cohen “What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?”
Albert Einstein “Though our conduct seems so very different from that of the higher animals, the primary instincts are much alike in them and in us.”
Cesare Pavese “Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference.”
Noam Chomsky “Suppose that humans happen to be so constructed that they desire the opportunity for freely undertaken productive work. Suppose that they want to be free from the meddling of technocrats and commissars, bankers and tycoons, mad bombers who engage in psychological tests of will with peasants defending their homes, behavioral scientists who can’t tell a pigeon from a poet, or anyone else who tries to wish freedom and dignity out of existence or beat them into oblivion.”
Francois De La Rochefoucauld “We like to see others, but don’t like others to see through us.”
Orson Welles “I don’t say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.”
Proverb “The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.”
Doug Horton “We are all serving a life sentence, and good behavior is our only hope for a pardon.”
Wilson Mizner “Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.”
Emma Thompson “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.”
Hector Hugh Munro “It’s no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.”
Source Unknown “What we are doing at the moment is more that just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir.”
E. G. Stakman “When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.”
Richard D. Rosen 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.”

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