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15 of the best book quotes about behavior
  1. #1
    “Let your need guide your behavior.”
  2. #2
    “That’s just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don’t want to take no consequences of it. Thinks as long as he can hide it, it ain’t no disgrace. That was my fix exactly.”
  3. #3
    “Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.”
  4. #4
    “You ought never to “sass” old people—unless they “sass” you first.”
  5. #5
    “He was sunshine most always-I mean he made it seem like good weather.”
  6. #6
    “Who has not, a hundred times, found himself committing a vile or a silly action for no other reason than because he knows he should not?”
  7. #7
    “True, nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am, but why will say that I am mad?! The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute.”
  8. #8
    “There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.”
  9. #9
    “That’s my Middle West . . . the street lamps and sleigh bells in the frosty dark. . . . I see now that this has been a story of the West, after all—Tom and Gatsby, Daisy and Jordan and I, were all Westerners, and perhaps we possessed some deficiency in common which made us subtly unadaptable to Eastern life.”
  10. #10
    “Human beings can be awful cruel to one another.”
  11. #11
    “If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him.”
  12. #12
    “The average man don’t like trouble and danger.”
  13. #13
    “When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world.”
  14. #14
    “All kings is mostly rapscallions, as fur as I can make out.”
  15. #15
    “I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
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