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Conduct Quotes

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Remember, upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
- Alexander the Great

Related topics: Wisdom Teamwork

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

I do not hold fear about what is happening in the world.
I am responsible for how I conduct myself in the events of my days,
and endeavor to not dwell in fear about anything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

A physician's physiology has much the same relation
to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has
to his power of influencing conduct.
- Samuel Butler

Circumstances are beyond human control,
but our conduct is in our own power.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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I have been committed to carrying out my duties...
in accordance with both the letter and spirit of all
applicable rules of ethics and canons of conduct.
- Samuel Alito

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

The act of willing this or that, of choosing among
various courses of conduct,
is central in the realm of ethics.
- Corliss Lamont

It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life,
our courage that will win the final battle.
- Prescott Bush

Let them hate me, provided they respect my conduct.
- Tiberius

There's so much of it you can't control.
There is no handbook for how to conduct yourself in the public world.
- Sheryl Crow

Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices,
a rottenness begins in his conduct.
- Thomas Jefferson

Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as
important as skills and expertise,
I sought to build the firm into an enduring,
values-based institution.
- Marvin Bower

In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,
right conduct from habitual has become natural.
- Sallust

My concern today is not with the length of a person's
hair but with his conduct.
- Richard M. Nixon

It is to be observed that every case of war averted is a gain in general,
for it helps to form a habit of peace,
and community habits long continued become standards of conduct.
- Elihu Root

I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct,
both public and private, that can compare with the Bible.
- James Paget

The great rule of moral conduct is next to God,
respect time.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

Conscience allows us to do two things:
Pass judgment on ourselves;
approve or condemn our own conduct.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The time has come to formulate guidelines for the ethical conduct of scientist,
perhaps in the form of a voluntary Hippocratic Oath.
- Joseph Rotblat

I reached a situation in which I cannot conduct the presidency.
- Moo-hyum Roh

I think most of us sense that it is a responsibility
of the humanities to try to help better the conduct
of human beings in their lives and manifold professional activities.
- J. Irwin Miller

No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life,
as not to receive new information from age and experience.
- Jonathan Swift

I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct,
and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States,
when properly questioned.
- Henry Laurens

Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign
policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda.
- Eric Alterman

I am not protesting against the conduct of the war,
but against the political errors and insincerities
for which the fighting men are being sacrificed.
- Siegfried Sassoon

Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or
the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
- Joseph Ratzinger

In the lead up to the Iraq war and its later conduct,
I saw at a minimum, true dereliction,
negligence and irresponsibility, at worse,
lying, incompetence and corruption.
- Anthony Zinni

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

I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from
God to help me govern my conduct.
And the first time I was very much afraid.
- Joan of Arc

I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for
the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The wise man regulates his conduct by the theories
both of religion and science.
But he regards these theories not as statements of
ultimate fact but as art-forms.
- John B. S. Haldane

It is true that the politician, in his professional character,
does not always, or even very often,
conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct.
- Frederick Scott Oliver

We are in a war on terrorism.
We need to conduct that war and take it to the terrorists,
not here at home.
- Craig L. Thomas

What we believe to be the motives of our conduct are
usually but the pretexts for it.
- Miguel de Unamuno

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy
of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate,
ease, health, and applause, and even life,
to the sacred calls of his country.
- James Otis

I am careful about my conduct because I know this cause requires clean men.
- James Larkin

Ethical conduct is something that becomes inherent
in an organization over a long period of time.
- Lee R. Raymond

A mode of conduct, a standard of courage,
discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great
deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset

It took me a long time to figure out how to act,
and how to conduct myself in the business so I could
get what I felt I needed to support my potential and
give them what they wanted.
- Harrison Ford

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct
is of more importance than the highest.
- Thomas John Barnardo

There is an orderliness in the universe,
there is an unalterable law governing everything
and every being that exists or lives.
It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern
the conduct of living beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The moral law commands us to make the highest possible
good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
- Paul Ricoeur

None of us whether Men or Women but have so good an
Opinion of our own Conduct as to believe we are fit,
if not to direct others, at least to govern our selves.
- Mary Astell

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with
the will of the Almighty Creator.
- Adolf Hitler

Could the young but realize how soon they will become
mere walking bundles of habits,
they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state.
- William James

To consult the statistician after an experiment is
finished is often merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination.
He can perhaps say what the experiment died of.
- Ronald Fisher

More than this, even in those white men who professed
religion we found much inconsistency of conduct.
They spoke much of spiritual things,
while seeking only the material.
- Charles Eastman

He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct
though it is inconvenient,
unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
- Walter Lippmann

For the Department of Energy to conduct this investigation
is like the fox watching the hen house.
- Shelley Berkley

The ability to conduct is a gift of God with which
few have been endowed in full measure.
- Anton Seidl

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is,
at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
- Horace Mann

Today we must make a pact with each other to end this
reckless conduct with the people's government.
- Chris Christie

But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct,
neither are the older in erring of judgment.
- Fanny Burney

No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the
desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.
- William Howard Taft

I am co-counsel and as co-counsel I have the right to represent myself,
speak for myself and conduct myself and my trial by
myself in my best interests in order of due process.
- Lynette Fromme

That space between the white lines, that's my office.
That's where I conduct my business.
- Early Wynn

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

Sometimes it leads me even to hesitate whether I am
strictly correct in my idea that all men are born to equal rights,
for their conduct seems to me to contravene the doctrine.
- Benjamin F. Wade

Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it
coverts itself into conduct.
- Thomas Carlyle

But I can't take responsibility for criminal conduct
of somebody inside the company.
- Kenneth Lay

Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
- Thomas Carlyle

Lenience will operate with greater force,
in some instances than rigor.
It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.
- George Washington

Then, again, the ability to organize and conduct industrial,
commercial, or financial enterprises is rare;
the great captains of industry are as rare as great generals.
- William Graham Sumner

I try to conduct my life with a little levity.
- Sheryl Crow

What gives it its human character is that the individual
through language addresses himself in the role of the
others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct.
- George H. Mead

When the drama attains a characterization which makes
the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue
which characterizes yet pleases for itself,
we reach dramatic literature.
- George P. Baker

In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men.
It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.
- Walter Lippmann


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