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All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived.
I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
Forget 'branding' and 'positioning.' Once you understand customer behavior, everything else falls into place.
Thomas G. Stemberg
But in due course it became evident that not only a physical situation qua physics, but the meaning of that situation to people, was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people, in the start of a fire.
We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life.
We can only undo the election if the behavior meets the constitutional standard of subverting and threatening our system of government.
Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit as your undesired behavior was before.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
Showing up to games year after year, no matter what the product on the field gives you back, is a learned behavior - sort of like rats in a maze searching for cheese. The rat learns the maze, learns where the cheese is placed and eventually goes to it without thought, even when the cheese is taken away. The rat doesn't know anything else.
There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance.
The civilizing process has increased the distance between behavior and the impulse life of the animal body.
To probe for unconscious determinants of behavior and then define a man in their terms exclusively, ignoring his overt behavior altogether, is a greater distortion than ignoring the unconscious completely.
As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment.
I hope that there are no persons that would want to think ill of me in any direction or any behavior.
As premiums continue to skyrocket, we must ensure that health insurers are not engaging in anticompetitive behavior and unfairly driving up health care costs.
The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior.
The most perfect expression of human behavior is a string quartet.
Growing up human is uniquely a matter of social relations rather than biology. What we learn from connections within the family takes the place of instincts that program the behavior of animals; which raises the question, how good are these connections?
Basically, most good science in space flight has to do with the behavior of the human body in space. That is where we are lacking info, and where info can only be obtained by flying in space.
Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why.
Spry is not a look, spry is behavior.
I've had it happen to me before where it turns out that they never had the money and couldn't have made the movie in the first place. And these are the things you have to look for when trying to read the behavior of the people you sit down with.
I established a certain standard of behavior, that, during my playing, there must be no talking.
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior,' he said. 'You cannot live your life other than walking in the truth. Your means are as important as your ends.
At some point, if you're changing a really deep-seated behavior, you're going to have a moment of weakness.
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