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People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.
Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
While physics and mathematics may tell us how the universe began, they are not much use in predicting human behavior because there are far too many equations to solve. I'm no better than anyone else at understanding what makes people tick, particularly women.
The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.
That human behavior is more influenced by things outside of us than inside. The 'situation' is the external environment. The inner environment is genes, moral history, religious training.
There's only one requirement of any of us, and that is to be courageous. Because courage, as you might know, defines all other human behavior. And, I believe - because I've done a little of this myself - pretending to be courageous is just as good as the real thing.
I guess I'm just quite observant and I pay attention to a lot of things. Human behavior really fascinates me.
Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge.
Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic.
One of the key elements of human behavior is, humans have a greater fear of loss than enjoyment of success. All the academic studies will show you that the fear of loss of capital is far greater than the enjoyment of gains.
Laurence D. Fink
We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.
Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
We can't just have mainstream behavior on television in a free society, we have to make sure we see the whole panorama of human behavior.
One of the things we did at PayPal was collaborative filtering and machine learning: looking at patterns of human behavior. We used it there to predict when people would try to cheat the system to get money. But you can predict pretty much any behavior with a certain amount of accuracy.
I think puns are not just the lowest form of wit, but the lowest form of human behavior.
Rather than dividing the world between good and evil, the Left divided the world in terms of economics. Economic classes, not moral values, explained human behavior. Therefore, to cite a common example, poverty, not one's moral value system, or lack of it, caused crime.
I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going.
The Left has always sought single, non-values-based explanations for human behavior.
Christ changes men, who then change their environment. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human nature.
Ezra Taft Benson
Generally, I tend to despise human behavior rather than human creatures.
One thing bothered me as a student. In the 1960s, human behavior was totally off limits for the biologist. There was animal behavior, then there was a long time nothing, after which came human behavior as a totally separate category best left to a different group of scientists.
Frans de Waal
In acting, I always try to go back to what would actually be the real situation, the real human behavior in life.
Robert De Niro
Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.
Certainly, if you look at human behavior around the world, you have to admit that we can be very aggressive.
War had always seemed to me to be a purely human behavior. Accounts of warlike behavior date back to the very first written records of human history; it seemed to be an almost universal characteristic of human groups.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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