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Top 100 Conduct Of Life Quotes

#1. Ignoring the source of creation and trying to conduct your life yourself is a terribly egoistic and ignorant attitude towards life. - Author: Jaggi Vasudev
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#2. The finest of athletes have, along with skill, a few more essential qualities: to conduct their life with dignity, with integrity, with courage and modesty. All these, are totally compatible with pride, ambition, determination and competitiveness - Author: Donald Bradman
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#3. Deep within the human constitution lie written laws of nature that should guide man in the conduct of his life. - Author: Herbert M. Shelton
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#4. The politician, Johnson's experience had taught him, could make promises without keeping them; words spoken in public had little relation to the practical conduct of daily life. But whatever justification a politician may claim for deceptions, the statesman must align his words with his action. - Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
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#5. In Western lands there is a distinct division between the religious and the secular life. There is one rule of conduct for laymen and another for clergymen. This distinction has never found its place in the life of the people of India. There, all of life is included in the word 'religion.' - Author: Virchand Gandhi
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#6. My mom is an art teacher and is very much into the performing arts. What can I say? She is the female in my life and has guided me on how to act and conduct myself. A lot of my strength comes from her. - Author: Erin Andrews
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#7. My hopes of a future life are all founded upon the Gospel of Christ and I cannot cavil or quibble away ... the whole tenor of His conduct by which He sometimes positively asserted and at others countenances His disciples in asserting that He was God. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#8. If the student truly absorbs the concept of free inquiry in the field of music, unimpeded by blind adherence to doctrine and tradition, he will bring something of this approach not only to other fields of knowledge but to the conduct of his daily life, - Author: William Howard Schuman
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#9. I say statecraft is soulcraft. Just as all education is moral education because learning conditions conduct, most legislation is moral legislations because it conditions the action and the thought of the nation in broad and important spheres in life. - Author: George Will
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#10. As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#11. In a world so redolent with wonder, how can we allow ourselves to conduct our daily lives with so little insight, such absence of dignity? - Author: Bruce Sterling
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#12. Autonomy ... is freedom to develop one's self - to increase one's knowledge, improve one's skills, and achieve responsibility for one's conduct. And it is freedom to lead one's own life, to choose among alternative courses of action so long as no injury to others results. - Author: Thomas Szasz
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#13. Lorenz was the charismatic, flamboyant thinker - he didn't conduct a single statistical analysis in his life - while Tinbergen did the nitty-gritty of actual data collection. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#14. For most of human civilization, the pace of innovation has been so slow that a generation might pass before a discovery would influence your life, culture or the conduct of nations. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#15. I wonder if, in fact, we have been observed by aliens and upon close examination of human conduct and human behavior they have concluded that there is no sign of intelligent life on Earth. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#16. The number of those who do selfless public service and those who serve without expecting any return, should increase. Their sterling qualities should show the way to the people at large. Their life would be a model to show how man should conduct himself in public life. - Author: Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
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#17. What task could be more agreeable than to tell of the benefits conferred on us by our ancestors, so that you may get to know the achievements of those from whom you have received both the basis of your beliefs and the inspiration to conduct your life properly. - Author: William Of Malmesbury
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#18. Better it is toward the right conduct of life to consider what will be the end of a thing, than what is the beginning of it: for what promises fair at first may prove ill, and what seems at first a disadvantage, may prove very advantageous. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#19. We can't do anything but snap at each other," I said. "The masters made sure of that. Anything too extreme would get us expelled for Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Arcanum. Why do you think I haven't made his life a hell?"
"You're lazy?" Wil suggested. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#20. This is a source of much embarrassment and puzzlement to me about myself. (It) probably requires psychoanalysis of why there is this aberration in my life. The rest of my conduct, I think you will agree, is not reflective of my driving record, and I apologized for it. - Author: Zulima Farber
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#21. I don't actually take much stock in the collapsing culture bit. I'm beginning to see it instead as the conduct of life without input from your soul. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#22. Be patient when you listen, be gracious when you reply, and be wise when you act. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#23. It's a compulsive need to wreck everything. You might notice there's a pattern of stripping down and building back up again throughout my life. But I guess that's how some of us conduct our lives. - Author: David Bowie
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#24. Home is the first and most important school of character. It is there that every human being receives his best moral training, or his worst; for it is there that he imbibes those principles of conduct which endure through manhood, and cease only with life. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#25. Whoever shall review his life, will find that the whole tenor of his conduct has been determined by some accident of no apparent moment. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#26. There is a set of rules and a code of conduct that I believe that you should adhere to in life. - Author: Stuart Pearce
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#27. Once your faith persuades you to believe what your intelligence declares absurd, beware, lest you likewise sacrifice your reason in the conduct of your life. - Author: Voltaire
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#28. The meaning of culture is nothing less than the conduct of life itself, fortified, thickened, made more crafty and subtle, by contact with books and with art. - Author: John Cowper Powys
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#29. [I] never thought too highly of anyone foolish enough to take on the nickname of a life-destroying dope product and promote such family-destroying conduct on stage. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#30. In the conduct of life we make use of deliberation to justify ourselves in doing what we want to do. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#31. I think it's one of the reasons I wrote my book later in life. My parents didn't have these extreme alternations of conduct. They were very sweet to me. - Author: Francine Du Plessix Gray
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#32. As a myth of national purpose and as a program for individual conduct, the simple life has, in a sense, served as the nation's conscience, reminding Americans of what the founders had hoped they would be and thereby providing a vivifying counterpoint to the excesses of materialist individualism. - Author: David Shi
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#33. Dogs are never in a bad mood over something you said at breakfast. Dogs never sniff at the husks of old conversations, or conduct autopsies on weekends gone wrong. An unexamined life may not be worth living, but the overexamined life is hell. We talk too much. - Author: Abigail Thomas
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#34. Until the mind can love, and admire, and trust, and hope, and endure, reasoned principles of moral conduct are seeds cast upon the highway of life which the unconscious passenger tramples into dust. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#35. Of our relation to all creation we can never know anything whatsoever. All is immensity and chaos. But, since all this knowledge of our limitations cannot possibly be of any value to us, it is better to ignore it in our daily conduct of life. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#36. The problem of restoring integration and co-operation between man's beliefs about the world in which he lives and his beliefs about values and purposes that should direct his conduct is the deepest problem modern life. It is the problem of any philosophy that is not isolated from life. - Author: John Dewey
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#37. I always wanted to be a film composer. So very early on I started collecting soundtracks and paying attention to how movie music works. Actually I'd like to have the opportunity to conduct for the rest of my life. - Author: Alexandre Desplat
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#38. In spiritual life, one must conduct one's whole life under the guidance of the guru. Only one who executes his spiritual life under the direction of the spiritual master can achieve the mercy of Krishna. - Author: A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
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#39. A man must be prepared to face life, as well as death, there's no escape from either. - Author: Ellis Peters
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#40. Humans alone of all living creatures can reject the law of the jungle and create a code of conduct based on empathy and directed at discovering the meaning of life. - Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
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#41. The way I live my life or conduct myself when I have a problem is very different from many of the characters I play. - Author: Joel Kinnaman
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#42. The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#43. So to conduct one's life as to realize oneself-this seems to me the highest attainment possible to a human being. It is the task of one and all of us, but most of us bungle it. - Author: Henrik Ibsen
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#44. Conduct yourself in a manner that is worthy of respect and don't worry about what others think. - Author: Bohdi Sanders
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#45. It is the beginning of wisdom when you recognize that the best you can do is choose which rules you want to live by, and it's persistent and aggravated imbecility to pretend you can live without any. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#46. It is singularity which often makes the worst part of our suffering, as it always does of our conduct. - Author: Jane Austen
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#47. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#48. Monsieur Josserand died very quietly - a victim of his own honesty. He had lived a useless life, and he went off, worthy to the last, weary of all the petty things in life, done to death by the heartless conduct of the only human beings that he had ever loved. - Author: Emile Zola
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#49. Some people's blameless lives are to blame for a good deal. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#50. The most important opinion, of both my work and my conduct in life, is my own. - Author: Alan Cumming
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#51. You should conduct a research- to study the issue or field you are interested in; explore the topic in every quarter and search information in all kinds of sources - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#52. The study of science, dissociated from that of philosophy and literature, narrows the mind and weakens the power to love and follow the noblest ideals: for the truths which science ignores and must ignore are precisely those which have the deepest bearing on life and conduct. - Author: John Lancaster Spalding
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#53. You can't just close your eyes and hope everything turns out all right. That's a fine strategy for jumping out of an airplane, but it's no way to conduct your life. In order to get anywhere you must first know where it is you want to go. Then you can figure out how to get there. - Author: Mike Greenberg
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#54. A life in which conduct does not fairly well accord with principles is a silly life; and that conduct can only be made to accord with principles by means of daily examination, reflection, and resolution. - Author: Arnold Bennett
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#55. In a place of purity, if one does not follow the conduct of that place, there will be tremendous (karma) bondage. He will bind a life in hell! - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#56. Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life, or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life. - Author: William Law
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#57. No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#58. An imaginative man is apt to see, in his life, the story of his life; and is thereby led to conduct himself in life in such a manner as to make a good story of it rather than a good life. - Author: Henry Taylor
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#59. It is a secret known but to few, yet of no small use in the conduct of life, that when you fall into a man's conversation, the first thing you should consider is, whether he has a greater inclination to hear you, or that you should hear him. - Author: Richard Steele
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#60. [W]hen I see men callously and cheerfully denying women the full use of their bodies, while insisting with sobs and howls on the satisfaction of their own, I simply can't find it heroic, or kind, or anything but pretty rotten and feeble. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#61. Your ideas come out of the way you conduct your life. - Author: Keith Carter
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#62. First, then, I say, that the mind, which we often call the intellect, in which is placed the conduct and government of life, is not less an integral part of man himself, than the hand, and foot, and eyes, are portions of the whole animal. - Author: Lucretius
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#63. Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern. - Author: Matthew Arnold
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#64. Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising. - Author: Plautus
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#65. We have advanced far enough to say that democracy is a way of life. We have yet to realize that it is a way of personal life and one which provides a moral standard for personal conduct. - Author: John Dewey
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#66. Conduct your life in such a way that, when your train breaks down in the eve of your years, you have a warm, dry car driven by a loved one - or a hired one, it matters not - to take you home. - Author: David Mitchell
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#67. In society, we have these unspoken rules of conduct, these 'shoulds.' Even though we pride ourselves on being a democracy, there are all these ways we say you 'should' behave. But what if you're living your life by the 'shoulds' and you're not really living your life? - Author: Chris Noth
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#68. At a time when science plays such a powerful role in the life of society, when the destiny of the whole of mankind may hinge on the results of scientific research, it is incumbent on all scientists to be fully conscious of that role, and conduct themselves accordingly. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#69. The Law, as quoted, lays down a fair conduct of life, and one not easy to follow. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#70. I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#71. We don't have real control over death. You could die of a heart attack, a building could fall on you, you could be in an accident, you could have a fatal disease. So, how should you conduct your life? You just go ahead and live, taking reasonable precautions - like handling the mail more carefully. - Author: Rudy Giuliani
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#72. Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal matter. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in our daily life. - Author: Dalai Lama XIV
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#73. Pentagon's readiness and modernization problems are not due to budget cuts. The are the result of habitual modes of conduct evolved during the Cold War and a desire by the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex (MICC) to protect its comfortable life style in a world that is changing rapidly. - Author: Franklin C. Spinney
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#74. You must always conduct your business with a clear mind, free of personal issues. Until you learn this simple fact, you'll never get anything out of life. -Moses Luzzatto - Author: Riccardo Bruni
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#75. Pagan philosophers set up reason as the sole guide of life, of wisdom and conduct; but Christian philosophy demands of us that we surrender our reason to the Holy Spirit; and this means that we no longer live for ourselves, but that Christ lives and reigns within us (Rom 12:1; Eph 4:23; Gal 2:20). - Author: John Calvin
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#76. Morality is character and conduct such as is required by the circle or community in which the man's life happens to be placed. It shows how much good men require of us. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#77. For the purposes of life and conduct, and society, a little good sense is surely better than all this genius, and a little good humour than this extreme sensibility. - Author: David Hume
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#78. Let sleep itself be an exercise in piety, for such as our life and conduct have been, so also of necessity will be our dreams. - Author: Saint Basil
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#79. Any conduct on the part of an individual that does not advance him toward the goal of eternal life is not only wasted energy but actually becomes the basis of sin. - Author: Harold B. Lee
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#80. Sincerity is not test of truth-no evidence of correctness of conduct. You may take poison sincerely believing it the needed medicine, but will it save your life? - Author: Tryon Edwards
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#81. The visible structure of Jane Austen's stories may be flimsy enough; but their foundations drive deep down into the basic principles of human conduct. On her bit of ivory she has engraved a criticism of life as serious and as considers as Hardy's. - Author: David Cecil
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#82. A great part of art consists in imitation. For the whole conduct of life is based on this: that what we admire in others we want to do ourselves. - Author: Quintilian
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#83. Ralph Waldo Emerson could write (in The Conduct of Life, 1860): 'The influence of fine scenery, the presence of mountains, appeases our irritations and elevates our friendships.' Mountains - Author: Richard Fortey
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#84. Every man must have a philosophy of life,
for everyone must have a standard by which to measure his conduct.
And philosophy is nothing but a standard by which to measure. - Author: B.R. Ambedkar
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#85. If there were one word that could act as a standard of conduct for one's entire life, perhaps it would be 'thoughtfulness. - Author: Confucius
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#86. The difference between a pessimistic and an optimistic mind is of such controlling importance in regard to every intellectual function, and especially for the conduct of life, that it is out of the question to admit that both are normal, and the great majority of mankind are naturally optimistic. - Author: Charles Sanders Peirce
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#87. There is always need of persons not only to discover new truths, and point out when what were once truths are true no longer, but also to commence new practices, and set the example of more enlightened conduct, and better taste and sense in human life. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#88. It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle. - Author: Prescott Bush
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#89. Many people take a very low view of politicians, but that is exactly how they conduct their social interactions daily - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#90. The Gospel is not a mere message of deliverance, but a canon of conduct; it is not a theology to be accepted, but it is ethics to be lived. It is not to be believed only, but it is to be taken into life as a guide. - Author: Alexander MacLaren
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#91. Toiling, rejoicing, sorrowing, So I my life conduct. Each morning see some task begun, Each evening see it chucked. But still, in sudden moods of dusk, I hear those great weird wings, Feel vaguely thankful to the vast Stupidity of things. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#92. All the great religions contain wise prescriptions relating to the conduct of life, which hold good now as they did when they were promulgated. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#93. Never forget that the circumstances of your life for tomorrow are molded by your mental conduct today. - Author: Emmet Fox
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#94. Scripture has at its core such a powerful mythology that even the residue of that mythology is still sufficient to serve as an exacting control mechanism for some people. It provides, first of all, a theory about the meaning of life and therefore rules on how one is to conduct oneself. - Author: Neil Postman
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#95. When you have defined your mission, values and attitudes in the context of leadership influence and excellence, you also need to conduct a personal audit, checking how aligned they are to your current leadership practices. Where necessary, begin to make adjustments. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#96. The content of scientific theory itself offers no moral foundation for the personal conduct of life. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#97. Take things always by their smooth handle. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#98. Certain environments, certain modes of life, and certain rules of conduct are more conducive to inner and outer harmony than others. There are, in fact, certain roads that one may follow. Simplification is one of them. - Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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#99. There is no international problem that can be addressed or solved without the engagement and leadership of the United States and everybody in the world knows that, its just fact of life. So sometimes I think we could conduct ourselves with a little more humility. - Author: Robert M. Gates
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#100. It is impossible to conduct your life as a disciple without definite times of secret prayer - Author: Oswald Chambers
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