Monday, 5 April 2021

100+ Psychology quotes on human behavior (Images included)


Psychology quotes on human behavior. Human beings are the smartest living beings on planet earth. They have got brains and hence the power to create things with the help of their imagination and thinking. All of us can think, can imagine stuff and we all have the mind power. Since we have brains, we can think, and if we can think, we show certain psychology. Humans are known to have similar psychology, which means, they think the same way. They will react the same way every single time. So, to study it more deeply you can go through the following psychology quotes on human behavior to read what has been said, particularly on it!

Psychology quotes on human behavior

1. Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge. - Plato

2. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling from others. - Albert Bandura

3. As many an architect will tell you, human behavior changes according to the environment. - Peter Gabriel

4. All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived. - John Boorman


Psychology quotes on human behavior


5. 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. - Dennis Prager

6. 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. - David Letterman

7. 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. - Johnny Depp

8. I guess I'm just quite observant and I pay attention to a lot of things. Human behavior really fascinates me. - Ellie Goulding

9. I think puns are not just the lowest form of wit, but the lowest form of human behavior. - John Oliver


Psychology quotes on human behavior


10. Everyone takes surveys. Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has engaged in a survey of some sort. - Andrew Greeley

11. The 'self-image' is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior. - Maxwell Maltz

12. Certainly, if you look at human behavior around the world, you have to admit that we can be very aggressive. - Jane Goodall

13. 'Little Night' has layers of meaning. There's something enchanted about night. All those heavenly bodies, shooting stars, the crescent moon, celestial phenomenon. Owls fly at night, and first kisses happen. Night is romantic. Alternately, darkness hides the worst of human behavior. - Luanne Rice

14. 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. - Stephen Hawking


Psychology quotes on human behavior


15. Entitlement is just the grossest kind of human behavior. - Jessica Parker Kennedy

16. 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. - Philip Zimbardo

17. It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see. - Josef Albers

18. 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. - Graydon Carter

19. I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief. - Kevin Gates


Psychology quotes on human behavior


20. Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic. - Philip Zimbardo

21. Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge. - Philip Zimbardo

22. 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. - Max Levchin

23. Generally, I tend to despise human behavior rather than human creatures. - Sidney Poitier

24. Christ changes men, who then change their environment. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human nature. - Ezra Taft Benson

25. In 'Chappie,' you see this sort of young robot that's learning through maybe 'deep learning' how to see the world really, look out into the world, and learn step by step. What's so interesting is that with 'Chappie,' you're getting to see how human behavior reacts to artificial intelligence, and I don't think it's always going to be positive. - Gray Scott


Psychology quotes on human behavior


26. Robotics are beginning to cross that line from absolutely primitive motion to motion that resembles animal or human behavior. - J. J. Abrams

27. The most perfect expression of human behavior is a string quartet. - Jeffrey Tate

28. If you're truly depicting human behavior in an honest way, it is a lot of miscommunication, non-communication, paranoia, passive aggressiveness. People don't finish sentences. They don't say what they mean. They lie to each other. They take credit for things that are actually other people's ideas. - Terence Winter

29. If you're truly depicting human behavior in an honest way, it is a lot of miscommunication, non-communication, paranoia, passive aggressiveness. People don't finish sentences. They don't say what they mean. They lie to each other. They take credit for things that are actually other people's ideas. - Terence Winter

30. The part that always shocked me was the inter-community violence among the chimps: the patrols and the vicious attacks on strangers that lead to death. It's an unfortunate parallel to human behavior - they have a dark side just as we do. We have less excuse, because we can deliberate, so I believe only we are capable of true calculated evil. - Jane Goodall

31. I don't believe in any Greatest Generation. I believe in great events. They sweep ordinary people up, expose them to extremes of human behavior and unimaginable tests of integrity and courage, and then deposit them back on the home front. - Phil Klay


Psychology quotes on human behavior


32. Well, what is acting but the study of human behavior? And that's so fascinating to me. - Amy Smart

33. The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time. - Joan D. Vinge

34. I've always been drawn to the extremes of human behavior, and crime fiction is a great way to explore the lives and stories of fascinating people. - Nick Petrie

35. By understanding and harnessing the forces that drive human behavior, you can create a self-sustaining philanthropic effort that reaches millions of people. It begins with an entrepreneurial attitude: take an idea and execute on that idea. If it doesn't work, learn why and build on what you've learned. - Naveen Jain


Psychology quotes on human behavior


36. I like reading novels because it provides insight into human behavior. - Claire Danes

37. To deal with these problems - of world population and hunger, of peace, of energy and mineral resources, of environmental pollution, of poverty - we must broaden and deepen our knowledge of nature's laws, and we must broaden and deepen our understanding of the laws of human behavior. - Herbert A. Simon

38. My brand of comedy is taking a serious approach to silliness. Small moments of modern life and human behavior make me laugh. At least that's where everything starts, and then my other through line would be a dry absurdity that exponentially spirals out of reality. - Jonathan Krisel

39. It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior. - Scarlett Johansson


Psychology quotes on human behavior

40. 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. - William Friedkin

41. 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

42. I gravitate toward the law, I think, certainly more times than not, because it's our best mechanism for legislating human behavior, and morality, and ethics. - David E. Kelley

43. 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. - Jane Goodall

44. I try as best I can to enter the realm of nuances of human behavior. - Robert Ludlum

45. The CBO does a great job on budget; they do a relatively poor job of what the coverage consequences of a healthcare plan are. Their ability - anybody's ability - to predict what human behavior is going to be, without looking at the entire construct, is difficult. - Tom Price

46. At the core of all human behavior, the good feelings we all want are more or less the same. Therefore, what we get out of life is not determined by the good feelings we desire but by what bad feelings we're willing to sustain. - Mark Manson

47. 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


Psychology quotes on human behavior


48. In the utopian aim of removing all power and aggression from human behavior, we run the risk of removing self-assertion, self-affirmation, and even the power to be. - Rollo May

49. Poker is about understanding human behavior and managing emotions - yours and the other guy's. That's huge in poker, and it's huge in business. - Phil Hellmuth

50. Published in 1947, 'The Plague' has often been read as an allegory, a book that is really about the occupation of France, say, or the human condition. But it's also a very good book about plagues, and about how people react to them - a whole category of human behavior that we have forgotten. - Anne Applebaum

51. Strange are the ways of human behavior. - Orson Bean

52. 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. - Philip Zimbardo

53. 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

54. I think to try to understand human behavior and why people do what they do, and what in their lives have shaped them and impacted them to be who they are, it's something. I mean, that's my entire life. - Haley Bennett

55. The conversation of how you do a play is my favorite conversation in the whole wide world: what a play is, why it's different than anything else, the math of the way that human behavior has to be calibrated theatrically versus anything else. - Anna D. Shapiro


Psychology quotes on human behavior

56. I think we've told a lot of lies about human behavior through film. - Patricia Arquette

57. I think we've told a lot of lies about human behavior through film. - Rosanna Arquette

58. Adolescents show off. That's another way of wanting to connect with people. It's not an aspect of human behavior that we generally consider to be very admirable, but it is, in some way, a means of connecting with someone else and not being alone. - Kenneth Lonergan

59. My target audience is anyone who finds the world interesting and human behavior fascinating, terrible, inspiring, funny, and occasionally, mysterious. - Amy Bloom

60. A lot of the demonstrations that I do, when I get inside people's minds, is understanding human behavior and understanding how people think and getting their patterns down so I know how to create the illusion that I get inside their brain. - Criss Angel

61. Hot, dry katabatic winds, like the south foehn in Europe, the sharav in the Middle East, and the Santa Ana of Southern California, are all believed to have a decided effect on human behavior and are associated with such health problems as migraines, depression, lethargy, and moodiness. Some scientists say that this is a myth. - Tim Cahill

62. The idea that Americans favor politicians who either remind them of themselves or can imagine what their selves are like because they too have struggled and sung the blues, is, like very best theories of human behavior, immune to falsification by mere evidence. - Walter Kirn

63. I've always been someone who really watches other people, human behavior. To watch it and be able to express it through your version has always been really exciting to me. - Christina Hendricks

64. We put water down into the earth to push up gas, then we say, 'Ooh, we're having a water crisis.' This is foolishness, and this kind of foolishness, where we try to excuse human behavior, is dangerous. - Mae Jemison


Psychology quotes on human behavior

65. The thing that I love is human behavior - why people do what they do, who they are, and the choices that they make - and that has to always be plot driven. - Richard LaGravenese

66. Human behavior is an enormously complex set of things, and that mixture of underlying things is different for different people, so it's not just complex, it's meta-complex. - Vivienne Ming

67. 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. - Jerry Springer

68. I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going. - Julia Stiles 

69. Actors are observers of human life, of human behavior. - Kelsey Grammer

70. In a single moment, we witnessed the worst of human behavior. And in the next, the very best of human behavior. And even more, we witnessed the tremendous spirit of Americans. - Jane D. Hull

71. A lot of the interesting issues and dynamics within a city occur over things such as socio-economic issues or ethnic issues. But they require a much more elaborate model of human behavior. - Will Wright

72. Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words. - Wally Lamb

73. I think we present extreme aspects of human behavior and hopefully get at times, messages across or bring issues to the table or as we so often say, shed light into the dark crevices of human nature. - Christopher Meloni

74. My theory was that what I had to do was make a study of human behavior. - A. E. van Vogt

75. I spend a lot of my time trying to draw the attention of actors to the minute and subtle details of human behavior, which was the sort of thing I was looking at when I was a neurologist. - Jonathan Miller


Psychology quotes on human behavior


76. I love life. I'm fascinated by human behavior because that feeds back into my work. - Joseph Fiennes

77. Being abroad makes you conscious of the whole imitative side of human behavior. The ape in man. - Mary McCarthy

78. The Left has always sought single, non-values-based explanations for human behavior. - Dennis Prager

79. I like ideas. I find them more exciting than human behavior for the most part.- John Banville

80. In many ways, acting is really like a science to me to figure out the human behavior of any character that I'm playing.- Pauley Perrette

81. As a novelist, I'm endlessly fascinated by human behavior and interactions. - Juliet Marillier

82. I've always read books and loved human behavior since I was ten or twelve years old. Maybe even that's why I wanted to do comedy. - Dane Cook

83. Very often in Chekhov, where he exhibits a little bit of human behavior that you recognize as true, you give a little laugh. It's like a reflex. - Tom Stoppard

84. Medicine is probably one of the best backgrounds for a writer to find stories. I always think cops and docs have the best background because we see so much of human behavior, such a range of human emotions. - Tess Gerritsen

85. I hope my work contributes to understanding long-term patterns of human behavior and how we survive, thrive, or fail during times of environmental, social, and economic crisis. - Sarah Parcak

86. My whole background as a social worker has allowed me to understand human behavior in difficult situations. Working in Kenya, I see the most desperate situations - things I could never believe possible - and then have to try to find solutions. - Eric Walters


87. I think chalking up human behavior to evil lets us all off the hook too easily. - Karin Slaughter

88. I still care about human behavior and the art that it takes to write a good piece and to get a cast together who cares enough to put 150 percent of their talent into a project. - Martin Landau

89. I connect with just plain old everyday people. Human behavior fascinates me, the people who are the nuts and bolts of this country who help hold up the world. - Sissy Spacek

90. Most efforts to approximate normal human behavior in software tend to be creepy or annoying. - Jenna Wortham

91. I'm definitely an observer of human behavior. I always have been. - Michaela Watkins

92. Telling a story is the way of exploring so many different things - human behavior, society, whatever existence. - Yorgos Lanthimos

93. I love looking at machines that mimic human behavior. - Grant Imahara

94. I'm obsessed with people, I'm obsessed with human behavior. I just watch people. - Zoya Akhtar

95. The reality is that 'Westworld' is designed so that guests can indulge with impunity their every fantasy - be it light or dark. So the hosts experience the extremes in human behavior, good and bad. - Lisa Joy



96. Most human behavior is nothing other than the avoidance of pain and the pursuit of pleasure. - Deepak Chopra

97. Too often we judge people based on our own backgrounds and experiences, but when you understand people's stories, it's easier to understand their demeanor. - Joel Osteen

98. If you can understand human behavior, it can’t hurt you nearly as much. - Carol Plum-Ucci

99. Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do. - Dale Carnegie

100. We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. - Bryan White

101. The most important thing in changing human behavior is the person's motivation. - Milton H. Erickson

102. How do you change your behavior? Change what you worship - Timothy Keller



103. Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he's destroying is this God he's worshipping. - Hubert Reeves

104. What we believe is heavily influenced by what we think others believe - Thomas Gilovich

105. No one is born with greed, prejudice, bigotry, patriotism and hatred; these are all learned behavior patterns. - Jacque Fresco

106. Man owes his strength in the struggle for existence to the fact that he is a social animal. - Albert Einstein

107. So many people seem to spend their lives trying to appear normal, predictable and consistent to themselves and those that surround them. They just end up bored with themselves, bereft of any depth of inner resources, suffocated by the inhibitions that defend their own monolithic identities. - Peter J. Carroll

108. A theory that denies that thoughts can regulate actions does not lend itself readily to the explanation of complex human behavior. - Albert Bandura



109. A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success. - Joyce Brothers