31 Quotes About Misbehaving

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Much of our social awareness and place in society is dictated by the decisions and behavior we have in throughout our life. Being caught misbehaving and acting out of the norm has consequences. Here are some great quotes on misbehaving that will get you thinking twice about it.

“A misbehaving child, is a discouraged child.”

“All too often unemployment is used as an excuse for misbehaving when jobs are available within walking distance.”

“And thus Charles found himself wandering around a hotel, trailing federal agents as he held a cardboard coffee cup holder in each hand, instead of out killing misbehaving werewolves.”

“Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.”

“Criminal law has to do with relations between the misbehaving individual and his government…Criminal law establishes rules of conduct; their breach, if prosecuted and conviction follows, results in punishment.”

“Every child senses, with all the horse sense that’s in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.”

“Good Christian people who wouldn’t dream of misbehaving will not catch AIDS.”

“Got those moods a swinging, tears a slinging, nothing fits me, when it hits me, ranting, raving, misbehaving, PMS blues.”

“I believe that people are fundamentally are decent. And, yes, you will have people that sometimes will misbehave.”

“I don’t say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.”

“I had never expected to fall in love, but then, I’d never imagined anyone like Jess. She was one beautiful contradiction. The idea of letting someone else own my heart wasn’t appealing.”

“I really believe that a writer is someone who has trained their mind to misbehave.”

“I value self-discipline, but creating systems that make it next to impossible to misbehave is more reliable than self-control.”

“I’m a very boring person in my real life so I got to act out misbehaving fantasies was really fun.”

“In that moment, when watches and clocks misbehave and you feel a cold vapor wrap itself around your heart, you unconsciously draw a line at the bottom of a long column of numbers and come up with a sum.”

“It seems that when you get to a certain age you almost give yourself permission to misbehave and say what you think. People allow it, with very old people.”

“It’s no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.”

“My feeling is, if you’re going to be called a celebrity, you might as well use it for some good. It’s better to testify for school lunches in front of Congress than get drunk in a bar somewhere and misbehave.”

“Now, it’s common knowledge that most towns of a certain size have a witch, if only to eat misbehaving children and the occasional puppy who wanders into her yard.”

“Of course, if I had misbehaved that day, my dinner was a salad made entirely out of iceberg lettuce, with water on top instead of dressing. It was like cabbage soup without the dignity.”

“Roughly speaking, losses hurt about twice as much as gains make you feel good.”

“The bigger lesson is that once you understand a behavioral problem, you can sometimes invent a behavioral solution to it.”

“The novice-friendly software is more like a misbehaving dog: it shits on the floor, it destroys things, and stinks – the novice-friendly software embodies the opposite of what computer people have dreamed of for decades: artificial stupidity. It’s more human.”

“The problem with making an extrinsic reward the only destination that matters is that some people will choose the quickest route there, even if it means taking the low road.”

“The threat of punishment at home or school only served as a challenge to figure out how to circumvent the consequences when I did what I wanted to do anyway.”

“There are things done so badly that one is tempted to think that there is an intention behind.”

“There are two areas where you can’t stop people misbehaving: eating and sex.”

“This is a generation weaned on Watergate, and there is no presumption of innocence and no presumption of good intentions. Instead, there is a presumption that, without relentless scrutiny, the government will misbehave.”

“Whether I am on a stage, behind a guitar or in front of a camera, I get paid to misbehave. Fortunately, misbehaviour is something I have unlimited supply of.”

“Worldly wisdom teaches that is it is better for reputation to fail conventionally than to succeed unconventionally.”

“You’ve got to get away from the idea cancer is a disease to be cured. It’s not a disease really. The cancer cell is your own body, your own cells, just misbehaving and going a bit wrong, and you don’t have to cure cancer.”

Having consequence for misbehaving has been something established in our society that goes back to the basics of ruling law. There are always a standard of some sort you much meet.