Behavior Quotes

People don’t know how to behave in public anymore. Parents are trying to be friends with their kids rather than draw the line and tell them what proper public behavior would be.

I’ve always seen “Survivor” as a reflection of our culture. That is a big part of what has kept me so wildly enthusiastic for 22 years. The game is the MacGuffin. It provides a framework that forces behavior from the players. That human behavior is what we’re after.

We work really hard to deliver a big, prime-time adventure show but with stories that often turn on tiny moments of human behavior. So, for all the talk of game design and twists and advantages, “Survivor” lives and dies with the people we put on the show.

I love people. I love human behavior. I am fascinated by our decision-making process, our ability to justify our ethics, and our resiliency. At my core, I am a writer first and I love being a part of telling these rich, layered stories of humans taking on a giant adventure and pushing themselves further than […]

A humanist is anyone who rejects the attempt to describe or account for man wholly on the basis of physics, chemistry or animal behavior.

Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.

Lawyers would have a hard time making a living if people behaved themselves and kept their promises.

Certainly, aggressiveness exists in nature, but there is also a healthy non-ruthless competition, and there exists very strong drives toward social and cooperative behavior. These forces do not operate independently but together as a whole, and the evidence strongly indicates that, in the social and biological development of all living creatures, of all these drives, […]

Act so in the valley that you need not fear those who stand on the hill.

There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance.