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Example Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Example

Please enjoy these Example Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example.
- Mark Twain

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I choose to live a life of gratitude and joy,
inspiring others to follow my example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

Radical changes in world politics leave America with
a heightened responsibility to be,
for the world, an example of a genuinely free,
democratic, just and humane society.
- Pope John Paul II

I've lived my life in a way that I feel would be an
example to young women and I've always given my best
in everything I've tried.
- Cindy Margolis

Today, lawyers are attacking more; they're attacking everything.
A good example is the O.J.
Simpson case.
- Joseph Wambaugh

Probably the most visible example of unintended consequences,
is what happens every time humans try to change the
natural ecology of a place.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery.
If you flatter all the company, you please none;
If you flatter only one or two,
you offend the rest.
- Jonathan Swift

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

You have to check out 'March of the Penguins'.
Penguins are the really ideal example of monogamy.
- Rich Lowry

Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories,
as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon.
Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
- Louis Leakey

If we look to the history of other nations,
ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid,
so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.
- James Monroe

One of them, for example, which will probably haunt
me more than any other is the problem of communication.
- Georges Simenon

As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than,
for example, Dracula.
- Dave Barry

I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full,
rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
- Portia de Rossi

Success in training the boy depends largely on the
Scoutmaster's own personal example.
- Robert Baden-Powell

And the terror itself is an example of the world's uncontrollability.
- Ulrich Beck

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies,
private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
- Elbert Hubbard

I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing
my hand on their forehead,
and backaches by placing my hand on their back.
It's a powerful example of love that really works.
- Shelley Long

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go before the people with your example,
and be laborious in their affairs.
- Confucius

Our government...
teaches the whole people by its example.
If the government becomes the lawbreaker,
it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to
become a law unto himself;
it invites anarchy.
- Louis D. Brandeis

From my example learn to be just, and not to despise the gods.
- Virgil

When a child grows up without a father,
there is an empty place where someone must stand,
providing an example of character and confidence.
- Steve Largent

Rebecca is an example of how not to manage men.
The rules of the game never change, it requires subtlety.
- Mary Wesley

Few governments in the world, for example,
praise human rights more ardently than does the government of France,
and few have a worse record of supporting tyrants and killers.
- Richard Perle

Example is the best precept.
- Aesop

A major fault, for example, is the fact that,
along with the materialist principle,
Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas.
- Trofim Lysenko

The valor and courage of our young women and men in
the armed services are a shining example to all of the world,
and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
- Bill Frist

And you can tell the writers who do it -
Robert Stone,
for example, who with each new novel is doing something new.
I appreciate that in other writers.
- Tobias Wolff

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning,
compassion, love of others, honesty,
and discipline applied with understanding.
- Paul D. Boyer

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful,
and immediate example in which we are in danger of
turning procreation into manufacture.
- Leon Kass

I think that the only way to teach is by example,
as children will more easily follow what they see you
do than what you tell them to do.
- Gloria Estefan

Example has more followers than reason.
We unconsciously imitate what pleases us,
and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

If we cannot by reason, by influence,
by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice,
mend the bad places of civilization,
we certainly cannot do it by force.
- Auberon Herbert

In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.
I motivate people, I hope, by example -
and perhaps by excitement,
by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
- Rupert Murdoch

Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the
prime example of love or friendship.
- Mortimer Adler

Maybe if I could ever be a successful comedian then
I could be an example that Christians can also have fun.
- Victoria Jackson

I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was -
Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland's discrimination.
- John Hume

The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic,
is easily refuted by examining how Locke's philosophy
steered Thomas Jefferson,
for example.
- Robert Trout

My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women,
regardless of how difficult life may get,
can do it all.
- Gloria Estefan

It's not what my job is about.
I'm not out to make a political statement.
I want to stand for something, but more by example.
- Lauren Bush

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm
for other Labour policy disasters.
No one tells the voters that crime is falling:
let them stay scared senseless.
- Polly Toynbee

It doesn't matter if people perceive me as being a little strange.
I think overall, even when I am on stage,
when people see me, I am setting an example.
- Warren Cuccurullo

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady;
in English a deadly poison.
A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce

And as a nurse, I know very well the importance,
for example, of electronic medical records.
- Lois Capps

You can't tell them anything, but hopefully they will
learn from the example and won't have to go through it.
- Lawrence Taylor

People always underestimate the impact of technology.
To give you an example: In the 1970s the frontier for
offshore development was 200 meters,
today it is 4,000 meters.
- Daniel Yergin

To start with, for example this year,
2004, is the bicentennial of Haitian independence.
- Edwidge Danticat

An actor should be ready to play any role within reason.
For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for
me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.
- Glenn Ford

I think professional sports, football,
to use it as an example, it's fundamentally a form of entertainment.
- Gregg Easterbrook

For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated
as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object.
- Warren Farrell

It is not so much the example of others we imitate
as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the
echo of ourselves in their words.
- Eric Hoffer

I don't like people who take drugs...
Customs men for example.
- Mick Miller

When something hasn't been around much for a while,
and one example of it turns up and catches people's eyes,
they go looking for more like it - until they get tired of it again.
- Stanley Schmidt

As an example, one of the schools I have been studying
is too small to compete effectively in most sports,
but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests.
- James S. Coleman


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