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We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.
Roy L. Smith
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.
Some of us can be examples about going ahead and growing, and some of us, unfortunately, don't make it there, and end up being examples because they had to die. I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn't death.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority.
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify.
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
My mother and my father were very nurturing and wonderful examples of how to live your life.
Pop music I have always loved best. But the more extreme, fascist-led examples of the music business I tend to detest the most.
I've had my moments of insanity. But there is a certain responsibility to set proper examples for your children, and that influences your choices in every aspect of your life.
Gluttony might be innocuous were it not for the fact that gluttons tend to disregard whether their self-serving behaviors harm anyone else. We don't need to look far and wide to find examples of gluttonous behavior, as they are numerous throughout the history of capitalism.
I cite in my book countless examples of the foundational documents of the colonial period in America and the writings of the leaders, that this was intended to be a Christian nation.
There's so many examples of just how lucky we are to be born anywhere in this world that is free.
I don't have space to enter into the examples or the history of this, so I'm left with having to make the bold statement that culture is extinct.
No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
The growth of art seems to be in cycles, and often its vigorous lifetime is restricted to a century or two. The periods of distinctive drama, Greek, English, Spanish, fall within such a limit; the schools of painting and sculpture likewise; and, in poetry, the Victorian age or the school of Pope will serve as examples.
George Edward Woodberry
With acting, there is a level of anonymity which is conducive to your profession. There are examples of very public people who are on the cover of every celebrity magazine but can't open a film.
I love things that age well - things that don't date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.
All historians generalize from particulars. And often, if you look at a historian's footnotes, the number of examples of specific cases is very, very small.
Henry Louis Gates
We now see numerous examples of brands working together to address issues such as environmental degradations, climate control, pollution, poverty and disease.
I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport.
Democrats single out glaring examples of tax preferences or spending priorities that favor the wealthy and Republicans cry 'class warfare!'
Dee Dee Myers
There are some examples of medieval kings who were terrible human beings but were nevertheless good kings.
George R. R. Martin
I'm interested in asking: 'What does feminine energy mean?' I don't have answers - I just have questions and interesting examples.
I learned early on how to treat women by the examples that were set around me.
Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and, as we develop the peace process, we continue to use examples from South Africa.
There are certainly good examples of incredibly brilliant, beautiful music that has been made commercially available and sold everywhere. But I would say that, for the most part, quantity certainly does not speak well for quality.
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