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We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.
Roy L. Smith
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
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
Thinking good thoughts is not enough, doing good deeds is not enough, seeing others follow your good examples is enough.
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.
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.
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.
We now see numerous examples of brands working together to address issues such as environmental degradations, climate control, pollution, poverty and disease.
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
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'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.
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.
Democrats single out glaring examples of tax preferences or spending priorities that favor the wealthy and Republicans cry 'class warfare!'
Dee Dee Myers
No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
Parents should be the most important examples for their children.
Besides being responsible for myself, I'm now responsible for someone else. And I have to set the right examples. I have to really be someone that I would want my child to look up to.
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.
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.
I wish I could give you all the examples over the last two years as secretary of agriculture, where I hear people in rural America constantly being criticized, without any expression of appreciation for what they do do.
I had a difficult time hearing my own inner voice about what I wanted to be in this life, because there were all these perfect examples of what a man actually does. The notion is that he goes to college, gets married and provides. That's what a man does.
History is filled with tragic examples of wars that result from diplomatic impasse. Whether in our local communities or in international relations, the skillful use of our communicative capacities to negotiate and resolve differences is the first evidence of human wisdom.
I learned early on how to treat women by the examples that were set around me.
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
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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