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Examples one finds in the philosophical literature are somebody who's seen the trial of a child of theirs, where they're being proved guilty of some crime that would drive the parent into a depression, maybe a suicidal depression.
People should just express themselves and not worry about trends - try to use fashion like a compass, an indicator, examples of things that you can be. It's not to be taken so seriously. It's just clothes.
The truth is very few of us are related to Napoleon or Cleopatra. Although, those are bad examples as I am actually descended from both of them.
If someone has failed, that is not a deficiency for me. I think that he has more motivation. I've seen many examples where someone was successful first and failed later and failed first and then succeeded. If they failed in an honest way, I don't see it as a deficiency.
Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed at uplifting human stature.
I think it's really important for my daughter to see her parents being physically fit and for that to be a part of her life. The examples we set for her will stay with her the rest of her life.
Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
Everywhere I go, I see incredible examples of communities that have a vision for transportation and how it will impact the quality of life, mobility, economics and opportunity.
Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
We have numerous examples of perseverance in the scriptures, in secular history, and in our own experiences.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
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 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.
There are beautiful examples of art done by chimpanzees in human care.
Frans de Waal
My mother and my father were very nurturing and wonderful examples of how to live your life. I really had a cool foundation.
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.
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.
The main objective of our cinema is to entertain. If you can pass on a message at the same time, that is fantastic, but if the audience does not feel they are going to be entertained by the film, they are not going to watch it. There are many examples of very responsible and great films that are being made, but nobody goes to watch them.
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.
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.
Parents should be the most important examples for their children.
I don't have to make examples out of players to establish my own place. I don't feel like I have to.
We all assume that if you're weak and poor, you're never going to win. In fact, the real world is full of examples where the exact opposite happens, where the weak win and the strong screw up.
I want to affect culture. I want to have my mark on everything. I give examples of people like Bill Cosby, Quincy Jones - those are the people who I look up to. The game wouldn't be the same without them. What happens in the course of 5 years isn't really important to me. I care about what they'll say about me in 50 years.
There are some examples of medieval kings who were terrible human beings but were nevertheless good kings.
George R. R. Martin
History is replete with examples of tech firms that were marginalized by new companies and technologies.
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