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We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A good example is far better than a good precept.
Dwight L. Moody
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
James Russell Lowell
Example is the best precept.
I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.
James Cash Penney
There is no moral precept that does not have something inconvenient about it.
As for what concerns our relations with our fellow men, the anguish in our neighbor's soul must break all precept. All that we do is a means to an end, but love is an end in itself, because God is love.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.
Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
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