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Definition of Precept


  1. To teach by precepts.

Precept Quotations

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.
Ronald Reagan

The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
Rene Descartes

This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
Hannah Arendt

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.
Edith Stein

Example is the best precept.
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Precept Translations

precept in German is Vorschrift
precept in Latin is praeceptum, praecepio
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