Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
There is a transcendent power in example.
Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
You can share your testimony in many ways, by the words you speak, by the example you set, by the manner in which you live your life.
Furnish an example, stop preaching, stop shielding, don't prevent self-reliance and initiative, allow your children to develop along thier own lines.
Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
The best way to understanding is a few good examples.
The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
A leader leads by example not by force.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
I actually think that the most efficacious way of making a difference is to lead by example, and doing random acts of kindness is setting a very good example of how to behave in the world.
Preach by example of your lives rather than by words. Example is the very best sermon.
Nothing is so contagious as example.
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
May we be faithful followers of Christ, examples of righteousness, thus becoming lights in the world.
Example is the best precept.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
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