Example Quotes

β€œToo often we judge other groups by the...

β€œToo often we judge other groups by their worst examples, while judging ourselves by our best intentions.” - George W. Bush
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"Good advice is something a man gi...

"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example." β€” Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Love is a striking exam...

Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us. - Marcel Proust
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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,...

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. ...Benjamin Franklin
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"Robots are the p...

"Robots are the perfect example of modern day slavery" -Me
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A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues o...

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.-Niccolo Machiavelli
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"The world is changed b...

"The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion." - Paulo Coelho
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β€œEach man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it ...

β€œEach man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason than the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in.” β€” Michel de Montaigne
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Our intelligence helps us regulate our emotions. Fear, for example, is based on mist...

Our intelligence helps us regulate our emotions. Fear, for example, is based on mistrust and a lack of self-confidence. If, on the other hand, we remain honest and truthful, open and tolerant, we will have greater self-confidence and overcome fear. Dalai Lama
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β€œThere is nothing more confu...

β€œThere is nothing more confusing than a person who gives good advice but sets a bad example”
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"Few things are harder to p...

"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example." β€” Mark Twain
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People need dramatic ...

People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy -Bruce Wayne
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"The world is changed b...

"The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion." - Paulo Coelho
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"Love is a striking exam...

"Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us." – Marcel Proust
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"...to wear an improper expression on your face (to look incredulous ...

"...to wear an improper expression on your face (to look incredulous when a victory was announced, for example) was itself a punishable offense. There was even a word for it in Newspeak: face crime, it was called."
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Romeo and Juliet is just anoth...

Romeo and Juliet is just another example of why communication within a relationship is so crucial.
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We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan Watts
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Example is not the main thin...

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. Albert Schweitzer
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"I like many things in this world and a few persons- I like you, for example; but after they ...

"I like many things in this world and a few persons- I like you, for example; but after they are served I have no love to waste upon the irreclaimable mass of brutality that we know as "mankind." Compassion, yes; I am sincerely sorry that they are brutes." - Ambrose Bierce in a letter
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"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society." - Alan Watts
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If you can't be good, t...

If you can't be good, then for God's sake be an example to others. Tim Rogers
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A good example ...

A good example is the best sermon. Benjamin Franklin
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β€œThe world is changed ...

β€œThe world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” Paulo Coelho
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"Happy are those who reject the advice of evil pe...

"Happy are those who reject the advice of evil people, who do not follow the example of sinners or join those who have no use for God." ~~ Author Unknown
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"There's nearly 2,000 examples of homosexuality observed in th...

"There's nearly 2,000 examples of homosexuality observed in the animal kingdom... but there's only one example that has ever been observed of homophobia. Which of us is unnatural?" - Stephen Fry
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People will belittle you, laugh at you, try their every trick to stop yo...

People will belittle you, laugh at you, try their every trick to stop you. But the same people will admire you, follow you, refer you as an example, when you will be successful. So don't worry. People change where convenient
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β€œThe world is changed b...

β€œThe world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ― Paulo Coelho
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"History is Philo...

"History is Philosophy teaching by examples." - Thucydides
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"I criticize America because I love h...

"I criticize America because I love her. I want her to stand as a moral example to the world." Martin Luther King, Jr.
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the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind a...

the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. one should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Single words really do control the debate. Pro-life, for example, ...

"Single words really do control the debate. Pro-life, for example, makes the other side automatically pro-death. 'If we're pro-life, I guess the people we're up against are, you know, you fill in the blank.'"
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"The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to...

"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." - G.K. Chesterton
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β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind ...

β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: Find the ...

"Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: Find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human." - Anthony Robbins
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The world is changed b...

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. ― Paulo Coelho
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"Emotional intelligence does not mean merely "being nice". At strategic moment it may demand ...

"Emotional intelligence does not mean merely "being nice". At strategic moment it may demand not "being nice", but rather, for example, bluntly confronting someone with an uncomfortable but consequential truth they've been avoiding." - Daniel Goleman, Working with Emotional Intelligence
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"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and h...

"Do not follow the bad example which I have set you; I have often undertaken war too lightly and have sustained it for vanity. Do not imitate me, but be a peaceful prince, and may you apply yourself principally to the alleviation of the burdens of your subjects."β€” Louis XIV of France on his deathbed
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β€œIf someone is trying to sell you with only past credentials and older accolades without in...

β€œIf someone is trying to sell you with only past credentials and older accolades without including present examples and up to date proof, you might be dealing with someone that is sharing expired information and does not have the up to date knowledge to help you.” - Loren Weisman
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β€œRun down the list of those who felt intense anger at something: the most famous, the most un...

β€œRun down the list of those who felt intense anger at something: the most famous, the most unfortunate, the most hated, the most whatever: Where is all that now? Smoke, dust, legend…or not even a legend. Think of all the examples. And how trivial the things we want so passionately are.”
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β€œToo many laws are ...

β€œToo many laws are made, and too few examples given.” Saint-Just
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"Your children will fo...

"Your children will follow your example more than your advice" - Unknown
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A leader le...

A leader leads by example, not by force
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Terror is not a new weapon. Throughout history...

Terror is not a new weapon. Throughout history it has been used by those who could not prevail, either by persuasion or example. - John F. Kennedy
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"We learn by example and by direct experie...

"We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction." - Malcolm Gladwell
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[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other t...

[T]here is a methodological bias in favor of taking natural discourse literally, other things being equal. For example, unless there are clear reasons for construing discourse as ambiguous, elliptical, or involving special idioms, we should not so construe it. Tyler Burge
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"Most people, when directly confronted with proof that they are wrong, do not change their poi...

"Most people, when directly confronted with proof that they are wrong, do not change their point of view or course of action but justify it even more tenaciously. Politicians, of course, offer the most visible, and often tragic, examples of this practice." -Carol Travis and Elliot Aronson
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"Not all chemicals are bad. Without hydrogen an...

"Not all chemicals are bad. Without hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer." -Dave Barry
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It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functio...

It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functional in some sense, perhaps working to resist a more catastrophic collapse to primary consciousnessβ€”onset of a psychotic episode, for exampleβ€”by reinforcing stable patterns of activity.β€”RL Carhart-Harris
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"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent...

"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service.... To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect." ~ Oren Arnold
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The world is changed ...

The world is changed by your EXAMPLE not by your opinion :Paulo Coelho
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β€œWe Lead by Example, Live b...

β€œWe Lead by Example, Live by Chance, Love by Choice and Kill by Profession” - Indian Army
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"Treat them with humanity, and let them have no reason to complain of our c...

"Treat them with humanity, and let them have no reason to complain of our copying the brutal example of the British Army in their treatment of our unfortunate brethren who have fallen into their hands." General George Washington 1776
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"Today's lesson is the same as every day before it. Because the class has been struggling wi...

"Today's lesson is the same as every day before it. Because the class has been struggling with this assignment. Shine. You must teach this by example. So hand out sunglasses. And do not dim yourself for the sake of their comfort." - Shane Koyczan, A Letter to Remind Myself Who I Am
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Example has more...

Example has more followers than reason. -Christian Bovee
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Example has more...

Example has more followers than reason. -Christian Bovee
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