Example Quotes and Sayings



Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
Edmund Burke

Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.
Albert Einstein

A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.
Anonymous

I’m no model lady. A model’s just an imitation of the real thing.
Mae West

A precedent embalms a principle.
William Scott

Practise what you preach.
Proverb

Few things are harder to put up with than a good example.
Mark Twain

A good example has twice the value of good advice.
Anonymous

A good example is the best sermon.
Benjamin Franklin

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Confucius

Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.
Albert Einstein

If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not as an example.
George Bernard Shaw

Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.
Anonymous

Example is the best precept.
Aesop

Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
George Saville

It is the true nature of mankind to learn from mistakes, not from example.
Fred Hoyle

If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to serve as a horrible warning.
Catherine Aird

Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.
Albert Schweitzer

Example is leadership.
Albert Schweitzer

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.
Francis Bacon, Sr.

Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil.
Henry Miller

I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.
Dean Acheson

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Benjamin Disraeli

Example is better than following it.
Ambrose Bierce

And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in showing that religion and Government will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.
James Madison

The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner with one sheep.
Anonymous

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.
Phaedrus

Example may be better than precept, but together they make a winning team.
Anonymous

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