A good example is the best sermon.
Example is the best precept.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
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
The example of the raft shows dharmas should be treated as provisional, as means to an end. The same holds good of emptiness too, the negation of dharmas. This corollary has elsewhere been illustrated by the simile of medicine which can heal any ill
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example
Every word that judges value is circular. 'Good' is 'right' is 'proper' is 'just' is 'good'. But check the examples, and they're not circular at all: Every one says 'makes me happy'.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one.
Setting too good an example is a kind of slander seldom forgiven
Every reform needs examples more than advocates
It is the true nature of mankind to learn from mistakes, not from example
Example is always more efficacious than precept.
Example may be better than precept, but together they make a winning team
Example is better than following it.
What can't be done by advice can often be done by example
I don't know any other way to lead but by example.
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive.
Radical changes in world politics leave America with a heightened responsibility to be, for the world, an example of a genuinely free, democratic, just and humane society.
I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it.
I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in fifty years what my father taught me by example in one week.