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The following 32 quotations are about Teaching By Example.

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Sep 22, 2008

“When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.”

African Proverb

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Sunday Apr 05, 2009

“There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand.”

Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958);
Inventor, Engineer

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“Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and insensibly approximate to the characters we most admire. In this way, a generous habit of thought and of action carries with it an incalculable influence.”

Christian Nestell Bovee
Author, Lawyer

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“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.”

Segoyewatha [Red Jacket] (1750-1830);
Native American Seneca Chief, Orator

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“We must continually remind students in the classroom that expression of different opinions and dissenting ideas affirms the intellectual process. We should forcefully explain that our role is not to teach them to think as we do but rather to teach them, by example, the importance of taking a stance that is rooted in rigorous engagement with the full range of ideas about a topic.”

Bell Hooks [Gloria Jean Watkins] (born 1952);
Author, Educator, Feminist, And Human Rights Advocate

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“Nothing is more contagious than example, and no man does any exceeding good or exceeding ill but it spawns new deeds of the same kind. The good we imitate through emulation, the ill through the malignity of our nature, which shame keeps locked up, but example sets free.”

François Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680);
Writer, Moralist

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“Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.”

François Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680);
Writer, Moralist

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“If only people would realize that moral principles are like measles...They have to be caught. And only the people who've got them can pass on the contagion.”

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963);
Novelist

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“What I would like to give my daughter is freedom. And this is something that must be given by example, not by exhortation.”

Erica Jong (born 1942);
Educator, Author

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“An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961);
Founder Of Analytical Psychology

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“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”

Mark Twain (1835-1910);
[Samuel Clemens] Humorist, Essayist, Novelist

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“And children whose backgrounds have stunted their sense of the future need to be taught by example that they are good for more than they dared dream.”

Kenneth Keniston
Professor

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“By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.”

Latin Proverb

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“Personal example carries more weight than preaching.”

Chinese Proverb

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“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.”

Anatole France (1844-1924);
Critic, Writer

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“We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.”

Malcolm Gladwell (born 1963);
Author

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“A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.”

Forest E. Witcraft (1894-1967);
Teacher, Scholar

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“Teachers: two kinds: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move and the kind that just give you a little prod from behind and you jump to the skies.”

Robert Frost (1874-1963);
Poet

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“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965);
Philosopher, Physician, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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“Personally I do not resort to force - not even the force of law — to advance moral reforms. I prefer education, argument, persuasion, and above all the influence of example.”

Rutherford Hayes (1822-1893);
19th U.S. President

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“Example moves the world more than doctrine.”

Henry Miller (1891-1980);
Author, Writer

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“It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.”

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983);
Philosopher

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Mar 07, 2011

“If you want trust, trust others. If you want respect, respect others. If you want help, help others. If you want love and peace in your life, give them away. If you want great friends, be one. That’s how it works.”

Dan Zadra
Businessman, Inspirational Writer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jul 22, 2011

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear you speak.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Jan 10, 2012

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965);
Philosopher, Physician, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Apr 06, 2012

“It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.”

Clint Eastwood (born 1930);
American Film Actor, Director, Producer, Composer And Politician

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday May 22, 2012

“That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime- to set an example- and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.”

William McKinley (1843-1901);
25th President Of The United States

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Aug 03, 2012

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

Jalal ad-Din Rumi (1207-1273);
Persian Poet, Mystic

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Friday Jan 04, 2013

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue.”

John Adams (1735-1826);
2nd U.S. President

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Apr 15, 2013

“Every one of us receives and passes on an inheritance. The inheritance may not be an accumulation of earthly possessions or acquired riches, but whether we realize it or not, our choices, words, actions, and values will impact someone and form the heritage we hand down.”

Ben Hardesty
Musician

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Monday Oct 07, 2013

“Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.”

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887);
Clergyman, Social Reformer

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This was sent as our inspirational daily quote on Tuesday Dec 10, 2013

“This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is a test of your inner strength. Therefore nil desperandum. March forward hero!”

Swami Sivananda (1887-1963);
Spiritual Leader, Author, Physician