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Teaching By Example Quotations

TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
Personal example carries more weight than preaching.

Chinese Proverb

TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.

African Proverb

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Personal Stories About ‘Teaching By Example’

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    A 4 Wheel Drive Called Life

    I had just graduated from medical school in India some 5 years ago. It was a time where (like all other classmates) I was standing at the crossroads of my career. Choosing a specialty for a physician is always a difficult decision. Alumni can play a significant role in a career direction. I was fortunate in...

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    The Connection

    Like most of my fellow actors in New York I was "between jobs" and making ends meet as a lunch waiter in a small high quality Italian restaurant in Greenwich Village. I was a lousy waiter. I enjoyed the customers and didn't mind the work, but my ADD kept me from coordinating all the details a good waiter needs to...

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    I'm Doing My Best Dad!

    Dear Foundation for A Better Life: (A story called “I’m doing my best dad”) Several years ago on a warm summer day, my nine year old son (Gage) was pitching in a very close all-star game. I was one of his coaches. As a father and coach I wanted to win this game bad! My son was struggling on the mound and walked...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Teaching By Example’

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    Martin T

    My hero is my father. He has taught me not only by words, but more importantly, by example to always be true to yourself. To love God first, to put others before yourself, and that love has the most impact. His impact means the most to me, because he did not just teach me these things, but he lived them. If I...

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    John G

    MY DAD . . . The time has arrived to take up my pen and write a tribute that is long overdue to the other man in my life, so precious to me ~ Dad ~ I’m a better person because of you. Precious memories I fondly remember; how I love thinking back on those days ~ playing the piano for you in...

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    Gregg B

    My hero is Gregg Breinberg the founder of the NY PS22 chorus from Staten Island. The way that he has taught, inspired and compelled the children he teaches to be comfortable as the amazing kids that they are, expressing themselves through song -- in front of millions, is simply breathtaking to me. He has inspired...

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CONNECTING
DETERMINATION
STEWARDSHIP
GRIT
RESPECT
RIGHT CHOICES
COURTESY
PRACTICE
TRUE BEAUTY
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
OVERCOMING
JUSTICE
OPTIMISM
DO YOUR PART
PASSION
GOOD EXAMPLES
GIVING BACK
TRUST
DEDICATION
SHARING
CLASS AND GRACE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
TEAM WORK
DO THY BEST
FORESIGHT
CIVILITY
AMBITION
SMILE
LITERACY
UNITY
SPORTSMANSHIP
INTEGRITY
DEVOTION
HELPING OTHERS
COMMON GROUND
PARENTING
SACRIFICE
LEARNING
STRENGTH
PATIENCE
COMMITMENT
RISING ABOVE
FAMILY
COMPLIMENTS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
INSPIRATION
SOUL
LIVE LIFE
LEADERSHIP
CARING
PERSEVERANCE
EDUCATION
FRIENDSHIP
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
CHARACTER
PREPARATION
RESPONSIBILITY
DRIVE
PERSISTENCE
HONOR
INCLUDING OTHERS
HOPE
CREATIVITY
HEALTH
COMPASSION
PEACE
GENEROSITY
FITNESS
MOTIVATION
SERVICE
ENCOURAGEMENT
HONESTY
CHARITY
FORGIVENESS
IMAGINE
KINDNESS
BEING THERE
LOVE
VISION
EXCELLENCE
BELIEVE
ACHIEVEMENT
LAUGHTER
LOYALTY
GOOD MANNERS
HUMILITY
PURPOSE
GRATITUDE
MENTORING
PIONEERING
COMPROMISE
MINDFULNESS
GREAT MUSIC
APPRECIATING NATURE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
EQUALITY
COURAGE
OPPORTUNITY
REACHING OUT
HARD WORK
LISTENING
CONFIDENCE
APPRECIATION
VOLUNTEERING
JOY
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Ankita, Mumbai

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judah, corwin

At home, television, school, street, church. Every day we deal with different people in all that influence and are influenced, we must appreciate what we see and not to be taken away by bad examples.
Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil

Sometimes it is not that we go out of our way to teach somebody a good value but to just be there to lead them by being ourselves. Good habits as well as bad habits are enough to change someone’s life if we do our best to always be a good example then we should have nothing to worry about.
Brandon Ellis, Kenai Alaska

You bring a smile time I open your site. Thanks so much.
Ajay A., IL