TEACHING BY EXAMPLE

Teaching By Example is serving as a desirable model to others.

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Holding the light

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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 Writer, Moralist

  • “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 Critic, Writer

  • “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 Poet

  • “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 19th U.S. President

  • “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 Philosopher

Stories About Teaching By Example

A Cup Of Coffee

Submitted by Anonymous

My life began similarly to most of the kids in my family, with a mother who did the best she could before the father screwed...

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The Connection

Submitted by Anonymous

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...

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I'm Doing My Best Dad!

Submitted by Kent

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...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Maysie Aveline H

Her children and grandchildren called her "Mama"; the great- and great-great grandchildren called her "Nanny", but when any...

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Tara S

My cousin Tara is my hero. She has brain cancer... and three young children. And also an alcoholic and abusive husband....

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Karla W

My Hero is my mother,Karla, she was the one who made sure I had the right values and morals whether it be in life or other...

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Recent Comments

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Ankita, Mumbai

I love this
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

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