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

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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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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Lend A Helping Hand

Submitted by Doug Ryder

We were coming home one Sunday afternoon from a fun filled weekend at our ranch in South Texas. I remember the conversation...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Leah Mary Mc Gow M

Leah-Mary is a 35 year old single mom. She grew up in the "system", was tortured by a madman at 17, kidnapped by 2 men at 18,...

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Timothy H

Growing up, we often imagine a hero wearing a cape, moving faster than a speeding bullet, or climbing walls with the ease of...

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Ronald B

Ron, wow, what a great person. Growing up in the Young Men's Christian Association, I had someone to look up to always....

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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.
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