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Funny Example Quotes
Funny Quotes about Example

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Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example.
- Mark Twain

The church is always trying to get other people to reform;
it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little,
by way of example.
- Mark Twain

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine for yourself a character,
a model personality whose example you determine to follow,
in private as well as in public.
- Epictetus


 

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer


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I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

I choose to live a life of gratitude and joy,
inspiring others to follow my example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

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.
- Pope John Paul II

A good example is the best sermon.
- Benjamin Franklin

Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals.
For example, it makes no difference whether a single
car drives on the left or on the right.
But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!
- Marvin Minsky

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

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.
- Rupert Murdoch

Our government...
teaches the whole people by its example.
If the government becomes the lawbreaker,
it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to
become a law unto himself;
it invites anarchy.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers.
But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably
gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
- Andrew Shue

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is no teaching to compare with example.
- Robert Powell

The attitude is we live and let live.
This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather
short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
- Tom Wolfe

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious
example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
- Thabo Mbeki

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.
- Mario Cuomo

Dirty Harry, for example.
Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop.
He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy.
- Charlton Heston

Rebecca is an example of how not to manage men.
The rules of the game never change, it requires subtlety.
- Mary Wesley

There have been many great musicians that,
Clifford Brown is one great example,
I mean he died very early,
25.
- Sonny Rollins

You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance.
For example, weights.
And in ballet, this isn't the case.
- Deborah Bull

For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance
characters as part of my series.
- Frank Bruno

This I regard as a classic example of my not being
properly prepared for a part I very much wanted.
- Marie Windsor

I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician.
One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange.
- Dizzy Gillespie

You can eliminate, for example, a Brazil nut gene if
you know that it will create an allergenic effect.
- Jeremy Rifkin

People never improve unless they look to some standard
or example higher or better than themselves.
- Tryon Edwards

A major fault, for example, is the fact that,
along with the materialist principle,
Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas.
- Trofim Lysenko

If there is such a thing as good leadership,
it is to give a good example.
I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.
- Ingvar Kamprad

It's not what my job is about.
I'm not out to make a political statement.
I want to stand for something, but more by example.
- Lauren Bush

Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories,
as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon.
Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
- Louis Leakey

In America, we have the feeling of the doomed young artist.
Fitzgerald was the great example of that.
- Irwin Shaw

France, for example, loves at the same time history and the drama,
because the one explores the vast destinies of humanity,
and the other the individual lot of man.
- Alfred de Vigny

I'm living by example by continuing on with my career and having a full,
rich life, and I am incidentally gay.
- Portia de Rossi

As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself,
it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep,
and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
- Mark Twain

I did have fun, for example, in The Black Hole which
was very popular among youngsters.
- Maximilian Schell

I'm a perfect example of the grumpy,
old man.
I'm really good at it.
- Ned Beatty

I'm very much a lead by example person.
- Alexandra Paul

It doesn't matter if people perceive me as being a little strange.
I think overall, even when I am on stage,
when people see me, I am setting an example.
- Warren Cuccurullo

The world is full of strange phenomena that cannot
be explained by the laws of logic or science.
Dennis Rodman is only one example.
- Dave Barry

But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features.
Tears, for example.
- Rebecca West

If I were to ask you for example right now to go back
with me and define those moments in your life that
shaped you as a person and you began to reexamine them,
something would happen.
- James Lipton

This is perhaps the most profound meaning of the book of Job,
the best example of wisdom.
- Paul Ricoeur

Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher.
For good or ill it teaches the whole people by its example.
- Timothy McVeigh

Most movie-goers are overdosing on star coverage;
it's the ultimate example of too much information.
- Peter Bart

I'll give you an example.
Henry, the old black guy who cooks the corn bread,
he worked on the railroads for about 20 years so he
knows how to lay and build track.
- Marc Singer

Salt is a preservative.
It really holds flavor.
For example, if you chop up some fresh herbs,
or even just garlic, the salt will extract the moisture and preserve the flavor.
- Sally Schneider

I think the greatest way to learn is to learn by someone's example.
- Tobey Maguire

When prose gets too stylized and out of control -
and Stein is sometimes a good example -
when you don't know what the hell is going on,
then it's kind of boring.
- Rick Moody

I mean whatever I do it's important that I put my stamp
on it and keep it in my world,
whether I'm doing a dance track or something like the
Russian album for example.
- Marc Almond

A good example is far better than a good precept.
- Dwight L. Moody

I think the only kind of acceptable evangelization
is the evangelization of good example.
- Andrew Greeley

The mainstream media showed, for example,
no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks.
- Bruce Jackson

And as a nurse, I know very well the importance,
for example, of electronic medical records.
- Lois Capps

Much as I cared for Joseph Kennedy, he was a classic
example of that person in the arts with lots of brains
and drive but little taste or talent.
- Gloria Swanson

My mom was a source of strength.She showed me by example that women,
regardless of how difficult life may get,
can do it all.
- Gloria Estefan

For example, many colleges in their writing programs teach some of my work.
- Gay Talese

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady;
in English a deadly poison.
A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce

Make yourself an example, achieve it,
but don't hurt anyone on the way up.
I don't think I did that.
- Dawn Fraser

I had 500 kids at camp this past summer for example.
We do nine weeks for kids and nine days for grown ups every summer.
The adult camp is a lot of fun.
- Wavy Gravy

Example moves the world more than doctrine.
The great exemplars are the poets of action,
and it makes little difference whether they be forces
for good or forces for evil.
- Henry Miller


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