Quotation Explorer - 'Example'

People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
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
The best method of sharing your vision is your personal example - Sunday Adelaja
We all have strategies to distract ourselves from what we cannot bear. Memory, for example, serves such a function. - Paul Park
In his life Christ is an example showingus how to live in his death he is a sacrifice satisfying our sins in his resurrection a conqueror in his ascension a king in his intercession a high priest. - Martin Luther
While I’d like to believe in the possibility of a love that doesn’t involve denial, I haven’t seen an example yet. - Phoebe Rusch
Debriefing-style counseling after a trauma often aggravates a victim's stress-related symptoms, for example, and 4 in 10 bereaved people do better without grief therapy. - Winifred Gallagher
The innocence of the intention abates nothing of the mischief of the example.
To be a leader, take action and be an example. To be an adviser, be wise. - Debasish Mridha
I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. - Stephen King
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
Parents must try to be, or at least put forth their best efforts to be, what they wish [their] children to be. It is impossible for you to be an example of what you are not. - Joseph Fielding Smith
It would be very heard, for example, a basketball owner, no matter how racist he was, to try to operate without Blacks. It would be suicidal. - Thomas Sowell
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor. - Laurence J. Peter
Be an example of small acts of kindness; help someone in need. - Debasish Mridha
Lead by example, not by instruction. - Jared Matthew Kessler
I don’t believe in miracles, but my life is an amazing example of a miracle. - Debasish Mridha
from speech- People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power... - Bill Clinton
The test of a first-fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
I dug through my purse for the Glock. There is was, and I realized I'd never set the safety. I decided to consider this a great example of forethought rather than my being the stupidest gun handler on the planet. - Gini Koch
I won't say that all senior citizens who can't master technology should be publicly flogged, but if we made an example of one or two, it might give the others incentive to try harder. - Chuck Lorre
The example of Jesus Christ is the only perfect example that ever existed in human nature. It is therefore, a rule by which to try all other examples; and the dispositions, frames and practices of others, must be commended and followed no further than they were followers of Christ. - Jonathan Edwards
Each man calls barbarism what is not his own practice for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason that the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in. - Michel de Montaigne
Narratives are the primary way in which we make sense of our lives, as opposed to, for example schema,cognition, beliefs, constructs. Definition of narrative include the important element of giving meaning to events and experiences over time by connecting them as a developing, continuing story. - Jacqui Stedmon
As I like to put it, we have hit pay dirt. The effort to cure the resource curse is a good example of what private foundations working with NGOs can accomplish. - George Soros
Be an example, be kind and be simple. - Debasish Mridha
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan W. Watts
I have to set an example, now more than ever. Facing death is the ultimate test of character. Cmdr. William Riker - Star Trek The Next Generation
If we bear all this suffering and if there are still Jews left, when it is over, then Jews, instead of being doomed, will be held up as an example. - Anne Frank
To be a leader be an example and lead the way. - Debasish Mridha
Relationships aren’t meant to be based upon example. If you go with the flow all will come. - Dominic Riccitello
To lead by example is to offer your life as a living diarry for others to read. Never make your life pages blank; make some marks there. Many people are reading you. - Israelmore Ayivor
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. - Francis Maitland Balfour
I bid him look into the lives of men as though into a mirror, and from others to take an example for himself. - Terence
People are fond of spouting out the old clich%uFFFD about how Van Gogh never sold a painting in his lifetime. Somehow his example serves to justify to us, decades later, that there is somehow merit in utter failure. Perhaps, but the man did commit suicide. - Hugh Macleod
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula. - Dave Barry
For example, it is only by work we extract gold from the soil. It takes work to discover the oil that is already deposited in the ground. It is work that turns a hill of coal into karats of diamond. - Sunday Adelaja
If present rates of improvement continue, however, we would expect the cruising range of electric cars, for example, to intersect with the average range demanded in the mainstream market by 2015, and electric vechicle acceleration to intersect with mainstream demands by 2020. - Clayton M Christensen
Motivation???- Horror is nice one!- Creepypasta is an example for such genre. - Deyth Banger
Books in the YA genre, in particular, should use proper grammar because they're more of an example to young people than adults books are. - Laura Kreitzer
To govern is to correct. If you set an example by being correct, who would dare remain incorrect? - Confucius
Our government is the potent, the omnipresent teacher. For good or ill, it teaches the whole people by its example. - Louis D. Brandeis
I go into ecstasies every time I see the naked figure of a woman, such as Venus, for example. It strikes me as so wonderful and exquisite that I have difficulty in stopping the tears rolling down my cheeks. - Anne Frank
The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining example to the rest of Mankind. - Kurt Chambers
Corporate planning cycles are a classic example of generals fighting the last war over again instead of preparing for what might lie ahead. - Jay Samit
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example. - Niccolò Machiavelli
There are only three ways to teach a child. The first is by example, the second is by example, the third is by example. - Albert Schweitzer
Lead by example, the change you want to see in this world starts with you. - Ane Krstevska
You're a good example of why some animals eat their young. - Jim Samuels
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. - Samuel Smiles
An example is the best inspiration for a young mind. - Debasish Mridha
I encounter one example after another of how relative truth is. - Raoul Wallenberg
To be sure, the dog is loyal. But why, on that account, should we take him as an example? He is loyal to men, not to other dogs. - Karl Kraus
To best influence someone's behavior, be a personal example. - Be the one who points out the bright side and serves compliments rather than complaints. - Russell Kyle
Behavioral economics tells us that people often focus too much on the wrong things, and tend to focus on aspects of the job that are salient. So, for example, the pay is salient, especially the starting pay. - Alan Krueger
#Leadership is not how much you can take away from others,it is about how much you can inspire,teach and build others by example ~bns - Bluenscottish
.....Her eyebrows are the living example of nature. - Farooq A. Shiekh
The American people are fed up...with political posturing.' True, but also an example of political posturing. - James Taranto
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer
Some people are severely lonely, all they can do is accept the single life as an example of being free and happy. - Anthony Liccione
If there was ever an example for redemption, it's you. - Michael Grant
If you want inner peace, unconditionally forgive everyone. If you want world peace, be an example and love everyone. - Debasish Mridha
I most likely like books which are out of my language... English... for example is a great example - Not my native language, but I enjoy the covers and how the words sound. - Deyth Banger
Be an example and open a new way for life. - Debasish Mridha
Good example of Love is forgiveness and to Love is to pray for ones soul not to perish - kaMajola Nhepera
To teach better, be an example. People learn from those that do and not just talk. - Debasish Mridha
The power to change comes from within and they have to want to change. Instead, be a role model and encourage by example. - Sharon Law Tucker
The quality of your words may be the best example of the core of who you are.Speak as your self worth allows.~bns - Bluenscottish
The most valuable gift you can give to humanity is a good example. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example. - Mark Twain
When you see a good man, try to emulate his example, and when you see a bad man, search yourself for his faults. - Confucius
Be an example to teach, be a role model to follow, and be a leader to emulate. - Debasish Mridha
Leaders who listen to their team ,encourage dreams, they inspire success by example andl ignite the passion needed to achieve ~ - Bluenscottish
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill their.s - Elbert Hubbard
The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual. - Seneca
Be careful how you live. Someone is always watching and will look to you as an example, an excuse, or a warning. The message some choices send is why struggle to do the right thing when you can do the wrong thing and be happy. Should we be happy or should we be right? - Donna Lynn Hope
A daughter will follow in her mom’s footsteps so make sure to set a good example. - Elizabeth George
Trees are the earth's example of beauty, duty, wisdom and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Philosophers, for example, often fail to recognize that their remarks about the universe apply also to themselves and their remarks. If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so. - Alan W. Watts
HOW TO MAKE A REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIOUSNESS IS: educate yourself. On the train, for example, read the same two pages of Das Kapital over and over, willing them to make sense. - Garth Risk Hallberg
The best way to see majesty is to strip away everything that pretends to be majestic so that which is fake wholly collapses in the face of that which is majestic. And God in a manger is likely the most remarkable example we have of such a monumental truth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow. - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
If you want a man to learn, teach him; but if you want a man to follow, teach by example. - Joshua Suya Pelicano
I write because, as wonderful as life is - and it is truly wonderful - it isn't enough. It does not, for example, contain dragons. I find this unsatisfactory. So I read. And I write. - Laini Taylor
As you become more present in your own life, you will begin to enlighten others by your example. - Germany Kent
Start Now, close your eyes for few minutes and then open them... so far it's going great... Now just think your three favourite things which you enjoy watching, like for example I like True Crimes, True Stories and so far Suspense. - Deyth Banger
They say leaders leads by instance but is idiotic when a leader guide in a wrong example so perfect. - Ben Bereng
No terms, no conditions, no promises, no commitment, and no institution—but only another example of what happens when law and politics attempt to regulate a religious institution. - H. Kirk Rainer
The blue distance, the mysterious Heavens, the example of birds and insects flying everywhere —are always beckoning Humanity to rise into the air. - Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
We economists don't know much, but we do know how to create a shortage. If you want to create a shortage of tomatoes, for example, just pass a law that retailers can't sell tomatoes for more than two cents per pound. Instantly you'll have a tomato shortage. It's the same with oil or gas. - Milton Friedman
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age. - William Feather
The past is something that can not be fixed, but sets an example to fix the present to better the future. - John Yang aka Private83
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. - Albert Schweitzer
Jesus came to serve, and He wants you to follow His example. - Jim George
Live as if your life has become an example of goodness for others to follow. - Debasish Mridha
It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future. - Daniel Kehlmann
Dogs are the best example of a being who doesn't need to lie to protect someone's pride. - Ammiel Josiah Monterde.
It is not good for man to cherish a solitary ambition. Unless there be those around him, by whose example he may regulate himself, his thoughts, desires, and hopes will become extravagant, and he the semblance, perhaps the reality, of a madman - Nathaniel Hawthorne
In the very existence of this book we have a most concrete example of the manner in which at least one of these marvellous creatures [cats], acquiring both an editor and a publisher, has advanced the eventual complete feline take-over of the human race. - Paul Gallico
All religions, in their pure form, will tell you God is Love. And power, fear, division, judgment, oppression, hatred and self-righteousness are the opposite of Love. So going to war, for example, in the name of religion, is a complete contradiction. No pure religious leader would ever support this. - The Truth
Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human. - Anthony Robbins
We have just witnessed a classic example of what I like to call 'misdirected rage'. I believe the technical term is being an ass. - Natsuki Takaya
To be a leader, be an example that others may follow. - Debasish Mridha
[When a religious couple wrote to Sagan about fulfilled prophecies, he wrote back in May 1996:]If ‘fulfilled prophecy’ is your criterion, why do you not believe in materialistic science, which has an unparalleled record of fulfilled prophecy? Consider, for example, eclipses. - Carl Sagan
Even with the Boy Scouts admitting openly gay youths, its exclusion of LGBT adults teaches our children by example what the organization really thinks about them and what they should think about themselves. - DaShanne Stokes
An obedient child learns from the example of an obedient parent. - Jim George
Among other things Jonestown was an example of a definition well known to sociologists of religion: a cult is a religion with no political power. - Thomas Wolfe
The is no better example for our children,then the one we set before them every day - Davin Whitehurst
The biblical account of Noah's Ark and the Flood is perhaps the most implausible story for fundamentalists to defend. Where, for example, while loading his ark, did Noah find penguins and polar bears in Palestine? - Judith Hayes
Yes, life is full of awkward moments! For example, that time you keep dazing off while staring at the same person you found yourself staring at five minutes ago. *gulp* So glad staring is still not illegal. Or, at least I'm glad for my own benefit. - Mary Kate
The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. - G.K. Chesterton
It is an example of what films can do, how they can slip past your defenses and really break your heart. - David Gilmour
If something cames out from your mind it doesn't matter is it in the morning so early or it's too late for example it's nigh or you are outside with friends spend few minutes and write this down you could make something incrediable. - Deyth Banger
As always, the solutions is the simplest way: we have to start and lead by example. - Da Anunciação Marco
~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
to express our dream about life in words is not easy but to show it with an example will surprise a lot of people and give them a shock. - Jan Jansen
Perhaps even atheism versus theism is an example of this principle that an apparent either/or can really be a both/and. For I suspect that the God you insist does not exist is probably a God I also insist does not exist; and perhaps the God I maintain does exist is a God you have never denied. - Peter Kreeft
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do. We should set them an example that we wish them to imitate. - Brigham Young
Literature has the ability to open up a whole new world to children, but we need to have a share in helping them to find that door and open it with them. Let’s set the example and help to foster this love of reading in our little ones. - Carmela Dutra
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example. - Samuel Johnson
Never put yourself in a position to be made an example of. - Gary Hopkins
God exists and he is an atom. So he exists in every thing and everywhere. An atom is a unit and example of life. It is constantly moving. It knows all the information that ever happened in this universe. So it is the source of life. - Debasish Mridha
A good example is like a bell that calls many to church. - Danish Proverb
You can’t build rich lives simply by reading sermons or following abstract rules. Example is the best teacher. Moral improvement occurs most reliably when the heart is warmed, - David Brooks
I am loving.I am caring.I am inspiring.I am daring.I am always kind.I have peace of mind.I am worthy of trust.I am true and just.I am compassionate. I am passionate.I am a seeker.I am a giver.I am very simple.I am an example. - Debasish Mridha
Those who doubt themselves will doubt you. Those who limit themselves will try to limit you. Do not fight them. Smile, go your own way, and trust that your example is enough. - Vironika Tugaleva
The gospel messages you share will be accepted more readily if your Christlike example is evident in the ongoing pattern of your posts. - David A. Bednar
Each day you are leading by example. Whether you realize it or not or whether it's positive or negative, you are influencing those around you. - Rob Liano
Intrinsic values and qualities are age-free. For example, social competencies or a good heart. - Rossana Condoleo
If you understand this basic concept, it becomes clear that every spending decision is a spiritual decision. Waste, for example, is not a squandering of our resources. It is a poor use of His. - James C. Dobson
[The moon] ... is an example of practiced stability it wanes when it must, and reliably returns to full strength it is a humble model of reasonable potential that I can emulate, and follow. - Terry Crawford Palardy
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology. - James A. Garfield
The love, loyalty, and dedication of Mary and Joseph are an example for all Christian couples, who are neither the friends nor masters of their children’s lives, but the guardians of this incomparable gift from God. - Pope Benedict XVI
Another example of getting flack from the boys is what happened when Jack Black dumped me. That’s right. I fucked Jack Black. Okay, we went out only two or three times, but that’s a relationship in my book. And by the way, this is my book. - Kathy Griffin
You are not your past. You are the warrior that rose above it to become the example of someone who didn't survive, but thrived in creating the most beautiful last chapter of their life. - Shannon L. Alder
The challenge of elucidating living processes -- including consciousness and all its baggage which we bundle together as 'the human spirit' -- is only one example of a challenge where hard work is paying off and science does not need to accept the false explanations peddled by religions. - Peter Atkins
Be an example; don’t be a critic with sample. - Debasish Mridha
Extend your hand to help others and be an example. - Debasish Mridha
Be an example, be positive, be enthusiastic, be proactive--that is proactive leadership. - Debasish Mridha
Take you example by this thing,/ And yield to each his right,/ Lest God with such like miserye/ Your wicked minds requite - Various
There is no better example for our children,then the one we set before them every day - Davin Whitehurst
We can do more for the peace just by changing our thoughts. Be an example of compassion and kindness like Mother Teresa. We all can do that without harming anyone. - Debasish Mridha
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller
If you are not an exception, try to be the example. - Rhythm
With privilege comes responsibility, you must understand that. People expect us to lead by example and we shall not disappoint them. - Ben Elton
If you can find no one to become your ideal to aspire to, no one to be your ultimate example, your idol, your motivation— don't fret! You can and you must become your own ultimate aspiration, your own example, your own idol, ideal, motivation! You go and be what you haven't found yet! - C. JoyBell C.
You should lead and serve by example without a title because people will and should remember you by and for your actions and accomplishments for doing good not by your title or positions. - George Stamatis
We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction. - Malcolm Gladwell
Set an example for others to do better. - Debasish Mridha
Be an example, not an adviser. - Debasish Mridha
In life you find pleasure. In life you find pain. Pain and pleasure is an example of the duality in life. Enjoy them both, they are part of the ride. The key is to not turn the pain into something else - regret. - J.R. Rim
When you sit tranquilly, you set a great example to the people who rush around in panic and thus you show the crazy waves the beauty of being a calm lake! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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