Quotation Explorer - 'Model'

Narcissism is as profitable to a model as scruffiness is to a homeless person. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am not a role model.
The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being YOU: they are unique manifestations of the human spirit. - Wade Davis
Model the qualities that you want your children to show to each other. - Elizabeth George
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
An organization can only grow and set an exemplary model for development with the help of right talent pool. - Amitav Chowdhury
Why doesn't anyone tell you we all wind up married to Henry the VIII?......My dear Anne Boleyn,...the only way a woman can avoid waking up next to Henry is to model herself after his daughter Elizabeth and sleep next to no one at all. - Judith Claire Mitchell
Make yourself your role model, because people who do not have qualities depend on the qualities of others to shape their own qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you have time to write a business plan, you have time to prove the model. Just sayin. - Richie Norton
[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
You have to take an interest in something in life, I told myself. I wondered what could interest me, after I was finished with love. I could take a course in wine tasting, maybe , or start collecting model aeroplanes - Michel Houellebecq
IDLENESS, n. A model farm where the devil experiments with seeds of new sins and promotes the growth of staple vices. - Ambrose Bierce
If you smile with passion, you will become a model at your very own fashion show. - Debasish Mridha
What the United States call democracy is actually a vertical model of remote governance by oligarchs—economic barons and their political representatives. The result is that citizens in the United States have little control over what the U.S. government does. - S. Brian Willson
You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - R. Buckminster Fuller
The first step - especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art. - Chuck Palahniuk
Humanity was a passing notion to him; something he liked to try on for size and model in the dressing room, but never actually felt compelled to buy. - Jane Bled
To model the path of love, is to model the representation of God in your life. - Wayne Chirisa
You think you're a role model, and they (protégés)turn around and tell you you're a negative role model. - Judith Rodin
I'm not a lawyer, but I play one in my novel COPYRIGHT. I also play a serial rapist, a drug addict, a teenage boy and lesbian model. - Lori Lesko
Each person must live their life as a model for others. - Rosa Parks
I’m not holding myself out as a model, but I do believe that we in America can ask more of children than we typically do, and they will not only respond to the challenge, but thrive. - Amy Chua
Be an example to teach, be a role model to follow, and be a leader to emulate. - Debasish Mridha
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. - John Stuart Mill
No one does anything inappropriate, given their model of the world. - Neale Donald Walsch
A smart model is a good model. - Tyra Banks
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion. - Margaret Cho
My role as a role model is to teach my generation how to excel in the role of distinction. - Onyi Anyado
If you're going to be a narcissistic schmuck, kid, don't bother studying Faulkner. Go straight to Brett Easton Ellis. He's the role model you need. - Arinn Dembo
One woman filled with self love and self acceptance is a model more super than any cover girl. - Amy Leigh Mercree
No one trusts a model except the man who wrote it; everyone trusts an observation, except the man who made it. - Harlow Shapley
At the end of the day, if you have a great product and service paired with the wrong pricing strategy / business model, you don’t have a business. - Richie Norton
My success has depended wholly on putting things over on people, so I'm not sure that I'm that great a role model. I am, however, an expert on pretending to be an expert on pretending to be an expert. - Meryl Streep
If a rat is a good model for your emotional life, you're in big trouble. - Robert M. Sapolsky
Christianity has from its beginning portrayed itself as a gospel of peace, a way of reconciliation (with God, with other creatures), and a new model of human community, offering the 'peace which passes understanding' to a world enmeshed in sin and violence. (1) - David Bentley Hart
If the world is to hear the church's voice today, leaders are needed who are authoritative, spiritual, and sacrificial. Sacrificial, because this trait follows the model of Jesus, who gave Himself for the whole world and who calls us to follow in His steps. - J. Oswald Sanders
We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it's impoverishing our spirit and our energies as much as fast food is depleting our physical bodies. - Ken Robinson
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
I believe in recovery, and as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
If we deny the grief its right in our lives, then we must question the love for which the grief is supposedly rooted. God's grief is founded in His love for Himself and His love for us. Looking at God as our model is healthy. Facing the pain means honoring those with whom our love is rooted. - W. Scott Lineberry
I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
The Cheesecake Factory is a great business model, but if you take your wife there for your 25th wedding anniversary, you might not reach your 26th. - Scott Adams
Memories lurk like dustballs in the backs of drawers. The stereo is a special model that plays only music fraught with poignant associations. - Jay McInerney
A line is like a role model, It contributes in straightening our focus. - DaVyshka
A role model is a person whose roles can be modelled. If the roles you conceive and give birth to today cannot be adopted by anyone in your absence, you are no good model. - Israelmore Ayivor
People can have the Model T in any colour--so long as it's black. - Henry Ford
By the deficits we may know the talents, by the exceptions we may know the rules, by studying patholgoy we may construct a model of health. - Laurence Miller
Atheism isn’t a growth model any more than I don’t like rollerblading is a workout strategy. - Tim Urban
There is no better way to influence children than being their role model. - Eraldo Banovac
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
My author role model is Kurata Misako. I want to be rich enough to drive from room to room in my home but also down to earth enough to let squirrels live in my hair. - Christy Leigh Stewart
I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing. - Mae West
Christ manifests his divine leadership in your sincere followership. Christ's followers become true leaders because Christ is the model of true leadership. - Israelmore Ayivor
With large industries throwing out the factory model as counterproductive, it is long past time for schools to do the same. I wonder how many adults would do well at dealing with different job requirements and a different boss every 47 minutes. - Susan Ohanian
Always do your best in whatever you do; set goals and seek challenges; become a role model for those coming behind you; and always have God in your heart. - Charles F. Bolden
I finally realized that being a role model doesn't mean people are encouraged to be like me -- they're encouraged to go out and be more of themselves.
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