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Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into.

We are too quick to imitate depraved examples.
Nothing is so contagious as an example. We never do great good or evil without bringing about more of the same on the part of others.
They teach the morals of a whore, and the manners of a dancing master.
It is easier to exemplify values than teach them.
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.
People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.
You have to set the tone and the pace, define objectives and strategies, demonstrate through personal example what you expect from others.
The world is upheld by the veracity of good men: they make the earth wholesome. They who lived with them found life glad and nutritious. Life is sweet and tolerable only in our belief in such society.
The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.
No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.

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