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Example is the best precept.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

The greatest gift you and your partner can give your children is the example of an intimate, healthy, and loving relationship.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.

Author: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852)

Profession: American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism''

Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.

Author: Andre Breton (1989-1966)

Profession: French Surrealist

A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.

Author: Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)

Profession: American Minister, Poet

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

What you do not want others to do to you, do not do to others.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

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.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

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.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Well done, is better than well said.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Nothing preaches better than the act.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

He teaches me to be good that does me good.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

You have to set the tone and the pace, define objectives and strategies, demonstrate through personal example what you expect from others.

Author: Stanley C. Gault

Profession:

People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright