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A good example is the best sermon.

A man is fortunate if he encounters living examples of vice, as well as of virtue, to inspire him.

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.

As it is our nature to be more moved by hope than fear, the example of one we see abundantly rewarded cheers and encourages us far more than the sight of many who have not been well treated disquiets us.

As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.

Call the roll in your memory of conspicuously successful [business] giants and, if you know anything about their careers, you will be struck by the fact that almost every one of them encountered inordinate difficulties sufficient to crush all but the gamest of spirits. Edison went hungry many times before he became famous.

Don't use the conduct of a fool as a precedent.

Each of us is in fact what he is almost exclusively by virtue of his imitative-ness.

Emulation admires and strives to imitate great actions; envy is only moved to malice.

Emulation is a noble and just passion, full of appreciation.

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

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

Example is the school of mankind; they will learn at no other.

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.

From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.

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.

I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.

If a child is too keep alive his inborn sense of wonder ... he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.

Imitation is for shirkers, like-minded-ness for the comfort lovers, unifying for the creators.

Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?


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