A good example is the best sermon.
A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.
A young girl was asked: ''Whose preaching brought you to Christ?'' ''It wasn't anybody's preaching; it was Aunt Mary's practicing,'' he replied. The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching.
Be careful how you live; you will be the only Bible some people ever read.
Benevolence It is the glory of the true religion that it inculcates and inspires a spirit of benevolence. It is a religion of charity, which none other ever was. Christ went about doing good; he set the example to his disciples, and they abounded in it
Children are natural mimics — they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.
Don't be just another member of society, be a living example of your dreams and goals.
Don't wait to be a great man — be a great boy.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into.
Example is leadership.
Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.
Example is the best precept.
Example is the school of mankind, and 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.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do. It aggravates em. You're not gonna change any of them by talking right, they've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language.