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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.
  • Ben Barnes
    Ben Barnes
    English actor 1981-
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    You still get these waves of doubt that come over you, for example, when you get a bad review or you accept a part and think, 'Oh, God, what have I just accepted? I can't do that.' I don't think that's something that will ever go away in me.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
    Dwight L. Moody
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    A good example is far better than a good precept.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    After mature deliberation of counsel, the good Queen to establish a rule and immutable example unto all posterity, for the moderation and required modesty in a lawful marriage, ordained the number of six times a day as a lawful, necessary and competent limit.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    An intellectual is going to have doubts, for example, about a fundamentalist religious doctrine that admits no doubt, about an imposed political system that allows no doubt, about a perfect aesthetic that has no room for doubt.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
    Alan Dundes
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    Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
  • Barbara Castle
    Barbara Castle
    British Labour Party politician 1910-2002
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    Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
    Bob Uecker
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    Any teammate of mine that had a kid and a boy that was capable of playing baseball, I think I set a terrific example of 'Don't do this' and 'Don't do that.' And that's one of the things that I'm most proud of.
  • Bob Diamond
    Bob Diamond
    Anglo-American banker 1951-
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    Banks hold deposits and savings entrusted to them by individuals, by businesses, by governments and by central banks. They put that money to work, helping people to buy homes, for example, or lending to businesses to invest in expansion.
  • Huey Newton
    Huey Newton
    African-American political activist 1942-1989
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    Black men and women who refuse to live under oppression are dangerous to white society because they become symbols of hope to their brothers and sisters, inspiring them to follow their example.
    Source: Revolutionary Suicide (2009)
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