Quotations on Example

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But I also hold the very strong view that republicans need to lead by example.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Example, Republicans)

There's one of my new poems actually - is a good example of where my poetry has ended up. My earlier river poetry was more like a cross between Shelley and Dylan Thomas.
- Robert Adamson
(Keywords: Poetry, Example, Poems)

I know this is going to sound cheesy and like I'm trying to be Miss America, but the most important responsibility a celebrity has is to set an example and be a role model.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: America, Celebrity, Example, Responsibility, Sound, Trying)

I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: Family, Positive, Example, Want)

The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.
- Wayne Allard
(Keywords: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
- Tim Allen
(Keywords: Dad, Friendship, Humor, Mom, Example, Fun, Kids, Needs, Parents, Respect)

I mean whatever I do it's important that I put my stamp on it and keep it in my world, whether I'm doing a dance track or something like the Russian album for example.
- Marc Almond
(Keywords: Dance, Example, World)

Yes, yes, no one denies, for example, that you're going to be able to fix the Murray through the Living Murray process without money, no one denies that.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Money, Example, Living)

I let my game do the talking. I've had incidents like that but when I compare my own story to the stories that have happened forty or fifty years ago particularly to Jackie Robinson for example.
- Maurice Ashley
(Keywords: Example, Talking, Years)

You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Victory, Being, End, Example, Nation, State, Will)

In our western civilization we have the glorious example, the great standard of perfection and the teachings of the Christ to guide us. He acts for us as Mediator between our personality and our Soul.
- Edward Bach
(Keywords: Soul, Civilization, Christ, Example, Perfection, Personality)

To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set. If you don't want it, pull it out and plaster over it with more earth to seal the hole.
- Randy Bachman
(Keywords: Earth, Example, Want)

Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster's own personal example.
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Keywords: Success, Example, Training)

Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession.
- Fredrik Bajer
(Keywords: Idea, Example, Possession)

Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center, in order to replace it, for example, with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center, no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Keywords: Faith, Commitment, Example, New testament, Order)

Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Beer, Example, Water)

The world is full of strange phenomena that cannot be explained by the laws of logic or science. Dennis Rodman is only one example.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Science, Example, Laws, Logic, World)

Most movie-goers are overdosing on star coverage; it's the ultimate example of too much information.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Example, Information)

Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon: High-profile movies are continuing to do well year-to-year in the U.S. and overseas - this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Movies, Example, Past, Summer)

The amount of data and analysis available for free is a true example of information explosion has leveled the playing field for individual investors.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Example, Information)

I'm a perfect example of the grumpy, old man. I'm really good at it.
- Ned Beatty
(Keywords: Example, Man, Old)

And the terror itself is an example of the world's uncontrollability.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Example, Terror, World)

For example, Michael Jordan earns $100million a year but continues to play basketball and remains a modest human being.
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Keywords: Basketball, Being, Example, Play)

For example, after developing a sound similar to an elephant trumpeting, I wrote the song Elephant Talk which gave my elephant sound an appropriate place to live.
- Adrian Belew
(Keywords: Example, Song, Sound, Talk)

I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts.
- Kristen Bell
(Keywords: Time, Animals, Cats, Dogs, Example, Taste)

For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Age, Change, Children, Completion, Example, Law, Legislation, School)

I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice. I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas. It confuses people.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Talent, People, Example, Voice)

But we don't have an example of a democratic society existing in a socialist economy - which is the only real alternative to capitalism in the modern world.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Society, Capitalism, Economy, Example, World)

You have had presidential candidates over the last 30 years who would have had a very hard time getting nominated under the old system. One example is John Kennedy.
- Michael Beschloss
(Keywords: Time, Example, Old, Years)

There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward.
- Jeff Bezos
(Keywords: Work, Business, Example, Learning)

Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: English, Example, Lady, Identity, Poison)

There is a movement in club football, which I don't necessarily consider a prime example of solidarity, because it leads us to conclude the rich are getting richer and they are using everything in the market to create an exodus from Africa.
- Sepp Blatter
(Keywords: Example, Football, Solidarity)

To demonstrate this simultaneity is by no means trivial, because it may for example happen that the product nucleus always forms in an activated state at first.
- Walther Bothe
(Keywords: Example, First, May, State)

This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Enemy, Example, Scandal)

Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Example, Followers, Reason)

To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Cause, Democracy, Example, Military, Respect, World)

Jesus is an example. We have other examples, including many of our ancestors as role models who understood the inner meaning of our orientation.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Example, Meaning)

I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Being, Example, Sermons, Theatre)

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding.
- Paul D. Boyer
(Keywords: Love, Father, Discipline, Honesty, Compassion, Example, Understanding, Word)

Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Keywords: Government, People, Anarchy, Contempt, Example, Law, Man)

It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances - but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal.
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Keywords: Circumstances, Example, Extreme, Rights, Human rights, May)

We can demonstrate, by our own example, how E.U. freedoms, including the freedom of nationals of other E.U. countries to come and work here, has enabled us to expand our economy.
- John Bruton
(Keywords: Work, Countries, Economy, Example, Freedom)

You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance. For example, weights. And in ballet, this isn't the case.
- Deborah Bull
(Keywords: Ballet, Example, Training)

Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Example, Mankind, School, Will)

So, for example, a country was into recession right after I was sworn in, a dot-com bust had taken place. Then the attacks of September the 11th, and then of course the great financial meltdown in the -the fundamental question facing any presidency is how do you deal with the hand you're dealt?
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Financial, Country, Example, Presidency, Question, Right)

People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Trust, Time, People, Idea, Example, Speech)

It's not what my job is about. I'm not out to make a political statement. I want to stand for something, but more by example.
- Lauren Bush
(Keywords: Example, Job, Want)

God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.
- Abraham Cahan
(Keywords: God, Day, Example, Fire, Holiness, Man)

And as a nurse, I know very well the importance, for example, of electronic medical records.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Medical, Example, Importance)

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.
- George Carlin
(Keywords: Example, Fact, Right, Trying)



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