Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. Burns
O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full.
Had every Christian in Hitler's Europe followed the example of the king of Denmark and decided to put on the yellow star, there would be today neither despair in the church nor talk of the death of God.
Philip is a living example of natural selection. He was as fitted to survive in this modern world as a tapeworm in an intestine.
Example moves the world more than doctrine.
Il ne reste donc que l'exemple qui puisse servir de re' gle a' quantite de personnes dans l'exercice de la vertu. Most people can learn only by example to be virtuous.
Few things are harder to put up with thantheannoyance of a good example.
He or she isgreatest who contributes the greatest original practical example.
Really, if the lower orders don't set us a good example, what on earth is the use of them?
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