Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. Burns Edmund Burke
Two Letters on the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory, 9th edn.
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. SirJohn Denham
Of the Thames. Cooper's Hill, l.189^92.
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. Emil L Fackenheim
Quest for Past and Future.
Philip is a living example of natural selection. He was as fitted to survive in this modern world as a tapeworm in an intestine. Sir William (Gerald) Golding
Free Fall, ch.2.
Example moves the world more than doctrine. Henry Valentine Miller
The Cosmological Eye,'An Open Letter to Surrealists Everywhere'.
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. Abbe Antoine-Fran c° ois Pre vost
Histoire du chevalier Des Grieux et deManon Lescaut, Avis de l'auteur.
Few things are harder to put up with thantheannoyance of a good example. Mark pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens Twain
He or she isgreatest who contributes the greatest original practical example. Walt(er) Whitman
Leaves of Grass,'By Blue Ontario's Shores', section13.
Really, if the lower orders don't set us a good example, what on earth is the use of them? Oscar Fingal O'FlahertieWills WildeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Algernon.The Importance of Being Earnest, act1.
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