Quotes about Modeling Behavior
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“What you do speaks so loud that I can’t hear what you say.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.”
- William Arthur Ward
“You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.”
- Oliver Goldsmith
“The life you liveis the lesson you teach.”
- Author Unknown
“Well done is better than well said.”
- Benjamin Franklin
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
- Maya Angelou
“You are writing a “Gospel”, a chapter each day, by the deeds that you do, by the words that you say; Men read what you write, whether faithless or pure. Say, what is the ”Gospel” according to you?”
- Paul Gilbert
The Free Dictionary - Idioms - Actions speak louder than words.
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“Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.”
- Edmund Burke
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.
Example is leadership.
- Albert Schweitzer
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
- Marcus Aurelius
Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints in the sands of time.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Do not be wise in words — be wise in deeds.
- Jewish Proverb
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
- John Locke
The shortest answer is doing.
- Lord Herbert
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
- Peter Marshall
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
- Robert Fulghum
“A good example has twice the value of good advice.” Author Unknown
“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.”
“A good example is the best sermon.”
- Thomas Fuller