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.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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.”
- Albert Einstein
“A good example is the best sermon.”
- Thomas Fuller