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A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American Episcopal clergyman.

Practice what you preach.


Don't be just another member of society, be a living example of your dreams and goals.

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People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.

Precept guides, but example draws.


An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching.


Nothing preaches better than the act.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

What you do not want others to do to you, do not do to others.

Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.

The world is upheld by the veracity of good men: they make the earth wholesome. They who lived with them found life glad and nutritious. Life is sweet and tolerable only in our belief in such society.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Children are natural mimics -- they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.

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