There are countless examples of people from every corner of the world who have tried and tried and tried before they were successful in a variety of areas. One example that always sticks in my mind is that of Thomas Edison who tried over one thousand times to invent the light bulb. Talk about perseverance and never giving up - he was a true optimist.
Byron Pulsifer, If All Else Fails
Thomas Edison |
God wants you live your life to be an example to others.
He also wants you to share his compassion and love with those around you .
Your purpose is not for you to continue to live only for yourself.
James Strand, First Steps to Faith
Christopher Reeve is a person we should keep in our minds we were
are faced with challenges. Many of our challenges are small compared
to what he was faced with. He is truly, an example for us all.
Catherine Pulsifer, All Is Going Well
When asked to summarize my leadership philosophy, I pair it down to this:
I live by example. I work hard, serving others honestly and ethically.
Christian Motley, Leadership Philosophies From Unsung Leaders
"Advent is a season of wise women and men following the example
of Jesus and thereby constructing a spiritual life on solid principles."
Robert F. Morneau, Fathoming Bethlehem
The Bible is a book of examples, not a book of exceptions.
The characters in Scripture are unlikely heroes.
Brian Hardin, Passages
Remember this: you have more influence on other people than you
may realize - make that influence a positive experience and they too
can help further positive behavior with others through your example.
Catherine Pulsifer, Motivational Rocks
"Whatever the problem is, someone has handled the same dissatisfaction
and sculpted it into an example of greatness."
David DeNotaris, Feeling Your Way Through Life
"Making time for your spouse is one way you can give your
children a good example of a healthy and loving marriage,
it also helps them feel secure, confident, loved."
Grace Essen, Successful Working Mom
If your child sees you giving up on your goals after minimal effort is applied,
simply because it's just too hard, you canít be bothered or you've changed
your mind, then what sort of example are you setting? If you want your child
to be a success, show them what's possible."
Katrina Kahler, Confident Kids: How Parents Can Raise Positive, Confident, Resilient and Focused Children
"I do not offer myself as a fine example of what it mean to be a Christian,
but rather as one who obeyed God in the midst of failure and found
out that he could still make something of me."
Alexander Powys, God Will Use It For Good!
Everyone is bound to bear patiently the results of his own example.
Phaedrus Patience |
A wise and good man will turn examples of all sorts to his own advantage.
The good he will make his patterns, and strive to equal or excel them.
The bad he will by all means avoid.
Thomas a Kempis Good |
The personal example you set will do more to convince someone
than all the eloquent speeches in the world.
Catherine Pulsifer Inspirational Thoughts |
The best example of leadership, is leadership by example.
Jerry McClain Leadership |
Old people like to give good advice, since they can no
longer set bad examples.
La Rochefoucauld Funny |
Ölive, love, laugh, learn, and lead by example. Those five things are,
I believe, the basis of life.
Sean Swarner Quotes about Life |
His wry sense of humour and his stalwart courage were an
inspiring example to so many. His ability to laugh at Life's idiosyncrasies
and himself in a self deprecating way taught that most valuable of
lessons: 'to be of good cheer, no matter what Life threw at you, and
ever to find the hope that dwells in every human heart'.
John McLeod Humor |
To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.
Oren Arnold Children |
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.
George F. Will Sports |
Fine counsel is confusing, but example's always clear;
And the best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds,
For to see good put in action is what everybody needs.
Edgar A Guest Famous |
If you want to know how to be successful don't take
the advice of others, watch successful people and see
what they do, then do the same.