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Bad Example Quotes


"If you are good for nothing else, you can still serve as a bad example." - Peter L Berger

"The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The church is always trying to get other people to reform, it might not be a bad idea to reform itself a little, by way of example" - Mark Twain

"Feminism is not a fad. It's not like Angry Birds. Although it does involve a lot of angry birds. Bad example." - Bridget Christie

"There are no bad boys. There is only bad environment, bad training, bad example, bad thinking." - Edward J. Flanagan

"Greenlight is a bad example of an election process. We came to the conclusion pretty quickly that we could just do away with Greenlight completely, because it was a bottleneck rather than a way for people to communicate choice." - Gabe Newell

"If you start giving your kids anxiety about food, it's going to last a lifetime. Moms have to lead by example. Don't say, "Oh, my jeans don't fit," or "Oh, I was bad." No diets. Nothing like that." - Bethenny Frankel

"A good example is more irritating than a bad one." - John Mcafee

"When the bad stuff was really intense in my life, it was really what you would call writer's block. Your facility is just not as good because you feel so bad. I've heard of people right on the verge of suicide coming up with some of their best work. I wish I could think of an example, other than Van Gogh, perhaps!" - John Fogerty

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"I think that the best training a top manager can be engaged in is management by example. I want to make sure there is no discrepancy between what we say and what we do. If you preach accountability and then promote somebody with bad results, it doesn't work. I personally believe the best training is management by example. Don't believe what I say. Believe what I do." - Carlos Ghosn

"The longer men sin, the more easily they can; for every act of transgression weakens conscience, stupefies intellect, hardens hearts, adds force to bad habits, and takes force from good example. And, surely, there is nothing in such associations; as wicked affinities will insure to the sinner in the future state, to incline him to repentance." - Edward Thomson

"My work on prime gaps lead to lots of media coverage, some good, some bad, some ugly, and some merely ridiculous. For example, a reporter of our university newspaper, who admitted that he is still learning English, wrote that "Prof. Goldston solved one of the most controversial problems in the prime number theory last month with support from his Turkish partner."" - Daniel Goldston

"Example, whether it be good or bad, has a powerful influence." - George Washington

"No man is entirely worthless, he can always serve as a bad example." - Brian Oldfield

"No experiment is ever a complete failure. It can always be used as a bad example." - Paul Dickson

"Everybody has value; even if to serve as a bad example." - Attila the Hun

"Whatever is committed from a bad example, is displeasing even to its author." - Juvenal

"Nothing is more confusing than people who give good advice but set a bad example." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I've tried to lead a straight, clean life, not set any kind of a bad example." - Elvis Presley

"America promotes a lot of bad things, you know. Same-sex marriage, for example." - Roy Moore

"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"You can't lead by example if you are a bad example. If you stink at something, stop doing in front of everyone until you improve!" - Garrison Wynn

"Example is better than following it." - Ambrose Bierce

"Don't be normal. Be an example." - Tim Tebow

"Sorrow also fulfills Desire. Example: the Soaps." - Mason Cooley

"The first thought that I had about really trying to get sober was, 'Man, I could do a lot of good in the world. I can lead by example and just be this heroic recovery guy.' And that's just a bad reason to get sober. You can't get sober for anybody's benefit, let alone the world at large. You really got to do it for yourself." - Steve-O

"Generally the officers of the army were indifferent whether the annexation [of Texas] was consummated or not; but not so all of them. For myself, I was bitterly opposed to the measure, and to this day regard the war, which resulted, as one of the most unjust ever waged by a stronger against a weaker nation. It was an instance of a republic following the bad example of European monarchies, in not considering justice in their desire to acquire additional territory." - Ulysses S Grant

"Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"You think the President of the United States wants to fuck every woman he meets?... Well, bad example." - Woody Allen

"I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor." - Simon Baker

"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"Facial recognition, completely unmonitored, can be used for very bad things. It can be used for stalking, for example." - Eric Schmidt

"When I so pressingly urge a strict observance of all the laws, let me not be understood as saying there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise, for the redress of which, no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say, that, although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still while they continue in force, for the sake of example, they should be religiously observed." - Abraham Lincoln

"I am a prelude to better players, O my brothers! An example! Follow my example!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Bad moments don't make bad mommas." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Bad thoughts quickly ripen into bad actions." - Beilby Porteus

"He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other." - Francis Bacon

"All bayonets are bad." - W. S. Gilbert

"A leader leads by example not by force." - Sun Tzu

"I've always led by example and I'm not that vocal." - Scottie Pippen

"ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease." - Leon Eisenberg

"I try to follow his example, not to imitate him." - George Bernard Shaw

"There is nothing more frustrating than a good example." - Mark Twain

"Don't tell people how to live, demonstrate by example." - Denis Waitley

"America's freedom is the example to which the world expires." - George H W Bush

"Example is the softest and least invidious way of commanding." - Pliny The Elder

"Remember that a good example is the best sermon." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"The only rational way of educating is to be an example. If one can't help it, a warning example." - Albert Einstein

"If I can be an example of getting sober, then I can be an example for starting over" - Macklemore

"Why do I jave to be an example for your kid? You be an example for your own kid." - Bob Gibson

"Feelings aren't good or bad. They're just weak or strong. Love, for example, is weak: someone loves you, you love them back, you're happy for a while, and then it fades away. But if one of those lovers betrays the other, then you have a real emotion - then you have something powerful, something that leaves a mark you'll never be rid of. Betrayal is the most delicious of all, but it takes a while to set it up, and fear can be just as intense if you know what you're doing." - Dan Wells

"[Comics is] one of the last havens for honesty when it comes to a reader's genuine response to art. Most of us, if we don't find any sympathy or pleasure, for example, in a modern painting, are likely to blame our own ignorance of the history and theory of painting. But nobody pretends to like a bad comic strip. Such harshness is necessary for any real truth to surface, I think, and for art to really contribute anything to life. Though I don't know. I could be wrong." - Chris Ware

"With some of the bad things that come with love, there's also a lot of good. For example that connection... which I struggle to have with most people." - Lana Del Rey

"Old people are fond of giving good advice; it consoles them for no longer being capable of setting a bad example." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The greatest barrier to evangelization today is bad example....Our strategy of evangelization must be based upon sanctity, upon our enthusiastic response to Christ's universal call to holiness." - John Foley

"I have ever deemed it more honorable and more profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one." - Thomas Jefferson

"When you see a good man, try to emulate his example, and when you see a bad man, search yourself for his faults." - Confucius

"I believe one would write better if the climate were bad. If there were a lot of wind and storms for example..." - Aldous Huxley

"Who said I was wise? I'm a professional bad example. You can learn a lot by watching me. Or listening to me. Either one." - Jubal

"Who said I was wise? I'm a professional bad example. You can learn a lot by watching me. Or listening to me. Either one." - Jubal

"I have ever deemed it more honorable and profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one." - Thomas Jefferson

"Never forget, organizational values start and end with you, the leader. Whether your example is good or bad, expect most employees to follow your lead." - Mac Anderson

"Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer." - Dave Barry

"The NBA's chosen ones think I'm setting a bad example? I think they need to look around and stop taking themselves so seriously." - Dennis Rodman

"The crime of a bad example is the same whether men follow it or not, because he that gives bad example to others, does what in him lies to draw them into sin; and if they do not follow it, that is no mitigation of his fault." - John Tillotson

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing." - Payne Stewart

"Bad taste is a species of bad morals." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Breathe. It's only a bad day not a bad life." - Ashley Purdy

"Be bad, and if you can't be bad be worse." - Tobsha Learner

"Bad decisions made with good intentions, are still bad decisions." - James C Collins

"Bad shooters are always open" - Pete Carril

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"Bad leadership is an oxymoron." - Joseph C. Rost

"Great spenders are bad lenders." - Benjamin Franklin

"Every family has bad memories." - Mario Puzo

"He needed a woman. Bad." - Linda Howard

"Hunger never saw bad bread." - Benjamin Franklin

"Bad company ruins good morals." - Paul the Apostle

"Don't sell on bad news." - Walter Schloss

"Bad gains are true losses." - Benjamin Franklin

"Sad company is bad company." - Milan Kundera

"Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn't make them bad people." - Sonia

"Bad books engender bad habits, but bad habits engender good books." - Rene Descartes

"I would argue that stupidity is born out of bad reading, bad teaching and bad thinking!" - John Green

"Come on, readers, give me one example of a question that religion has answered to everyone's satisfaction one example of a "truth" found in religion's quest for truth." - Jerry A. Coyne

"People are always saying bad things about them, but really they think they're just trying to clean up our planet. I'm not saying it's right but, you know, we could all benefit from following that example." - Zach Braff

"He never pays attention, he always knows the answer, and he can never tell you how he knows. We can't keep thrashing him. He is a bad example to the other pupils. There's no educating a smart boy." - Terry Pratchett

"Whatever parent gives his children good instruction and sets them at the same time a bad example, may be considered as bringing them food in one hand and poison in the other." - John Balguy

"This was a "bad" example for U.S. slaves. Haiti was subjected to an embargo from the United States, which, along with many other countries, refused to recognize this new republic." - Edwidge Danticat

"A traveler's chief aim should be to make men wiser and better, and to improve their minds by the bad-as well as good example of what they deliver concerning foreign places." - Jonathan Swift

"I always try to act as though there is a little boy or a little girl around, and I try never to do anything that would give them a bad example." - Steve Garvey

"For me, I believe George Foreman was a bad example because when he became world heavyweight champion again at 42, that made a lot of fighters think they could also carry on." - Marvin Hagler

"We might experience bad things in our lives. But if we worship a God who suffered more than us, this is our highest example. And there are lots of challenges in our lives. This does not mean we give up." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force." - Auberon Herbert

"I'm not saying everything out there is bad and toxic, but there are some things that are not scriptural. For example, some people don't understand that the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ." - Joseph Prince

"One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate." - Charles Sturt

"Nothing is so great an example of bad manners as flattery. If you flatter all the company, you please none; If you flatter only one or two, you offend the rest." - Jonathan Swift

"Aside from the poor example it sets, the federal government enables reckless spending on public-employee pensions by offering hope of assistance from Washington if things get bad enough." - Devin Nunes

"Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach." - Albert Einstein

"For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series." - Frank Bruno

"Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To a pitcher, a base hit is the perfect example of negative feedback." - Steve Hovley

"Help your players to control their emotions - do this through example." - Norm Sloan

"Not worth is an example that does not solve the problem." - Horace

"Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into." - Michel De Montaigne

"There is a contagion in example which few men have sufficient force of mind to resist." - Alexander Hamilton

"Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example." - Cory Booker

"Taking refuge means that you align and orient your life toward Buddha's example and toward enlightenment." - Reb Anderson

"The United States is ... a warning rather than an example to the world." - Lydia M Child

"Infants manners are moulded more by the example of Parents, then by stars at their nativities." - George Herbert

"Scheherazade is the classical example of a woman saving her head by using it." - Esme Wynne-Tyson

"UPS stands as an example of a company thats already doing great things." - Steven Horsford

"Instagram is a great example of you just doing your thing." - Wayne Coyne

"Where Example keeps pace with Authority, Power hardly fails to be obey'd." - William Penn

"Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom." - Tim Allen

"Be a living, breathing example of the Highest Truth that resides within you." - Neale Donald Walsch

"As an example of wealth, good taste, and subtle intimidation, it took first prize." - Nalini Singh

"Every man serves a useful purpose: a miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor." - Laurence J Peter

"I follow my inner star. I AM a shining example of Love and Light." - Louise Hay

"The most powerful leadership tool you have is your personal example." - John Wooden

"a man is no example for a woman. It's a different thing." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"The most powerful teaching of children is by the example of their parents." - Dallin H. Oaks

"The message I hope to have sent is just the example of being yourself." - Frank Gehry

"Let us preach you, Dear Jesus, without preaching.... not by words but by our example." - Mother Teresa

"Using iPads as cameras, for example, is like taking pictures with a cafeteria tray." - Brian Williams

"And now the lads and lasses, following the example of the birds, bill and coo together." - Josh Billings

"To disarm a zealot, teach him truth by precept, and mildness by example." - Al-Kindi

"The path of precept is long, that of example short and effectual." - Seneca the Younger

"Belief was never mentioned at home, but right actions were taught by daily example." - Terry Pratchett

"Teach by example and treat yourself the way you would want your children to treat themselves." - Ingrid Weir

"Most people would say 'the deets', but I say 'the tails'. Just another example of innovation." - Aziz Ansari

"Cottonballs are an example of something I'd want to buy, but not have as a nickname." - Demetri Martin

"It's important to teach your kids the value of being active by setting a good example." - Heidi Klum

"Example is leadership." - Albert Schweitzer

"A preacher who doesn't believe he's that bad will attract people who don't think they're that bad. And that's bad." - Tullian Tchividjian

"My sight is bad, my hearing is bad, I feel bad, but I don't suffer, I don't complain." - Jeanne Calment

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"I played my age. Not bad." - Ron Francis

"Even bad men love their mamas." - Russell Crowe

"Bad guys do what good guys dream." - Rene Balcer

"The real genres: good and bad." - Franz Grillparzer

"Different isn't bad, it's just different." - Lauren Potter

"Bad poets imitate, good poets steal." - T S Eliot

"Great men are almost always bad men." - Lord Acton



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