Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.
A good example is the best sermon.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
A multitude of executions discredits a king, as a multitude of funerals a doctor.
A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
An army of sheep led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by a sheep.
The habit of passive acceptance is a disastrous one in later life. It causes man to seek and to accept a leader, and to accept as a leader whoever is established in that position.
The leader follows in front.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
I have ever deemed it more honorable and profitable, too, to set a good example than to follow a bad one.