Example If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example. If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not an example. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »You don’t learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself.That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.It is a woman’s business to get married as soon as possible, and a man’s to keep unmarried as long as he can.He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it.As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.