Well done, is better than well said.
I've always led by example and I'm not that vocal.
Children are natural mimics -- they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.
He teaches me to be good that does me good.
The position of First Lady has no rules, just precedent, so its evolution has been at a virtual standstill for years. If Martha Washington didn't do it, then no one is sure it should be done.
Don't wait to be a great man -- be a great boy.
You have to set the tone and the pace, define objectives and strategies, demonstrate through personal example what you expect from others.
Precept guides, but example draws.
Example sheds a genial ray which men are apt to borrow, so first improve yourself today, and then your friends tomorrow.
People seldom improve when they have no other model, but themselves to copy after.
An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching.
Live as you wish your kids would.