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Take heed that the misdeeds for which thou correctest thy children be not learned them by thee. Many children learn that wickedness of their parents for which they beat and chastise them.

    Author: John Bunyan

As to matters of dress, I would recommend one never to be first in the fashion nor the last out of it.

    Author: John Wesley

It is difficult to rebuke well; that is, at a right time, in a right spirit, and in a right manner.

    Author: John Henry Newman

Emulation, in the sense of a laudable amoition, is founded on humility, for it implies that we have a low opinion of our present, and think it necessary to advance and make improvement.

    Author: Joseph Hall

The practices of good men are more subject to error than their speculations. I will, then, honor good examples, but endeavor to live according to good precepts.

    Author: Joseph Hall

Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.

    Author: Karl Barth

A true shepherd leads the way. He does not merely point the way.

    Author: Leonard Ravenhill

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The remains of great and good men, like Elijah's mantle, ought to be gathered up and preserved by their survivors; that as their works follow them in the reward of them, they may stay behind in their benefit.

    Author: Matthew Henry

It is not talking but walking that will bring us to heaven.

    Author: Matthew Henry

Those who teach by their doctrine must teach by their life, or else they pull down with one hand what they build up with the other.

    Author: Matthew Henry

Though "the words of the wise be as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies," yet their examples are the hammer to drive them in to take the deeper hold. A father that whipped his son for swearing, and swore himself whilst he whipped him, did more harm by his example than good by his correction.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

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