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Example Quotes

We often use examples when referring or comparing something to help the other person understand better. But have you ever wondered why we use examples? What is the need or purpose of using examples? Examples are used to bring in clarity or to represent the form or pattern of something. We frequently cite instances of events to make our points stronger. If you are looking for famous example quotes, here is a collection of famous instance quotations and sayings to your aid.

Terri Guillemets

I love my father as the stars - he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.

David Lloyd George

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

Eudora Welty

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

Gene Tierney

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Franklin P. Jones

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

George Carlin

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.

George Carlin

Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

Thomas Mann

Animals do not admire each other. A horse does not admire its companion.

Albert Schweitzer

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.

Thomas Moore

No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.

Edward Snowden

There can be no faith in government if our highest offices are excused from scrutiny - they should be setting the example of transparency.

David Lloyd George

What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics.

Charles Kingsley

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again.

Cam Newton

I'm an example of why people deserve second chances.

Thomas Moore

It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.

George Carlin

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

Dwight L. Moody

A good example is far better than a good precept.

Mark Twain

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

Albert Schweitzer

Example is leadership.

George Washington

Some day, following the example of the United States of America, there will be a United States of Europe.

Joe Biden

This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.

Clint Eastwood

'Unforgiven' is probably an example of a script that I liked right away but thought, 'This is great, but I'd like to do this when I'm older.' So I stuck it in the drawer for ten years and then took it out.

Angelina Jolie

I try to lead by example, being conscious of others and being responsible.

Mookie Betts

I like leading by example.

Dave Barry

As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.


Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

Elbert Hubbard

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.

You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice - especially when she's taking a nap.

Sunhari Dhup Barsat ke Bad thodi Si Hashi Har Bat ke Bad Usi Tarah Ho Mubarak App Ko Ye Nayi Subah Kal rat Ke Bad.

He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool.

Love is like a roller coaster. Once you have completed the ride, you want to go again.