What does "A good example is the best sermon." - Benjamin Franklin mean?

4 Answers

  • 2 weeks ago

    Show by example. No use if parents just tell their children to be good, if they, themselves are not so.

    People, especially children, often don't listen. 

  • 1 month ago

    It means that it is fine to tell someone to be good, but if they actually see you doing so rather than telling someone to, they will be a better example for others. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I think he is meaning deeds rather than words are the best way of getting your point across.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Rather than someone telling you all about how good something might be (sermon) - a concrete demonstration that it actually is (example)  will be more convincing.

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