Being A Role Model Quotes by Charles Barkley, Stephen Covey, Mark Twain, John Quincy Adams, Demi Lovato, Claudia Rankine and many others.
I’m not paid to be a role model, parents should be role models.
Role modeling is the most basic responsibility of parents. Parents are handing life’s scripts to their children, scripts that in all likelihood will be acted out for the rest of the children’s lives.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
To me, I don’t think it does anybody any good to just hide something or cover it up or lie or whatever. I think … that’s what being a role model is all about. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about speaking about your issues and inspiring others to get help.
You become a role model because of what you do as a person. There’s a certain point where being a role model might come from standing up for yourself and getting rid of emotion that doesn’t belong to you, emotion that is being brought on because of racist actions of others.
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
I don’t apply [being a role model] to the choices I make. I feel like a role model is not necessarily someone you want to imitate, just someone you admire.
Some people are that – more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.
I have learned from my own pain is that God’s plan for all of us is peace. Being a role model to peace, and spreading peace through being peaceful ourselves. It’s about choosing peace instead of pain – this is the bottom line.
I take being a role model seriously.
My biggest thing about being a role model is whatever I’m preaching, I’m practicing.
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do. That’s what it’s all about.
I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model – because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I’m offstage, I’m just like everybody else.
Parents must lead by example. Don’t use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children’s first and most important role models.
Whether or not you have children yourself, you are a parent to the next generation. If we can only stop thinking of children as individual property and think of them as the next generation, then we can realize we all have a role to play.