Some Thoughts On Role Models From Various Authors

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”

James Baldwin

“Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating…too often fathers neglect it because they get so caught up in making a living they forget to make a life.”

John Wooden

“Keep those that influence you for the better close and never give them a reason to keep you far away.”

Shannon L. Alder

“People focus on role models; it is more effective to find antimodels – people you don’t want to resemble when you grow up”

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“My mother once told me, when you have to make a decision, imagine the person you want to become someday. Ask yourself, what would that person do?”

Barry Deutsch

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