Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means.
— Albert Einstein

It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes main quote

Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it's the only thing.
— Abraham Lincoln

The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work.
— George Orwell

For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson