30 Inspirational Role Model Quotes

Stella Maris
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A role model is seen as a person who someone admires and tries to imitate. You can be a role model to someone too, try to display positive traits. Here are some role model quotes that will inspire you.

Inspiring Role Model Quotes

“Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.” John Wooden

“But a role model in the flesh provides more than inspiration; his or her very existence is confirmation of possibilities one may have every reason to doubt, saying, yes, someone like me can do this.” Sonia Sotomayor

“Being a role model is equal parts being who you actually are and what people hope you will be.” Meryl Streep

Role Model Quotes

“We need good role models, and they have to start at the top.” Frank Serpico

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“Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate.” Anonymous

“Be a role model just because you can and because you care.”


“I never thought a role model should be negative.” Michael Jordan

“Pick your role models wisely.” Lana Del Rey

“I think a role model is a mentor – someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.” Denzel Washington

Role Model Quotes
Role Model Quotes

“I think role models also start in the home with your parents.” Dominique Wilkins

“Role models set goals for you and try to make you as good as they are. Role models are important.” Kasey Zacharias

“My role model didn’t tell me, he showed me.”


“Each person must live their life as a role model for others.” Rosa Parks

“By being a living role model of what you want to receive from others, you create more of what you want in your life.” Eric Allenbaugh

“Be the flame of fate, that torch of truth to guide our young people toward a better future for themselves and for this country.” Michelle Obama

Role Model Quotes
Role Model Quotes

“It’s my responsibility to help others. To be a positive example. I want to be a role model for others, to help others like me get a chance.” Rob Jeter

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“We tend to become like those we admire.” Thomas Monson

“A role model can teach you to love and respect yourself.”

Tionne Watkins

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived and let me watch him do it.” Anonymous

“Children need role models rather than critics.” Joseph Joubert

“My biggest thing about being a role model is whatever I’m preaching, I’m practicing.” Gigi Hadid

Role Model Quotes
Role Model Quotes

“I’ve always thought of myself as a role model even before being a celebrity. I’ve always been doing charity work and volunteering in the community since I was 8, so when you do that, I think you just assume that role when you put yourself out there.” Eva Longoria

“Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.” Wayne Rooney

“To change bad habits we must study the habits of successful role models.”

Jack Canfield

“When I think of my version of a role model, it’s not about being the perfect Samaritan; it’s just being out there and being honest and happily imperfect.” Zoe Kravitz

“When you see a role model, what you see is a person who has the courage to be who you wish you could be. Stop wishing and just be.” Anonymous

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“People who dream of something bigger and better are good role models.” Andrew Shue

Role Model Quotes

“As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.” Himanshu Bhatia

“The idea of possibility, the idea that I get to live my dreams out in public, hopefully, will show to other folks that it’s possible.” Laverne Cox

“Be the role model you needed when you were younger.” Anonymous

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