Each step of the way, Booker has thrived on the philosophy that your actions matter more than what you preach.
We should partner with them to get the message across, have them at the table, and listen rather than preach.
Yet sadly, on this front, the United States cannot preach to Gaddafi.
at first in late Old English predician, a loan word from Church Latin; reborrowed 12c. as preachen, from Old French preechier "to preach, give a sermon" (11c., Modern French précher), from Late Latin praedicare "to proclaim publicly, announce" (in Medieval Latin "to preach"), from Latin prae "before" (see pre-) + dicare "to proclaim, to say" (see diction). Related: Preached; preaching. To preach to the converted is recorded from 1867 (form preach to the choir attested from 1979).