Not something like inspiration / motivation There is a word for this, right? Thanks a lot for helping.. ^^

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    A role model. A good example to follow. An exemplar.
    – Mitch
    Mar 25, 2015 at 15:19

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The word you could be looking for might be idol, or possibly role model.

idol: a person or thing that is greatly admired, loved, or revered.

role model: a person looked to by others as an example to be imitated.

Oxford Dictionary


per Mitch's fitting suggestion in comment,

exemplar noun: a person or thing serving as a typical example or excellent model. See, Google exemplar

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