63 Best Quotes about Practice

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I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don't have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best. - Nader al-Masri , Athlete

I guess what was going to come back came back on Monday. Of course now I've played a different golf course. I've played two practice rounds and two tournament rounds all kind of the same and now today I've played a different golf course. - Raymond Floyd

Monday Quotes

I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win. - Michael Jordan

Enthusiasm Quotes

True virtue would never liken its rewards to points on a loyalty card, not because it is its own reward, but because it is not something we should practice to accrue future benefits. - Julian Baggini, Author

Virtue Quotes, Future Quotes


The older I get, the more I believe in practice and work over natural talent and ability. - Jamie Bamber

Work Quotes, Ability Quotes, Talent Quotes

There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave. - Dale Carnegie, Writer

The raids on Freedom House, the National Democratic Institute and International Republican Institute, the Adenauer Foundation, and other groups helping Egyptians move toward respect for democratic politics and human rights were of a piece with the practices of Hosni Mubarak - only bolder and more repressive. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Freedom Quotes, Respect Quotes, Human Rights Quotes, Politics Quotes

I don't believe there is such a thing as 'moderate Islam.' I think it's better to talk about degrees of belief and degrees of practice. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

Belief Quotes

The ransoming of captives has been practiced by Jews for many centuries and has been regarded as a greater obligation than charity for the poor. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Great Quotes

When I shot 'Private Practice,' Amy Brenneman made a point of really befriending me before we started shooting. - Stephen Amell, Actor

I believe without exception that theory follows practice. Whenever there is a conflict between theory and practice, theory is wrong. As far as I'm concerned, we make theories for what people have done. - David Baker, Composer

Conflict Quotes

To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Success Quotes, Nature Quotes

The main concept is that of an international solidarity expressed in practice through worldwide division of labor: free trade is the principal point in the program of internationalism. - Christian Lous Lange

Solidarity Quotes, Vision Quotes

Spelling is very easy to practice yourself whereas signing is not. So I would sit on the subway riding around New York and I would spell whatever I would see. When I watched a movie I would spell words as they came up. - Richard Masur

Spelling Quotes

I like to keep myself physically and mentally fit before any important match. I usually take a short nap just before the game and do not practice immediately before the tournament. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Important Quotes

I'm really trying to dredge up what one might call intellectual and moral material. For example, when do you realize that you are an American? What age does that happen to you? When do you realize what religion your parents practice? When does it all become conscious? I was interested in exploring all of that. - Paul Auster, Author

Age Quotes, American Quotes, Parents Quotes, Material Quotes, Religion Quotes

To think is to practice brain chemistry. - Deepak Chopra

There is a difference between what technology enables and what historical business practices enable. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Business Quotes, Technology Quotes

No, my degree was history, not the practice of art! I can't draw to save my life you know. - Emma Anderson, Musician

Life Quotes, History Quotes

Keep writing, because not only does practice improve skill, it gives you more chances to score on the market. I did that for eight years before making my first sale. - Piers Anthony , Writer

Skill Quotes

A lot of work and thinking goes into my DJing. I want the entire night to progress seamlessly and when I have to adapt the energy on the fly for the crowd on any given night, I can do so with harmonic mixes that I've practiced over and over again. I am far from the only DJ that does this and it's something I take pride in being able to do. - Avicii, Swedish Musician

Work Quotes, Energy Quotes, Pride Quotes, Thinking Quotes

I've written in every imaginable location; a repurposed closet, the kitchen table, the bleachers while my kids had basketball practice, the front seat of the car when they were at soccer. In airports. On trains. In the break room when I was supposed to be wolfing down dinner. In the back of classrooms when I was supposed to be paying attention. - Laurie Halse Anderson, Writer

Purpose Quotes, Attention Quotes

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge. - Matthew Arnold , Poet

Knowledge Quotes, Faith Quotes

When you have children, you realize how easy it is to not see them fully, and perhaps miss all those early years. If you are not careful, you can be too absorbed in work, and they will be only too happy to tell you about it later. Being a parent is one of greatest mindfulness practices of all. - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Children Quotes, Great Quotes, Work Quotes, Mindfulness Quotes

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity. - Albert Camus, French Philosopher

Generosity Quotes

Mental life is indeed practical through and through. It begins in practice and it ends in practice. - Samuel Alexander , Philosopher

Life Quotes

My practice schedule is not constant and changes a lot and depends on my moods also. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Change Quotes

Writing can be an incredible mindfulness practice. - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness Quotes

When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical. - Samuel Alexander , Philosopher

Memories Quotes, Thought Quotes

Most people are not good people. In business, in art, in almost every 'world' I've been in, most people I've meet are pretty gray to black. It takes practice to be the person who is a source of compassion and honesty. - James Altucher, Author

Business Quotes, Honesty Quotes, Art Quotes, Compassion Quotes

Out of the past come the standards for judging the present; standards in turn to be shaped by the practice of present-day dramatists into broader standards for the next generation. - George Pierce Baker, Educator

I really have been trying to get in movies with smaller parts, just to get myself in there and get more practice, and not have to take the big lead. In 'Dylan Dog' I was one of the co-stars, and I had a pretty good part in that movie. - Kurt Angle, Athlete

After practice, I would have to go back to the dorm and take a nap. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Athlete

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Philosopher

Knowledge Quotes

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. - Yogi Berra, Athlete

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. - Jim Rohn

Success Quotes, Discipline Quotes

Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day. - Karen Armstrong , Writer

Knowledge Quotes, Compassion Quotes

A beginner must look on himself as one setting out to make a garden for his Lord's pleasure, on most unfruitful soil which abounds in weeds. His Majesty roots up the weeds and will put in good plants instead. Let us reckon that this is already done when the soul decides to practice prayer and has begun to do so. - Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint

Prayer Quotes

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people. - Jim Rohn

Important Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Skill Quotes, Communication Quotes, Emotion Quotes

If you set out in a spaceship to find the one planet in the galaxy that has life, the odds against your finding it would be so great that the task would be indistinguishable, in practice, from impossible. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Life Quotes, Great Quotes

Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business ethics is a part of our society, and it's integral to the practice of being able to conduct business ethics, that you have a set of honest standards. And it's much easier to do business ethics with someone when you look them in the eye and say, This is what we're going to do, and you understand what you each mean, and you can go away and get it done - Kerry Stokes

Business Ethics Quotes, Honesty Quotes, Ethics Quotes

But in practice master plans fail - because they create totalitarian order, not organic order. They are too rigid; they cannot easily adapt to the natural and unpredictable changes that inevitably arise in the life of a community. - Christopher Alexander , Architect

Life Quotes, Change Quotes, Community Quotes

I want to get violence - I want schools to start from K through 12 to just every day have teachers understand that they don't want to talk about anything that is violent, and they want to explain to the children how bad violence is and how behavior - violent behavior, is something that they really should not practice and think about. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

Children Quotes, Violence Quotes

Here's a rule I recommend: Never practice two vices at once. - Tallulah Bankhead, Actress

Vice Quotes

You know, I always say musicians, they can do it on their own. They can practice their violin on their own. A painter can paint by himself. A writer can write by himself. But an actor needs a group, and the hardest thing about expanding your ability and your craft is to have a group to do it with that is of a caliber where you can grow even more. - Anne Archer , Actress

Ability Quotes, Pain Quotes, Music Quotes

If African farmers can use improved seeds and better practices to grow more crops and get them to market, then millions of families can earn themselves a better living and a better life. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Life Quotes

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice. - Mahatma Gandhi

Compromise Quotes, Perfection Quotes

I don't know what heavy penance I would not have gladly undertaken rather than practice prayer. - Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint

Prayer Quotes

The rise of capitalist practice and morality brought with it a radical revision of how the commons are treated, and also of how they are conceived. - Noam Chomsky

Vision Quotes

If you don't practice you don't deserve to win. - Andre Agassi, American Athlete

I practice every day. I've been doing it since I was eight. - Herb Alpert, Musician

4 Top quotes about Practice by Maya Angelou

Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Important Quotes, Courage Quotes, Virtue Quotes

The only thing is, people have to develop courage. It is most important of all the virtues. Because without courage, you can't practice any other virtues consistently. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Important Quotes, Courage Quotes, Virtue Quotes

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Consistency Quotes, Courage Quotes, Potential Quotes, Virtue Quotes

My grandmother took me to church on Sunday all day long, every Sunday into the night. Then Monday evening was the missionary meeting. Tuesday evening was usher board meeting. Wednesday evening was prayer meeting. Thursday evening was visit the sick. Friday evening was choir practice. I mean, and at all those gatherings, we sang. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Grandparents Quotes, Prayer Quotes, Monday Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Practice by Mark Twain

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. - Mark Twain

God Quotes, Freedom Quotes, Conscience Quotes

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Mark Twain

God Quotes

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. - Mark Twain

The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes. - Mark Twain

Change Quotes

5 Popular quotes about Practice by Dalai Lama

When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.' - Dalai Lama, Leader

Contentment Quotes, Desire Quotes

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Respect Quotes

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Tolerance Quotes

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Compassion Quotes

I think the self-burning itself on practice of non-violence. These people, you see, they easily use bomb explosive, more casualty people. But they didn't do that. Only sacrifice their own life. So this also is part of practice of non-violence. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Life Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes, Violence Quotes