Quotes by practice

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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
  • Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
  • Billie Joe Armstrong
    Billie Joe Armstrong
    American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor 1972-
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    School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect, so why practice?
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    The whore is despised by the hypocritical world because she has made a realistic assessment of her assets and does not have to rely on fraud to make a living. In an area of human relations where fraud is regular practice between the sexes, her honesty is regarded with a mocking wonder.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
  • St. Gregory the Great
    St. Gregory the Great
    Pope of the Catholic Church 540-604
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    Whatsoever one would understand what he hears must hasten to put into practice what he has heard.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    American athlete 1911-1956
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    A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds.
  • Bela Karolyi
    Bela Karolyi
    American gymnastics coach 1942-
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    A good 80 percent of the vault is still physical and another percentage of it, 20, 25 percent is mental. Mental is always the mental strength, the confidence building up to that contest or repetition, practice, practice, and practice.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
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