Quotes by practice
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Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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.
American philosopher 1842-1910
Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
Billie Joe Armstrong
American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor 1972-
School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect, so why practice?
American cartoonist 1958-
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!
American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
British author 1940-1992
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.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
St. Gregory the Great
Pope of the Catholic Church 540-604
Whatsoever one would understand what he hears must hasten to put into practice what he has heard.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''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
American athlete 1911-1956
A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds.
American gymnastics coach 1942-
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
English writer 1874-1936
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-1978
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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