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  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Ahimas is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value.
  • Shana Alexander
    Shana Alexander
    American journalist 1925-2005
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    Faithful horoscope-watching, practiced daily, provides just the sort of small but warm and infinitely reassuring fillip that gets matters off to a spirited start.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    Happiness is a mental habit, a mental attitude, and if it is not learned and practiced in the present it is never experienced.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive.
  • Larry Bird
    Larry Bird
    American basketbal player and coach 1956-
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    I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
  • Marshall Field
    Marshall Field
    American businessman 1834-1906
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    I have tried to make all my acts and commercial moves the result of definite consideration and sound judgment. There were never any great ventures or risks. I practiced honest, slow-growing business methods, and tried to back them with energy and good system.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    I thought foolishly that Freudian psychoanalysis was deeper and more intensive than other, more directive forms of therapy, so I was trained in it and practiced it.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practiced, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point.
  • Alfred Kazin
    Alfred Kazin
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    If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced.
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