Quotes and Sayings about Practice



"As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Photography, Pleasure, Simplicity)

"I'm really fascinated and you know I've been wondering about that usage of language, various breathing techniques and why in these practices language is being used in another way."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Being, Language)

"In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)

"Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Politics, Practice, Profession)

"Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Politics, Practice)

"While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago."
- John Adams
(Related: Government, Now, Years)

"If you don't practice you don't deserve to win."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Practice)

"As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Language, Rules, Will)

"Mental life is indeed practical through and through. It begins in practice and it ends in practice."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Life, Practice)

"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
(Related: Thoughts, Fact, Memories, Obvious, Practice, Sense)

"The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it."
- James Allen
(Related: Nature, Man, Meditation, Practice, Will)

"Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President will be the main leaders of the Transition effort. They are most familiar with his policies and practices, and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the structure and staffing of the new Administration."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Effort, Leaders, President, Will, Wishes)

"Some people say that practice makes perfect but I just feel that the repetition works against me and I start thinking too far ahead during a show."
- Rick Allen
(Related: People, Practice, Repetition, Thinking)

"I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Practice)

"I practice every day. I've been doing it since I was eight."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Day, Practice)

"No, my degree was history, not the practice of art! I can't draw to save my life you know."
- Emma Anderson
(Related: Life, History, Practice)

"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"If you practice an art, be proud of it and make it proud of you It may break your heart, but it will fill your heart before it breaks it; it will make you a person in your own right."
- Maxwell Anderson
(Related: Art, Heart, May, Practice, Right, Will)

"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
(Related: Consistency, Courage, Virtue, Potential, Practice)

"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
(Related: Courage, Virtue, Nothing, Practice)

"We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

"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
(Related: First, Practice, Skill, Writing, Years)

"I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Time, Now, Practice, Rules)

"School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?"
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Future, Practice, School)

"Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Knowledge, Gifts, Practice)

"It's so hard to be a mother and to also want to practice your art."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Art, Mother, Practice, Want)

"Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Design, People, Actions, Custom, First, Practice)

"I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Life, Being, Practice)

"We don't want to go back to the same policies and the same practices that drove our economy into a ditch, that punished the middle class, and that led us to this catastrophe. We have to keep moving forward."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Class, Economy, Middle class, Want)

"A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Feelings, Democracy, Practice)

"Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Medical, Care, Reason)

"If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats."
- Richard Bach
(Related: People, Being, Practice, Will)

"Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Success, Practice)

"My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Work, Negative, Thoughts, Body, Emotions, Land, Mind, Practice, Reason)

"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
(Related: People, Conflict, Practice, Theories, Theory, Wrong)

"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 P. Baker
(Related: Past, Practice, Present)

"He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship."
- Kenneth Baker
(Related: Practice, Statesmanship)

"I cannot consistently, with self respect, do other than I have, namely, to deliberately violate an act which seems to me to be a denial of everything which ideally and in practice I hold sacred."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Act, Denial, Practice, Respect, Self, Self respect)

"Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Life, Argument, Practice, Preaching)

"Here's a rule I recommend: Never practice two vices at once."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Practice, Vices)

"But really, anytime, I play on a practice pad as much as I can."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Play, Practice)

"I practice every day, I warm up before I play."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Day, Play, Practice)

"It may take practice to think more positively and more compassionately, but just as you must train a puppy to behave the way you want it to, you must train your mind to behave itself. Otherwise, like the puppy, your mind will just make a lot of messes."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: May, Mind, Practice, Want, Will)

"The thought you have now shapes your experience of the next moment. Practice shaping the moment."
- Tom Barrett
(Related: Experience, Thought, Now, Practice)

"Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Abhorrence, Contempt, Practice, Silly)

"To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Language, Practice)

"I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around."
- James Beard
(Related: Cannibalism, Practice)

"If you haven't got it. Fake it! Too short? Wear big high heels, but do practice walking!"
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Practice)

"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Nature, Successful, Man, Practice, Profession, Study)

"The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Heart, Old)

"And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Dignity, Discrimination, Rights, Practice)

"There is nothing in this game of golf that can't be improved upon if you practice."
- Patty Berg
(Related: Golf, Nothing, Practice)

"The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open."
- John Berger
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Difficulty, Living, Open, Philosophy, Practice)

"Properly practiced creativity must result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Creativity, Result, Sales)

"Properly practiced creativity can make one ad do the work of ten."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Work, Creativity)

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Difference, Practice, Theory)

"I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Ideas, Belief, Control, Mind, Practice, Right)

"We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: Change, Power, Ideas, Courage, May, Old, Potential, Youth)

"In the Bhagavad Gita, there is no long discussion, nothing elaborate. The main reason for this is that everything stated in the Gita is meant to be tested in the life of every man; it is intended to be verified in practice."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Life, Gita, Man, Nothing, Practice, Reason)

"I am no longer a criminal. I gave up that practice years ago."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Practice, Years)

"While we all could agree that the Zionist ideal is alive and well, there is serious doubt whether the Zionist movement can be said to be an ongoing proposition, fragmented as its components are in ideology and in practice."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Doubt, Ideology, Practice)

"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."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Wonder)

"When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Intention, Practice)

"When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Intention, Man, Practice)

"Nothing I do can't be done by a 10-year-old with 15 years of practice."
- Harry Blackstone, Jr.
(Related: Nothing, Practice, Years)

"There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Soul, Existence, Magic, Practice, Speech)

"Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird and illegal dog fighting."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Fighting, Practice, Years)

"Because I practice often with my children at home."
- Andrea Bocelli
(Related: Home, Children, Practice)

"People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nature, Time, People, Fools, Practice)

"Buddhas don't practice nonsense."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Nonsense, Practice)

"Many roads lead to the path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Practice, Reason)

"The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Business, Country, Culture, Environment, Expertise, Help, Nation, Open, Practice, Will)

"I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything."
- James Boswell
(Related: Character, Man, May, Practice)

"It is very a dangerous thing to have an idea that you will not practice."
- Phyllis Bottome
(Related: Idea, Practice, Will)

"I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner, but I have not undertaken that practice myself."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Practice, Right)

"Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician."
- Pierre Bourdieu
(Related: Logic, Practice)

"A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy."
- Bill Bowerman
(Related: Change, Principles, Worth)

"Speaking for myself, my very integrity as a human being needs to include my freedom to explore who I am both spiritually and sexually. Not just to explore - but to practice."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Being, Freedom, Integrity, Needs, Practice)

"I had never watched a law show prior to being cast on The Practice."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Being, Law, Practice)

"I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Love, Work, Hard work, Practice, Want)

"The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: American, Beliefs, Neutrality, Religious, Tradition)

"As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Faith, Errors, Laws, Practice, Vices)

"We're like a Third World country when it comes to some of our election practices."
- Donna Brazile
(Related: Country, World)

"I've been taking batting practice in my barn where nobody can see me, so I may be better than anyone thinks."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: May, Practice)

"That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Football, Night, Practice, School)

"Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is."
- James Broughton
(Related: Poetry, Ecstasy, Practice, Spiritual)

"We had to do a lot of rehearsals to get it so that it was playable. What it did was make you practice. That's good for any musician to have that kind of pressure. It brings things out of you that might not come out if you don't have to reach for something all the time."
- Ray Brown
(Related: Time, Practice, Pressure)

"I have always been a firm believer in participation so there were no cuts. We practiced three times a week but if a student had an academic conflict, academics took priority."
- Tony Brown
(Related: Conflict, Participation)

"Being a full time coach doesn't mean that we practice more than other teams. In fact we have strict regulations about the length of our practices and playing season. The academic schedule here means that I rarely have a full team at any one practice!"
- Tony Brown
(Related: Time, Being, Coach, Fact, Practice)

"You can't hire someone to practice for you."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Practice)

"I practice at home, in between phone calls, and have much to do."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Home, Practice)

"The best practice you can get is on the bandstand, but in between gigs I feel I have to stay in shape."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Practice)

"The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Food, Development)

"I want to make sure I don't interfere with the success of that team next year. I don't see any way I could go to practice like most of 'em do, and not hurt the team. I'd go nuts if I tried doing that."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Success, Hurt, Practice, Want)

"I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Practice)

"There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Society, Doubt, Practice, Prayer)

"I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal."
- John Burns
(Related: Goal, Practice, Running, Socialism, Succeed)

"States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Life, End, Ending, Laws, Practice, Right, states)

"The IFP is here to put into practice what we preach."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Practice)

"People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Religion, People, Christian, Hearing)

"I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Play, Practice, Sound, Trying)

"We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Policy, Income, Practice, Security)

"The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical."
- Mark L. Campbell
(Related: Global warming, Press, Sky)

"Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Charity, Generosity, Order, Practice)

"Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Children, Deception, Pleasure, Practice)

"To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound."
- Steve Carlton
(Related: Practice)

"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
"By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Dress, Horses, May, Perfection, Practice)

"My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?"
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Father, Wife, Successful, Being, Law, Now, Practice, Questions, School, Wine)

"On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Equality, Laws, Practice, Theories)

"Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious."
- Michel De Certeau
(Related: Politics, Churches, Religious)

"I had to have my first kiss in front of, like, a hundred people. I didn't know what to do. So my sisters told me to, like, practice on a pillow, you know? But it didn't kiss me back so I didn't know what to expect."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: Kiss, People, First, Practice, Sisters)

"Reform of the medical liability system should be considered as part of a comprehensive response to surging medical malpractice premiums that endanger Americans' access to quality medical care."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Medical, Quality, Americans, Care, Reform)

"When I'm at home I practice everyday."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Home, Practice)

"All he wants to do is practice and that's all he does, all day long. That's what it takes if you want to change the face of music. You've gotta be committed to it."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Change, Music, Day, Practice, Want)

"The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings."
- Jung Chang
(Related: People, Feelings, Acting, Fashion, Mourning, Tears)

"The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good."
- Pierre Charron
(Related: Wisdom, Study)

"You have to be willing to accept the information, you have to be willing to work hard. You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind. You have to be willing to be criticized. Only you can do those things."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Work, Information, Mind, Open, Practice)

"So, Mr. President, what is wrong with the fair employment practice bill?"
- Dennis Chavez
(Related: Practice, President, Wrong)

"If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary."
- Dennis Chavez
(Related: Battle, Boys, Constitution, Independence, Worth)

"Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Government, Religion, Belief, Freedom, Practice)

"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Knowledge, Practice, Value)

"A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Old, Philosophy, Practice, Praise, Vice)

"To think is to practice brain chemistry."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Practice)

"The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?"
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

"The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Art, Politics, Challenge, Practice)

"I came here as a practical man, to talk, not simply on the question of peace and war, but to treat another question which is of hardly less importance - the enormous and burdensome standing armaments which it is the practice of modern Governments to sustain in time of peace."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Importance, Man, Practice, Question, Talk)

"An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Government, Contracting, Information, Practice, Will)

"On January 10, 1963, I was sworn in as a lawyer, so next January 10 I will have practiced law for 40 years, and I've loved every minute of it."
- Johnnie Cochran
(Related: Law, Will, Years)

"Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently."
- Edward Cocker
(Related: Practice, Question)

"Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Work, Dreams, Exercise, Practice, Variety)

"The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse."
- George Combe
(Related: Success, Evening, Practice)

"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness."
- Confucius
(Related: Soul, Virtue, Circumstances, Generosity, Gravity, Kindness, Practice, Sincerity)

"Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors."
- Confucius
(Related: Virtue, Neighbors, Will)

"School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother."
- Tre Cool
(Related: Future, Practice, School)

"I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship. I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Marriage, Determination, Improvement, Practice, Race)

"Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize advances in irrigation technology and practices that produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Technology, Quality, Plants, Water)

"If you don't have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can't expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Crisis, Practice, Spiritual)

"The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted by Canadian unfair trade practices."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Trade)

"Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Opportunity, Errors, Judgment, Magic, Physics, Practice)

"Did they preach one thing and practice another, these men of God?"
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Men, God, Practice)

"It's too late for that - trying to second guess it. It's over. I'm worried about how to get the kids through school and still write and practice law and take power of attorney."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Power, Kids, Law, Practice, School, Trying)

"It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Excuses, Practice, Singing)

"You've got to build a career and a practice."
- Robin Day
(Related: Career, Practice)

"Practice, work hard, and give it everything you have."
- Dizzy Dean
(Related: Work, Practice)

"These critics organize and practice in my case a sort of obsessive personality cult which philosophers should know how to question and above all, to moderate."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Personality, Practice, Question)

"Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed."
- Anita Desai
(Related: Athletes, Day, Effort, Practice, Sense, Writing)

"Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Fear, Freedom, Loneliness, Practice, Yoga)

"Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Community, Practice)

"All human societies go through fads in which they temporarily either adopt practices of little use or else abandon practices of considerable use."
- Jared Diamond
"I still need practice in enjoying the fruits of success."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Success, Practice)

"If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the big leagues they just had to know how we helped each other and how much we practiced back then. We did it every minute we could."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Family, Kids)

"Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music."
- Diogenes
(Related: Music, Virtue, Neglect, Practice, Sound)

"I was on the show previously as a guest host, so I had a little practice."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Guest, Practice)

"The practice of politics in the East may be defined by one word: dissimulation."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Politics, May, Practice)

"Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Decision, Rights, Practice, Wrong)

"The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Education, Family, Life, Influence, Parents, Prejudice)

"I didn't have a clue where I was going on my first lap of practice."
- Joey Dunlop
(Related: First, Practice)

"Americans spend much of their adult lives paying taxes in various forms. We should end this practice of paying a tax that is triggered only by debt."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Americans, Debt, End, Tax, Practice, Taxes)

"Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Marriage, Time, Ownership, Possession, Practice)

"Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer."
- John Edward
(Related: Defense, Information, Language, Practice, Prayer, Self)

"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Time, Conflict, Fact, Fighting, Leaders, Old, Political leaders, Resolution)

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
- Manfred Eigen
(Related: Difference, Practice, Theory)

"America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Government, Failure, Possibility, America, Capitalism, Consequences, Nothing, Practice, Theory)

"I'm a practicing Christian - and I'm going to keep practicing till I get it right - but I don't feel everyone has to practice the same religion that I do. You have a right to worship who you choose and how you choose to."
- Jane Elliot
(Related: Religion, Christian, Practice, Right, Worship)

"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."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Thought, Psychoanalysis, Therapy)

"It worries me a little bit the reach and power of TV. More people saw me in 'The Practice' than will ever see me in all the stage plays I ever do. Which is sort of humbling. Or troubling. Or both."
- Michael Emerson
(Related: Power, People, Practice, Will)

"Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater."
- Epictetus
(Related: Heaven, Practice)

"Getting a chance to practice six months against my own teammates, who I consider the best soccer players in the world, there's no way I couldn't improve."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: Chance, Months, Practice, Soccer, World)

"The simplicity and uniformity of rural occupations, and their incessant practice, preclude any anxieties and agitations of hope and fear, to which employments of a more precarious and casual nature are subject."
- William Falconer
(Related: Nature, Fear, Hope, Occupations, Practice, Simplicity)

"The Bush administration does not desire to see Islam practiced in its pristine purity."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Islam, Desire, Purity)

"Actually, most things I say in public lead more or less directly to my own compositional practice, so I should be careful about generalizing lest they come back to haunt me."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Practice, Public)

"I don't like to practice ahead of time what I'm going to say."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Time, Practice)

"Soon after I returned to private practice, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger called me one day."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Court, Day, Justice, Practice)

"However, as a parent, as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Food, Control, Children, Will)

"The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Art, Medicine, Practice)

"Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Work, Nature, Advice, Partnership)

"Diagnosis is not the end, but the beginning of practice."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Beginning, End, Practice)

"Don't despise empiric truth. Lots of things work in practice for which the laboratory has never found proof."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Work, Truth, Practice, Proof)

"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
(Related: Golf, Now, Practice, Today)

"I retired because I had a knee injury, my cartilage was wearing out, it was painful and I couldn't put in the four hours of practice each day that I needed to."
- Guy Forget
(Related: Day, Injury, Practice)

"Well, you have your regular classes, like three hours every other day, three times a week. You get twice a week to have an ice practice. Once a week you have weight lifting. It was great."
- Peter Forsberg
(Related: Day, Practice, Weight)

"We had a great group of guys when I was there, five of us, I think. It's a great competition. Every practice was hard. I think that's helped us a lot, everybody that was there."
- Peter Forsberg
(Related: Competition, Practice)

"I wouldn't accept losing as a team, wouldn't accept losing as my team. It's like a war every practice. I think it helped us a lot."
- Peter Forsberg
(Related: War, Losing, Practice)

"Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Life, Practice)

"Control is the wrong word. The practice is very much about sharing, and, in any creative practice, some individuals, whether partners or directors, are much closer to certain projects than I could ever be."
- Norman Foster
(Related: Control, Practice, Projects, Sharing, Word, Wrong)

"Let us not say that we will decide on a political basis at the national level that no State is competent to regulate the practice of medicine in that State if they decide to allow a doctor to prescribe marijuana, because that is what we are talking about."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Medicine, Practice, State, Talking, Will)

"Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Fools, Practice, Treachery)

"Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with boredom. On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds. And none can say that the response is ill advised."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: American, Boredom, Economics)

"An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Practice, Preaching, Worth)

"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."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Compromise, Expression, Limits, Perfection, Practice)

"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."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Now, Schools, Today, Will, Wonder, Years)

"We'd go to the fraternity house. It was a good place to practice. But we really wanted the kids to overhear us. And whoever heard us would go nuts over it."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Kids, Practice)

"The last couple of practices, all we've been doing is a lot of defensive things. We've been going over some drills that make all of us have to communicate."
- Kevin Garnett
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Leadership, Attitude, Actions, Words)

"Billions of people don't practice a religion at all."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Religion, People, Practice)

"It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Work, Action, Memory, Pen, Practice)

"I think any parent that makes their kid sit at a piano against their will and practice, they're going to have a kid that's not going to want to play the piano."
- Debbie Gibson
(Related: Play, Practice, Want, Will)

"I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Day, Practice, Tolerance)

"The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Conscience, Countries, Disease, Evil, Physicians, Practice)

"If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present, then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed - at will and voluntarily."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Attention, Practice, Present, Will)

"Try to put well in practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Time, Now, Practice, Will)

"The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there."
- Betty Grable
(Related: Women, Practice)

"Learn by practice."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Practice)

"We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."
- Martha Graham
(Related: God, Dance, Dancing, Living, Practice, Principles)

"Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Faith, Vision, Act, Desire, Obstacles, Perfection, Practice)

"The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Mind, Practice, Questions)

"Everybody's for democracy in principle. It's only in practice that the thing gives rise to stiff objections."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Democracy, Practice)

"The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me."
- Wayne Gretzky
(Related: Fun, Practice)

"Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Attitude, Now, Press, Public, Skepticism)

"There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Difference, Dying, Leading, Practice, Preparation, Spiritual)

"We're on the path of creating monopoly business practices out of copyright law."
- Robin Gross
(Related: Business, Law)

"Thought is a strenuous art - few practice it, and then only at rare times."
- David Ben Gurion
(Related: Art, Thought, Practice)

"It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Time, Love, Discipline, Being, Honor, Job, Practice, Respect)

"I believe people who practice their beliefs in daily life are activists."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Life, People, Beliefs, Practice)

"Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: Life, Affirmation, Ideals, Practice)

"Don't do anything in practice that you wouldn't do in the game."
- George Halas
(Related: Practice)

"Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Time, Failure, Day, Practice)

"I try to practice with my life."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Life, Practice)

"I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take, than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Buddhism)

"You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Practice)

"You can practice to learn a technique, but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Practice)

"When I was coming up, I practiced all the time because I thought if I didn't I couldn't do my best."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Time, Thought)

"The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: Peace, Actions, Practice)

"So organic farming practices are something that, to me, are interlinked with the idea of using biodiesel."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Idea)

"The U.S. states that allow for citizens' initiatives tend to have fewer laws and lower taxes than the ones that don't. But the beauty of the system is that it encourages the spread of best practice."
- Daniel Hannan
(Related: Beauty, Laws, Practice, states, Taxes)

"I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes to practice with my ABA team, the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1. In the afternoon, I have meetings."
- Tim Hardaway
(Related: Son, Meetings, Practice, School)

"Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene."
- Cedric Hardwicke
(Related: Love, Actors, Practice, Restraint)

"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Success, Constitution, Practice)

"Jack Lambert is mean and relentless wherever he goes, on and off the field! I do remember many times he would chase me in practice but no way would I let him catch me."
- Franco Harris
(Related: Practice)

"Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Idea, Practice)

"Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn't take any practice."
- Paul Harvey
(Related: Practice)

"Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn't take any practice."
- Will Harvey
(Related: Practice)

"The fact is... our doors have not exactly been knocked down by companies willing to defend Microsoft's business practices."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Business, Fact)

"Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Competition)

"Whatever the difference between brilliant and average brains, we are all creative. And through practice and study we can enhance our skills and talents."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Difference, Practice, Study)

"Like all citizens, Ms. McNeill has the right to be free from unlawful employment practices such as sex discrimination and retaliation."
- John Hawkins
(Related: Sex, Discrimination, Right)

"Great thoughts reduced to practice become great acts."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Thoughts, Practice)

"If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it."
- Jascha Heifetz
(Related: Day, Practice, Public)

"I retire to make way for an abler man. In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years, but when I have get back to the practice of law, I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left."
- Alexander Henry
(Related: Hope, Law, Lawyers, Man, Practice, Vitality, Years)

"It is good for us to keep some account of our prayers, that we may not unsay them in our practice."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: May, Practice)

"If government half a century ago had provided us with all our dinners and breakfasts, it would be the practice of our orators today to assume the impossibility of our providing for ourselves."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Government, Impossibility, Practice, Today)

"A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame and money, but even... without any hope of doing it well."
- Oliver Herford
(Related: Love, Money, Hope, Fame, Man)

"We've practiced loving long enough, let's come at last to hate."
- Georg Herwegh
(Related: Hate)

"You don't know how much artists go through to make it look so easy. It's all in the practice."
- Lauryn Hill
(Related: Artists, Practice)

"If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Church, Judgment, Obedience, Practice, Right)

"Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Man, Play, Skill)

"He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast."
- James Hogg
(Related: Family, Time, Feet, Practice, Prayer, Worship)

"The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Design, Competition, Practice, Public, Years)

"Teach and practice, practice and teach - that is all we have; that is all we are good for; that is all we ever ought to do."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Practice)

"Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Politics, Winning, Battle, Practice, Principles)

"In practice, socialism didn't work. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Society, Work, Economy, Ignorance, Practice, Psychology, Socialism)

"What the left says sounds very good but, in practice, it works out very badly."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Practice)

"There is nothing like practice."
- Alan Hovhaness
(Related: Nothing, Practice)

"That was the biggest thrill, going over to these guy's houses and having them want me to practice with them and they would show me a lot of stuff, which was really advanced stuff to me at my age."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Age, Houses, Practice, Want)

"A superstition which pretends to be scientific creates a much greater confusion of thought than one which contents itself with simple popular practices."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Thought, Confusion, Popular, Superstition)

"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Nature, Life, Office, Practice, Public)

"For every pass I caught in a game, I caught a thousand in practice."
- Don Hutson
(Related: Practice)

"For too long nurses have been undervalued, restricted in what they could do, with too few career opportunities in clinical practice. For far too long, nurses have endured a pay system that has held them back - both professionally as well as financially."
- John Hutton
(Related: Career, Nurses, Practice)

"It's fun to be there with the guys, to practice with them, arrange the balls, do this, do that, but when you play you can get some of this nervousness out of your system."
- Goran Ivanisevic
(Related: Fun, Nervousness, Play, Practice)

"It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, Power, Constitution, Laws, Practice, President, states, United)

"The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness."
- Holbrook Jackson
(Related: Art, Health, Time, Day, Illness, Joy, Night, Reading, Sorrow)

"Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice."
- William James
(Related: Day, Practice)

"Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Peace, Past, Practice)

"If philosophy is practice, a demand to know the manner in which its history is to be studied is entailed: a theoretical attitude toward it becomes real only in the living appropriation of its contents from the texts."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: History, Attitude, Living, Philosophy, Practice)

"Even scientific knowledge, if there is anything to it, is not a random observation of random objects; for the critical objectivity of significant knowledge is attained as a practice only philosophically in inner action."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Knowledge, Action, Observation, Practice)

"Philosophy as practice does not mean its restriction to utility or applicability, that is, to what serves morality or produces serenity of soul."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Morality, Soul, Philosophy, Practice, Serenity)

"If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Exercise, Kids, Practice)

"I hope that some day the practice of producing cowpox in human beings will spread over the world - when that day comes, there will be no more smallpox."
- Edward Jenner
(Related: Hope, Day, Practice, Will, World)

"Why do you not practice what you preach."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Practice)

"I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though."
- Elton John
(Related: People)

"In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing."
- Norah Jones
(Related: College, Practice, Singing, Weekend)

"When the war ends, it will be found that there was an equal amount of "thuggery" practiced on both sides, that terrible things were done to force the final victory."
- Rufus Jones
(Related: War, Victory, Force, Will)

"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
(Related: Enthusiasm, Play, Practice, Will)

"What gets me upset about with the newer players is their lack of intensity. They tend to go through the motions a little bit. They don't understand that you've got to practice the way you play."
- Al Kaline
(Related: Play, Practice)

"The Communists automatically violated the daily practices of democracy to which I was accustomed."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Democracy)

"If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years."
- Alfred Kazin
(Related: Education, Medicine, Practice, Right, Years)

"I don't practice, but I am still officially in paediatrics. I keep in touch with journals, and I have a very good data bank of medical information and there is a key thing for a writer knowing where to go. I know where to go to get the information that I need."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Medical, Information, Key, Practice, Writer)

"All men commend patience, although few are willing to practice it."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Men, Patience, Practice)

"But in practice Australia - the pluralism of Australia - sorry the sectarianism to an extent stopped at the time you took your uniform off after coming home from school."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Home, Time, Practice, School)

"There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive, most start young. But, I practice with many adult competitors."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Age, Exercise, Practice, Want, Weight)

"But it seems that the judging maybe they shouldn't at least see the practices all week long. That can taint the way they go into the judging and the outlook of what's going to happen, instead of just watching those four minutes and judging on those minutes alone."
- Nancy Kerrigan
"An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Practice)

"The Muslims have, as everyone else says, the right to practice their religion and they have the right to construct a mosque at ground zero if they wish. What I am saying, though, is that they should listen to public opinion, they should listen to the deep wounds and anguish that this is causing to so many good people."
- Peter King
(Related: Religion, People, Mosque, Deep, Opinion, Practice, Public, Public opinion, Right, Saying, Wounds)

"Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible."
- Joe Klein
(Related: Bible, American, Journalism, Literary, Practice, Tradition)

"Practice without improvement is meaningless."
- Chuck Knox
(Related: Improvement, Practice)

"I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance."
- Frank Knox
(Related: Civilization, Heart, Man, Nothing, Tolerance, Woman)

"Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else."
- Walter Koenig
(Related: Religion, Freedom, Name, Persecution, Practice, Religious, Tolerance)

"As long as you have a system that is based on the rational that if you are making money you are thereby making a contribution to society, these financial rogue practices will continue."
- David Korten
(Related: Money, Society, Financial, Will)

"Although my art work was heavily informed by my design work on a formal and visual level, as regards meaning and content the two practices parted ways."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Art, Design, Work, Content, Meaning)

"It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations. Everything can't be personalized."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Work, Eloquence, Hard work, Mind, Practice)

"Finally, I have to say that the most surprising aspect has been the speed at which the folks in India adapt to Western practices. They learn fast, really, really fast."
- Sanjay Kumar
"I love swimming, tennis, and I am taking up golf. I am not serious about it, I just go to the range and practice. Other than that, I enjoy going to the movies and hanging out with my friends."
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Love, Movies, Friends, Golf, Practice, Tennis)

"My advice to an aspiring actor would be to never stop learning or working for what you want. Nothing comes easy, ever, if you want something, you have to work for it. By working for it I mean work on your craft, learn from people who have something to teach. It's just like anything else, practice makes perfect."
- James Lafferty
(Related: Work, People, Actor, Advice, Learning, Nothing, Practice, Want)

"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Enemy, Practice, Tolerance)

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Compassion, Practice, Want)

"My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Life, Practice, Theory)

"I never practice; I always play."
- Wanda Landowska
(Related: Play, Practice)

"The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Health, Attention, Care, Country, Effect, Limits)

"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
(Related: Practice, Solidarity, Trade)

"But when I play, I still practice hard and focus on my game."
- Bernhard Langer
(Related: Focus, Play, Practice)

"Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Life, Living, Practice)

"My cousin cleaned out a shotgun for me and let me carry it around the house, because he said, 'Anybody who knows anything about guns is going to know in a second if someone has held a gun before.' I didn't want to be that person. I wanted to be practiced."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Want)

"I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school."
- Alvin Lee
(Related: Guitar, Practice, School)

"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."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Fear, Man)

"I was taking piano lessons with a very good piano instructor in Toronto, and I'm afraid due to my schedule and discipline, it kind of fell apart. One thing lead to another and I was unable to practice as much as I wanted to."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Discipline, Practice)

"It's hard for me to just practice without writing something."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Practice, Writing)

"I like to practice on the bass, but I don't do it as often as I should."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Practice)

"The war... was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Wisdom, War)

"Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche."
- Tanith Lee
(Related: Old, Practice, Writers)

"I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Journalism, Practice, Questions)

"Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory."
- Gottfried Leibniz
(Related: Men, Act, Memory, Perceptions, Physicians, Practice, Theory)

"One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good."
- Abe Lemons
(Related: Day, Living, Practice)

"If you go to school and practice for five days a week, it still gives you two days you can go and see your friends, you can go to the movies, you do whatever you like to do."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Movies, Friends, Practice, School)

"If I don't practice the way I should, then I won't play the way that I know I can."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Play, Practice)

"The first thing I do when I read a part is see if I can identify emotionally with a character. If I make that connection, everything else is just working on knowing their life circumstances and manifesting those through practice and research."
- Joshua Leonard
(Related: Life, Character, Circumstances, Connection, First, Practice, Research)

"Other people - they practice and they practice... these fingers of mine, they got brains in 'em. You don't tell them what to do - they do it. God given talent."
- Jerry Lee Lewis
(Related: God, Talent, People, Practice)

"It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Society, Financial, Security)

"The other thing that happened was my last military assignment - this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Being, Force, Medicine, Military, Order, Psychiatry)

"Yet you should practice the greatest possible love and confidence in treating with Him."
- Alphonsus Liguori
(Related: Love, Confidence, Practice)

"It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice."
- Eric Lindros
(Related: Time, Practice)

"If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: War, Court, Law, Nations, Practice, World)

"Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Practice)

"The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Society, Family, Patience, Practice)

"Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Happiness)

"I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to posterity a great institution, but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism ably practiced in our time."
- Henry R. Luce
(Related: Time, Journalism, Posterity, Tradition, Want)

"There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Anger, People, American, Communication, Disappointment, Pain, Party, Practice, Regret, Republican, Sorrow, Suffering, Want)

"Close contact between science and the practice of collective farms and State farms creates inexhaustible opportunities for the development of theoretical knowledge, enabling us to learn ever more and more about the nature of living bodies and the soil."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Science, Knowledge, Development, Living, Practice, State)

"Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Evolution, Living, Practice, Theory, World)

"I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street."
- Malcom X
(Related: Men, Brotherhood, Practice, Want)

"On The Practice, I get to do what I love to do, and I am making a contribution that will, in the end, help raise social consciousness, dispel some of the myths about being large, and change the way that people view and interact with large people."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Change, Love, People, Being, Consciousness, End, Help, Myths, Practice, Will)

"The format of the race weekend is also very well thought out. We have enough practice time to get the cars well set-up and have a proper qualifying session where we can do as many laps as we like, which is great for the drivers and spectators."
- Nigel Mansell
(Related: Time, Thought, Practice, Race, Weekend)

"We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am... Practice starts too early for us. Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw. I can throw anytime."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Night, Old, Practice, Talking)

"I didn't want to get that ring around my lips from practicing the trumpet, because I thought the girls wouldn't like me. So I never practiced."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Thought, Girls, Want)

"Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Happiness, Knowledge, Earth, Exercise, Generosity, Harmony, Practice, Reason, Universe)

"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
(Related: Practice, Spelling, Words)

"I guess the biggest thing is that I committed to a spiritual center before I do anything else. And I put some daily things in my life into practice and I maintain that, to make sure that I don't drop the ball."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Life, Practice, Spiritual)

"Kids should practice autographing baseballs. This is a skill that's often overlooked in Little League."
- Tug McGraw
(Related: Kids, Practice, Skill)

"Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate lobbyists writing our laws."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Corporate, End, Laws, Practice, Reform, Writing)

"When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Old, Politicians, Practice, Taxation)

"I knew what my times were and how my practices were progressing and how close I was to the goals I had set for the year. I swam hard. I always swam hard. If I didn't, I knew I would pay for it either the next day or the next meet."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Goals, Day)

"The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation."
- Milarepa
(Related: Delay, Meditation, Practice, Will, World)

"That's my fun time so, to me, doing my homework, studying on what I do, watching the movies, listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus a lot on that and practice."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Time, Movies, Music, Focus, Fun, Listening, Practice)

"Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Money, Practice, Singing)

"The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend."
- Agnes de Mille
(Related: Love, Friend, Correction, Faults, Practice)

"All are free to believe or not believe; all are free to practice a faith or not. But those who believe must be free to speak of and act on their belief."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Faith, Belief, Act, Practice)

"In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Dreams, Money, Being, Interest, Open, Waste)

"But in practice, if often comes down to not suffering a loss as big as the huge gain you made a while ago."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Gain, Loss, Practice, Suffering)

"I got into law school to supplement my business background. I'm not planning to practice law."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Business, Law, Planning, Practice, School)

"I'm glad I made the decision, although the practice of law - and particularly serving as a federal judge - was a part of my life that I really enjoyed and treasured and look back on it with fondness."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Decision, Law, Practice)

"What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music."
- Roscoe Mitchell
(Related: Music, Practice, Study)

"I must be informed, that one of my great duties was, to obey the priests in all things; and this I soon learnt, to my utter astonishment and horror, was to live in the practice of criminal intercourse with them."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Horror, Practice)

"Yes, the more I go through life I realize that there's really no separation between practice and art at all. The two things more and more become one rather than two different aspects of my life."
- Meredith Monk
(Related: Art, Life, Practice, Separation)

"Practice every time you get a chance."
- Bill Monroe
(Related: Time, Chance, Practice)

"Some guys practice like all-Americans but they can't play!"
- Joe Montana
(Related: Practice)

"Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Courage, Being, Mistakes, Order, Pain, Practice)

"The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest."
- Thomas More
(Related: Home, Soul, Day, Importance, Practice, Simplicity)

"So now I don't have time to practice drums. It's been five years since I've touched the drums."
- Ikue Mori
(Related: Time, Now, Practice, Years)

"Money is not our primary aim. Changing the behavior and the practice of the gun industry is."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Money, Behavior, Practice)

"I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: American, Jazz)

"We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: Childhood, Enemies)

"Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Art, Life, Being, Practice, Preparation, Training, Trials)

"I believe that nothing enjoys a higher estate in our society than the right given by the First and Fourteenth Amendments freely to practice and proclaim one's religious convictions."
- Frank Murphy
(Related: Society, First, Nothing, Practice, Religious, Right)

"How can you practice dancing in an airplane? There's a law against it."
- George Murphy
(Related: Dancing, Law, Practice)

"We cannot make good news out of bad practice."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: News, Practice)

"Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Democracy, Practice, Theory)

"You know it's very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft."
- Leslie Nielsen
(Related: Life, Time, People, Actor, Hearing, Practice, Right)

"That's why we have practice rounds. We make the adjustments as we go around, try and find out how to play the golf course the best we can. No big deal, it's nothing to me, it's the same for me as it is to everybody and we're all trying to understand it."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Golf, Nothing, Play, Practice, Trying)

"The players have competed on the level the last 25 or 30 years are always going to be the players that compete at a high level. These guys practice hard, they work on their game, they still hit the ball extremely well."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Work, Practice, Years)

"Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly as the Richard Speck strategy: if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once, take them out of the room one at a time."
- Grover Norquist
(Related: Politics, Time, Practice)

"I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her, and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes. Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie."
- Conor Oberst
(Related: Lie, Eyes, Now)

"They put me in a harness, like a horse, to learn the back somersault. It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time. The courage came with practice."
- Donald O'Connor
(Related: Time, Courage, First, Practice)

"The kids wait for it to be organized. They want to go play all of these tournaments, for a little practice time. I learned my skills by dropping the puck just with the kids. I think that's missing today."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Time, Kids, Play, Practice, Today, Want)

"Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice."
- George Orwell
(Related: Society, Practice, Will)

"Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert."
- William Osler
(Related: Practice, Senses)

"I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial; but, if ever I should, it will then be known how far I can reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth."
- James Otis
(Related: God, Truth, May, Melancholy, Practice, Principles, Will)

"When I was young, I had one of those Yamaha drum machines, and I used to practice to that quite a bit, just to practice soloing and being in time and completing all my phrases."
- John Otto
(Related: Time, Being, Machines, Practice)

"Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Life, Practice)

"You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail."
- Charlie Parker
(Related: Forget, Practice, Wail)

"I'm trying to practice owning less stuff."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Practice, Trying)

"Nothing to mountaineering, just a little physical endurance, a good deal of brains, lots of practice, and plenty of warm clothing."
- Annie Smith Peck
(Related: Endurance, Nothing, Practice)

"Everything is practice."
- Pele
(Related: Practice)

"Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Practice, Theory)

"Salesmanship, too, is an art; the perfection of its technique requires study and practice."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Art, Perfection, Practice, Study)

"It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Children, Consideration, Practice)

"But at school, I wasn't athletic, and if you're not athlete in high school, it's kind of hard to find your place, so play practice seemed perfect, especially if you were as uncoordinated as I was."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Play, Practice, School)

"Practice is everything. This is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect."
- Periander
(Related: Practice)

"I am playing the violin, that's all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Education, Day, Nothing, Practice)

"The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent oversight of professional boxing, which has led to continuing scandals, controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary injuries and deaths in the sport."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Boxing, Today)

"We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Light, Practice)

"Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Progress, Failure, Conservation, Day, Misery, Practice, Prosperity, Will)

"World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Peace, Conservation, Nations, Practice, World)

"So no, it's not all in the genes, but what isn't in the genes isn't in the family environment either. It can't be explained in terms of the overall personalities or the child-rearing practices of parents."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Family, Environment, Parents)

"Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half."
- Plato
(Related: Men, Women, Being, Country, Mind, Nothing, Practice, State)

"One man cannot practice many arts with success."
- Plato
(Related: Success, Man, Practice)

"Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large."
- Plutarch
(Related: Men, Faults, Habits, Public)

"If medicine was practiced in 1965 the way it's practiced today, there's no question that prescriptions would have been included in Medicare."
- John Podesta
(Related: Medicine, Question, Today)

"I don't think the scientific method and the science fictional method are really analogous. The thing about them is that neither is really practiced very much, at least not consciously. But the fact that they are methodical does relate them."
- Frederik Pohl
(Related: Science, Fact)

"But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Art, Wealth, Abundance, Fortune, Practice, Reputation, Want)

"The practice of the law is a perfectly distinct art."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Art, Law, Practice)

"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."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Truth, Being, Error, Errors)

"Hard work - I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn't fly. It's all in the practice. It does take work and it ain't easy - but man, the rewards!"
- Susan Powter
(Related: Work, Hard work, Laziness, Man, Practice)

"I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend, so I know at the beginning of the race, from all that I have analysed during the practice, whether I will win the race or not."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Work, Beginning, Practice, Race, Weekend, Will)

"In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one's life."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Life, Time, Earth, Practice, Theory)

"No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Practice, Vice)

"I welcome the President and working with him to try to get some of that medical malpractice reform so we can get the cost of health care to come down."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Health, Medical, Care, President, Reform)

"On this basis, which was originally financial and goes back to George Peabody, there grew up in the twentieth century a power structure between London and New York which penetrated deeply into university life, the press, and the practice of foreign policy."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Power, Life, Policy, Financial, Foreign policy, London, Practice, Press, University)

"The earlier practice of the Church had been more or less to employ in worship under the presidency of the pastor or pastors, the gifts of the congregation."
- Robert Rainy
(Related: Church, Gifts, Practice, Presidency, Worship)

"If you desire to be pure, have firm faith, and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. Your little brain will otherwise be muddled."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: Faith, Arguments, Desire, Energy, Will)

"It is easy to talk on religion, but difficult to practice it."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: Religion, Practice, Talk)

"One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Perception, Muslim, America, Circumstances, Fact, Living, Needs, Practice, World)

"I think it's a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get."
- Buddy Rich
(Related: Practice)

"So, practice, particularly after you've attained a job, any kind of job, like playing with a four piece band, that's... an opportunity to develop."
- Buddy Rich
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Practice)

"Well, I never really practiced because I never had the opportunity to practice."
- Buddy Rich
(Related: Opportunity, Practice)

"Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?"
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Legal, Work, Policy, Effort, Needs, Practice, Public, Public policy, Question, Skill, Will)

"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience."
- Hyman Rickover
(Related: Ideas, Patience, Practice)

"Even though NASA tries to simulate launch, and we practice in simulators, it's not the same - it's not even close to the same."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Practice)

"Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice."
- Nora Roberts
(Related: Love, Soul, Heart, Delight, Magic, Practice)

"Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Women, Capitalism, Children, Feminism, Husbands, Practice, Witchcraft)

"Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Women, Capitalism, Children, Feminism, Husbands, Practice, Witchcraft)

"Practice makes permanent."
- Bobby Robson
(Related: Practice)

"My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Father, Philanthropy)

"No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot."
- Chi Chi Rodriguez
(Related: Luck)

"Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Work, Liberty, Practice)

"Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Communism, Practice)

"Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Success, Day, Nothing)

"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
(Related: People, Opportunity, Clarity, Communication, Emotions, Practice, Style, Will)

"If I do a piece in my living room, if I practice it - and I have the tapes to prove this - it's not going to be as good as doing the same piece in front of an audience."
- Dave Van Ronk
(Related: Living, Practice)

"The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Government, Successful, Growth, Exercise, Judgment, Practice, Reason)

"My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more."
- Pete Rose
(Related: Father, Practice)

"The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice."
- Harold Rosenberg
(Related: Values, Conservative, Practice)

"I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Father, Brother, Man, Practice)

"In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Practice)

"In turn, more physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers are severely limiting their practices, moving to other states, or simply not providing care."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Health, Care, Hospitals, Physicians, states)

"It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis, and I didn't know the why, so I worked with psychologists to try and see what was happening. They pushed me really hard."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Practice, Tennis)

"The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing, but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its role within limits of objectively, responsibility and country interests."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Country, Doubt, Limits, May, Opposition, Practice, Responsibility, Right)

"Further more Yemen is leading pioneer in democratic practice, lots of brothers and friends testified on that."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Brothers, Friends, Leading, Practice)

"In order every one in our homeland learns principles of democracy and the peaceful transition of power, and in order to stabilize and develop multiple choices in democratic practice."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Power, Choices, Democracy, Order, Practice, Principles)

"In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue, right conduct from habitual has become natural."
- Sallust
(Related: Life, Virtue, Practice, Right)

"Where I fall down is my short game. I don't practice enough, and when I have to take a half swing from 50 yards out, that's trouble."
- Pete Sampras
(Related: Practice, Trouble)

"The spirit of logical analysis should in practice blend with the practical pressure for the adoption of some form of international language, but it should not allow itself to be stampeded by it."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Adoption, Language, Practice, Pressure, Spirit)

"For 37 years I've practiced 14 hours a day, and now they call me a genius."
- Pablo de Sarasate
(Related: Genius, Day, Now, Years)

"The more I practice, the luckier I get."
- Gene Sarazen
(Related: Practice)

"I practiced for at least two hours every day for twenty years, before then I practiced maybe four to five hours a day, and before then 14 hours a day. It was all I had ever done."
- Michael Schenker
(Related: Day, Years)

"And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience - I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Experience, Father, HusbBeing, Practice)

"I don't go along with going to Moon first to build a launch pad to go to Mars. We should go to Mars from Earth orbit. We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Earth, First, Moon)

"Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Pursuit, Security, Support, Weapons)

"I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Listening, Practice, Training)

"You know, I've carried a weapon for 10 years, never shot anybody, never robbed anybody. It has saved my life twice, but I know they're not toys. I practice with firearms, I enjoy shooting, it's a hobby of mine and I have a healthy respect for them."
- Luke Scott
(Related: Life, Practice, Respect, Years)

"Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice."
- David Seabury
(Related: Art, Humor, Character, Practice)

"We've got to practice three weeks, get the kinks out, then we've got to practice three weeks with the crew, and then go out for four months. It's just a huge chunk of time out of life."
- Bob Seger
(Related: Life, Time, Months, Practice)

"Musical practice is too young an art in America to warrant a search for men with a conductor's gift."
- Anton Seidl
(Related: Art, Men, America, Practice)

"Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Medical, Being, Practice)

"I practice safe sex - I use an airbag."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: Sex, Practice)

"I think my Buddhist practice has a profound influence on my life and encompasses my creative projects."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Life, Buddhist, Influence, Practice, Projects)

"Because of my Buddhist practice, I'm never lacking for inspiration."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Inspiration, Buddhist, Practice)

"I woke up an hour before I was supposed to, and started going over the mental checklist: where do I go from here, what do I do? I don't remember eating anything at all, just going through the physical, getting into the suit. We practiced that so much, it was all rote."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Eating)

"Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage."
- Charles Simmons
(Related: Love, Men, Greatness, End, First, Integrity, Opposition, Practice, Praise, Self, Universe, Will)

"People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: People, Animals, Justification, Logic, Practice)

"Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore meditate, meditate."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Meditation, Practice)

"There is a gulf between the high value Americans put on life in theory and its cheapness in practice."
- Elizabeth Joan Smith
(Related: Life, Americans, Practice, Theory, Value)

"My boys told me they'd rather play than practice."
- Jimmy Smith
(Related: Boys, Play, Practice)

"There are no right and wrong ways to work in this business, but there are some basic common-sense practices. Work very, very hard and always be prepared; never give up; and once you get the job, give them more than they ever expected: - Shine!"
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Work, Business, Job, Right, Wrong)

"Practice puts brains in your muscles."
- Sam Snead
(Related: Practice)

"What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems."
- Duke Snider
(Related: Practice, Problems)

"Well, I make a practice of not commenting on the role of the relative exchange value of our currency."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Practice, Value)

"We had to depend on other institutions to do research on our behalf. We had to use the information that already existed to craft the best practices to distribute throughout the country. And we had to do all of that in ten months."
- DeForest Soaries
(Related: Country, Information, Months, Research)

"Although both sides of my family were religious, I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith. I did not really rebel against it, but then, as today, I disliked organized religion. I have a strange inhibition about praying with others."
- Georg Solti
(Related: Family, Faith, Religion, Practice, Religious, Today)

"All deception in the course of life is indeed nothing else but a lie reduced to practice, and falsehood passing from words into things."
- Robert Southey
(Related: Life, Lie, Deception, Falsehood, Nothing, Practice, Words)

"I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat, many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology."
- Oswald Spengler
(Related: Practice, Psychology)

"You guys know the way I play. And what's so ironic is, KG is the same way. I'm looking at him in practice and going, 'Wow, I'm always that guy,' you know?"
- Latrell Sprewell
(Related: Play, Practice)

"The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Idea, Practice)

"We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players. We take batting practice until our hands bleed."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Practice)

"I said in sharp language that that practice was wrong."
- Ken Starr
(Related: Language, Practice, Wrong)

"One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman."
- Edith Stein
(Related: Profession, Woman)

"Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Women, Children, Pornography, Practice)

"I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice."
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Practice)

"The practice of executing such offenders is a relic of the past and is inconsistent with evolving standards of decency in a civilized society."
- John Paul Stevens
(Related: Society, Decency, Past, Practice)

"For a while, I think in 1994, it got to where I didn't want to practice."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Practice, Want)

"The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way."
- Sting
(Related: Journey, Practice, Spiritual, Yoga)

"They were heading out to the middle of the bay - the Gulf - that's another thing that became kind of standard practice, we didn't hurry the destroyers around the beach any more, when it got dark, we'd take 'em out thirty or forty miles out in the middle of the Tonkin Gulf."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Beach, Practice)

"I could not have done anymore, I had pushed myself to a limit that I had never touched before and that's definitely going to change you - than going out and doing what you do in practice every day."
- Elvis Stojko
(Related: Change, Day, Practice)

"I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Appearance, Guest, Practice)

"A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government."
- Joseph Story
(Related: Government, Execution, May, Practice, Theory)

"Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Character, Practice, states, United, Washington)

"Not to say that corporations are perfect today, but even grand corporations like Dupont have made immense progress in translating some of their past environmentally damaging practices into new profit opportunities."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Progress, Corporations, Past, Profit, Today)

"That dichotomy between the public consumption of the work and my intent and practice in making it is an uneasy one for me, on occasion."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Work, Practice, Public)

"I never have known a man of ordinary common-sense who did not urge upon his sons, from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the practice of accumulation."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Childhood, Economy, Man, Practice, Sons)

"We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism. At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it."
- Kim Il Sung
(Related: Time, Being, Compromise, Fact, Fight, Practice)

"Everything you need to get that relaxed driving that brings consistency only comes with practice."
- John Surtees
(Related: Consistency, Driving, Practice)

"The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise."
- Thomas Sydenham
(Related: Art, Exercise, Medicine, Practice)

"Practice is the best of all instructors."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Practice)

"Nothing can ever happen twice. In consequence, the sorry fact is that we arrive here improvised and leave without the chance to practice."
- Wislawa Szymborska
(Related: Chance, Fact, Nothing, Practice)

"We are the kind of people who obsess over one word... but we have only one shot to get it right in concert. It was hard the first time I practiced with them. I was so nervous that my vocal chords were paralyzed for about a half-hour."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Time, People, First, Right, Word)

"The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't. But style is at least partly a learned thing: one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice - by work."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Work, Listening, Practice, Reading, Style)

"I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame or a professional career to practice clean living, fair play and good sportsmanship."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Career, Fame, Living, Play, Practice)

"You know, I went to Oberlin. At that time, grades were - you elected to have them or not. It was all of that era where grades were out the window. But I did very well in school. I didn't really study the arts; I practiced the arts."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: Time, School, Study)

"For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Religion, Christian, Foolishness, Practice)

"You can be in Tokyo or Alberta at four in the morning in your hotel and you can still practice if you feel like it. A trombone cannot do that at four in the morning."
- Toots Thielemans
(Related: Practice)

"Even President Bush has cited the need to outlaw the practice of corporations making loans to their officers. Strangely enough, when the President was a corporate officer, he took out several loans from the company."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Company, Corporate, Corporations, Practice, President)

"When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Religion, Buddhist, Environment, Practice, Spiritual)

"Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice."
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Related: Imagination, Enthusiasm, Apathy, First, Practice)

"I have ballet class every other day for two hours. And for "Six Feet Under", last week there was a sequence where I had to do a whole choreographed dance number, so I had four hours of dance practice every day."
- Michelle Trachtenberg
(Related: Dance, Ballet, Class, Day, Feet, Practice)

"Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Management, Practice)

"The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced."
- D. Elton Trueblood
(Related: Christianity, Hearing, World)

"Beautiful Evidence is about the theory and practice of analytical design."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Design, Practice, Theory)

"Pranayama is the practice of breath control. The word prana refers not only to breath, but also to air and life itself."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Life, Control, Practice, Word)

"Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Practice, Spirituality, Study, Yoga)

"As long as I was breathing with the contractions and not pushing against them, I felt better. That idea is fundamental-to feel pain and not to resist; to go towards it. It is an incredibly spiritual practice."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Idea, Pain, Practice, Spiritual)

"God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board."
- Mark Twain
(Related: God, Practice, School)

"The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Medical, Christian, Bible, Practice)

"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
(Related: God, Conscience, Country, Freedom, Goodness, Practice, Prudence, Speech)

"In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards."
- Mark Twain
(Related: God, First, Idiots, Practice, School)

"The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Peace, God, Gods, Land, Practice, World)

"The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Soul, Heart, Thoughts, Being, Earth, Fire, Heaven, Practice, Water)

"One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Money, Peace, Power, Heaven, Practice, Right)

"There is no such thing as a homosexual or a heterosexual person. There are only homo- or heterosexual acts. Most people are a mixture of impulses if not practices."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: People, Impulses)

"He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: May, Practice, Theory)

"If faith in ourselves had been more extensively taught and practiced, I am sure a very large portion of the evils and miseries that we have would have vanished."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Faith)

"I passed the Bar on the first shot, But I have never practiced law."
- Walter Wager
(Related: First, Law)

"We believe in fair exchange rates and Japan doesn't practice that. They have massive U.S. dollar reserves, and they use them to intervene regularly."
- Rick Wagoner
(Related: Practice)

"The terrible thing about terrorism is that ultimately it destroys those who practice it. Slowly but surely, as they try to extinguish life in others, the light within them dies."
- Terry Waite
(Related: Life, Light, Practice, Terrorism)

"As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set a precedent for energy efficient practices."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Energy, Responsibility)

"When I wrote The Onion Field, I realized that my first two novels were just practice."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: First, Practice)

"One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Experience, Needs, Practice, World)

"The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it."
- George Washington
(Related: Character, Practice, Sense, Swearing, Vice)

"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!"
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Ideas, Purpose, Clarity, Practice, Writing)

"Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application - practice. What you practice is what you manifest."
- Fay Weldon
(Related: Practice)

"I was so anxious to succeed that I made a practice of appearing on all the disc jockey shows I could, in order to publicize the band."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Order, Practice, Succeed)

"Why don't we call on the credit card companies to be accountable? They need to be held accountable for their predatory lending practices."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Credit)

"I think generally the Japanese players have more intensity in practice but generally I do the same things."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Practice)

"All... religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest."
- Thomas Wentworth
(Related: Belief, Practice, Rest)

"God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide."
- Rebecca West
(Related: God, Practice)

"Both Christians and religious Jews are finding it increasingly difficult to practice their faiths through college groups on so-called mainline campuses in the United States."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: College, Practice, Religious, states, United)

"Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Act, Coach, Listening, Practice, Present, Sound)

"I'm always mentally photographing everything as practice."
- Minor White
(Related: Practice)

"We know from our clinical experience in the practice of medicine that in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, the individual and his background of heredity are just as important, if not more so, as the disease itself."
- Paul Dudley White
(Related: Experience, Disease, Heredity, Medicine, Practice, Treatment)

"Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity; and yet, how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced?"
- George Whitefield
(Related: Christianity, Nothing)

"Players should know that if you can't make the contribution of the winning shot, that your attitude every day when you come to practice, or the positive contribution you make through cheering and keeping up team morale, is just as important in the overall picture."
- Sue Wicks
(Related: Attitude, Positive, Winning, Day, Practice)

"I'm closer to being happy. I'm doing things that make me happy. In football I loved to practice and I loved to play, but I hated to be in meetings, hated to talk to the media, hated to have cameras in my face, hated to sign autographs. I hated to do all those things."
- Ricky Williams
(Related: Being, Football, Media, Meetings, Play, Practice, Talk)

"The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Goal, Practice, Self, Sense, Spiritual)

"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Forgiveness, Healing, Practice, World)

"In practice, attempts to sort out good erotica from bad porn inevitably comes down to: What turns me on is erotica; what turns you on is pornographic."
- Ellen Willis
(Related: Practice)

"I have been agreeably disappointed in my idea of the camels. They are far from unpleasant to ride; in fact, it is much less fatiguing than riding on horseback, and even with the little practice I have yet had, I find it shakes me less."
- William John Wills
(Related: Idea, Fact, Practice)

"One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Technology, Information, Medicine)

"Unless physicians stand together to fight threats and injustices, our practices cannot remain viable in the future."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Fight, Future, Physicians)

"I would like the Medical Society to be one of the resources for information about the influences that have an impact on our patients and our practices."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Medical, Society, Information)

"My judges preach against free love openly, practice it secretly."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Love, Judges, Practice)

"When you practice reporting for as long as I have, you keep yourself at a distance from True Believers. Either conservatives or liberals or Democrats or Republicans."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Democrats, Liberals, Practice, Republicans)

"The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Time, Error, Habits, Mind, Practice, Prejudice, Principles)

"We are determined that our nation shall cease to be a burden on other countries but shall contribute positively to world prosperity, while observing fully the fair trade practices in international commerce."
- Shigeru Yoshida
(Related: Burden, Commerce, Countries, Nation, Prosperity, Trade, World)

"Well, Steve Vai joined my dad's band right around the time when I actually started playing guitar. So he gave me a couple of lessons on fundamentals, and gave me some scales and practice things to work on. But I pretty much learned everything by ear."
- Dweezil Zappa
(Related: Time, Work, Dad, Guitar, Practice, Pretty, Right)

"Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow. I want to learn to run fast."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Practice, Running, Want)

"Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment."
- Dogen Zenji
(Related: Plants, Practice, Trees, Will)

"It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy."
- Khaleda Zia
(Related: Politics, Courtesy, Decency, Patience, Politeness, Practice)

"Activities that seem to represent choices are often inert reproductions of accepted practice."
- Shoshana Zuboff
(Related: Choices, Practice)