Practice Quotes

A.J. Darkholme

Sometimes the best way to learn a lesson isn't just hearing the words, but putting it into practice by experimenting with it and finding its truth for yourself instead of taking someone else’s word for it.

Lionel Shriver

The good life doesn't knock on the door.
Joy is a job.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at
Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at first, memorize and thereafter sing it as if you were pretending to be unacquainted.

Michael Bassey Johnson

We didn't come to the world just to entertain, we came to play remarkable roles, and our reward is to see you doing more than us.

Amit Kalantri

Practice patience to get the results but don't be much patient to take actions.

Luther Burbank

Scientists gladly accept any new truth demonstrated by evidence, that is, proved by the very law of the cosmos. Not so with any new conceptions of religion; these are fought by the use of persecution and venom. Many of the current religious beliefs literally carried into practice would stampede humanity into the old jungle ideas and habits.

Alcurtis Turner

If you put the time and work into getting better therefore that is called practice, anything that you practice you will definitely get better.

Carol Shields

His father, that austere, unfeeling and untutored man, had insisted his sons polish their boots every evening. Flett has learned to be grateful for this early discipline. It kept him breathing as a boy, provided a pulse, gave order to vast incomprehension. Later he found other ways.

Franz Bardon

Be kind and generous to your fellows, but hard and relentless with yourself.

Carew Papritz

Enjoy what you are learning and doing. This is one of the hardest concepts in the entire world to understand. Harder yet to put into practice.

Miguel Ruiz

You don't need to justify your love, you don't need to explain your love, you just need to practice your love. Practice creates the master.


For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.

Greg Kincaid

No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That's the only way to keep the roads clear.

Erin Fall Haskell

The ultimate relationship is within thyself, knowing that all other relationships are a projection or a reflection of our ability or inability to love.

Swami Satchidananda

Mere philosophy will not satisfy us. We cannot reach the goal by mere words alone. Without practice, nothing can be achieved. (3)

Amit Kalantri

A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.

Amit Kalantri

In meetings philosophy might work,
on the field practicality works.

Jean-Yves Leloup

The best religion or practice is the one that makes us better. (42)

Gina Greenlee

Practice makes comfort. Expand your experiences regularly
so every stretch won’t feel like your first.

Marian Deegan

Any master skill in practice is about comprehending myriad elements and fitting them together in inspired ways that satisfy the objective.

Alperen Gülveren

A hard practicing period yields a lifelong victory

Aleister Crowley

Indubitably, Magick is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgement and practice than in any other branch of physics.

Johann Sebastian Bach

What I have achieved by industry and practice, anyone else with tolerable natural gift and ability can also achieve.

Mary Lydon Simonsen

‎Determination, effort, and practice are rewarded with success.

Robert A. Heinlein

Sex, whatever else it is, is an athletic skill. The more you practice, the more you can, the more you want to, the more you enjoy it, the less it tires you.

Barry López

Up there in that room, as I see it, is the reading and the thinking-through, a theory of rivers, of trees moving, of falling light. Here on the river, as I lurch against a freshening of the current, is the practice of rivers. In navigating by the glow of the Milky Way, the practice of light. In steadying with a staff, the practice of wood.

Ravi Ravindra

Patanjali says that we can meditate on anything that our heart desires. The important thing is not what we meditate on, but more that we meditate. And then gradually to meditate more and more on what corresponds to the innermost longing of our heart. The practice of meditation . . . gradually works its magic in stilling the mind. (42)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied.

Brian Lies

practice makes better

Alan W. Watts

The brush must draw by itself. This cannot happen if one does not practice constantly. But neither can it happen if one makes an effort.

Doug Cooper

To exist here, I’ll have to become skilled in saying no - an art in which I was once well accomplished, but one I no longer care to practice.

Bryant McGill

As a servant of love every exchange passes through the practice.

Alcurtis Turner

The more you practice the better you'll be, the harder you train the great in you they'll see.

Amit Kalantri

To perform you need practice, to practice you need passion.

Amit Kalantri

Preparation doesn't assures victory, it assures confidence.

Amit Kalantri

A painting shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.

Amit Kalantri

Pragmatism is good prevention for problems.

Amit Kalantri

Lovers tend to be philosophical, achievers are practical.

Bell Hooks

The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.

Norbert Harms

Humanity doesn't need to be understood, if you can practice it

Richelle E. Goodrich

An accumulation of pennies is a fortune. Day-to-day practice is perfection. A dream realized is nothing more than many steps taken toward the borders of once-impossible.

Patrick Rothfuss

Music is a proud, temperamental mistress. Give her the time and attention she deserves, and she is yours. Slight her and there will come a day when you call and she will not answer. So I began sleeping less to give her the time she needed.

Oliver Sacks

The combination of mental and physical practice leads to greater performance improvement than does physical practice alone, a phenomenon for which our findings provide a physiological explanation. - Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Ann Voskamp

Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.

Ravi Ravindra

[I]t is important not to abandon the practice [of yoga] because we believe it is driven by the wrong motivation. The practice of yoga itself transforms. Yoga has a magical quality. . . . (20)

Miriam Peskowitz

Forget perfect on the first try. In the face of frustration, your best tool is a few deep breaths, and remembering that you can do anything once you've practed two hundred times.

Frank Giampaolo

Spectacular performances are preceded by spectacular preparation

Bonnie Myotai Treace

Rage - whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us - is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion.

David Chiles

The price of freedom is teamwork" from forthcoming, Internet Etiquette: Netiquette Principles, Practice, and Power

Anthony Liccione

Manny has swung with many men, but many men never seen Manny's blissful swing.

Ravi Ravindra

Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind. (39)

Sylvia Boorstein

The mind is like tofu. It tastes like whatever you marinate it in.

James M. Lang

Just as novice musicians must spend many hours practicing basic skills like playing scales or mastering difficult passages-and frequently do so in the presence of their teacher, receiving immediate and individualized feedback-so must our students spend many hours practicing the basic intellectual skills of our discipline.

Assata Shakur

Before going back to college, i knew i didn't want to be an intellectual, spending my life in books and libraries without knowing what the hell is going on in the streets. Theory without practice is just as incomplete as practice without theory. The two have to go together.

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