100+ Best Practice Quotes To Make You Greatest

Practice is the activity of doing something again and again in order to become better at it. Profoundly inspirational practice quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Practice Quotes

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

The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices — Bill Bradley

If you don’t practice you don’t deserve to win. — Andre Agassi

I am playing the violin, that’s all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day. — Itzhak Perlman

There are two men in Tolstoy. He is a mystic and he is also a realist. He is addicted to the practice of a pietism that for all its sincerity is nothing if not vague and sentimental; and he is the most acute and dispassionate of observers, the most profound and earnest student of character and emotion. — William Ernest Henley

Research has shown that it takes 31 days of conscious effort to make or break a habit. That means, if one practices something consistently for 31 days, on the 32nd day it does become a habit. Information has been internalised into behavioural change, which is called transformation. — Shiv Khera

The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions. — Nhat Hanh

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

You can have a knack for dancing, but you still have to practice till your feet are bleeding to be worthy of being in front of an audience. — Bronson Pinchot

No, my degree was history, not the practice of art! I can’t draw to save my life you know. — Emma Anderson

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

Soon after I returned to private practice, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger called me one day. — Fred F. Fielding

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

Before we can talk about a championship, we have to practice like a championship team. — Mike Singletary

practice quotes

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

It’s not just about waking up and trying to be a star… It’s practice, practice, practice. — Bo Bice

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

How can you practice dancing in an airplane? There’s a law against it. — George Murphy

In practice, socialism didnt 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

It is very a dangerous thing to have an idea that you will not practice — Phyllis Bottome

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

Most days, I practice piano in the mornings and I spend the rest of the day painting. — Caio Fonseca

Efforts to develop critical thinking falter in practice because too many professors still lecture to passive audiences instead of challenging students to apply what they have learned to new questions. — Derek Bok

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

While starving refugees in Homs were providing target practice for government snipers, Bashar al-Assad’s strongest international backer was in Sochi, at the Iceberg Skating Palace, visibly moved, smiling with deep satisfaction, as the Russians beautifully glided and leaped their way to the gold medal in the team event. — George Packer

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

top practice quotes

Life has a practice of living you, if you don’t live it. — Philip Larkin

I practice on the roads of Gaza as we don’t have good stadiums and tracks so I gave my best. — Nader al-Masri

The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone. — William J. H. Boetcker

The advent of the Internet exposed the fact that the old business model for newspapers was broken. The world wide web fundamentally changed the media eco-system, challenging established journalistic practice in what is known as the mainstream media: radio, television, newspapers and magazines. — Lionel Barber

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

Let us nurture the practice of family values, by embracing policies that value families. — Benjamin Todd Jealous

I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame or a professional career to practice clean living, fair play and good sportsmanship. — Major Taylor

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

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy. — Khaleda Zia

All religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest. Test each sect by its best or its worst as you will, by its high-water mark of virtue or its low-water mark of vice. But falsehood begins when you measure the ebb of any other religion against the flood-tide of your own. There is a noble and a base side to every history. — Thomas Wentworth Higginson

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise. — Thomas Sydenham

Whether you’re shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation , followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance. — David Blaine

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

You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it’s a habit. I always say, ‘Seeing is not believing. Doing is believing.’ There is a lot to learn about fitness, nutrition and emotions, but once you do, you can master them instead of them mastering you. — Brett Hoebel

An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting. — Tom Coburn

It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice. — Eric Lindros

Because of the terrorist threat, the FBI and CIA have become as important as the military in preserving our freedom. Yet while thanking our military is standard practice in American life, no one thinks of thanking the FBI, the CIA, or the rest of the intelligence community for keeping us safe since 9/11. — Ronald Kessler

If I don’t practice the way I should, then I won’t play the way that I know I can. — Ivan Lendl

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

When I worked in a medical practice, our practice provided the insurance. When I retired the next day to run for public office to run for Congress, I had to pay first dollar. — Phil Roe

No one has as much luck around the greens as one who practices a lot. — Chi Chi Rodriguez

The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give better orders from there. — Betty Grable

Just practice hard and stay grounded. Treat people like you want to be treated and work hard. — Bo Bice

Goal setting will never stop. I will continue to work hard and practice hard and see where things go. — Zach Johnson

As economists have often pointed out, we pay doctors for quantity, not quality. As they point out less often, we also pay them as individuals, rather than as members of a team working together for their patients. Both practices have made for serious problems. — Atul Gawande

Learn avidly. Question repeatedly what you have learned. Analyze it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently. — Edward Cocker

Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application – practice. What you practice is what you manifest. — Fay Weldon

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

I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules. — Michelangelo Antonioni

Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow. I want to learn to run fast. — Emil Zatopek

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

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. — Peace Pilgrim

inspiring practice quotes

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

Personally I have never found the practice of recreational drug use appealing. In fact, I have always found the lifestyle and the people who surround it to be abhorrent. — Davey Havok

I practice martial arts not to win over other people but to win over my own heart. — Tony Jaa

By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients and by following a few other healthful practices from youth or middle age on, you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years. — Linus Pauling

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

I remember in high school trying to get home from water-polo practice in time so I could see Happy Days on television when it first came on, because I was so blown away by it. It was just such a cool thing. — Ted McGinley

The role model approach to social change is no substitute for challenging unjust employment practices, educational policies and housing. — Patricia Hill Collins

If I don’t practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it. — Jascha Heifetz

Let’s face it, I only practice yoga because the classes are always packed with beautiful women. — Adam Levine

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

The core of the person is what he or she loves, and that is bound up with what they worship – that insight recalibrates the radar for cultural analysis. The rituals and practices that form our loves spill out well beyond the sanctuary. Many secular liturgies are trying to get us to love some other kingdom and some other gods. — Dallas Willard

You can teach all sorts of things that improve the practice of management with people who are managers. What you cannot do is teach management to somebody who is not a manager, the way you cannot teach surgery to somebody whose not a surgeon. — Henry Mintzberg

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

What a player does best, he should practice least. Practice is for problems. — Duke Snider

Scientists are very much entangled in their culture and this culture is not pristine, untouched by other cultures and practices. — Bruno Latour

The celebration… you cannot practice it or anything. It’s a moment when the excitement of your goal make you react to the moment. — Peter Bondra

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

Talent is required, but much of writing is a matter of craft, which develops with time, attention, patience and practice, like playing an instrument or learning to dance. — Susan Wiggs

Thought is a strenuous art – few practice it, and then only at rare times. — David Ben-Gurion

famous practice quotes

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

As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set a precedent for energy efficient practices. — Greg Walden

Something I always try to practice is be anxious for nothing, but let your request be known to God. — Tim Tebow

We must not allow the practices of an anti-democratic State that abuses the powers of government to violate the human rights of Venezuelans. — Leopoldo Lopez

And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other’s dignity and rights. — Carol Bellamy

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

Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition. — Orrin Hatch

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

Despite all the hype about local or green food, the single biggest impediment to wider adoption is not research, programs, organizations, or networking. It is the demonizing and criminalizing of virtually all indigenous and heritage-based food practices. — Joel Salatin

Rejoicing in the good fortune of others is a practice that can help us when we feel emotionally shut down and unable to connect with others. Rejoicing generates good will. — Pema Chodron

I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush. — Bob Ross

Practice is everything. This is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect. — Periander

I see my practice as picture making. Whatever is available, I use. — Wolfgang Tillmans

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

We can practice tolerance while still holding true to cultural values that protect the institution of marriage as a union between only a man and a woman. — Ken Calvert

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

As Ive progressed in my career, Ive come to appreciate — and really value — the other attributes that define a companys success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making. — Ursula Burns

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

One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices. — Samuel Wilson

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

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

I don’t like to practice; I like spontaneity. When I don’t play guitar for a week and I pick it up again, I play better. — Ace Frehley

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. — Anton Chekhov

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