The art of perfection is derived from practice, as the practice quotes will let you know. Read these famous practice quotations and sayings and share with friends and family.

Practice Quotes

“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” This quote by Mahatma Gandhi sends a message to all mankind to stop lecturing about life and start implementing hard work in the daily life. This quote is not only inspirational but is also a good example of spiritual practice. The word practice also has different meanings and is used under diverse context such as educational, legal, exercises and traditional methods. Read through the article to know more about these famous practice quotations and sayings spoken by renowned personalities.

Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade.

- Rudyard Kipling

I am a part of everything that I have read.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.

- Walt Whitman

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only routine with me is no routine at all.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.

- Bruce Lee

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

- Salvador Dali

Be great in act, as you have been in thought.

- Jean Paul

Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.

- John Ruskin

Only the ideas that we really live have any value.

- Herman Hesse

When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?

- Marilyn Manson

Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.

- John Dewey

The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.

- John Dewey

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.

- Herbert Hoover

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

People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.

- Tom Robbins

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.

- Mother Teresa

One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.

- The Age of Reason , Thomas Paine

All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.

- Thomas Carlyle

Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.

- Thomas Carlyle

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

- Vince Lombardi

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.

- Brian Tracy

Being is the great explainer.

- Henry David Thoreau

The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.

- Wayne Gretzky

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

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

- Sigmund Freud

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a poor substitute for life.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

I don't want to spend the rest of my life giving speeches.

- Colin Powell

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.

- Albert Schweitzer

The genius of democracies is seen not only in the great number of new words introduced but even more in the new ideas they express.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

- Billy Graham

I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.

- Pride and Prejudice , Jane Austen

I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles, but a good deal about their acts.

- Og Mandino

To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.

- Og Mandino

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

In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.

- Timothy Leary

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

- Abigail Adams

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

- Marlene Dietrich

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