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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.


Everything is practice.

Lawrence Peter Berra

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Gene Tierney

Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.

Rajon Rondo

Talk is cheap, but when you go out there and prove it - you're the first one to show up for practice, and you're the last to leave - that's how you lead by example.

Bella Thorne

I practice reading all the time. I read everything and having so many scripts to read, which really helps out as well.

Charles Lamb

My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.

Charles Kingsley

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

Benito Mussolini

Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice it is a fallacy.

Thomas Paine

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

Cameron Diaz

Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.


Let's practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.

Anton Chekhov

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

Jon Jones

Fighting is not what I do - it's who I am. It's what I was meant to do, what I was meant to be. I knew that right after my first MMA practice.


I'm trying to learn classical piano, Mozart and Beethoven and stuff. I took lessons when I was younger and now I sort of sight read the music and play it by ear. It's fun. It takes up a lot of time. I practice a couple of hours a day, but I find it soothing.

Dalai Lama

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Salvador Dali

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

Bob Ross

I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the 'Mona Lisa' with a two-inch brush.

Chris Pratt

I was an athlete growing up. I was a wrestler, I played football, so I can take a fall. I actually wanted to be a stuntman when I was kid, so I would practice falling down the stairs. It's just something I like to do.

The current practice of extending U.S. citizenship to hundreds of thousands of 'anchor babies' must end because it creates a magnet for illegal immigration into our country. Now is the time to ensure that the laws in this country do not encourage law-breaking.

There's a lot of chatter in basketball and, rightfully, you want players to be talking to each other... But sometimes in practice, it gets too verbose... so I tried to take things out of the ordinary and make them special so they'd understand the difference.

Eva Green

I play the piano. I bought an upright piano that is actually electric, so I can practice my scales with headphones on and not make my neighbours' lives hell!

Jayson Tatum

I got to go to practice one day, shoot around, and rebound for LeBron James. That was still an unreal experience.

Dominic Thiem

I'm a player, or I'm a person who needs to practice a lot; otherwise, I don't play well.

George Washington

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.

Roald Dahl

Did they preach one thing and practice another, these men of God?

Cameron Diaz

You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.

Richard Gere

I meditate. Daily practice is essential to my life.

Dancing in high heels is kind of tough. I learn the dances without the heels, and then we add them. We just practice, and I get used to it. My feet hurt really badly at the end of the shows, but it's fun. While it's happening it's fun. I feel tall.

Uma Thurman

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

I am a part of everything that I have read.

Wayne Gretzky

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

Patrick Mahomes

Playing the scout-team quarterback in practice really helped develop my game.

Kawhi Leonard

I was good. I probably could have gone to the NFL. I just hated practice.

Caitlyn Jenner

If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.


I went to public school my whole life, graduated high school with my class. Growing up, I'd go to an audition, my friends would go to soccer practice and we'd all reconvene and hang out in our neighborhood. When I would book something, I would never tell my friends. Acting was just fun. I was a kid, I wasn't jaded.

Kylian Mbappe

I get up in the morning and I go to practice like everyone else.

Shinzo Abe

The dolphin fishing that takes place in Taiji town is an ancient fishing practice deeply rooted in their culture and their practices and supports their livelihoods.

Leonardo da Vinci

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.

Kevin Durant

I've just got to let my teammates know in practice, without even telling them, that I don't think I'm ahead of anybody.

Bill Watterson

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!

Ivanka Trump

In my role as executive vice president of development and acquisitions for the Trump Organization and founder and CEO of my own lifestyle brand, I've had a lot of practice negotiating.

Richard Gere

Billions of people don't practice a religion at all.

People Religion
Charles Baudelaire

To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.

Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

George W. Bush

States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.

Kendall Jenner

I don't work with a trainer. I just go to cheerleading practice and run a couple times a week.

I'm a soccer mom. I'm T-ball, soccer, karate, homework, keeping them on their schedules. I love being the snack mom, when I get to bring the cut oranges. I have one of those coolers with wheels. I'm at every game, every practice, sitting on my blanket. I love it.


To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

Ken Jeong

I was a very efficient doctor. I would get rewarded with a lot more patients. By the end of my medical career, I had maybe 2,000 patients in my practice.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

You can't hire someone to practice for you.

Megan Thee Stallion

Before I do anything, I practice it for a while, and then when I know it's the bomb, then I'm gonna present it to everybody.

Marcel Proust

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.

Mark Twain

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

Steve Nash

I usually settle into a routine during the season where I shoot for about 15 or 20 minutes before and after practice, and then do the whole practice.

Leonardo da Vinci

The painter who draws merely by practice and by eye, without any reason, is like a mirror which copies every thing placed in front of it without being conscious of their existence.

Marcel Proust

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.

Sharon Stone

I did a guest appearance on The Practice and loved it.

Pete Buttigieg

Our right to practice our faith freely is respected up to the point where doing so involves harming others.

Leonardo da Vinci

Science is the captain, and practice the soldiers.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

After practice, I would have to go back to the dorm and take a nap.

Nina Dobrev

I do a lot of yoga. I practice yoga three or four times a week. It's an escape for me.

Camille Paglia

Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts.


There used to be a lot of industry in Montreal, and now there's not, so it's really easy to get huge, empty spaces where you can practice and make music or make art for very, very cheap.

Taylor Swift

I have to practice to be good at guitar. I have to write 100 songs before you write the first good one.

Good Guitar
David Beckham

I always say that practice gets you to the top most of the time.

Vin Diesel

I do practice martial arts, more as a recreational thing, but a lot of my friends have been heavyweight champions the in mixed martial arts world.

Benjamin Franklin

Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.

Rajon Rondo

Only a couple of guys should be talking in practice.

Woody Allen

I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own.

Isaac Newton

Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind, that it never had many professors.

William James

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.

Jordan Peterson

I've 20,000 hours of clinical practice; you're not naive after the first few thousand. I've helped people deal with things that most people can't imagine.

Neena Gupta

In PhD, my topic was Stage Techniques in Sanskrit Drama - theory and practice. I wanted to combine my drama training with Sanskrit drama, which has a very rich history in literature.

Colin Kaepernick

Teammates tell me to bring it down a notch in practice or that their hands are hurting. Randy Moss told me I was the first person to ever dislocate one of his fingers.

Kawhi Leonard

I'm just happy that I get the opportunity to do the things on the court that I do in practice.

Lily James

My dad lived on Sunset Boulevard for a couple of years as a waiter, and he said he'd do a different character every time somebody sat down, just to get some practice.

Strip away the factual misinformation repeatedly peddled about the Human Rights Act and almost everyone acknowledges that it works well in practice. Police up and down the country have found the Human Rights Act a much clearer and firmer basis for practical policing than the common law ever was.

Country Law Police
Taylor Swift

I have to work really hard to get the record deal - I have to spend years at it to get good. I have to practice to be good at guitar.

Good Work Guitar
H. L. Mencken

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.

Albert Camus

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

Mark Twain

God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

I don't need to practice my swing. I grew up with a bat in my hands.

Jeff Bezos

The strategic objective of New Shepard is to practice, and a lot of the subcomponents of New Shepard actually get directly reused on the second stage of New Glenn.

Chris Cornell

I had kind of a mean piano teacher. I went to Catholic school, so it was like the typical thing you would imagine - a little kid with a white-haired teacher frowning at the fact that I didn't practice.

I didn't practice abstinence, I perfected it.

I think my Buddhist practice has a profound influence on my life and encompasses my creative projects.

Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word.

Grandmother - a wonderful mother with lots of practice.

I participated on debating teams and in student government, and served as senior class president.

I don't see myself playing or adjusting my schedule for senior tournament golf.