Practice Quotes

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

I am convinced that the teaching of the church is in theory a crafty and evil lie, and in practice a concoction of gross superstition and witchcraft

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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

Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.

Will Rogers

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

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Heywood Broun

The long fight to save wild beauty represents democracy at its best. It requires citizens to practice the hardest of virtues self-restraint.

Edwin Way Teale

The Convention is not only a visionary document. We are reminded daily that it is an agreement that works and its utility can be seen in the everyday use to which I have seen it increasingly being put by country after country, in policy, in practice and in law.

Carol Bellamy

Building trust begins with an appreciation and understanding of trust, but it also requires practice and practices.

Robert C. Solomon

The thing is plain. All that men really understand, is confined to a very small compass; to their daily affairs and experience; to what they have an opportunity to know, and motives to study or practice. The rest is affectation and imposture

William Hazlitt

Men are rewarded for learning the practice of violence in virtually any sphere of activity by money, admiration, recognition, respect, and the genuflection of others honoring their sacred and proven masculinity. In male culture, police are heroic and so are outlaws; males who enforce standards are heroic and so are those who violate them.

Andrea Dworkin

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

Oh what a tangled web we weave,when first we practice to deceive!

Sir Walter Scott

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

Benjamin Franklin

Buddhas don't practice nonsense.

Bodhidharma

Bureaucracies force us to practice nonsense. And if you rehearse nonsense, you may one day find yourself the victim of it.

Laurence Gonzales

The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

In science, as in common life, we frequently see that a novelty in system, or in practice, cannot be duly appreciated till time has sobered the enthusiasm of its advocates.

Maud

Whatever forms of meditation you practice, the most important point is to apply mindfulness continuously, and make a sustained effort. It is unrealistic to expect results from meditation within a short period of time. What is required is continuous sustained effort.

Dalai Lama

He has conferred on the practice of vacillation the aura of statesmanship.

Kenneth Baker

Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.

Lewis H. Lapham

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.

Marianne Williamson

So much torture, bloodshed, deceit. You cannot make your young people practice torture twenty-four hours a day and not expect to pay a price for it.

Jean-Paul Sartre

We need in love to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily--we do not need to learn it.

Rainer Maria Rilke

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