Practice Quotes

Predatory capitalism created a complex industrial system and an advanced technology; it permitted a considerable extension of democratic practice and fostered certain liberal values, but within limits that are now being pressed and must be overcome. It is not a fit system for the mid-twentieth century.

Noam Chomsky

Feminism is the political theory and practice that struggles to free all women: women of color, working-class women, poor women, disabled women, lesbians, old women-as well as white, economically privileged, heterosexual women.

Barbara Smith

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 Toynbee

Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.

Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive; but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice.

Louise Hay

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

The teaching of the church, theoretically astute, is a lie in practice and a compound of vulgar superstitions and sorcery

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell 1872

Practice random beauty and senseless acts of love.

Anonymous

You don't have to accept the invitation to get angry. Instead, practice forgiveness, empathy and encouragement.

Dan Fallon

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

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

Mark Twain

Not all the arts of diplomacy are learned solely in its practice. There are other exercise yards.

Dean Acheson

All this is very good in theory, but in practice, you take a piece of iron, wind a wire around it, then plug the wire in. The core gets hot, the wires smoke, and the fuse blows. So you see, there are practical limitations to theory.

James Van Allen

...with the true convert, holiness is woven into all his powers, principles, and practice

Joseph Alleine

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

Michelangelo Antonioni

A little instruction in the elements of chartographya little practice in the use of the compass and the spirit level, a topographical map of the town common, an excursion with a road mapwould have given me a fat round earth in place of my paper ghost.

Mary Antin

Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

I have to chuckle sometimes when I am painted as "hard-nosed." In truth, our Justice Department wasn't nearly as aggressive as Roosevelt's. And our respect for civil liberties was far more extensive than the response following Pearl Harbor. Yes, we were tough, but we always operated within the law; it was never our policy or practice to detain any noncombatant without charges. In our conduct, we never approached the limits of the law as closely as Roosevelt did.

John David Ashcroft

It's not easy to talk about transcendence, just as it's not easy to play or listen to a late Beethoven quartet You have to practice quite hard, like you do with any art form. Religion is hard work.

Karen Armstrong

Politics cannot be a science, because in politics theory and practice cannot be separated, and the sciences depend upon their separation.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Life is a practice.

Bryant McGill

Love is not about others; love is a practice of self-mastery.

Bryant McGill

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