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My theory is to enjoy life, but the practice is against it.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
Practice is the best of all instructors.
To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Whoever has not begun the practice of prayer, I beg for the love of the Lord not to go without so great a good. There is nothing here to fear but only something to desire.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Habitual texters may not only cheat their existing relationships, they can also limit their ability to form future ones since they don't get to practice the art of interpreting nonverbal visual cues.
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.
A government that can at pleasure accuse, shoot, and hang men, as traitors, for the one general offence of refusing to surrender themselves and their property unreservedly to its arbitrary will, can practice any and all special and particular oppressions it pleases.
It is not good practice to become intrigued by Satan and his mysteries. No good can come from getting close to evil.
James E. Faust
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it's total fun for him... and it was for me.
Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.
Sydney J. Harris
Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn't take any practice.
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
When we have peace, then we have a chance to save the planet. But if we are not united in peace, if we do not practice mindful consumption, we cannot save our planet.
Thich Nhat Hanh
You don't know how much artists go through to make it look so easy. It's all in the practice.
People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools.
Did they preach one thing and practice another, these men of God?
Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.
There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe in the existence of the soul, or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow. I want to learn to run fast.
Learn by practice.
Here's a rule I recommend: Never practice two vices at once.
Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need.
God forbid that any book should be banned. The practice is as indefensible as infanticide.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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