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I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat, many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology.
I remember in high school trying to get home from water-polo practice in time so I could see Happy Days on television when it first came on, because I was so blown away by it. It was just such a cool thing.
Parkour is really a practice of getting to know yourself, what you're able to do, what are your limits. As you train, you start knowing what you can do.
He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was, during the time of family worship, and just three or four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer, he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast.
I'm not a great hunter. But I have fired guns in the past, when I was growing up. But it was part of growing up where I lived. You go out hunting or target practice. They also taught you to respect guns.
My brain power depends on my retained mastery of analyzing in detail what's happening in my world and in my mind and body. I must continue to practice to retain my constructive and analytic powers. The goal is to be a master of my environment.
I take a real interest in the possibilities of teaching - including the practice of bringing creative writing, and serious reading, into the classroom. I am persuaded that since language is alive, much of the challenge has already been met by the poets and novelists we read.
After years of practice, I can walk into a bookstore and understand its layout in a few seconds. I can glance at the spine of a book and make a good guess at its content from a number of signs.
It happens to the best of them. You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice. No excuses. I blew it.
I don't believe there is such a thing as 'moderate Islam.' I think it's better to talk about degrees of belief and degrees of practice.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
I do not believe in populism. I am not a supporter of radical decisions. Practice has shown that usually these are harmful.
There is something comforting about going into a practice room, putting your sheet music on a stand and playing Bach over and over again.
I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
Yoga is a big part of my life now. There's not a day that goes by where I don't do an Asana and mediation practice.
It's good to actually cry. Trust me, I've had a lot of practice over the years!
We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security.
The practice of charity will bind us - will bind all men in one great brotherhood.
I started taking pictures when I was around 10, so I have been inadvertently been training my eye for it for years. Traveling gave me a ton of practice as well, and the ability, once you learn to properly manipulate and capture light and freeze any moment in time for safe keeping, has always fascinated me.
I practice reading all the time. I read everything and having so many scripts to read, which really helps out as well.
A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
Hubert H. Humphrey
I've never seen service as separate from my spiritual practice or my spiritual teaching.
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.
Buddhas don't practice nonsense.
If you don't have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can't expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis.
The law exists for a reason. There is a dominant American culture that people used to want to preserve. That's going by the wayside, too. But if it's now okay for an illegal alien to practice law in California, then can anybody else who's broken the law get a law license? And if not, why not?
John F. Kennedy
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