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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.
Practice, work out, proper nutrition, lots of work on my short game. In golf, that's really where the strokes come off the scorecard.
My progress on the piano and my motivation to practice increased dramatically when I caught a vision of my potential.
Sheri L. Dew
On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn.
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.
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
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.
I still need practice in enjoying the fruits of success.
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.
There is something comforting about going into a practice room, putting your sheet music on a stand and playing Bach over and over again.
It's good to actually cry. Trust me, I've had a lot of practice over the years!
I do not believe in populism. I am not a supporter of radical decisions. Practice has shown that usually these are harmful.
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 practice reading all the time. I read everything and having so many scripts to read, which really helps out as well.
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.
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?
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.
As a form of escapism, yearning for the 20th century is understandable, but in practice it would be horrible - sort of like going on a holiday promising yourself you could go without the Internet, only to crumble and walk in a daze to the local Internet cafe to gorge on connectivity.
I'm a recovering lawyer. The practice of law has changed. Every agreement is a fight.
Our generation in the west was lucky: we had readymade gateways. We had books, paper, teachers, schools and libraries. But many in the world lack these luxuries. How do you practice without such tryout venues?
I do a lot of yoga. I practice yoga three or four times a week. It's an escape for me.
After practice, I would have to go back to the dorm and take a nap.
Like everyone, I was a huge fan of David Boies, and from what I knew about him, I thought he might 'get' me. So I sent him an email. I said I want to practice law but that I didn't want to stop writing and I asked if there was any way I could practice law for him.
There are many different ways to practice meditation; it's good to experiment until you find one that seems to suit you.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
Robert W. Service
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