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I can't remember missing a practice because of illness.
I would practice while listening to records or learn from musicians who were better than I was.
I made it, Ma - Carnegie Hall. And I didn't have to practice.
No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation.
When I was in elementary school, we weren't allowed to do sports other than cheerleading. By junior high, they let us play, but we had to come back after 6:30 p.m. to practice because there was only one gymnasium and the boys used it first.
True virtue would never liken its rewards to points on a loyalty card, not because it is its own reward, but because it is not something we should practice to accrue future benefits.
Obviously, this whole 'no child left behind' idea is more rhetoric than actual practice.
We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players. We take batting practice until our hands bleed.
That's the great thing about art. Anybody can do it if you just believe. With practice, you can make great paintings.
A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
I think generally the Japanese players have more intensity in practice but generally I do the same things.
Even though NASA tries to simulate launch, and we practice in simulators, it's not the same - it's not even close to the same.
But really, anytime, I play on a practice pad as much as I can.
I'm really trying to dredge up what one might call intellectual and moral material. For example, when do you realize that you are an American? What age does that happen to you? When do you realize what religion your parents practice? When does it all become conscious? I was interested in exploring all of that.
The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother's convenience.
What is important is not getting intoxicated with a good feeling or getting intoxicated even with an insight. These take many forms in our practice. We go through times of great release, where there has been physical holding for what feels like forever, and something opens up and releases.
We need to put into practice the idea of embracing other cultures. We need to be shaping the kind of world we want to live in instead of waiting for someone else or some other entities to do it for us.
I don't like to practice; I like spontaneity. When I don't play guitar for a week and I pick it up again, I play better.
In an ideal world, an individual's institutional power would be correlated perfectly with his or her value-add. In practice, this is seldom the case.
You throw batting practice, you warm up pitchers, you sit and cheer. You do whatever you have to do to stay on the team.
I usually settle into a routine during the season where I shoot for about 15 or 20 minutes before and after practice, and then do the whole practice.
The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part.
I am shy to admit that I have followed the advice given all those years ago by a wise archbishop to a bewildered young man: that moments of unbelief 'don't matter,' that if you return to a practice of the faith, faith will return.
A. N. Wilson
We have been using foreign affairs ministries to address security issues, but this practice is outdated. It's time to assign the handling of regional security to national organizations and expert institutions.
Enrique Pena Nieto
I'm very serious about what I do. I practice every day for three hours. I work on my scales; I work on my tone. But otherwise, I like to have fun.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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