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Growing up in Harlem, I had the chance to practice with a Negro League team. At fifteen, I was over six feet tall and a fair athlete, but my skills didn't come close to some of the players I saw.
Walter Dean Myers
I want the French people to respect values that allow each individual to practice his or her faith, but in the frame of our common rules of secularism.
I got into law school to supplement my business background. I'm not planning to practice law.
The notion that the mind and body are actually different sides of the same coin goes all the way back to the origins of medicine. For most of its history, the practice was not separated from other aspects of human activity.
As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.
It's so hard to be a mother and to also want to practice your art.
I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules.
Although there are countless tangents that a career in the building arts can take, it is nonetheless most unusual for a major architectural practice to emerge once a firm's principals are well into what is loosely called middle age.
We've forgotten how to remember, and just as importantly, we've forgotten how to pay attention. So, instead of using your smartphone to jot down crucial notes, or Googling an elusive fact, use every opportunity to practice your memory skills. Memory is a muscle, to be exercised and improved.
I like to say that I practice militant mysticism. I'm really absolutely sure of some things that I don't quite know.
I could speak Spanish fluently growing up, but I'm so out of practice, and I have such a tremendous respect for songwriting in the Spanish language.
I wanted very much to be Miles Davis when I was a boy, but without the practice. It just looked like an endless road.
Kids should practice autographing baseballs. This is a skill that's often overlooked in Little League.
I used to practice my speeches on my tractor while I plowed my daddy's field.
It is my practice to try to understand how valuable something is by trying to imagine myself without it.
I guess the biggest thing is that I committed to a spiritual center before I do anything else. And I put some daily things in my life into practice and I maintain that, to make sure that I don't drop the ball.
Mental life is indeed practical through and through. It begins in practice and it ends in practice.
It's a tricky place, especially the last sector. I wasn't happy in practice. I wasn't happy with the car and I wasn't happy with myself. But I always thought there was more in the car.
As a 13, - 14-year-old kid, I'd sit on my bed with a tape recorder and a newspaper. I would do my own newscast. I would practice my diction.
It's easy to put on a Deep Purple record and say, 'That sounds great.' But why? Part of it is individual practice, but by playing together, a talent of meshing happens.
I'm glad I made the decision, although the practice of law - and particularly serving as a federal judge - was a part of my life that I really enjoyed and treasured and look back on it with fondness.
George J. Mitchell
My family was Jehovah's Witnesses, which is a really tough religion. It kind of deterred me from religion for a long time. They still practice, but I don't. But I always remained spiritual, and had a belief that there is a God. I'm trying to find my way, you know?
I like to keep myself physically and mentally fit before any important match. I usually take a short nap just before the game and do not practice immediately before the tournament.
Practice without improvement is meaningless.
One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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