Quotes containing word "practice"

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Sell also: apply, drill, exercise, pattern, practise, recitation, rehearse, use

Definitions and meanings of word "practice"

• Noun: a customary way of operation or behavior; examples: "it is their practice to give annual raises", "they changed their dietary pattern"

• Noun: systematic training by multiple repetitions; example: "practice makes perfect"

• Noun: translating an idea into action; examples: "a hard theory to put into practice", "differences between theory and praxis of communism"

• Noun: the exercise of a profession; examples: "the practice of the law", "I took over his practice when he retired"

• Noun: knowledge of how something is usually done; example: "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"

• Verb: learn by repetition; examples: "We drilled French verbs every day", "Pianists practice scales"

• Verb: avail oneself to; examples: "apply a principle", "practice a religion", "use care when going down the stairs", "use your common sense", "practice non-violent resistance"

• Verb: carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; example: "practice law"

• Verb: engage in a rehearsal (of)

Featured authors with quotes containing word "practice"

Dalai Lama
4 quotes about practice
Tibetan Leader
Born Saturday 6 July 1935
Mark Twain
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American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Herbie Hancock
3 quotes about practice
American Leader, Musician, Architect, Composer
Born Friday 12 April 1940
Martha Graham
3 quotes about practice
American Architect, Dancer
Friday 11 May 1894 - Monday 1 April 1991
Bo Bice
2 quotes about practice
American Musician
Born Saturday 1 November 1975
Ray Bradbury
one quote about practice
American Writer
Sunday 22 August 1920 - Tuesday 5 June 2012
Ali A. Saleh
3 quotes about practice
Yemeni President, Politician
Saturday 21 March 1942 - Monday 4 December 2017
Karl Jaspers
3 quotes about practice
German Psychologist, Philosopher, Psychiatrist
Friday 23 February 1883 - Wednesday 26 February 1969
Morihei Ueshiba
3 quotes about practice
Japanese Artist, Athlete
Friday 14 December 1883 - Saturday 26 April 1969
Maya Angelou
2 quotes about practice
American Poet, Author
Wednesday 4 April 1928 - Wednesday 28 May 2014
Marianne Williamson
3 quotes about practice
American Author, Activist, Lecturer
Born Tuesday 8 July 1952
Charlie Parker
one quote about practice
American Musician, Composer
Sunday 29 August 1920 - Saturday 12 March 1955

Playin' bass runs and singin' lead vox, is sometimes difficult, but I have three words for you: Practice, practice, practice!

Glenn Hughes

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It's not just about waking up and trying to be a star... It's practice, practice, practice.

Bo Bice

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And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience - I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist.

Bob Schieffer

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I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.

Ray Bradbury

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School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?

Billie Joe Armstrong

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You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.

Charlie Parker

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Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible.

Joe Klein

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Control is the wrong word. The practice is very much about sharing, and, in any creative practice, some individuals, whether partners or directors, are much closer to certain projects than I could ever be.

Norman Foster

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Other people - they practice and they practice... these fingers of mine, they got brains in 'em. You don't tell them what to do - they do it. God given talent.

Jerry Lee Lewis

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Mental life is indeed practical through and through. It begins in practice and it ends in practice.

Samuel Alexander

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Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.

Martha Graham

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School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother.

Tre Cool

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Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

Maya Angelou

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You could argue that if the average golfer plays a golf course with 430-yard par 4s and they always miss the green, that's good practice. It's definitely great practice to play a course that's too long for you.

Amy Alcott

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In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

Yogi Berra

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Dalai Lama

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Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi

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There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.

Stanislav Grof

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I believe without exception that theory follows practice. Whenever there is a conflict between theory and practice, theory is wrong. As far as I'm concerned, we make theories for what people have done.

David Baker

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Teach and practice, practice and teach - that is all we have; that is all we are good for; that is all we ever ought to do.

Ernest Holmes

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