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practice Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about practice
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“I thought that if I did not eat and drink then death would simply follow, but in practice I found that thirst becomes such a frantic obsession that it takes a greater resolve than mine to resist it.”
Christopher Priest
author
The Prestige
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resistance
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“The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.”
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“My work was practice, practice, practice.”
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“There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful, than that of a continual conversation with God; those only can comprehend it who practice and experience it.”
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“That all things are possible to him who believes, that they are less difficult to him who hopes, they are more easy to him who loves, and still more easy to him who perseveres in the practice of these three virtues.”
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“One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying.”
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“There are three things which every artificer must possess if he is to effect anything,—nature, education, practice. Nature is to be judged by capacity, education by knowledge, practice by its fruit.”
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“I’ve come to believe that creativity is the mechanism that allows learning to seep into our being and become practice. The Asaro tribe of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea has a beautiful saying: ‘Knowledge is only a rumor until it lives in the muscle.’”
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“You don’t need to justify your love, you don’t need to explain your love, you just need to practice your love. Practice creates the master.”
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“One man cannot practise many arts with success.”
Plato
author
Socrates
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failure
skills
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“Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said: ‘one can’t believe impossible things.’ ‘I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.‘”
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“Sutra 1.13: tatra sthitau yatno ‘bhyâsah” Translation: Practice means choosing, applying the effort, and doing those actions that bring a stable and tranquil state.
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“Sutra 1.14: sa tu dîrgha-kâla-nairantarya-satkârâsevito drdha-bhûmih” Translation: When this practice is done for a long time, and with sincere devotion, then the practice becomes a firmly rooted, stable, and solid foundation.
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“Sutra 1.34: pracchardana-vidhârañâbhyâm vâ prâñasya” Translation: The mind is also calmed by regulating the breath, particularly attending to the exhalation and the natural stilling of breath that comes from such practice.
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Yoga Sutra I.12- Abhyasa vairagyabhyam tat nirodhah Translation: In order to achieve a state of yoga, one must develop both practice and detachment.
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Sutra 2.31: ete jâti-desa-kâla-samayânavacchinnâh sârva-bhaumâ mahâvratam Translation: These codes of self-regulation become a powerful standard to live by when they can be practiced unconditionally.
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Sutra I.12: Abhyasa vairagyabhyam tat nirodhah Translation: In order to achieve a state of yoga, one must develop both practice and detachment.
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“You can learn, but you’ve got to give yourself time to pick up the basics, to practice, and maybe even to fail once or twice.”
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″ Men of his type so dread all deliberation that they glory in the practice of the instantaneous decision. They think they are saving themselves from irresolution; in reality they are sparing themselves the contemplation of all the consequences of their acts.”
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“Some skills can be attained by education, and some by practice, and some by time. Those skills will come if you study. Soon enough you will master Fading and Sliding and Dreamwalking.”

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