Practice Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old practice quotes, practice sayings, and practice proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Practice rather than preach. Make of your life an affirmation, defined by your ideals, not the negation of others. Dare to the level of your capability then go beyond to a higher level.     

Alexander Haig

The practice of leadership is not the same as the exercise of power.     

James Macgregor Burns

Only through practice and more practice, until you can do something without conscious effort.     

Joe Hyams

Through practice, gently and gradually we can collect ourselves and learn how to be more fully with what we do.     

Jack Kornfield

Everything we do is practice for something greater than where we currently are.     

Adam Kirk Smith

We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.     

Martha Graham

You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom.     

Herbie Hancock

Practice only makes for improvement.     

Les Brown

Practice puts brains in your muscles.     

Sam Snead

Only by practice and non-attachment can we conquer mind.     

Swami Vivekananda

Practice makes better and prayer makes perfect. The more we do, the easier it gets, and all the while praying perfects us in the art.     

TemitOpe Ibrahim

We need to learn how to honor and use a practice for as long as it serves us.     

Jack Kornfield

Practice the art of patience for nature never acts in haste.     

Og Mandino

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.     

Marianne Williamson

Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.     

Hosea Ballou

What you practice, is what you'll do.     

Benny Urquidez

Practice is everything. This is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect.     

Periander

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.     

Mary Tyler Moore

To practice the process of conflict resolution, we must completely abandon the goal of getting people to do what we want.     

Marshall B. Rosenberg

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

The more you practice the better you'll be, the harder you train the great in you they'll see.     

Alcurtis Turner

Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.     

Hyman Rickover

When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.     

Dalai Lama

Practice like it's a game; play the game like it's practice.     

Mike Candrea

Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician.     

Pierre Bourdieu

We must patiently practice every day.     

Swami Vivekananda

Practice makes comfort. Expand your experiences regularly so every stretch won't feel like your first.     

Gina Greenlee

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.     

Winston Churchill

We are practicing what we preach so that we may preach what we practice.     

Ralph Nader

Practice without improvement is meaningless.     

Chuck Knox