Practice proverbs

Sayings about Practice

Practice is the best master. ~ Latin Proverbs

Tomorrow’s battle is won during today’s practice. ~ Japanese Proverbs

If you are going to go where corn grows, take a cutting tool with you. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Practice with the left hand while the right is still there. ~ African Proverb

When it rains, collect the water. ~ Burmese Proverbs

In studying the way, realizing it is hard; once you have realized it, preserving it is hard. When you can preserve it, putting it into practice is hard. ~ Zen Proverb

If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear. ~ German Proverbs

Prayer and practice is good rhyme. ~ Scottish Proverbs

Practice is the best master. ~ Latin Proverb

Practice what you preach. ~ Traditional Proverb

He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life’s pleasures is like a blacksmith’s bellows: he breathes but does not live. ~ Indian Proverbs

The wise man who does not put his knowledge into practice is like a bee that gives no honey. ~ Iranian Proverbs

An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching. ~ Traditional Proverb

Practice makes perfect. ~ Traditional Proverb

Quotations about Practice

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An hour of practice is worth five hours of foot-dragging. ~ anchoSegura

Why do you not practice what you preach. ~ St. Jerome

You don’t run twenty-six miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe. ~ Frank Shorter

The mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. ~ Confucius

When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro. ~ Larry Bird

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties. ~ Hugh Blair

It is easier for a well-trained mind to submit to an ill-trained mind than to guide it. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

I know a lot of people think it’s monotonous, down the black lines over and over, but it’s not if you’re enjoying what you’re doing. I love to swim and I love to train. ~ Tracy Caulkins

For every finish-line tape a runner breaks — complete with the cheers of the crowd and the clicking of hundreds of cameras — there are the hours of hard and often lonely work that rarely gets talked about. ~ Grete Waitz

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge. ~ Matthew Arnold

This is how many people become artists, musicians, writers, computer programmers, record-holding athletes, scientists… by spending time alone practicing what they love. ~ Meg Cabot

Let exercise alternate with rest. ~ Pythagoras

Exercise, exercise your powers; what is difficult will finally become routine. ~ Georg Christoph Litchenberg

Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing. ~ Wayne Dyer

My parents put skates on me at age 2, the way it should be if you’re serious, and I’ve always liked it. ~ Bonnie Blair

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

The worlds a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed. ~ Sean O’Casey

Practice only makes for improvement. ~ Les Brown

Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tone the spirit just as exercise conditions the body. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

A man can seldom — very, very, seldom — fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy. ~ Mark Twain

In previous years I was so fired up at times I made little mistakes. So I kept telling myself to be patient, relax, play like you do in practice. What I’ve been doing in practice will carry over into the game. ~ Randall Cunningham

A couple of hours of practice is worth ten sloppy rounds. ~ Babe Didrikson Zaharia

The only weapon that becomes sharper with constant use is the tongue. ~ Author Unknown

The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me. ~ Wayne Gretzky

Exercise is labor without weariness. ~ Samuel Johnson

The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me. ~ Leroy Burrell

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst. ~ Dale Carnegie

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. ~ Anton Chekhov

When you are not practicing, someone else is getting better. ~ Allen Iverson

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security. ~ John F. Kennedy

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat. ~ Herschel Walker

It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it’s what you put into the practice. ~ Eric Lindros

For every pass I caught in a game, I caught a thousand in practice. ~ Don Hutson

Exercise: you don’t have time not to. ~ Author Unknown

I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights. ~ Muhammad Ali

Everything is practice. ~ Pele

If I don’t practice the way I should, then I won’t play the way that I know I can. ~ Ivan Lendl

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. ~ Hippocrates

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion. ~ Jean Claude Killy

Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised. ~ Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Practice puts brains in your muscles. ~ Sam Snead

If you don’t practice you don’t deserve to win. ~ Andre Agassi

Sincere practice, makes the impossible possible. ~ Dada Vaswani

None of us really pushes hard enough. ~ Fran Tarkenton

Vigorous exercise will often fortify a feeble constitution. ~ Lydia Huntley Sigourney

The physically fit can enjoy their vices. ~ Lord Percival

Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good morals; it can destroy bad principles and re-create good ones; it can lift men to angelship. ~ Mark Twain

I don’t know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody, somewhere, was practicing more than me. ~ Larry Bird

Most of us who aspire to be tops in our fields don’t really consider the amount of work required to stay tops. ~ Althea Gibson

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. ~ Vince Lombardi

Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections. ~ Brian Klemmer

Don’t do anything in practice that you wouldn’t do in the game. ~ George Halas

Training is all-encompassing and should be related to everything a unit does, or can have happen to it. ~ Arthur Collins

Losers have tons of variety. Champions just take pride in learning to hit the same old boring winning shots. ~ Vic Braden

The truth is that most busy people cannot sustain a seven-day-a-week training schedule. There are too many other stresses and responsibilities in their lives. ~ PattiSue Plumber

To give yourself the best possible chance of playing to your potential, you must prepare for every eventuality. That means practice. ~ Seve Ballesteros

All things are ready, if our mind be so. ~ William Shakespeare

We all knew there was just one way to improve our odds for survival: train, train, train. Sometimes, if your training is properly intense it will kill you. More often — much, much more often — it will save your life. ~ Richard Marcinko

One must train oneself, by small and frequent efforts, to dominate one’s feelings. ~ Dr. Alexis Carrel

Use it or lose it. ~ Jimmy Connors

I take the true definition of exercise to be labor without weariness. ~ Samuel Johnson

If I miss one day of practice, I notice it. If I miss two days, the critics notice it. If I miss three days, the audience notices it. ~ Jan Paderewski

How do I get to Carnegie Hall? Practice. Practice. Practice. ~ Saadi

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. ~ Yogi Berra

You play the way you practice. ~ Pop Warner

It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained. ~ Queen Elizabeth

The most prepared are the most dedicated. ~ Raymond Berry

To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated. ~ James Carse

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

You can’t push anyone up the ladder unless he is ready to climb himself. ~ Andrew Carnegie

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

There’s nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. ~ Johann Sebastian Bach

That which we persist in doing becomes easier — not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability has increased. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can’t hire someone to practice for you. ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. ~ Author Unknown

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Train everyone lavishly, you can’t overspend on training. ~ Thomas J. Peters

Practice without improvement is meaningless. ~ Chuck Knox

A man must often exercise or fast or take physic, or be sick. ~ Sir William Temple

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. ~ Confucius