Favorite Quotations ~ Practice Passionate Practice

"Never practice without a thought in mind." ~ Nancy Lopez


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

It takes a lot of devotion and work, or maybe I should say play, because if you love it, that's what it amounts to. ~ Chet Atkins

Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: practice. What you practice is what you manifest. ~ Grace Spear

What I've been doing in practice will carry over into the game. ~ Randall Cunningham

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

I never stay away from workouts. I work hard. I've tried to take care of my body. I'll never look back and say that I could have done more. I've paid the price in practice, but I know I get the most out of my ability. ~ Carl Yastrzemski

If I go three days without vocalizing, the voice is gone. ~ Luciano Pavarotti

Now is the time when your action is practice. ~ Dalai Lama

An ounce of practice is worth more then tons of preaching. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

The more you practice, the better. But in any case, practice more than you play. ~ Babe Didrikson

Practice is the best of all instructors. ~ Publilius Syrus

If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it. ~ Jascha Heifetz

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