There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
It is not our job to apply laws that have not yet been written.
Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.
I live by 'Go big or go home.' That's with everything. It's like either commit and go for it or don't do it at all. I apply that to everything. I apply that to relationships, I apply that to like sports, I apply that to everything. That's what I live by. That's how I like it.
If I have to apply five turns to the screw each day for the happiness of Argentina, I will do it.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine, you're not going to get very far. You simply won't.
You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Design truly is a contact sport. It demands that we bring all of our senses to the task, and that we apply the very best of our thinking, our feeling and our doing to the challenge that we have at hand.
We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world.
I don't get to live by different rules. The same boundaries that apply to everyone apply to me.
In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply.
You can not apply mathematics as long as words still becloud reality.
But as someone pointed out earlier, it is not really about fairness;
it is about taking finite resources and applying them where they will have the most effect.
There are no pat answers - we're pushing through some new frontiers, and lessons of the past don't always apply.
I don't think religious groups should be allowed to apply for federal funds to start new ministries they have not been doing before the funding was available.
I've always written very tightly, and there's a good reason for that.
There's no point in using words that you're not going to apply.
Legislation to apply the principle of equal pay for equal work without discrimination because of sex is a matter of simple justice.
People say to me, You were a roaring success.
How did you do it? I go back to what my parents taught me. Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make something happen.
I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty;
for in my youth I never did apply hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; and did not, with unbashful forehead, woo the means of weakness and debility: therefore my age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.
Experiment is necessary in establishing an academy, but certain principles must apply to this business of art as to any other business which affects the artistic tic sense of the community. Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.
Anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it, he can make anything he wants to make of himself.
Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.
If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine, you're not going to get very far. You simply won't. The journey has been incredible from its beginning. So much of life, it seems to me, is determined by pure randomness.
Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive.
It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods.
You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
I have always believed that anybody with a little guts and the desire to apply himself can make it, can make anything he wants to make of himself.
The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
Education is the knowledge of how to use the whole of oneself.
Many men use but one or two faculties out of the score with which they are endowed. A man is educated who knows how to make a tool of every faculty--how to open it, how to keep it sharp, and how to apply it to all practical purposes.
When a bachelor of philosophy from the Antilles refuses to apply for certification as a teacher on the grounds of his color I say that philosophy has never saved anyone. When someone else strives and strains to prove to me that black men are as intelligent as white men I say that intelligence has never saved anyone: and that is true, for, if philosophy and intelligence are invoked to proclaim the equality of men, they have also been employed to justify the extermination of men.