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The Most Famous Practical Life Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Since we live in an age of innovation, a practical education must prepare a man for work that does not yet exist and cannot yet be clearly defined. — Peter Drucker

Why separate your spiritual life and your practical life? To an integral being, there is no such distinction. — Lao Tzu

True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life. — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The step between practical and theoretic science, is the step between the miner and the geologist, the apocathecary and the chemist. — John Ruskin

The happy life is regarded as a life in conformity with virtue. It is a life which involves effort and is not spent in amusement. — Aristotle

The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions. — Paul Klee

The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. — Bertrand Russell

To a modern mind, it is difficult to feel enthusiastic about a virtuous life if nothing is going to be achieved by it. — Bertrand Russell

To learn a thing in life and through doing is much more developing, cultivating, and strengthening than to learn it merely through the verbal communication of ideas. — Friedrich Frobel

We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books that are said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or from an unseen world, but directly from life. — Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Short Practical Life Quotes

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  • There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life -reciprocity. — Confucius
  • Move, but don't move the way fear makes you move. — Rumi
  • Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind. — Swami Muktananda
  • If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. — Amit Ray
  • Biggest lesson of 2021: Nobody knows what the fuck is going to happen, so practice some humility. — Mark Manson
  • Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. — Patanjali
  • I practiced two or three hours, sometimes none, sometimes six. It was very varied. — Julian Bream
  • In practical life the wisest and soundest people avoid speculation. — George Earle Buckle
  • Mind is everything. What we think, we become. — Gautama Buddha
  • Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Top 10 Practical Life Quotes

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The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. — Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Make it a practice to judge persons and things in the most favorable light at all times and under all circumstances. — Vincent de Paul

Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

Spiritual people are not those who engage in certain spiritual practices; they are those who draw their life from a conversational relationship with God. — Dallas Willard

I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. — Jack Nicklaus

If I don’t practice for a day, I know it. If I don’t practice for two days, the critics know it. And if I don’t practice for three days, the public knows it. — Louis Armstrong

There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life -reciprocity. — Confucius

Move, but don't move the way fear makes you move. — Rumi

Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind. — Swami Muktananda

Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. — Claude Bissell

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Practical life quote For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope yo
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.

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Truth is not obtained cheaply. It demands much time given to prayer and study of the Scriptures, followed by practical application in our daily lives. It must take priority over the many forms of cheap entertainment offered by our secular culture. It is a lifetime commitment. — Derek Prince

Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience. We don't transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better. — Donna Farhi

The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships. — T. K. V. Desikachar

Practical life quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

Self-confidenc e, poise, consciousness of possessing the power to accomplish our desires, with renewed lively interest in life are the natural results of the practice of Contrology [Pilates]. — Joseph Pilates

In Atlantis, children who were spiritually evolved from meditative practices in their previous lives were brought to the Mystery School for training by older members of the Order who psychically recognized them. — Frederick Lenz

There are two activities in life in which we can lovingly and carefully put something inside of someone we love. Cooking is the one we can do three times a day for the rest of our lives, without pills. In both activities, practice makes perfect. — Mario Batali

Practical life quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

One of the noblest words in our language is "grace," defined as "unearned blessing." We live by grace far more than by anything else. Accordingly, I find that the one thing which I want to put into practice in my own life is the conscious and deliberate habit of finding someone to thank. — D. Elton Trueblood

The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever. — Jim Rohn

The spirit of karate practice and the elements of training are applicable to each and every aspect of our daily lives. — Gichin Funakoshi

This is a very important practice. Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself. — Nhat Hanh

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Remember this practical piece of advice: Never come into the theatre with mud on your feet. Leave your dust and dirt outside. Check your little worries, squabbles, petty difficulties with your outside clothing -- all the things that ruin your life and draw your attention away from your art -- at the door. — Konstantin Stanislavisky

Remember this practical piece of advice: Never come into the theatre with mud on your feet. Leave your dust and dirt outside. Check your little worries, squabbles, petty difficulties with your outside clothing - all the things that ruin your life and draw your attention away from your art - at the door. — Constantin Stanislavski

Yoga, as a way of life and a philosophy, can be practiced by anyone with inclination to undertake it, for yoga belongs to humanity as a whole. It is not the property of any one group or any one individual, but can be followed by any and all, in any corner of the globe, regardless of class, creed or religion. — K. Pattabhi Jois

The most practical teaching of the Gita, and one for which it is of abiding interest and value to the men of the world with whom life is a series of struggles, is not to give way to any morbid sentimentality when duty demands sternness and the boldness to face terrible things. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Religion and practical life are not different. To take sanyas (renunciation) is not to abandon life. The real spirit is to make the country, your family, work together instead of working only for your own. The step beyond is to serve humanity and the next step is to serve God. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama. — Frank Gehry

Hitler used to come to my house once in a while for a cup of coffee, and because I led a normal life, he would leave at about 9 p.m. ... However, Hitler used to spend practically all of his nights, sometimes until four a.m., with Goebbels. ... God knows what evil influence Goebbels had on him during those long visits. — Hermann Goring

Before going back to college, i knew i didn't want to be an intellectual, spending my life in books and libraries without knowing what the hell is going on in the streets. Theory without practice is just as incomplete as practice without theory. The two have to go together. — Assata Shakur

The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His divine company, speaking humbly and lovingly with him in all seasons, at every moment, without limiting the conversation in any way. — Brother Lawrence

It is by education that we become prepared for our duties and responsibilities in life. If one is badly educated he must naturally fail in the proper assumption and practice of his duties and responsibilities. — Marcus Garvey

There is no place for [the Bantu] in the European community above the level of certain forms of labour ... What is the use of teaching the Bantu child mathematics when it cannot use it in practice? That is quite absurd. Education must train people in accordance with their opportunities in life, according to the sphere in which they live. — Hendrik Verwoerd

You have to know accounting. It's the language of practical business life. It was a very useful thing to deliver to civilization. I've heard it came to civilization through Venice which of course was once the great commercial power in the Mediterranean. However, double entry bookkeeping was a hell of an invention. — Charlie Munger

By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients and by following a few other healthful practices from youth or middle age on, you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years. — Linus Pauling

You can have calmness of mind at all times by the practice of yoga. You can have restful sleep. You can have increased energy, vigour, vitality, longevity, and a high standard of health. You can turn out efficient work within a short space of time. You can have success in every walk of life. — Sivananda

I was originally supposed to become an engineer but the thought of having to expend my creative energy on things that make practical everyday life even more refined, with a loathsome capital gain as the goal, was unbearable to me. — Albert Einstein

Continuous practice, day after day, is the most appropriate way of expressing gratitude. This means that you practice continuously, without wasting a single day of your life, without using it for your own sake. Why is it so? Your life is a fortunate outcome of the continuous practice of the past. You should express your gratitude immediately. — Dogen

Practically speaking, a life that is vowed to simplicity, appropriate boldness, good humor, gratitude, unstinting work and play, and lots of walking, brings us close to the actually existing world and its wholeness. — Gary Snyder

Nobody was perfect. Not even close. And everybody had wrinkles from smiling and squinting and craining their necks. Everybody has marks on their bodies from years of living- a trail of life left on them. Evidence of all the adventures and sleepless nights and practical jokes and heartbreaks that had made them who they are. — Katherine Center

In life... we need to find a balance. You have to set rules and limitations - that is called discipline. And you have to practice that in all your worlds. — Cesar Millan

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. — Brother Lawrence

Success isn't something that just happens - success is learned, success is practiced and then it is shared. — Sparky Anderson

In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons. — James MacGregor Burns

Living life as an artist is a practice. You are either engaging in the practice or you’re not. It makes no sense to say you’re not good at it. It’s like saying, I’m not good at being a monk. You are either living as a monk or you’re not. We tend to think of the artist’s work as the output. The real work of the artist is a way of being in the world. — Rick Rubin

The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience. Patience means restraining one's inclinations. There are seven emotions: joy, anger, anxiety, adoration, grief, fear, and hate, and if a man does not give way to these he can be called patient. I am not as strong as I might be, but I have long known and practiced patience. And if my descendants wish to be as I am, they must study patience. — Ieyasu Tokugawa

Performing at my best is important to me and should be to everyone. I am blessed that my dad is a chiropractor. Getting adjusted regularly - along with practicing other good health habits that my mom helped me to establish - are all part of my goal to win in life and on the field. — Aaron Rodgers

The first step to this end is to develop peace and goodwill within our borders, by training our youth of both sexes to its practice as their habit of life, so that the jealousies of town against town, class against class and sect against sect no longer exist; and then to extend this good feeling beyond our frontiers towards our neighbours. — Robert Baden-Powell

Water, the Hub of Life. Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium. Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomolous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids. — Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Expressing the matter, in such startling terms, makes it easy to see why philosophers from ancient Greece to the present have taken the brevity of life to be the defining problem of human existence. We’ve been granted the mental capacity to make almost infinitely ambitious plans, but practically no time at all to put them into action. — Oliver Burkeman

The goal of the martial arts is not for the destruction of an opponent, but rather for self-growth and self-perfection. The practice of a martial art should be a practice of love - for the preservation of life, for the preservation of body, and for the preservation of family and friends. — Dan Inosanto

. . . in the spiritual life you must practice. And the only way to practice is by trying to solve your problems with prayer. This develops your spiritual power and it also trains you to use that spiritual power in the most effective way. — Emmet Fox

If you want to move to a new level in your life, you must break through your comfort zone and practice doing things that are not comfortable. — T. Harv Eker

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