People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach.— David A. Bednar
Colossal Practice What You Preach quotations
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
You should be proud of what you're doing, but not conceited.
If you can't be proud of yourself, you're a failure. And discipline. To do anything in life you have to have discipline. To accomplish anything, you have a goal, challenge yourself, and work until you accomplish that goal. Practice what you preach.
I believe so strongly in what I do and I practice what I preach! My Dad died at fifty - do I have to die at fifty? My Dad ate all the junk food, he wouldn't exercise - how can you tell your Dad anything? We know about nutrition and we know about exercise. There's no reason for anybody to be sick and tired, fat and out of shape - it's ridiculous!
The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!
Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, "Why do you not practice what you preach?
Practice yourself what you preach.
If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
I think it's so important to practice what you preach - whether you're into riding cows to work or eating a burger after boxing, just do what you're telling your fans you're doing because you have to be real with them because they look up to you.
Practice what you preach.
Actually, we have misdefined "hypocrisy.
" Hypocrisy is not the failure to practice what you preach but the failure to believe it. Hypocrisy is propaganda.
When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.
And yet this same Deity says to me, resist not evil;
pray for those that despitefully use you; love your enemies, but I will eternally damn mine. It seems to me that even gods should practice what they preach.
If you think practicing what you preach is rough, just try preaching what you practice.
Why do you not practice what you preach.
Practice things until you can't get them wrong. Not until you get them right. There's a big difference.
You have to make those mistakes. You have to do the work. You have to fail. I also realized that I should practice what I preach, which is that if you only do get one kick at the can . . . When you go to places like Africa or Asia or the Indian sub-continent, you realize that a lot of the people there don't ever get a kick at the can. There are no "kicks" at the can - you just don't have that shot.
You should be a living practicing example of what you are preaching.
You know what I ask Jewish liberals? 'Why don't you preach what you practice?'
Practice doesn't make perfect if you're doing it wrong.
I'm writing with the assumption that most of you who are reading this book have concluded what I have: Preaching doesn't workpreaching, as we know it, is a tragically broken endeavor. The value of our practices-including preaching-ought to be judged by their effects on our communities and the ways in which they help us move toward life with God.