Politics, as a practise, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
— Henry Adams

O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
Walter Scott practise quote

A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
— Mahatma Gandhi

South Africa was to evolve into the most pernicious example of the criminal practise of colonial and white minority domination.
— Thabo Mbeki

To all the rest of his Absurdities, (for vice is always unreasonable,) he adds one more, who expects that Vertue from another which he won't practise himself.
— practise quotation by Mary Astell