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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Practice
 
  Practice makes perfect.
Franklin.    
  1
  His nice fence and his active practice.
Shakespeare.    
  2
  Theory looks well on paper, but does not amount to anything without practice.
H. W. Shaw.    
  3
  Theory, from whatever source, is not perfect until it is reduced to practice.
Hosea Ballou.    
  4
  Ah! if the pulpit would practice what it preaches, then all would be well.
Horace Greeley.    
  5
  I am little inclined to practise on others, and as little that they should practise on me.
Sir W. Temple.    
  6
  He sought to have that by practice which he could not by prayer.
Sir P. Sidney.    
  7
  Things confirmed by long practice and usage have all the force of law.
Hooker.    
  8
  In church they are taught to love God; after church they are practised to love their neighbor.
Landor.    
  9
  There is a distinction, but no opposition, between theory and practice. Each to a certain extent supposes the other. Theory is dependent on practice; practice must have preceded theory.
Sir W. Hamilton.    
  10
  There are two functions of the soul,—contemplation and practice,—according to the general division of objects; some of which only entertain our speculations, other employ our actions.
South.    
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