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The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults,
by Agnes de Mille

The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults,
not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should
not become your dearest friend.
- Agnes de Mille

The truest expression of a people
is in its dances and its music.
Bodies never lie.
- Agnes De Mille

Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how.
The moment you know how, you begin to die a little.
- Agnes de Mille

Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
- Agnes de Mille

 

The universe lies before you on the floor,
in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers,
in your mind.
From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
- Agnes de Mille

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
- Agnes de Mille

To dance is to be out of yourself.
Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.
This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
- Agnes de Mille

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The artist never entirely knows.
We guess.
We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
- Agnes de Mille

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made.
Destiny is made known silently.
- Agnes de Mille

Theater people are always pining and agonizing because
they're afraid that they'll be forgotten.
And in America they're quite right.
They will be.
- Agnes de Mille

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer.
A good calf is better than a good head.
- Agnes de Mille

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Consider adopting the ongoing practice of zero-based gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

Practice makes perfect.
- Anonymous

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

The Tao of the sage is work without effort.
Practice non-action. Work without doing.
- Lao Tzu

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Manage through the uncertainties.
Practice appropriate actions and participate in healthy choices.
Value and celebrate the loyalty of the individuals around you:
celebrate their competencies and successes, as well as your own.
Build up your circle and reinforce it at every opportunity.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today Is My Day To Practice Whimsey.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be free not because we claim freedom,
but because we practice it.
- William Faulkner

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I practice keen awareness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A great part of courage is the courage
of having done the thing before.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -
a practice which is still continued.
- Helen Rowland

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci

One does not need buildings, money, power,
or status to practice the Art of Peace.
Heaven is right where you are standing,
and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do "practice"?
- George Carlin

Society has always seemed to demand a little more from
human beings than it will get in practice.
- George Orwell

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice there is.
- Yogi Berra

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

Teach and practice, practice and teach - that is all we have;
that is all we are good for; that is all we ever ought to do.
- Ernest Holmes

In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,
right conduct from habitual has become natural.
- Sallust

Yoga is a way to freedom.
By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear,
anguish and loneliness.
- Indra Devi

To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.
- Charles Baudelaire

Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation,
and without being allowed the preliminary trials,
the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
- Lewis Mumford

I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.
And I will not let anything get in the way of me and
my competitive enthusiasm to win.
- Michael Jordan

Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Brooks Adams

I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose.
Besides, practice forms a man to anything.
- James Boswell

Practice without improvement is meaningless.
- Chuck Knox

Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene.
- Cedric Hardwicke

It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work,
eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations.
Everything can't be personalized.
- Barbara Kruger

It was very hard for me to practice and enjoy my tennis,
and I didn't know the why, so I worked with psychologists
to try and see what was happening.
They pushed me really hard.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Practice meditation regularly.
Meditation leads to eternal bliss.
Therefore meditate, meditate.
- Swami Sivananda

Ask yourself the secret of your success.
Listen to your answer, and practice it.
- Richard Bach

We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am...
Practice starts too early for us.
Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw.
I can throw anytime.
- Dan Marino

Speaking for myself, my very integrity as a human being
needs to include my freedom to explore who I am both
spiritually and sexually.
Not just to explore - but to practice.
- Malcolm Boyd

I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame
or a professional career to practice clean living,
fair play and good sportsmanship.
- Major Taylor

All he wants to do is practice and that's all he does,
all day long.
That's what it takes if you want to change the face of music.
You've gotta be committed to it.
- Jimmy Chamberlin

There is no real teacher who in practice does not believe
in the existence of the soul,
or in a magic that acts on it through speech.
- Allan Bloom

We believe in fair exchange rates and Japan doesn't practice that.
They have massive U.S.
dollar reserves, and they use them to intervene regularly.
- Rick Wagoner

Why do you not practice what you preach.
- St.
Jerome

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

They put me in a harness, like a horse,
to learn the back somersault.
It was weird up there when I put on that harness for the first time.
The courage came with practice.
- Donald O'Connor

The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of
the most vital and artistic of human actions.
- Nhat Hanh

Actually, most things I say in public lead more or
less directly to my own compositional practice,
so I should be careful about generalizing lest they come back to haunt me.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Like the British Constitution, she owes her success
in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
- Thomas Hardy

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

If you don't have a spiritual practice in place when times are good,
you can't expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis.
- Doug Coupland


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