Everyone can practise non-violence, it only calls for determination. If you succeed, it will open the way to a far more peaceful world.
Cultured people practise self-examination with trepidation and fear.I Ching
If I don't practise for one day, I know it; if I don't practise for two days, the critics know it; if I don't practise for three days, the audience knows it.
The frolicsome company had begun to practise the ancient and now forgotten pastime of HighJinks.
Man, the period of whose life is one hundred years, should practise Dharma , Artha, and Kama at different times and in such a manner that they may harmonize, and not clash in any way. He should acquire learning in his childhood; in his youth and middle age he should attend to Artha and Kama, and in his old age he should perform Dharma, and thus seek to gain Moksha , that is, release from further transmigration.
What's come to perfection perishes. Things learned on earth, we shall practise in heaven. Work done least rapidly, Art most cherishes.Robert Browning
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!
Nothing so evil as money ever grew to be current among men. This lays cities low, this drives men from their homes, this trains and warps honest souls till they set themselves to works of shame; this still teaches folk to practise villainies, and to know every godless deed. But all the men who wrought this thing for hire have made it sure that, soon or late, they shall pay the price.Sophocles
For those who practise tyranny and deprive others of their rights, I will be harsh and stern, but for those who follow the law, I will be most soft and tender.umar
However fiercely opposed one may be to the present order, an old respect for the idea of order itself often prevents people from distinguishing between order and those who stand for order, and leads them in practise to respect individuals under the pretext of respecting order itself.antonin artaud
Go practise if you please With men and women: leave a child alone For Christ's particular love's sake!Robert Browning
Any time you are with anyone or think of anyone you must say to yourself: I am dying and this person too is dying , attempting the while to experience the truth of the words you are saying. If every one of you agrees to practise this, bitterness will die out, harmony will arise.anthony de mello
In a Society in which there is no law, and in theory no compulsion, the only arbiter of behaviour is public opinion. But public opinion, because of the tremendous urge to conformity in gregarious animals, is less tolerant than any system of law. When human beings are governed by "thou shalt not", the individual can practise a certain amount of eccentricity: when they are supposedly governed by "love" or "reason", he is under continuous pressure to make him behave and think in exactly the same way as everyone else.george orwell
I had to practise each religion for a time Hinduism, Isl?m, Christianity. Furthermore, I followed the paths of the ??ktas, Vaishnavas, and Ved?ntists. I realized that there is only one God toward whom all are travelling; but the paths are different.ramakrishna
Common men talk bagfuls of religion but do not practise even a grain of it. The wise man speaks little, even though his whole life is religion expressed in action.ramakrishna
O, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!walter scott
Let him sensibly perceive, that the kindness he shews to others, is no ill husbandry for himself; but that it brings a return in kindness both from those that receive it, and those who look on. Make this a contest among children, who shall out-do one another in this way: and by this means, by a constant practise, children having made it easy to themselves to part with what they have, good nature may be settled in them into a habit, and they may take pleasure, and pique themselves in being kind, liberal and civil , to others.john locke
O what a tangled web we weave / When first we practise to deceive.
Men of great conversational powers almost universally practise a sort of lively sophistry and exaggeration which deceives for the moment both themselves and their auditors.
The Buddha said 'Salvation doesn't come from the sight of me. It demands strenuous effort and practise. So work hard and seek your own salvation constantly.'
If you take away ideology, you are left with a case by case ethics which in practise ends up as me first, me only, and in rampant greed.
You can know how to win through strategy with the long sword, but it cannot be clearly explained in writing . You must practise diligently in order to understand how to win.
Nothing so evil as money ever grew to be current among men. This lays cities low, this drives men from their homes, this trains and warps honest souls till they set themselves to works of shame; this still teaches folk to practise villainies, and to know every godless deed. But all the men who wrought this thing for hire have made it sure that, soon or late, they shall pay the price.
Could we forbear dispute, and practise love, we should agree as angels do above.
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