Quotation Explorer - 'Practical'

The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency. - Theodore Roosevelt
... shunning all offers of help, all offers of the more practical... This was his task, he said, and it would be carried out alone. Penance, my brother reminded me, was a lonely place to be. - Sarah Winman
Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity. - H.P. Lovecraft
Society wants to believe it can identify evil people, or bad or harmful people, but it's not practical. There are no stereotypes. - Ted Bundy
Why the hell you have to feel bad! ... like " I am crazy"..... even if you are not !! many else out there .... feel the same in some point of time to be crazy enough, Hence.... let's just be practical and take light! "Be yourself to live the Life. - Praveen Chenna
Truth might be heroic, but it was not within the range of practical domestic politics. - Samuel Butler
I am a practical person. Always believed in multi purpose tools, good education and limited conversations .... and then I saw her! - Soban Arif
If you can’t be brave in the face of adversity, at least be practical. - Clifford Cohen
Innovation is about practical creativity - it's about making new ideas useful... - Max McKeown
Only use the mind for practical ways in life. Use your deep inner body energy, observation and breath to glide through life. - Matthew Donnelly
Love is 100% percent practical, oral performance is an ultimate turn-off, whether you like it or not. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Alongside the practical thought something else struggled and, like an escaped butterfly, took wing: the assurance of something wonderful awaiting her. Just around the corner...... - Norah Lofts
Life is hard, the earth stubborn, science rich in knowledge but poor in practical results. - Franz Kafka
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H. L. Mencken
Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it. - Richard Feynman
In all the works on pedagogy that ever I read and they have been many, big, and heavy I don't remember that any one has advocated a system of teaching by practical jokes, mostly cruel. That, however, describes the method of our great teacher, Experience. - Charles Sanders Peirce
True freedom exists beyond the bounds of our faculty of reason because rational beings can only reason practical freedoms even if first conceived in theory or as an idea. - Adam Kovacevic
No one wants their stuff stolen. No one wants their physical person harmed. If you understand the implications of those two truths, you can come to see the egregious moral and practical problems of a state-managed society. - Jeffrey Tucker
Abt Draws from a trove of personal experience to create a vivid account of the people and place. Along the way, Abt addresses big questions such as economic reform and practical ones such as how to use e–commerce to achieve brand recognition in North Korea. - Jeff Baron
There is nothing more practical than a good theory.
Propounding peace and love without practical or institutional engagement is delusion, not virtue. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Max Born
Dreamers are mocked as impractical. The truth is they are the most practical, as their innovations lead to progress and a better way of life for all of us. - Robin S. Sharma
Innovation is deviance which means that the rebellious personality is a natural resource for practical creativity. As an innovator, you need to reject the old to establish a new, better, status quo. And one of the most powerful sources of newness is the rebel or maverick, mind. - Max McKeown
A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion. - Mahatma Gandhi
The whole interest of my reason, whether speculative or practical, is concentrated in the three following questions: What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? (Critique of Pure Reason - Immanuel Kant
I long ago developed a very practical smile, which I call my "Noh smile" because it resembles a Noh mask whose features are frozen. Its advantage is that men can interpret it however they want; you can imagine how often I've relied on it. - Arthur Golden
Lovers tend to be philosophical, achievers are practical. - Amit Kalantri
I write so the endangered thoughts roaming naked and vulnerable through the misty jungles of my mind aren't slain by the guns of practical living. - Kim Krizan
As Christians, we call ourselves people of faith, but how much practical faith do we really have? - Lisa Bedrick
BE PRACTICAL BY WORDS NOT BY HEART BECAUSE HUMANITY LIES IN IMPRACTICAL HEARTS - merlin8thomas
The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected. - Will Rogers
Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist. - Eric Hoffer
The heart may not always be practical, but it is always right. - Debasish Mridha
Time well spent is an investment of the past for a practical and bright Future. - Victor John Lao
When you are Patient you can be Practical and rationale - M.Mnzava
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts. - Henry Adams
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare - Theodore Roosevelt
How Learning to Say Goodbye Taught Me How to Live is an excellent book...very transformative and empowering..lot of practical advise for people struggling to overcome any problem in their life - Nandita Keshavan
Careful practical work is the best expression of our freedom and safeguard of our sanity. In a healthy society, such work is the means most consistently available for people to practice holiness of life, to imitate God's enabling and sustaining care for the world. - Ellen F. Davis
A beautiful woman is a practical poet, taming her savage mate, planting tenderness, hope and eloquence in all whom she approaches. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions. - Unknown
Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
Collaboration is about team work. It’s not a cliché, it’s a practical reality. - JA Perez
We gaze up at the same stars, the sky covers us all, the same universe encompasses us. What does it matter what practical system we adopt in our search for the truth? Not by one avenue only can we arrive at so tremendous a secret. - Quintus Aurelius Symmachus
If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail. - Henry A. Wallace
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
Armed violence and peace cannot coexist. We need to overcome the challenges we face and seek practical solutions. We must replace the culture of war with the culture of peace. - Widad Akreyi
A person's practical experience can attribute him or her to teach his or her fellow learners the value of real life responsibilities and its consequences. - Saaif Alam
Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.
When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical may be madness. To surrender dreams, this may be madness. To seek treasures where there is only trash...Too much sanity may be madness, and maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. - Miguel De Cervantes
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
Terrorism has no religion is a theory, and the religion of terrorism is a real threat and practical thing. - Satyendra Singh 'Shyamal'
The philosopher often appears ridiculous in the practical affairs of life, because he or she has stepped out of the rush of time. - Theaetetus
A vision without a practical plan to develop it, is only that… a vision. - JA Perez
Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. - John Maynard Keynes
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only. - Samuel Smiles
Although I think the word "pleasure" is unknown to you. More precisely, its practical meaning". #MilanoVeneziani. #ItalianPassion - Olga GOA
She(Joan of Arc) put her dreams and her sentiment into her aims, where they ought to be; she put her practicality into her practice. Ine modern Imperial wars, the case is reversed. Our dreams, our aims are always, we insist, quite practical. It is our practice that is dreamy. - G.K. Chesterton
Choice Theory explains that, for all practical purposes, we choose everything we do. - William Glasser
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