Quotation Explorer - 'Practically'

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book -and does - Groucho Marx
Why, that dog is practically a Phi Beta Kappa. She can sit up and beg, and she can give her paw -- I don't say she will but she can. - Dorothy Parker
A man with a good story is practically a king. - José Eduardo Agualusa
Everybody finds themselves sometimes deficient in what they need, and put to inconvenience ... the richest people may easily be without something they want, and that is practically to suffer poverty. Accept such occurrences cheerfully, rejoice in them, bear them willingly. - Francis de Sales
A 'good job' can be both practically attractive while still not good enough to devote your entire life to. - Alain de Botton
It's always too soon to quit! Believe in the goodness of God practically speaking. - Eric C. Maynard
Practically all the sadness we experience in life comes from our feeling sorry for ourselves. - Marty Rubin
We are always imagining something, It is practically impossible to be awake without imagining something. Then why not imagine something at all times that will inspire the powers within us to do greater and greater things? - Christian D. Larson
Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....
I'm named after my great grand-mother...while you've never heard of her, in my mind she's practically a celebrity. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
Abnormal is so common, it's practically normal. - Cory Doctorow
...while you've never heard of her, in my mind she's practically a celebrity. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible. - Henry Ford
If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self-interest, you can have practically anything you go after. - Napoleon Hill
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
Anyone can post messages to the net. Practically everyone does. The resulting cacophony drowns out serious discussion. - Clifford Stoll
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. - Walter Winchell
Destination is, ideally, where one should stop; and ideally, one should not stop. Practically, destination of a great man is where he wants to stop; of a common man, where he has to. The one ends with Will, the other with Reason. Morality is always pursued, never reached! - Raheel Farooq
We sensible often resist intrusive love and its chaos practically, employing measures to prevent the former for fear of the latter. But for all our wit and work, that desperation for control also prevents the pure, transcendental freedom more often delivered by both. - Tiffany Madison
People who gives excuses of lack of growth simply don’t know how to apply the principle of increase is practically inevitable. - Sunday Adelaja
The turtle lives 'twixt plated decksWhich practically conceal its sex.I think it clever of the turtleIn such a fix to be so fertile. - Ogden Nash
Insignificant events can take on monumental proportions when your head is full of practically nothing.
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
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