|C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.|
| Practice makes perfect.|
| His nice fence and his active practice.|
| Theory looks well on paper, but does not amount to anything without practice.|
H. W. Shaw.
| Theory, from whatever source, is not perfect until it is reduced to practice.|
| Ah! if the pulpit would practice what it preaches, then all would be well.|
| I am little inclined to practise on others, and as little that they should practise on me.|
Sir W. Temple.
| He sought to have that by practice which he could not by prayer.|
Sir P. Sidney.
| Things confirmed by long practice and usage have all the force of law.|
| In church they are taught to love God; after church they are practised to love their neighbor.|
| 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.
| 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.|