Not Being Practical Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 Quotes About Not Being Practical

#1. I mean really, how could an artistic individual stay grounded in the nitty-gritty of how many minutes per pound meat has to stay in the oven when trying to fathom the creative philosophy behind the greatest artistic minds of the world? - Author: E.A. Bucchianeri
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#2. We're practical and sensible but we're also dreamers. Don't forget that part of you. There's nothing wrong with being sensible, but dreams are what make you fly. And you're destined to touch the sky. - Author: S.H. Kolee
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#3. The practical case for manned spacef light gets ever-weaker with each advance in robots and miniaturisation - indeed, as a scientist or practical man, I see little purpose in sending people into space at all. But as a human being, I'm an enthusiast for manned missions. - Author: Martin Rees
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#4. Interesting doesn't always equal practical, but being practical is always less interesting. - Author: James A. Owen
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#5. If you give up on your principles I don't think that's being pragmatic ... Doing the wrong thing, even partially, isn't being practical ... if you have the right ideas and are forceful enough ... I think you can get the support you need. - Author: Ron Paul
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#6. Her mind made great, panicked leaps between the mundane - He smells pleasantly of soap and witch hazel - and the practical: How could another human being weigh so much? Is he filled with rocks? - Author: Jenn Bennett
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#7. I don't mind being lord of all I survey but I don't want to have to work at it. It just wouldn't be practical. - Author: Katherine Dunn
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#8. The white boys knew they had my attention now, but hesitated
that's the trouble with being a racist in the white heartlands, you don't get a lot of practical experience. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#9. Why separate your spiritual life and your practical life? To an integral being, there is no such distinction. - Author: Laozi
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#10. Controlling women as the means of reproduction is made even more necessary by any race or caste or class system. It just comes together, it's just like life. And therefore it's not even practical to be a feminist without being anti-racist or against classism. It just doesn't work. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#11. And she realized, standing there, that in all her practical plans for marriage, she'd never thought about the simple pleasure of being loved. - Author: Jude Watson
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#12. My being a psycho is actually good news for you in some ways. It means I am 100% practical and not encumbered by other considerations.
In fact maybe that is the simplest definition of a psycho; someone who is 100% practical. Yes, I like that. - Author: Jake Remington
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#13. Presents? Cake? I could use a new bat, maybe some good work boots or running shoes. - Author: Patricia Hamill
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#14. Wonderful!Hold Me Tight blends the best in research findings with practical suggestions from a caring and compassionate clinician. This fabulous book will be of great benefitto couples trying to find their way to better communication and deeper, more fulfilling ways of being with each other. Bravo! - Author: Daniel J. Siegel
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#15. Courage and confidence are practical necessities, that courage is the practical form of being true to existence, of being true to truth, and confidence is the practical form of being true to one's own consciousness. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#16. It's difficult to get your creative juices flowing if you're always being practical, following rules, afraid to make mistakes, not looking into outside areas, or under the influence of any of the other mental locks. - Author: Roger Von Oech
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#17. Yes, because it's Len's obsession with practical. I've never really had that experience that I hear people having of being on an empty soundstage painted green talking to a tennis ball on a stick. - Author: Kate Beckinsale
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#18. Americans, being a moral people, want their foreign policy to reflect the values we espouse as a nation. But Americans, being a practical people, also want their foreign policy to be effective. - Author: George Shultz
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#19. A wasted human being
that's a sort of practical blasphemy, according to my religion. - Author: Samuel Hopkins Adams
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#20. Reading was hardly as practical a skill as being able to handle a dagger or use Allomancy? - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#21. There is a world of practical religion in simply being considerate of others. - Author: Roger Babson
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#22. My recollection of the higher school certificate, which involved a practical exam in physics, was being confronted with an experiment involving a sort of barometer arrangement, wondering why I couldn't make it work. - Author: Peter Higgs
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#23. The idealists dream and the dream is told, and the practical men listen and ponder and bring back the truth and apply it to human life, and progress and growth and higher human ideals come into being and so the world moves ever on. - Author: Anna Howard Shaw
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#24. The line between being practical and being a bastard is thin. - Author: Joe Hart
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#25. Composing for the prepared piano is not a criticism of the instrument. I'm only being practical. - Author: John Cage
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#26. In today's time, no other 'charity' is acceptable or practical than the 'wisdom' that can transform the human life... Meaning the knowledge which can teach a man to climb the ladder of success. - Author: Deep Trivedi
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#27. My love of computers, besides being practical, is very direct and visceral. I love the way things look on the screen. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#28. If you realize that the other person is a human being too, and you have exactly the same kind of spiritual path, and then the two can become good practitioners. This appears to be practical for both. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#29. Women are not as sentimental as men, and are not so easily touched with the unspoken poetry of nature, being less poetical, and having less imagination; they are more fitted for practical affairs, and would make fewer failures in business. - Author: Charles Dudley Warner
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#30. And eventually I realized that being in love is not living a life in fairy tale.. I woke up, not with a kiss but with a twinge.. Hello real world.. teach me now.. how to be practically real and really practical.. - Author: Himmilicious
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#31. The first and great evidence of our walking by the Spirit or being filled with the Spirit is not some private mystical experience of our own, but our practical relationships of love with other people. - Author: John Stott
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#32. It's not really a practical dream to have, is it?
He stares right at me. It's intense, being under the weight of his full attention. Dreams have to be practical? - Author: Hannah Harrington
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#33. I think I have a reputation for being really serious. In interviews I use big words, but I'm just an emotional goofball. I play practical jokes all the time. - Author: Darren Hayes
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#34. Though philosophers like to define poetry as irrational fancy, for us it is practical, humorous, reasonable way of being ourselves. - Author: Robert Graves
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#35. I'm a practical person. Most fashion people live in the clouds, and they're full of it. I live like a human being - or, I try to - and I have to be intelligent; I have to be practical. I'm a great believer in common sense, and the older I get, I see that common sense is not that common. - Author: Iris Apfel
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#36. Embodying recapitulation as a practical application to one's path means not living the way you used to live, and being so completely in the moment that you are lost to yourself. - Author: Lujan Matus
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#37. Understanding is the reward of obedience. Obedience is the key to every door. I am perplexed at the stupidity of the ordinary religious being. In the most practical of all matters he will talk and speculate and try to feel, but he will not set himself to do. - Author: George MacDonald
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#38. The truth of practical intellect is understood not as conformity to an extramental being but as conformity to a right desire; the end is no longer to know what is, but to bring into existence that which is not yet. - Author: Jacques Maritain
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#39. It was one of those cases where you approve the broad, general principle of an idea but can't help being in a bit of a twitter at the prospect of putting it into practical effect. I explained this to Jeeves, and he said much the same thing had bothered Hamlet. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#40. Be anything but a coward, a pretender, an emotional crook, a whore: I'd rather have cancer than a dishonest heart. Which isn't being pious. Just practical. - Author: Truman Capote
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#41. If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do. Lucille Ball

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. - Author: Lucille Ball
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#42. I don't need to have my convictions confirmed by a show of numbers. However, being among people in front of a band leads me to believe that all is not lost, that humans, now and then, can communicate on a higher level than the political and the practical. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#43. Fundamental physics is like an art more or less. It's completely non-practical, and you can't use it for anything. But it's about the universe and how the world came into being. It's very remote from your daily life and mine, and yet it defines us as human beings. - Author: Yuri Milner
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#44. The material body has a practical reality that is accessible. It is here and now, and we can do something with it. However, we must not forget that the innermost part of our being is also trying to help us. It wants to come out to the surface and express itself. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#45. I'm addicted to email, but other than that, there are practical things - being able to buy a book on the internet that you can't find in your local bookshop. This could be a lifeline if you live further from the sources. - Author: Marilyn Hacker
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#46. It'll always bother you, wondering what you missed out on," Merrin said now. "That's how men are. I'm just being practical. I'm not waiting to get married to you so I can fight through your midlife affair with our babysitter. I'm not going to be the reason for your regrets. - Author: Joe Hill
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#47. [13] Everything in nature works according to laws. Only a rational being has a will - which is the ability to act according to the thought of laws, i.e. to act on principle. To derive actions from laws you need reason, so that's what will is - practical reason. - Author: Anonymous
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#48. I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart. I think that, in addition to being liberals, they are very practical. They have made some decisions about what it takes to win. - Author: Maxine Waters
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#49. We all have two lives: The true, the one we dreamed of in childhood And go on dreaming of as adults in a substratum of mist; the false, the one we love when we live with others, the practical, the useful, the one we end up by being put in a coffin. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#50. Happiness is something final and complete in itself, as being the aim and end of all practical activities whatever ... Happiness then we define as the active exercise of the mind in conformity with perfect goodness or virtue. - Author: Aristotle.
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#51. Communists should set an example in being practical as well as far-sighted. For only by being practical can they fulfil the appointed tasks, and only far-sightedness can prevent them from losing their bearings in the march forward. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#52. Man, whatever else he may be, is primarily a practical being, whose mind is given him to aid in adapting him to this world's life - Author: William James
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#53. Measurement and categorization are, of course, fundamental to any scientific endeavor, but the implications of being able to identify psychopaths are as much practical as academic. To put it simply, if we can't spot them, we are doomed to be their victims, both as individuals and as a society. - Author: Robert D. Hare
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#54. The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#55. The hypothesis of the supernatural and/or a supreme being is vague, unfounded, and inapplicable in any practical fashion - Author: PZ Myers
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#56. We have heard enough about being practical and efficient and prudent. We heard it preached through several decades that these things would save the world. I think that, with the salty taste of blood and sweat on our lips, we are learning that we had best talk once again about doing what is right. - Author: Ellis Arnall
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#57. The business of both parent and teacher is to enable and to help the child to educate himself, to develop his own intellectual, moral, aesthetic and practical capacities and to grow freely as an organic being, not to be kneaded and pressured into form like an inert plastic material - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#58. Being practical people, we never allow anybody to scare the birds; and the birds, being practical people too, come about us in myriads. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#59. I make a distinction between theory and methodology, the latter being the practical deployment of a premise. Theory on the contrary may well be applied, hence becomes methodology without a hitch, but isn't necessarily practical at all. - Author: Paul Fry
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#60. I loved practical jokes. I loved being goofy on the playground, and I loved doing silly cartoons, but I was not this subversive little delinquent. I am an Eagle Scout, after all. - Author: Steve Breen
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#61. I started, you know, to work as a diplomat during the Soviet days, and in spite of ideology being very high on the Communist Party agenda, I can assure you that in practical terms, we have always been trying to be pragmatic. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#62. Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. - Author: Aristotle.
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#63. I love practical jokes and humor. That there's frankly no joke that I don't think is funny. I love practical jokes, but I don't like being scared. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#64. She says affection is all very well being imagined, like a romantic fancy, but marriage should be based on practical purposes in order to last longer. - Author: Aya Ling
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