Quotes of Drill

“ Less is a bore. ”

- Robert Venturi

“ Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect. ”

- Vince Lombardi

“ The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. ”

- Tom Bodett

“ In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. ”

- Mark Twain

“ It sometimes seems as though we were trying to combine the ideal of no schools at all with the democratic ideal of schools for everybody by having schools without education. ”

- Robert Maynard Hutchins

“ Thought is action in rehearsal. ”

- William Zinsser

“ Few men are born brave. Many become so through training and force of discipline. ”

- Flavius Renatus Vegetius

“ But in practice Australia - the pluralism of Australia - sorry the sectarianism to an extent stopped at the time you took your uniform off after coming home from school. ”

- Thomas Keneally

“ I've gotten away from my conditioning because of my back, but I've got to get back to that this winter. ”

- Hale Irwin

“ Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another. ”

- George Washington

“ I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The practice of utter sincerity towards other men would avail to no good end, if they were incapable of practising it towards their own minds. In fact, truth cannot be communicated until it is perceived. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power. ”

- Alan Cohen

“ There are a lot of empty seats that are about to be filled with corporatists surrounded by corporate hospitality suites funded by $13 million of taxpayers money. That's a pretty sickly witches' brew for a private convention where corporations have poured $100 million into it… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ I can sit here and think of a million reasons why it hasn't happened,... I believe it's coming. No, it hasn't been fast enough. At the same time, I would hate to see a league with half African-American coaches... if they're not good coaches. ”

- Mike Singletary

“ I'm a huge proponent of exchanges, student exchanges, cultural exchanges, university exchanges. We talk a lot about public diplomacy,... It's extremely important that we get our message out, but it's also the case that we should not have a monologue with other people… ”

- Condoleezza Rice

“ Imagine spending four billion years stocking the oceans with seafood, filling the ground with fossil fuels, and drilling the bees in honey production — only to produce a race of bed-wetters! ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich

“ Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia. ”

- Alexis Carrel

“ If you train people properly, they won't be able to tell a drill from the real thing. If anything, the real thing will be easier. ”

- Jessamyn West

“ The grinding of the intellect is for most people as painful as a dentist's drill. ”

- Leonard Sidney Woolf

“ Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the kids should be given homework. ”

- Bill Cosby

“ Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything. ”

- Don Marquis

“ Everything is practice. ”

- Pele

“ I know a lot of people think it's monotonous, down the black lines over and over, but it's not if you're enjoying what you're doing. I love to swim and I love to train. ”

- Tracy Caulkins

“ The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me. ”

- Leroy Burrell

“ If school results were the key to power, girls would be running the world. ”

- Sarah Boseley

“ Practice what you preach. ”

- Unknown

“ Practice what you preach. ”

- Unknown

“ America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live. ”

- Jane Addams
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