Practice makes perfect. In our life journey to become the best we can be, we must at least understand the importance of practice and how it is linked to the achievement of success.

Everything we want the best from comes with some factors that may appear like an uphill battle. It could be at the first day or in the long run, to some extent, we all require the best practice to overcome such challenges and never give up, in business, sports, teaching, craft and many more.

Honestly, if you want to become a professional in any field, you have to embrace the power of perfect practice. Lack of practice will limit your experiences and this would be detrimental to your own personal growth.

Fear and many other factors can hinder the zeal to practice, and that is why you need a good list of motivational quotes that will provide you with the encouragement to keep practising and become the best you can be through practice and preparation.

Practice quotes that will inspire you to practice hard, endure and persevere

  1. “A brilliant writer is someone who is devoted to expressing their creativity through the written word. Devotion is the key. I like to say a writer is someone who writes, not someone who is published. Practice, repetition, and consistency are essential.” – Albert Flynn DeSilver, Writing as a Path to Awakening
  2. “A Buddhist should practice and stick to the idea of peace. But it doesn’t mean that he is submissive–a coward or a wimp.” – Unknown Author
  3. “A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.” -Briana Scurry, Soccer Goalkeeper
  4. “According to every professional musician I’ve spoken with, practice is a lot more than sitting in a room alone, working on technique. Practice does some cool things to the brain, too. Knowing what the brain requires for solid, long-term learning will help you get better at music, or anything else.” – Jonathan Harnum, The Practice of Practice
  5. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” -Gandhi
  6. “Ardent interest, focused practice, and perseverance are pillars for the solid stone foundation of success.” -Lee David Daniels, Grit for Kids
  7. “As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.” -Vincent Van Gogh
  8. “Being genuinely happy is something that take practice, perseverance, and patience.” – Dr. Lauren Cunning, Hardwiring Happiness
  9. “Building a practice of gratitude is the best way I know to create an optimistic approach to life. Start each day by lying in bed for five minutes and mentally acknowledging what you are grateful for.” -Silken Laumann
  10. “But I still have to practice hard if I’m going to play my best tennis.” -Anastasia Myskina
  11. “By practicing meditation, we can get used to remaining present, undisturbed by whatever thoughts, emotions, or sensations arise.” – Michael Smith, Mindfulness Meditations For Anxiety
  12. “Changing your thinking is a practice, but one well worth the time.” -Cyndie Spiegel
  13. “Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.” -Ludwig van Beethoven
  14. “Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.” – Nan S. Russell
  15. “Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham
  16. “For every pass I caught in a game, I caught a thousand in practice.” -Don Hutson
  17. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” -Aristotle
  18. “Goal setting will never stop. I will continue to work hard and practice hard and see where things go.” -Zach Johnson
  19. “Grandmas are moms with lots of practice.” -Author Unknown
  20. “Grateful people achieve more and are more goal oriented. People who practice being grateful are more generous and do more paying it forward.” -Lainey Garretson, Manifesting Abundance.
  1. “I don’t know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody — somewhere — was practicing more than me.” -Larry Bird
  2. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee
  3. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” -Ray Bradbury
  4. “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.” -Michael Jordan
  5. “I put a lot of emphasis on the necessity of continuing to work, that good art practice is a product of practice, practice, practice.” -Dianne Bersea
  6. “If we want to live wider and deeper lives, not just faster ones, we have to practice patience – patience with ourselves, with other people, and with the big and small circumstances of life itself.” -M. J. Ryan, The Power of Patience Patience
  7. “If you are preparing for a career transition or wanting to transform your current one, use low-risk situations to practice building your inner resilience to change.” – Karen Kelloway,
  8. “If you practice hard, you can win every battle.” – Manny Pacquiao
  9. “If you practice something for a few hundred hours, you will almost certainly see great improvement.” – K. Anders Ericsson
  10. “In previous years I was so fired up at times I made little mistakes. So I kept telling myself to be patient, relax, play like you do in practice. What I’ve been doing in practice will carry over into the game.” – Randall Cunningham
  11. “In sports, players need to be reminded of their competition to become motivated to practice. The same can be applied in business.” -Gavin McGinnis, Coaching
  12. “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.” -Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
  13. “It is not a matter that we should be satisfied with what we have learned in the past. Take, for example, one’s formal education. The world today moves very rapidly with the amount of new knowledge and practices that are changing as each day moves on. If you believe that your education completed many years ago will suffice, you are one of the few thousands that think so.” – Byron Pulsifer, Continual Learning
  14. “It is not that practice makes perfect but that practice is perfect, combining effort with an openness to grace.” – David Richo
  15. “It is the hours, the tenacity, the work, the hanging in and doing again and again just to understand some technique.” -Daniela Andersen
  16. “It’s what you practice in private that you will be rewarded for in public.” – Anthony Robbins
  17. “Just practice hard and stay grounded. Treat people like you want to be treated and work hard.” -Bo Bice
  18. “Knowledge can determine your persistence but when it is not put into practice through skills or properly applied through attitude then knowledge will be useless.” -Thelma Barnes, Practice Persistence
  19. “Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” – Anton Chekhov
  20. “Look for the good, practice finding the good, and you’ll see it more often.” -Tim Ferris
  1. “My secret is practice.” – David Beckham
  2. “Not getting my desired outcome is not a failure but a sign that more learning and practice are required here, and an opportunity to acknowledge myself that I tried.” – Yael Philosof, Inspirational Book
  3. “Now, we all are painfully aware that learning to skate is not a one off experience. It takes a lot of practice and perseverance especially when you want to be able to both skate well and play hockey.” -Byron Pulsifer, Uplifting Troubles
  4. “On your birthday practice the art of thanksgiving; as there are many people who would love to be your age.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  5. “Once you deeply feel ego and its methods are repulsive, you will be ready to surrender ego. Thinking, feeling, and acting against ego are your three necessary and ongoing practices for success.” – Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, Ego
  6. “One of the paradoxes of life is that being impatient often makes it harder to achieve something. As with any skill, you get better at manifesting the more you practice.” – Simon Foster, Manifesting Change
  7. “Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers.” – Ester Buchholz
  8. “Our House Rules – Love God and love each other. Be generous with hugs and warm words. Be patient and respect each other. Practice forgiveness. Be kind and tenderhearted. Pray often. And live with a thankful heart.” – Author Unknown
  9. “Parents can tell but never teach unless they practice what they preach.” -Proverb
  10. “Persist in patience – it may not happen overnight, but make good patience a habit that you practice.” -Danielle Tinning, How to Succeed
  11. “Persistence only works when you are clear and sure of the objectives of your efforts. Without this focus, you can still practice persistence but it will not give you the results that you want.” -Thelma Barnes, Practice Persistence
  12. “Persistence, persistence, and persistence. The power can be created and maintained through daily practice – continuous effort.” – Bruce Lee
  13. “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” – Mr. Rogers
  14. “Practice active listening to enhance the way you judge situations and people.” – Debbie David’s, How To Stop Lying
  15. “Practice being positive and exceptional so much that you just can’t be negative and average ever again.” – Robin Sharma
  16. “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi
  17. “Practice doesn’t make perfect. Practice reduces imperfection.” – Toba Beta
  18. “Practice is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation.” – Ann Voskamp
  19. “Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.” -Jack Kerouac
  20. “Practice like a good musician; draw every day.” – Sergei Bongart
  1. “Practice like you’ve never won. Play like you’ve never lost.” -Michael Jordan
  2. “Practice makes perfect, and you will learn and find solutions in ways you never imagined possible.” – Jo Bradford, Smart Phone Smart Photography
  3. “Practice makes perfect. After a long time of practicing, our work will become natural, skillful, swift, and steady.” -Bruce Lee
  4. “Practice makes the master.” -Patrick Rothfuss
  5. “Practice only makes for improvement.” -Les Brown
  6. “Practice puts brains in your muscles.” -Sam Snead
  7. “Practice the game the way you’re going to play the game. Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you’re on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game.” – Pete Rose
  8. “Practice, hard work, honesty and team spirit are the ingredients of a correct attitude.” -Jame Wilson, How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 days
  9. “Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections.” -Brian Klemmer
  10. “Remember anything you start doing, it will take time, practice, and determination to become better organized. Just by making small incremental changes, day by day, can have a lasting impact on your future.” -Curt Hinson, Sleeping Giant No More
  11. “Retirement is a time to practice your hobbies, your passions rather than practicing work related skills.” – Kate Summers
  12. “Sisters are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring – quite often the hard way.” – Pamela Dugdale
  13. “Skill comes from consistent and deliberate practice.” – Shawn Allen, No Limits: How to learn anything in 24 hours
  14. “Sometimes you think you are ready and are anxious to start a project. Once you jump in, you realize much more preparation must be given to it than you actually thought. This is typical when you first begin. However, with practice you come to learn that the part you thought would be so easy may not be.” – Mary Moriarty, Living in the Now
  15. “Study hard, practice hard, play ferociously.” -John Kessel
  16. “Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.” – Bob Ross
  17. “The first essential to success in the art you practice is respect for the art itself.” -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  18. “The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others.” -Chip Ingram, Genius of Generosity
  19. “The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.” -Wayne Gretzky
  20. “The only way a kid is going to practice is if its total fun for him… and it was for me.” – Wayne Gretzky
  1. “The practice of gratitude empowers, heals, inspires, and fosters heartfelt well-being.” – Angeles Arrien, PhD
  2. “The three P’s Practice, perseverance and patience are the qualities you will need in order to become the author of your own story.” -Robin Roberts, What do I do now
  3. “There is a way to practice hard and be physical without pads. The 49ers practiced like that for a long period of time in the 1980s under Bill Walsh and were extremely successful when all the other teams were practicing in pads.” – Jimmy Johnson
  4. “They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.” -Winston Churchill
  5. “To become really good at anything, you have to practice and repeat, practice and repeat, until the technique becomes intuitive.” -Paulo Coelho
  6. “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” – Kurt Vonnegut
  7. “To sum up: it’s time to rewrite the maxim that practice makes perfect. The truth is, practice makes myelin, and myelin makes perfect.” – Daniel Coyle
  8. “We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.” – Martha Graham
  9. “We, in fact, determine how skilled we become in the sense that if we choose not to practice, we recognize that we will not move beyond the point at which we stopped.” – Byron Pulsifer, Uplifting Troubles
  10. “When it comes to parenting, the practice of framing mothers and fathers as good or bad is both rampant and corrosive – it turns parenting into a shame minefield. The real questions for parents should be: ‘Are you engaged? Are you paying attention?’” – Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
  11. “When you are not practicing, someone else is. When you meet him, he will win.” – Proverb
  12. “World over, the single most desirable trait in your partner, friend, parent, teacher, neighbor, colleague, or child is kindness. Kindness is the daily practice of compassion.” -Amit Sood, Immerse
  13. “You can dramatically improve the overall quality of your life far faster than you might think possible. All you need is the desire to change, the decision to take action, the discipline to practice the new behaviors you have chosen, and the determination to persist until you get the results you want.” – Brian Tracy, Focal Point
  14. “You can’t hire someone to practice for you.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  15. “You have to work from one point to go to another. So I admire work ethic, I think it should be reinforced through our neighborhoods, that everybody should work hard, practice makes perfect, you have to be diligent with what you want, you have to apply yourself, you have to motivate yourself.” – Tupac Shakur
  16. “You might not feel good, and you might not want to practice, but you still go out there and practice as hard as you can.” – Logan Mankins
  17. “You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it’s a habit.” -Brett Hoebel
  18. “You should practice your faith because there is no need to learn anything that you couldn’t practice.” – Adam Green, T.D. Jakes
  19. “Your graduation means you have the knowledge, now experience will be gained by putting your knowledge into practice.” -Catherine Pulsifer
  20. “Your mastery depends on focus, patience and practice. Not on luck.” – Robin Sharma

What is your favorite practice hard quote(s) from our compilation, is there any other quote you would like to add? Leave it in a comment below the post.