Practical Quotes

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Leigh Bardugo
“Where do you think the money went?” he repeated.
“Guns?” asked Jesper.
“Ships?” queried Inej.
“Bombs?” suggested Wylan.
“Political bribes?” offered Nina. They all looked at Matthias. “This is where you tell us how awful we are,” she whispered.
He shrugged. “They all seem like practical choices.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

John Muir
“Another glorious Sierra day in which one seems to be dissolved and absorbed and sent pulsing onward we know not where. Life seems neither long nor short, and we take no more heed to save time or make haste than do the trees and stars. This is true freedom, a good practical sort of immortality.”
John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

Amit Kalantri
“A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“You need mountains, long staircases don't make good hikers.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Criss Jami
“One does not have to be a philosopher to be a successful artist, but he does have to be an artist to be a successful philosopher. His nature is to view the world in an unpredictable albeit useful light.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Tiffany Madison
“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

Criss Jami
“With no positivity, there is no hope; with no negativity, there is no improvement.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Oakley Hall
“Any man who has got himself set over others and don't have any responsibility to something bigger than him is a son of a bitch.”
Oakley Hall, Warlock

V.S. Naipaul
“A businessman is someone who buys at ten and is happy to get out at twelve. The other kind of man buys at ten, sees it rise to eighteen and does nothing. He is waiting for it to get to twenty. The beauty of numbers. When it drops to ten again he waits for it to get back to eighteen. When it drops to two he waits for it to get back to ten. Well, it gets back there. But he has wasted a quarter of his life. And all he's got out of his money is a little mathematical excitement.”
V.S. Naipaul, A Bend in the River

Criss Jami
“When you find that a theology has nothing more to offer than what the world already offers, then that theology as a theology is impractical, and therefore, useless.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Frank Herbert
“The Fremen have a simple, practical religion,” he said.
“Nothing about religion is simple.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Roy Chapman Andrews
“I never let practical considerations clutter my youthful dreams.”
Roy Chapman Andrews

Ayn Rand
“No principle ever filled anybody's milk bottle”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Steven Pressfield
“He's a sturdy fellow, bald as a hen's egg, and like all engineers, practical as a pensioner.”
Steven Pressfield, The Virtues of War

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Of course I have my head in the clouds, for without that kind of perspective there’s no reason to have your feet on the ground.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Sarvesh Jain
“The importance of training cannot be taken lightly. Books don't teach what dirt does.”
Sarvesh Jain

“If an emotion does not result in a practical outcome to help you move forward, It will start destroying you inside and outside.”
Kambiz Shabankare

Saumita Banerjee
“The path to failure is one without any action. If you do not act, you have already failed in achieving your goal. But there is time, and there are loads of activities you can do to change course—to move away from failure and toward success.”
Saumita Banerjee, In the Arena: Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit, make your idea a roaring success

“If fire is like a coin then each philosopher carries a coin. And currency moves.”

“Practicality is the most beautiful thing in this world because with practical mindset you will always move ahead”
Anuj Jasani

“People use emotions only when they want to use those around them”
Anuj Jasani

“Never get emotionally attached to anyone in this world because you have to move beyond those feelings and emotions to move ahead in your life”
Anuj Jasani

“Being real is good temporarily, eventually you will learn to be practical around practical people”
Anuj Jasani

Richie Norton
“In Time Tipping, the choice between two good options is considered not divisive but an opportunity for practical duality. Practical duality is a term I coined to help think through important life choices and problem solve by blending two contrasting aspects of work and life together—like a photographer’s use of light and shadow.”
Richie Norton, Anti-Time Management: Reclaim Your Time and Revolutionize Your Results with the Power of Time Tipping

“Ushahidi’s crowdsourced mapping and information created dynamic, real-time data that was constantly shifting and offering powerful, practical insights.”
Jorn Lyseggen, Outside Insight: Navigating a World Drowning in Data

Jen Turano
“Women, if you haven't realized, can be practical and romantic at the same time. We're quite capable of more than one emotion because we're complicated creatures.”
Jen Turano, To Disguise the Truth

Karen Harrington
“Soldier, you ready to head out?"

"Yes, sir."

"Flashlight? Pocket knife? Compass?"


"Clean white shirt? Success loves preparation. You never know when a clean shirt will be needed.”
Karen Harrington, Mayday

Karen Harrington
“Grandpa found a sturdy branch and used it as a walking stick.

"Always protect your feet. If your feet are fine, you are fine."

The first knowledge pelt of the day.

I found a branch of my own. It was handy to have a stick to feel out the path ahead.”
Karen Harrington, Mayday

Ranjani Rao
“Everything seemed possible but nothing seemed practical.”
Ranjani Rao, Rewriting My Happily Ever After - A Memoir of Divorce and Discovery

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