Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: "Checkout Time is 18 years."
A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
It's a matter of being practical.
It's doable but is it practical? That's another question, ... The biggest obstacle I see is clearing all the buildings from the infield. When I ran the track (1978-82) there weren't as many structures as there are now. It seems to me that it would be very costly to tear everything down, then build it back just to play one football game.
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.
Nothing is more practical than finding God, that is, than falling in a love in a quite absolute, final way. What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination will affect everything. It will decide what will get you out of bed in the mornings, what you will do with your evenings, how you spend your weekends, what you read, who you know, what breaks your heart, and what amazes you with joy and gratitude. Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything.
This is an opportunity to make something extremely practical and logical, which at the same time tries to inspire the imagination in a way that can happen only here, in New York Harbor.
On a practical level, the design creates a new direct link to Governors Island for both tourists and Island workers from both Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. The system is very light, using only three supports, none of which stands in the water, so the shipping channels are left completely open.
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Economics has as its purpose firstly to acquire knowledge for its own sake, and secondly to throw light on practical issues. But though we are bound, before entering on any study, to consider carefully what are its uses, we should not plan out our work with direct reference to them.
We are in a crisis today because the practical consensus between the left and the right, linking economic efficiency with social protection, has broken down.
It's just pure science, no applied science. There's no practical application. It's just finding out something that wasn't known before.
The people that were in the building were the principal's relatives and she was playing a practical joke on them. They had come to tour the school and it was a practical joke.
Like almost all others began with metaphysical discussions. The theory has advanced but the practical science is still in its infancy and the modern statesman is constantly short of facts on which he can base his speculations.
The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.
Without i.Shop this level of integration would not have been practical. Both R.O. Writer and Delphi have embraced these standards that allow sharing of customer, shop and vehicle information between front and back shop applications. When we first implemented the i.Shop standards, this is the level of integration and efficiency we had envisioned being possible.
Symcor's decision is the most recent acknowledgement of CSC's experience and practical innovation. With one of the largest inventories of financial services software in the world, CSC is continually finding ways to deliver improved business results for its clients.
It offers sensible, practical advice, in an easy-to-read format.
The human race has been set up. Someone, somewhere, is playing a practical joke on us. Apparently, women need to feel loved to have sex. Men need to have sex to feel loved. How do we ever get started?
It says 'practical,' and I think everybody who lives within a budget understands 'Can you afford it?' And if it's within our budget, that's what's practical. It also talks about being efficient and doing it and integrating it as the city itself moves towards information systems that are online and internet based.
This is practical knowledge needed to run a recording studio. It's about recording music and executing a live performance from a technological standpoint.
It's just not practical to do a commercial negotiation in the public arena. We would not be able to engage a partner the quality of Hutchison if it was done in the public arena.
The winning entries this year show a great combination of creativity and practical results. The winners are excellent both in terms of innovation and impact on the business. These winners show us what the future of learning looks like.