K. Anders Ericsson quotes

  • The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance”: “The differences between expert performers and normal adults are not immutable, that is, due to genetically prescribed talent. Instead, these differences reflect a life-long period of deliberate effort to improve performance.
    -- K. Anders Ericsson

    #Practice #Differences #Long

  • It really doesn't matter how long. If you practice with your (body), no amount is enough. If you practice with your head, two hours is plenty.
    -- K. Anders Ericsson

    #Volleyball #Practice #Two

  • When the human body is put under exceptional strain, a range of dormant genes in the DNA are expressed and extraordinary physiological processes are activated.
    -- K. Anders Ericsson

    #Dna #Work Ethic #Body

  • Excellence demands effort and planned, deliberate practice of increasing difficulty
    -- K. Anders Ericsson

    #Inspirational #Practice #Effort

  • Out of evil comes good, however, and the confusion of tongues gave rise to 'the ancient practice of Masons conversing without the use of speech.'

  • Krishnamacharya's personal practice was always with long deep breathing and mental focus. Observe the position of his head, the lower abdomen and his mental focus. He was always concentrated on the inner alignment through breath.

  • No one can escape stress, but you can learn to cope with it. Practice positive thinking. . . seize control in small ways.

  • The Way of Liberation is not a belief system; it is something to be put into practice.

  • I can't decide if this movie is so spectacularly, breathtakingly dumb as to induce stupidity in anyone who watches, or so brutally brilliant that it disarms all reason. What's the difference?

  • If I care to listen to every criticism, let alone act on them, then this shop may as well be closed for all other businesses. I have learned to do my best, and if the end result is good then I do not care for any criticism, but if the end result is not good, then even the praise of ten angels would not make the difference.

  • I got drunk in Canada. I was there for 2 days but I was drunk there for 4 days. I don't know how it worked. I guess it was with the time difference or something.

  • It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone.

  • So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.

  • You either die a hero or live long enough to become the villain.