Focus Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Focus

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To let the people know there was life beyond Shirley Dean, we decided to focus on voter registration; each day I set up my card table somewhere in the district, signed people up, and passed out noses.
~By Wavy Gravy ~


While I recognize the great value and importance of prescription drugs and strongly support a continued U.S. focus on pharmaceutical research and development, our nation's seniors cannot be asked to subsidize the drug costs of other wealthy industrialized nations any longer.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


If, as is natural, you focus on the corruption and on those threatened institutions that are trying to prevent change - even though they don't really know what they're trying to prevent - then you can get pessimistic.
~By Paul Hawken ~


And when I'm on set, I'm just thinking about the script and of working. I think I've stayed focused on the work so much that I haven't really noticed my life start to change except for I've gotten busier.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


I rarely see one of the 'summer blockbuster' movies. I'd like to see a stronger focus on smaller, smarter movies.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents.
~By James S. Coleman ~


But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.
~By John Abizaid ~


I like to stay busy, I like to stay focused, and I like to stay creative. Without being creative I'd be dead.
~By Jeremy Renner ~


For a good chunk of Israelis, it doesn't matter who is in power when it comes to dealing with the Palestinians. Their focus was more on economic issues.
~By Jonathan Katz ~


Most important was to remain focused and always have presence of mind.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


But the real focus should be on people who are buying today because the base is so big it will take a long time for any change materialize on an overall basis.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


When there were fears about the future of this nation's older cities... when a few of the cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, all eyes were focused on Chicago for contrast.
~By Jane Byrne ~


No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


When I attack a role, be it TV, film or stage, the first thing I say is, I don't want to know anything. If it's good I don't want to hear it; if it's bad I don't want to hear it. The only thing either thing can do is distract me. I like to stay focused.
~By Cicely Tyson ~


It is by such means as the prize offered by your Committee that the attention of the world will be focused and that men and women will be inspired to greater efforts in the interest of peace.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
~By Christopher Bond ~


Looking at affordable health care, I think it is important that we look not only at prescription drugs, but also make sure that there is a major focus on health care.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


I think the biggest thing that we are going to be able to do is focus on training, practicing, working on my starts, and taking each race one at a time.
~By Ben Jackson ~


I had to focus on some personal areas in my life with the little bit of privacy that I have.
~By Mario Vazquez ~


I think Democrats often hold the unconstrained vision, and Republicans focus more on the Rule of Law.
~By John Fund ~


Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party.
~By Tom Coburn ~


The denominational world tries to pressure its members to focus on the birth of Christ, but in doing so layers of guilt are imposed, and competition gets complicated as one Christmas program tries to outdo the other.
~By John Clayton ~


Part of Washington keeping its promises is a focus on directing more dollars into our local classrooms.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


A lot of people have tried to put labels on me, but right now I'm focused on being Kristi Noem and getting my message out to South Dakotans.
~By Kristi Noem ~


It should consist of short, sharply focused sentences, each of which is a whole scene in itself.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


Having reached the halfway mark in the alphabet, my prime focus is on writing each new book as well as I can.
~By Sue Grafton ~


It is time for us to turn a corner and come together, put our differences behind us and focus on the future.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


When I was 21, I got into a motorcycle accident while traveling in Europe and I had to lie around a lot in the aftermath, which was really the first time in my life that I became really focused and inspired to write.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


When it comes to war, we focus more on the mainstream coverage of the event, rather than the event itself. People dying is never funny. Protest puppets are always funny.
~By Mo Rocca ~


At some point you start seeing the difference between what you really want, and what is your priority order. I feel that today I know what I want. That's the problem with perspective, as well as focus and concentration.
~By Nick Cave ~


I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies.
~By Mark Burnett ~


The simple things in life ground me and keep me focused so I'm able to do a good job with what is in front of me.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women's lives in our entirety.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


Some actors need to be rattled and some need to be focused.
~By Liev Schreiber ~


You've just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.
~By James Daly ~


You just can't get too focused on worrying about what's going to happen in the next quarter. You have to worry about where the business is headed long-term.
~By James Sinegal ~


We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Let me be very clear: We monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don't have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


I just focus on one show, when this is over then I'll start looking at what is coming up.
~By Dennis Muren ~


I think Fast Company has a tremendously smart focus and execution.
~By James Daly ~


I worked with such concentration and focus and I had hundreds of obscure engineering or programming things in my head. I was just real exceptional in that way.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.
~By Jim Carrey ~


High tech companies that focus on research, development and production will learn that they can be the perfect complement to our world-renowned agriculture heritage.
~By Alan Autry ~


President Bush's proposal to focus our resources on sending humans to Mars is intriguing, but it is not the most compelling reason that Americans ought to focus our interest on the Red Planet.
~By Jay Inslee ~


I lived my life one way for 35 years, for me. And then the focus came in on what I really was.
~By Pete Maravich ~


Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass because they never look up, we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.
~By Allen Klein ~


People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
~By Russell Crowe ~


When you work on your own life, you are less likely to hyper focus on the imperfections of your husband.
~By Martha Quinn ~


While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


I think the focus of the media changes. At the moment the more electronic stuff like trip-hop was the flavor of the month, just a little while ago. It all depends on the angle, from which point of view you see it.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


The more we focus on using renewable fuels, the less we are dependent upon foreign oil.
~By John M. McHugh ~


A lot of the tabloid stories are written so well, they're very clever and very funny. But you have to focus on what's really important and not read them - don't dive into it and don't get caught up in it.
~By Calista Flockhart ~


No, I was talking to the network and Universal about plans for a third season where Buck would go back to Earth and would focus on stories around the planet and show what it was like 500 years later.
~By Gil Gerard ~


And then as I frequently do, some times I'll peek out from underneath the focusing cloth and just look around the edges of the frame that I'm not seeing, see if there's something that should be adjusted in terms of changing the camera position.
~By John Sexton ~


Between speeches and awards, you can find something to do every other week. It's hard to write. Your focus gets splintered. Once you put one thing in your calendar, that month is gone.
~By August Wilson ~


Over the next two years UNICEF will focus on improving access to and the quality of education to provide children who have dropped out of school or who work during school hours the opportunity to gain a formal education!
~By Roger Moore ~


There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.
~By Jim Davis ~


Acting manifested as the primary focus over the years but now I am stirring the pot once again with my voice.
~By Janine Turner ~


To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.
~By Joe Cocker ~


The next thing I am doing is moving back home to Minnesota and getting involved in politics. I'm looking at a run for Senate in 2008, but in the meantime I am focused on knitting together the progressive network in the upper Midwest.
~By Al Franken ~


I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid.
~By Will Smith ~


Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. Maybe your chest is flabby or your hips or waist need toning. Also, you should change your program every thirty days. That's the key.
~By Jack LaLanne ~


I'm very focused on "Dexter" right now. I want to make it as good of a show as we can.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


As the American public continues to focus more intensely on illegal immigration and securing the nation's borders, the number of members of the House Immigration Reform Caucus continues to grow.
~By Virgil Goode ~


People need to focus on bigger issues instead of whether George Bush is an idiot or not.
~By Colin Greenwood ~


We're focused on doing the things that make the economy perform well, and as you do that, reduce deficits, for one, very important; secondly, keep growth rates high, very important.
~By John W. Snow ~


I focused on how these people became how they were.
~By Luther Allison ~


Each feature I make is my focus at that time.
~By Richard King ~


Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values.
~By John Tukey ~


I've been getting pretty focused about that recently, and even considered doing a masters degree to polish up the craft. I've been pretty lucky in that I seem to have found people online who are willing to constructively tear it apart for me, and indicate its weaknesses.
~By David Knopfler ~


I will always desire to play with Bruce Springsteen. He's the most inspirational, most dedicated, most committed and most focused artist I've ever seen. I like to be around people like that.
~By Max Weinberg ~


It should be clear by now that my focus here is not freedom of speech or the press. This freedom is all too often an exaggeration. At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech or the press serve as a distraction from the critical examination of other communications policies.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands.
~By Gretchen Mol ~


I'm tired of high policy talks. I want to focus on nuts and bolts.
~By Dave Freudenthal ~


From the beginning of Queen there was such momentum that I never had any time to do anything else. My energy was 95% focused on the band.
~By Brian May ~


I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It's important not to focus on yourself too much.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


And I kind of said to myself if I get my voice back I'm not going to take back the old anxiety about it and just focus on the limitations. I'm really going to enjoy it.
~By Rosanne Cash ~


It is always easier - and usually far more effective - to focus on changing your behavior than on changing the behavior of others.
~By Bob Nelson ~


My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
~By David Duchovny ~


I think that the mere fact that I'm doing it ought to inspire someone. In junior high school the counselor suggested that I focus on wood shop and metal shop.
~By Christopher Darden ~


I just want to focus on one thing at a time.
~By Josh Silver ~


We have drained common sense out of our politics. The more we focus on tactics and games, the more good people check out and give up.
~By Deval Patrick ~


We've got very large freshman class, it's historic in its size, so there's people that are extremely diverse in their backgrounds and their viewpoints. I think that we're going to see a conservative group of people coming together, focused on some real ideals that are going to be extremely important.
~By Kristi Noem ~


My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


Let's leave behind the predictable and stale debate between liberals and conservatives. Let's take the resources that we have, and prioritize, and manage, and focus our energy on just doing things that count - on real results.
~By Phil Bredesen ~


The world went by, and we didn't get caught up in all the other things, because we didn't have time. We had no spare time. It was always thinking about training and focusing on what we wanted, our goals.
~By Peggy Fleming ~


So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals.
~By Shirley Knight ~


The press Yazoo were receiving were focused on the voice, This obviously was about trends.
~By Alison Moyet ~


Well, being that, at the house and being in the competition, it was very hard to be with family. We couldn't have visitors out of respect for everyone else there. But, being the American Idol, the focus would have been on me.
~By LaToya London ~


Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


It's easy to focus on the things that divide us. Sometimes too easy.
~By Dan Miller ~


Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
~By John Haggai ~


With the increasing demand for oil around the world and the rising costs in Oregon and throughout the nation, we must focus on the development of alternate energy sources, especially those that are clean, efficient and renewable.
~By Greg Walden ~


I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind to wander when I needed to be focused. It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
~By Payne Stewart ~


When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~

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