Focus Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Focus

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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 ~


School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself.
~By Katie Couric ~


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


Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are focused on issues of trust. Accountability also comes up, to make sure that this doesn't happen again.
~By William P. Leahy ~


It has been the way of Rotary to focus thought upon matters in which members are in agreement, rather than upon matters in which they are in disagreement.
~By Paul Harris ~


But then it hasn't really been a focus of our government to make us an educated people.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


Robert Louis Stevenson... I'm focusing on the late short stories that I was ignorant of. I always thought he was a boys' author, but he's not at all.
~By Jane Birkin ~


I'm into being a dad, that's where my focus is most of the time. I'm an actor that's my job, but it's not my life. I have a lot of other interests too.
~By Paul Walker ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option.
~By Peter MacKay ~


Today we're focused on small acquisitions to add technology where necessary. I think it's fair to say we're not out looking for a large one, but I think it's also very fair to say that as a public company you can never say never.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which they can focus their attention. It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed, the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
~By Bridget Riley ~


Neither left nor right has focused adequately on maternal health.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


I just get focused on whatever is in front of me. When I was filming Crossroads, it had all my focus. Now I'm all focused on finishing my recording so I can get that out. It's just day by day.
~By Taryn Manning ~


Chasing the sensation. Whether it was drugs or sex or whatever. Those things had become my main focus in life.
~By Rick Allen ~


So I just had to step up how I was doing it and the moment that I stepped up and the moment I focused all my energy on that is when things started to happen. So there's a direct relationship between my inspiration and my output.
~By Talib Kweli ~


Occasionally, I would focus on a particular school project and become obsessed with, what seemed to my mother, to be trivial details instead of apportioning the time I spent on school work in a more efficient way.
~By Steven Chu ~


But the irony is that because the band isn't the focus any more, it allows me the chance to enjoy being a member of Def Leppard much more.
~By Rick Allen ~


My big focus is China and OPEC and all of these countries that are just absolutely destroying the United States.
~By Donald Trump ~


I think that focusing on the money, on the business, is not enough.
~By Sergei Bubka ~


What happened on September 11 compels us to focus on who we are as Americans, what we stand for, what really matters in our lives - family, friends, faith and freedom.
~By Bob Taft ~


For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery.
~By John Grierson ~


The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging.
~By John W. Thompson ~


You have got to have discipline and focus - on the customer and how you run the business.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself.
~By Dave Heineman ~


Here, the broader issues are already familiar, and discussion has focused at a more sophisticated and detailed level. Within the philosophy of mind, the problem of consciousness is no big news.
~By David Chalmers ~


Once upon a time we did not focus on a president's private life.
~By Tom Ford ~


This is technology that will not go away. And to risk it moving into the hands of a terrorist group like al Qaeda or to other focused enemies of the United States, would have tragic consequences.
~By John Sununu ~


The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
~By Alan Watts ~


Let me say this, to all of the chattering class that so much focuses on those little tiny, yes, porky amendments - the American people really don't care.
~By Charles Schumer ~


In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future.
~By John Olver ~


There are many really good teams in our conference this season. Miami, Indiana and Detroit will be our fiercest opponents this year. But we just have to focus on our game and be patient with the realistic hope that we'll be on top after all is said and done.
~By Jason Kidd ~


That's the thing that we said about the horn before: it's a focus issue. It's like a singer versus a drummer. If a drummer's playing a drum beat, and a singer starts singing, what do you think the audience is going to do?
~By Charlie Hunter ~


We need the Chinese to - you know, spend more, save less - consume more and not be so focused on exports. There are big changes we need in the world.
~By David Cameron ~


I discovered that Robert Todd Lincoln was there for each of the first three assassinations. I wanted to write about the Lincoln Memorial, so when I found out he had attended its dedication, that helped focus it further.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


Government does not have a revenue problem; government has a spending problem. Government does not have a revenue problem; government has a priority problem. It is time that we begin to fine tune our focus and decide what the priority of government ought to be.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


Right now the focus is the album that is released and then the tour coming up. After the tour they will let us know about the options and offers that came in for us.
~By LaToya London ~


First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is a geopolitical question. For the Europeans right now it is very much focused on the dependence on imported natural gas.
~By Daniel Yergin ~


Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


My focus is that firearms are handled safely and that we can continue to enjoy them here in North America.
~By Steve Kanaly ~


I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don't apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


Each of us seems to have a main focus, a particular idea of practicality - a concept of 'what we want out of life' against which we judge our experiences.
~By Jane Roberts ~


But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get that work done in two days, that focuses the mind wonderfully.
~By John Crowley ~


As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s.
~By John Engler ~


I just saw the emotion in everything, so I got to feel everything that was going on and that I was viewing, but I couldn't think in terms of structure, which is the whole point of deep focus.
~By Gil Kane ~


I think the most important thing I work on is just my mental approach to every day, my mental approach to the game. How to come in each and every day focused, doing what I want to do, I think that's just the biggest issue.
~By Paul Pierce ~


Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value - fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen value and expanding or adding those that enhance value.
~By Phil Condit ~


In the same period, Polish literature also underwent some significant changes. From social-political literature, which had a great tradition and strong motivation to be that way, Polish literature changed its focus to a psychological rather than a social one.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


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 ~


Most of the debate over the cultures of death and life is about process. The debate focuses on the technology available to determine how we prolong life and how and when we end it.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


And one of the things I want to say, Wolf, is we're 100 days from hurricane season, and we've got to start focusing on what we're going to do to make ourselves ready for the next hurricane.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


I'm very much in favor of focused responsibility, and so in the main areas that I'm worried about, I try to have a single person who is basically the key person in that area.
~By Warren Christopher ~


I just am grateful for every opportunity to go to work. I don't really focus on celebrity status.
~By George Dzundza ~


However it is debased or misinterpreted, love is a redemptive feature. To focus on one individual so that their desires become superior to yours is a very cleansing experience.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


You help families focus on the future through their children.
~By Sam Worthington ~


The only way to advertise is by not focusing on the product.
~By Calvin Klein ~


Most people are good at too many things. And when you say someone is focused, more often than not what you actually mean is they're very narrow.
~By Chuck Close ~


When I put my nose in a glass, it's like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine.
~By Robert M. Parker, Jr. ~


Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
~By Greg Anderson ~


I can now focus on a huge audience through TV, books, cookware and foods.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It's part of racing.
~By Frank Shorter ~


To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.
~By Bo Bennett ~


A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story.
~By Terry Goodkind ~


No, I have to really focus, especially when I'm writing because I wanna be good at it.
~By Tom Araya ~


Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


Unfortunately, the real focus in this country has not been on the rest of the world. It's been on our own issues and our own problems. Fair enough. But it means that our simple hopes that everything will just work out abroad aren't really coming to pass.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


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 ~


Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


I haven't really focused so much on getting acting work.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


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


I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist. For instance, I am suspicious of the old leftists who focus all their hatred on the United States. What about Chinese neo-colonialism? Why are the left silent about that? When I say this, it annoys them, of course. Good!
~By Slavoj Zizek ~


Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society.
~By Richard J. Daley ~


The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
~By Morris Dees ~


While the CDC is focusing on how our enemies could attack us, our military is focused on who may attack us.
~By John Linder ~


Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being.
~By Miriam Makeba ~


I was a pretty angry kid, and I got into military history largely as a way to vent my own anger. As I got older it narrowed down to a more specific focus on individual violence. I'm just trying to understand where it came from.
~By Caleb Carr ~


We must focus much more on developing countries' own policies and priorities, and increase policy and operational coherence between national, regional and multilateral actors.
~By Anna Lindh ~


I do what I do, and I do it well, and focus and take it one moment at a time.
~By James Caviezel ~


After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


I think what we've learned is that the terrorist threat is serious, but it shifts. You cannot make a single person the sole focus of your counterterrorism.
~By Paul Bremer ~


The more alone I am, the more focused I can get. I've written things with people, some of which I liked and others I think are total travesties. Collaborating is trying to make a piece of music and get someone else to come up with the ideas. What's the fun of that?
~By Alex Chilton ~


If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
~By Sydney Madwed ~


Clarity affords focus.
~By Thomas Leonard ~


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 ~


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 ~


They are focused on whether they can do something. They never think whether they should do something.
~By Michael Crichton ~


That's one strength that Stevie has. She's really not a strong instrumentalist in any way. Her instrument is her voice and her words. And it keeps her focused on the very center of that.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


So you have to be more mentally focused in baseball.
~By Bo Jackson ~


We need to focus on green jobs: solar, wind, geothermal, biomass.There's so many opportunities. But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve.
~By Alexi Giannoulias ~


One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Some kids don't know where they'll spend the night. How can we expect them to focus on learning?
~By Dennis Moore ~


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 ~


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 ~


I will stay very focused on my responsibilities as Secretary of Commerce and the economy's doing well. I mean, you asked about some of the challenges that we have or what is going on in the world and you know I, I'm pleased to report that the economy is doing extremely well.
~By Donald Evans ~


I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events.
~By Michael Nyman ~

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