Focus Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Focus

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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 ~


You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
~By Robert Patrick ~


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 ~


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


I have visited some places where the differences between black and white are not as profound as they used to be, but I think there is a new form of racism growing in Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern. I see it.
~By Montel Williams ~


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 ~


A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


I am on my way to Ghana tomorrow morning and you just need to know that this Administration is very focused on doing all we can to promote economic development in this part of the world, in Africa, throughout Africa, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
~By Donald Evans ~


Common sense tells us that we should focus our resources to benefit children, teachers and taxpayers by keeping dollars in the classroom.
~By Bob Beauprez ~


Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors who were here from other countries and trying to get in touch with all the peace centers around the country in order to focus on increasing the volume and activity toward peace.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


A great deal has been accomplished by the team, and I do think it important that it goes on and it is allowed to reach its full conclusion. In fact, I really believe it ought to be better resourced and totally focused on WMD; that that is important to do it.
~By David Kay ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That's why I live very simply. I'm a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl. I don't spend much time fixing myself up or trying to look cool. I live like a normal person and even though I'm in a very high-profile business, I really don't let it affect the way I live.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


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 ~


I think the Tea Party movement is great. I think anybody who has been frustrated over the last few years with the Republicans and Democrats, when they were trying to grow government and have spending and we weren't focusing on creating jobs and get our private sector growing again, I think that's when people started to wake up.
~By Ben Quayle ~


I was a little nervous backstage. But I had this book, Gandhi. I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts. Presently, this book is my prized possession.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


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 ~


If you've lost focus, just sit down and be still. Take the idea and rock it to and fro. Keep some of it and throw some away, and it will renew itself. You need do no more.
~By Clarissa Pinkola Estes ~


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 ~


I became very successful at a young age... I had lots of opportunities and lots of power and had no idea how to focus it.
~By Claire Danes ~


I think we will see better vaccines within the next 15 years, but I'm not a scientist and am focused on the short-term - what will happen in the interim.
~By Paul Farmer ~


So much of my life is spent just focused on driving race cars.
~By Jeff Gordon ~


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


I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and ages and some American bands are sounding quite English like they did in the late 70s and early 80s.
~By Graham Coxon ~


I still believe the Lewinsky investigation was way off from the focus of what Whitewater was, which turned out to be nothing at the end of the process. And I think that there were people who were determined as political opponents to not allow his presidency to succeed.
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Moreover, environmental health at the local level has become narrowly focused, very much defined around regulations and the attendant regulatory debates.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


We've read scripts, and I think right now we are just focusing in on school.
~By Mary-Kate Olsen ~


At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don't. This was a prank, and a silly one. I'm focused on my work.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


Putting a stamp on things just helps you say, 'Hey, yesterday I was there, and today I'm here.' It's another step forward, and it feels like another turning point and an unleashing of creativity, and now I'm going to start focusing on the show and the production, the fun stuff that comes with it.
~By Shania Twain ~


Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
~By Billy Wilder ~


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 ~


I was never that much a focus of interest in my career. I'm aware of that now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
~By Harrison Ford ~


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 ~


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 ~


I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
~By James Ellroy ~


Reading takes solitude and it takes focus.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


Our approach to economic development must be modern, focused and in tune with the global trend.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
~By Kiana Tom ~


I trained like an animal, but the thing is focus and concentration. When the bell rings it's like when the little red light goes on over the camera. And I can usually nail my lines on the first or second take because I'm right there.
~By Mickey Rourke ~


In my daily work, I work on very large, complex, distributed systems built out of many Python modules and packages. The focus is very similar to what you find, for example, in Java and, in general, in systems programming languages.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


It's fundamentally unfair to have so much of the tax relief go to so few. And it is a 10-year tax plan rather than one, as mine, focused on the next two years, which in my opinion is the critical time to jumpstart the economy.
~By Bob Graham ~


Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.
~By Les Brown ~


When there is a voice in a piece of music, we tend to focus on the voice. That is probably something from when we were babies and we depended on hearing our mother's voice.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
~By John Carmack ~


There are two things that I put my focus on. One is the fight against AIDS and finding a cure. The other is human rights.
~By Judith Light ~


The intellectual architecture means focusing on doing great work instead of focusing on agency politics.
~By Jay Chiat ~


Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
~By Jeb Bush ~


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 ~


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 ~


I try to stay positive by focusing on how much I'll appreciate my health if I get better.
~By Daniel Johns ~


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 ~


You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media.
~By Stephen Baldwin ~


My sole focus as far back as I can remember was all about my dream to become a singer.
~By Sheena Easton ~


The smartest thing we can do to create high-wage jobs and grow our economy is to keep our focus on education.
~By Bill Richardson ~


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 ~


My poems were just kind of all over the place. They had no focus, no location, nothing. Kind of a series of images that could have been set anywhere. A lot of the poems were just exercises for myself.
~By James Welch ~


You have a small period of time when you can perfect your career and become good at it. A lot of guys get distracted, which only hurts them. You must stay focused and work very hard at boxing.
~By Gerry Cooney ~


Sometimes in this whole Medicare prescription drug debate, we focus on the prescription drug benefit, and I am glad we do because it is the first time we have ever offered real help to seniors, especially the poor, those in need.
~By John Shimkus ~


Singing was the big focus and outlet for me.
~By Debra Wilson ~


The Bush Cabinet is quite interesting, there are no flashy people in there. No stars. They all seem quite focused and serious and knowledgeable about the areas to which they have been appointed.
~By Morley Safer ~


Now it's time to focus on basics for people in our neighborhoods... and real ethics reform at City Hall.
~By Laura Miller ~


But I do know focusing on the exterior doesn't make me happy. If I want peace and serenity, it won't be reached by getting thinner or fatter.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


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 ~


We will go on tour, that will be a boost for me. After that I can focus on LaToya. If I didn't have them, so many people would be coming at me right now and I wouldn't know what to do.
~By LaToya London ~


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 ~


Obviously the shift to gas and the need for large amounts of gas in the United States is going to be a major focus of attention on the part of producers.
~By Andrew Gould ~


One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
~By Ken Burns ~


I think they went with the idea that people know the story pretty much- knowing that he's going to take her when she's going to go with him. Also, the movie is really focused on Achilles and Hector and their battles.
~By Diane Kruger ~


In many ways, our campaign this year will be the same as last time: We're still going to focus on fixing up basics and cleaning up ethics at City Hall.
~By Laura Miller ~


A lot of the films now are more focused on the visuals than on the actors. I think all directors should go to drama school.
~By Eva Green ~


The other aspect of American identity worth focusing on is the concept of America as a nation of immigrants. That certainly is a partial truth. But it is often assumed to be the total truth.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


Staying focused is hard work and staying married is even harder.
~By Crystal Gayle ~


I'm more focused and have a greater sense of challenge, because I constantly feel the weight of time.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


My brothers can be a little out of control sometimes and so somebody has to be able to keep them focused.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


We must shift the energy policy debate in America with an increased focus on alternative and renewable fuels and Congress must pass meaningful alternative fuels and incentive programs to help move the U.S. away from dependence on foreign oil.
~By Rick Renzi ~


I was raised a Christian, but I wouldn't call myself a Christian now. I think when I was younger it was easier to focus on the negative, nihilist vision... this is sort of picking up on the other half of the body, which is God and white light.
~By Billy Corgan ~


That the more authoritarian organizations survive and prevail goes generally unnoticed because people focus on the objectives of organizations, which are many and varied, rather than on their structures, which lend to be similar.
~By Robert Shea ~


The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


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


I think I'm a focus for international attention.
~By Sting ~


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


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 ~


I'm really trying to focus myself on playing tennis, and I think that's really important.
~By Stefan Edberg ~


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


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 ~


I went through a period of great rebellion within my family, when I was about 9 or 10. I was mad, I had no focus, had no real interest in anything, and so I started to do things that were just rebellious and stupid.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.
~By Philip Knight ~


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 ~


International lending banks need to focus on areas where private investment doesn't go, such as infrastructure projects, education and poverty relief.
~By Joseph Stiglitz ~


Satire is focused bitterness.
~By Leo Rosten ~


If I start thinking, 'Is this movie going to open? Is this movie going to do well?' I'm not focusing on the job. The job is to make a good movie.
~By Taylor Lautner ~


This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion.
~By Stephen Harper ~


The first thing you have to do is take everything with a grain of salt. You know, you've gotta just look at the goal, focus on what you gotta do and take one step at a time as a whole, as every performance being that's it, that's one objective, and let's just move forward and work on that.
~By Stefano Langone ~


When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies, she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have six months to a year off, you can go nuts. You need to have another focus.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Regardless of what people ultimately think about Crazy As Hell, It's not the type of film that, ten minutes after seeing it, you're only focused on what you want to eat.
~By Eriq La Salle ~

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February 2 ,2023
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