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German poet and philosopher 1844-1900+1
All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.
A modern revolutionary group heads for the television station, not the factory. It concentrates its energy on infiltrating and changing the image system.Source: Soon to be a Major Motion Picture (1980)
American author 1923-19960
It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
One book at a time... though I'm usually doing the research for others while I'm writing, but that sort of research is fairly desultory and I like to stick to the book being written - and writing a book concentrates the mind so the research is more productive.
English writer 1709-17840
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.