Quotes by focus
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American author 1964-
... focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
American businessman 1954-
As soon as you become aware that something is not working, immediately shift your focus to the desired result.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school. You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price day in and day out, you'll never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
...the nineteenth century Age of Expansion... brought on an acceleration of the main focus of the activities of society... from the areas of internal controls to the areas of external controls....the increasing role of propaganda... helped create an impression of stability.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
American recording artist, film composer, songwriter and producer 1978-
A Deap Vally renaissance is going to begin next year and will be our focus for the start of 2013. They will blow the cobwebs off a music scene that has become just a little bit stale.
American actress 1964-
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.
American professional baseball player 1981-
A lot of times, if you stay in the present and focus on getting the most out of yourself today, then things work out the way they're supposed to.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
American businessman and politician 1958-
Although Senate Bill 1556 has received attention for its perceived focus, my job is to look at the actual substance of the legislation.
American photographer 1938-
As a governor, I am naturally inclined to focus on the domestic side of protecting the United States.
American politician 1941-
As a member of both the energy and environment committees, I am constantly astounded by how many of my colleagues prefer to focus on what the government can do for the nuclear or coal industries rather than why the government should support clean and sustainable energy.
Benigno Aquino III
Filipino politician 1960-
As far as same-sex marriage, I really would want to think about that a lot more given the fact that my focus would be always on the child. The innocent should not be given more even burdens than what is absolutely necessary.
German tennis player 1969-
As long as I can focus on enjoying what I'm doing, having fun, I know I'll play well.