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Direct your energy toward achieving a goal, and tackle the problems with an emphasis on edging closer to a successful result.
Cutting into color reminds me of the sculptor's direct carving.
The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces; nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history.
I see myself doing Harry Potter films as long as I'm enjoying it and as long as they are going to challenge me as an actor. I want to be an actor - it's my aspiration - so I want to do other films. I want to write something and I want to direct something!
If you have children, you know you're responsible for somebody. You realize you are being imitated; your belief systems and priorities have a direct influence on these children, who are like flowers in a garden.
Automotive franchise laws were put in place decades ago to prevent a manufacturer from unfairly opening stores in direct competition with an existing franchise dealer that had already invested time, money and effort to open and promote their business.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future.
While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects.
Jerome Isaac Friedman
On my desk I have three screens, synchronized to form a single desktop. I can drag items from one screen to the next. Once you have that large display area, you'll never go back, because it has a direct impact on productivity.
Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We must develop as quickly as possible technologies that make possible a direct connection between brain and computer, so that artificial brains contribute to human intelligence rather than opposing it.
It's not difficult for me to put my feelings into written form. I try to be concise and to go direct to the subject. This is what people like about my work, and what the critics hate.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
There are massive efforts on the part of the internet's corporate owners to try to direct it to become a technique of marginalisation and control.
Everybody accuses me of moving fast when I direct a picture. I don't move fast, but I just keep moving.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober.
Jamie Lee Curtis
I became an actress because my mom wanted me to become an actress. It took me until my mid-30s to realize I actually didn't. I actually wanted to write and direct and be more involved in politics and humanitarian issues.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism.
The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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