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No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
You've got to stay focused without being boring - because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Skinny, but dull.
LL Cool J
People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
I like grey characters; fantasy for too long has been focused on very stereotypical heroes and villains.
George R. R. Martin
But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students.
If you'd rather live surrounded by pristine objects than by the traces of happy memories, stay focused on tangible things. Otherwise, stop fixating on stuff you can touch and start caring about stuff that touches you.
Great leaders, like Steve Jobs or Jeff Bezos, also focused on the long term.
My approach to creating content is focused on pulling people out of their intellectual comfort zones. I'm interested in presenting ideas in unique ways that challenge people to question their assumptions.
Anything you're trying to will is focused on the future; it's always associated with some sort of anxiety that makes the present moment somewhat uncomfortable.
In an ideal world, it would not take a film star to get the media focused on mental illness.
Try to always stay focused on the objectives that are possible and the positive - and on having fun outside of the stuff that's going on in Washington.
Relationships are important, but stay focused on all the things that are important. Figure out what you want.
It was not until the end of my freshman year in high school that I thought I could really have a future in track and field. I definitely did not think I could make it to the Olympics back then, though; I was just focused on making it to the state finals!
I think Republicans really need to be disciplined, to stay focused on sustained economic growth.
I'm a very feminine person, but I have this hard shell, man, and I stay focused and don't take things personally.
It was definitely some tough moments throughout my life, but I kind of stayed focused and came through the other end of the tunnel.
I have always been focused on my job. No profession allows you the luxury of being half-focused. If you're not into it, you're not there. And the film industry is all the more harsh in these cases, perhaps because it's a business of the limelight.
This air we breathe is precious, and the glaciers helped me understand that and stay focused on that.
I've never really focused on if I had good habits when I sang or if I had bad habits, or if I was breathing correctly. So, I started doing vocal exercises and would stretch out before I sang, stuff to help my breathing. It's funny, you breathe your whole life then you find out you're not doing it correctly.
For aspiring actors out there, I would say stay focused and don't let anyone pull you away from your goals. Shoot for the stars so that if you ever fall short you can land on the clouds.
Helping convene global stakeholders to establish a set of measurable, actionable and consensus-built goals focused on extreme poverty is invaluable.
When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
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.
Barbara de Angelis
You want to be a bit compulsive in your art or craft or whatever you do. You want to be focused on it.
Jobs are central to the American dream - and President Obama has focused on jobs from day one.
John F. Kennedy
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