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Focus Quotes

The people who have managed to make it to the top rung of the success ladder have managed to get there because of the fact that they never once took their eyes off their goals. If at all they took their eyes off their goals and objectives, which sure would have been a rarity, they would have been extremely quick to get right back on track. It is focus such as this that can help you see your dreams materialize into reality. Read on to come across a handful of popular quotations and sayings on staying focused in life.

Cherry Jones

I went to see 'The Piano' with Holly Hunter when I was in a Paula Vogel play, and I was just gone. I couldn't focus at all. It took that creative part of my brain with it so absolutely.

Jennifer Lawrence

Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist.

Henry Cavill

As an outside; don't worry about failure, because failure will take care of itself. Focus on success.

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Demi Moore

I'm an incurable optimist and a go-getter - it's in my nature to focus much more on what makes me happy than what makes me nervous.

Aristotle

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

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.

Michael J. Fox

That's the way I look at things - if you focus on the worst case scenario and it happens, you've lived it twice. It sounds like Pollyanna-ish tripe but I'm telling you - it works for me.

Deepika Padukone

I meditate. I breathe out what I can't control and focus on the positives.

Venus Williams

I don't focus on what I'm up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.

Scarlett Johansson

I'm happiest when I have something to focus my energy on.

Patrick Mahomes

I try to just focus in on being in the same routine every single day.

Kellyanne Conway

Women in my focus groups, they say a bald man is trustworthy. He has nothing to hide.

Paul Walker

I'm into being a dad, that's where my focus is most of the time. I'm an actor that's my job, but it's not my life. I have a lot of other interests too.

Nick Jonas

Find things you're passionate about, and find others who are as passionate as you are and will focus on giving you an opportunity to shine and to have your moment where you can be in front of others to show what you can do.

The reason I'm drawn to it is - both the off road racing and the motorcycles on the track - it takes a lot for me to quiet my brain and anything that requires 100% of my attention and focus I find very soothing and that is the closest I get to being content.

Drew Barrymore

It's never too late. Don't focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have.

My focus had always been the on-side. My coach wanted me to work on the offside strokes since he was convinced of my ability and timing on the leg side. I worked hard and firmed up my defensive technique. I am happy getting runs all around the wicket now, and getting a lot of boundaries. No one calls me a 'leggie batsman' anymore.

Jim Carrey

My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.

Jack Whitehall

I want to write a film. I need to think of the right idea and focus on that; I love writing.

Demi Moore

I'm a big believer in that if you focus on good skin care, you really won't need a lot of makeup.

Alexandra Daddario

I think I've learned not to take everything so seriously and just try to focus on the work the most.

Denis Waitley

Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

Joe Biden

The greatest gift is the ability to forget - to forget the bad things and focus on the good.

Stevie Nicks

Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings.

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My priority is cricket. Everything that I get apart from it is a result of the effort on the field. Everything else follows. I am pretty aware of my priorities, and I don't really focus on things that are not as important to me as cricket.

Will Smith

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

Lana Del Rey

I'm not a natural performer or exhibitionist. When I was younger, I hated the focus, and it made me feel strange.

Kawhi Leonard

I try to come in with a focus to stop my man and win the game. I'm always trying to be ready to catch them off their strides by being physical enough without getting fouls.

Omar Khayyam

Oh, the brave music of a distant drum!

We're just going to come out and play. We know that we're supposed to win all the games, but if we don't, we just have to take the next game and focus on what we did wrong in the game before and just try to do better at the next game.

Jennifer Lopez

Some people are naturally thin, and some are heavier. There is a lot of focus on it, and it can be a lot of pressure for people. But honestly, I think as long as someone is healthy, that is most important.

Brian Tracy

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.

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School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn. Math is just the worst. To this day, I can't concentrate on it. People always say, 'You should have tried harder.' But actually, I cheated a lot because I could not sit and do homework.

Charlie Sheen

But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know.

Adele

The focus on my appearance has really surprised me. I've always been a size 14 to 16, I don't care about clothes, I'd rather spend my money on cigarettes and booze.

People focus too much on whether there's a Democrat or a Republican in office. It's not like this guy Kim-Jong Un got into power the second Trump got into power. It's not like he wasn't a problem. It's not like we haven't had warmongers. It's not like corporations haven't been the main influence on what we're doing around the world.

After doing a juice cleanse, I'm motivated to eat healthier and not emotionally. Cleansing is like my meditation. It makes me stop, focus and think about what I'm putting into my body. I'm making a commitment to my health and hitting the reset button.

I want my kids to have passion for life, to really have a passion for life. I think when you have a passion for something, you can overcome obstacles, if you float through life without having anything to hold on to or get you fired up emotionally and to focus on, I think it's really hard to overcome things.

Jon Jones

A lot of coaches in MMA focus on MMA wrestling. My coach, his high school team is ranked 10th in the nation. Izzy Martinez is very connected to the wrestling community.

Harrison Ford

I have relationships with people I'm working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn't make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.

Harry Styles

I meditate and pray before going onstage - it helps me focus.

Jesse Plemons

My focus is to grow, have fun, and work with people who inspire me, like Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Zoe Kravitz

I've found all of my apartments on Craigslist. I've got good Craigslist luck. I just sit on my couch and really focus on it, and I've gotten really lucky that way.

Chris Cornell

I think there needs to be a global focus on people taking care of people.

Alan Watts

The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.

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William Arthur Ward

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.

I was a Senate spouse for many, many years. I kept my own career. I was teaching and Joe was doing politics. I realized when we were elected vice president that I had a platform and I knew I was not going to waste my platform. It was going to focus women and girls' education.

Going forward, I would love to work with directors like Rian Johnson and Joss Whedon; people like that who are doing big films but do have really independent voices. That's kind of what I want to focus on, is always working with people with at least an independent point of view, even if it's not an independent film.

Jeff Bezos

It is very difficult to get people to focus on the most important things when you're in boom times.

Edinson Cavani

To become a striker, you need dedication, focus, and professionalism. When they pass you the ball inside the area, the first thing you think of is to score. To find the best way to finish.

Dennis Quaid

My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That's what directors are, they're storytellers because they're directing where your focus is going to be as an audience.

Our established businesses of hydrocarbons, energy, and petrochemicals pretty much run on their own, with their own proven leaders. This has helped me focus almost exclusively on two things: Firstly, new businesses. And secondly, institutionalising what I call the Reliance Management System.

Kourtney Kardashian

I love to read books that focus on parenting topics because there are so many different ways to do things. I find these books offer a lot of great opinions on many different subjects.

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Kevin Spacey

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.

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Kobe Bryant

I focus on one thing and one thing only - that's trying to win as many championships as I can.

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Brie Larson

It takes a lot of time and a lot of energy and a lot of focus and dedication to do a film, and it's just not worth it if you're going to be miserable for even a day.

Xi Jinping

A military is built to fight. Our military must regard combat capability as the criterion to meet in all its work and focus on how to win when it is called on.

Edinson Cavani

I focus a lot more on the collective than the individual.

Gillian Anderson

After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.

Nicole Kidman

I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It's important not to focus on yourself too much.

Ted Cruz

What I have been talking about for many years is opportunity conservatism, that every policy should focus like a laser on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder.

Donald Trump, Jr.

My father is a very hardworking guy, and that's his focus in life, so I got a lot of the paternal attention that a boy wants and needs from my grandfather.

John Krasinski

My main focus is to always try to be myself first, and then, hey, if I wear a cool jacket, that's a bonus.

Naomi Osaka

If - when someone asks me a question, if I could just focus on not joking, I think that would be great, because for some reason, I can't.

Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.

John Legend

When I write, I don't really focus on duets or anything like that or whether I'm going to feature this or that rapper. I just focus on just making a great song and figure out the rest later.

Nicki Minaj

My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire.

Matt Damon

I was never that much a focus of interest that I became a 'thing' at an earlier point in my career. I'm aware of having become a 'thing' now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.

Neymar

My dad just wants me to dedicate myself to playing and to focus on the ball.

Brett Kavanaugh

Like civil suits, criminal investigations take the president's focus away from his or her responsibilities to the people.

Herman Cain

The thing that differs me from a lot of other people running for the President of the United States is that I focus on the problem first. Then I focus on what the solution is.

Mia Hamm

I could sit there and eat pasta all day long and not worry about it when I was younger, and now I really have to focus on making sure I set a good example for my kids.

Rafael Nadal

You just try to play tough and focus point for point. Sounds so boring, but it's the right thing to do out there.

I always said, 'Whenever I get pregnant, I'm going to embrace all of the body changes that happen.' My focus has not been on any sort of snap-back or anything like that, because your body won't be the same after giving birth, and if anything, that's something to be celebrated, embraced, and owned.

Magic Johnson

Every kid, every minority kid can be so successful if they focus on their education.

Brett Kavanaugh

Having seen first-hand how complex and difficult the job is, I believe it vital that the president be able to focus on his never-ending tasks with as few distractions as possible.

There are so many opportunities to learn things online, like between Coursera and Khan Academy and Duolingo. There are these awesome websites that are kind of these little personal Aristotles. There are times when I'm preparing for a role of some kind, and then I'll focus on a certain subject.

Dwyane Wade

I'm happy that I can focus on my body a little bit. I'm not happy to get surgery, but I'm happy that I can focus on getting better.

It seems like people want to blame me for everything. Whenever any issue arises, I'm said to have been involved even if I've had nothing to do with it. That's why I always focus on what I know, which is playing football, and try to be very careful with what I say because people always try and twist things.

Rob Lowe

I learned to focus on what's real rather than imagined; on not letting feelings drive the bus; on being courageous and honest; on putting my total effort into something and not worrying about the result.

Virat Kohli

I don't really read a lot of newspapers. I don't pay attention to what is being said or written about me. I've had lots of experiences in the past when I got too much into it. That sort of diverts your focus.

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Chris Cornell

The focus on my wife and my children, it really helps me make sense of the music side of it somehow.

John Legend

I don't like going to football games. I like watching them on television. When you go to a game, it's hard to focus. There's so much going on, and it's cold. I'd rather sit and watch it and get replays and commentary.

Kamala Harris

Part of my focus on what we need to do around smart gun safety laws is recognize we have to have more enforcement around gun dealers.

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Novak Djokovic

Tennis is my life, obviously; I need to focus, I need to win. But it's not the only thing. I'm not going to play forever.

I was the person, I think, who first said the evening of September 11 that we shouldn't hold this against the Arab community, the Muslim community. We should focus on the individuals and that groups that were involved and not participate in group blame.

We need to end our country's counterproductive regime change war policies that have undermined our national security, destroyed so many countries, and taken so many lives. We must instead focus on investing in and rebuilding our communities right here at home.

Beyonce Knowles

My focus is my art, and that's what I love to do. I have to be really passionate in order to do something. I've turned down many things that I just didn't believe in.

Steve Carell

For me, at least, all of my career goals, all of my focus, everything just shifted and the importance was my children, and that's where all the joy came from as well.

Kanye West

Our focus needs to be less on what our legacy's going to be or how we can control each other and more how we can give to each other.

Eminem

The album requires a certain focus of mine that I can't really explain - let's just say it's all I can really do while I'm doing it.

Drew Barrymore

I've approached so many things in my life with such intensity that I want to approach motherhood with dedication and focus.

There are different ways to do innovation. You can plant a lot of seeds, not be committed to any particular one of them, but just see what grows. And this really isn't how we've approached this. We go mission-first, then focus on the pieces we need and go deep on them and be committed to them.

There's people who watch shows while they're preparing their dinners, and they don't want to focus, and they don't want to be challenged, and whatever. And then there's people who want to really sit down and get into a character in a world, and feel like they're expanding, or they have complex relationships, or whatever.

Blake Lively

The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it's not that he's super that is his focus; it's that he's a man. He's very human. That's his greatest strength and his greatest weakness.

Keir Starmer

We need to remind ourselves that Europe will be our biggest trading partner for the next several decades and probably beyond, so getting the deal with Europe right should be our primary focus.

Vladimir Putin

The worst thing for a politician is to try and cling to power by every possible means, and focus only on that.

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Andy Warhol

My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.

Sandra Day O'Connor

It was better for me when I was joined at the court by a second woman. When I was there alone, there was too much media focus on the one woman, and the minute we got another woman, that changed.

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Mark Wahlberg

All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself.

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