Quotes containing word "focus"

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Sell also: center, centering, centre, concentrate, direction, focusing, pore, rivet, sharpen, stress

Definitions and meanings of word "focus"

• Noun: the concentration of attention or energy on something; examples: "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology", "he had no direction in his life"

• Noun: maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system; examples: "in focus", "out of focus"

• Noun: maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea; example: "the controversy brought clearly into focus an important difference of opinion"

• Noun: a central point or locus of an infection in an organism; example: "the focus of infection"

• Noun: special emphasis attached to something; example: "the stress was more on accuracy than on speed"

• Noun: a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges

• Noun: a fixed reference point on the concave side of a conic section

• Verb: direct one's attention on something; example: "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

• Verb: cause to converge on or toward a central point; example: "Focus the light on this image"

• Verb: bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

• Verb: become focussed or come into focus; example: "The light focused"

• Verb: put (an image) into focus; we cannot enjoy the movie"; example: "Please focus the imag"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "focus"

Jim Cantalupo
5 quotes about focus
American Businessman
Sunday 14 November 1943 - Monday 19 April 2004
Venus Williams
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American Athlete
Born Tuesday 17 June 1980
Mel Martinez
2 quotes about focus
American Politician
Born Wednesday 23 October 1946
LaToya London
3 quotes about focus
American Actress, Musician
Born Friday 29 December 1978
James Daly
3 quotes about focus
American Actor
Wednesday 23 October 1918 - Monday 3 July 1978
Harrison Ford
3 quotes about focus
American Actor, Producer
Born Monday 13 July 1942
Naveen Jain
one quote about focus
Indian Businessman
Born Sunday 6 September 1959
LL Cool J
one quote about focus
American Actor, Musician
Born Sunday 14 January 1968
Andrea Mackris
one quote about focus
American Celebrity
Born 1971
Denis Waitley
2 quotes about focus
American Writer, Author, Speaker, Consultant
Born 1933
Charlie Sheen
2 quotes about focus
American Actor
Born Friday 3 September 1965
Marianne Williamson
one quote about focus
American Author, Activist, Lecturer
Born Tuesday 8 July 1952

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.

Herman Cain

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While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure.

Ruben Hinojosa

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I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.

Tim Tebow

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I'm not a very fancy person. I've been a writer a long time, and right now 'The Hunger Games' is getting a lot of focus. It'll pass. The focus will be on something else. It'll shift. It always does. And that seems just fine.

Suzanne Collins

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I think I usually have quite ordinary dreams. Sometimes my dreams take me to other dimensions. I can travel in my mind especially when I'm dreaming I focus my mind on what I want to dream. If I want to fly, I focus on flying.

Uri Geller

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When you're with your wife, you don't say I love you to your wife every day but the ways you look at her and your actions are another way to communicate. Don't focus on dialogue, only focus on what you're expressing.

Michel Hazanavicius

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I think that politics could be a positive thing. My beef is that people focus on the personal aspect of a politician too much. They should focus on the results.

LL Cool J

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If we focus on the minuses, we go down the spiral. But if we are able to focus on the pluses, we can become stronger and put more meaning into our life.

Petra Nemcova

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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.

Bell Hooks

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To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.

Bo Bennett

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We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.

Marianne Williamson

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I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events.

Michael Nyman

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I will focus on being substantive and I will focus on Barack Obama.

Newt Gingrich

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In 2010, we have to focus on electing a new Congress and in 2012 we have to focus on electing a new president.

Andrew P. Harris

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And hey-the psychiatrist in the show is Italian also. So people are going to focus on what they want to focus on. There's not much you can do about that.

Edie Falco

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I don't think we should focus on what church that person walks into .. I think we need to focus on what they do when they walk out of church.

Nikki Haley

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Great entrepreneurs focus intensely on an opportunity where others see nothing. This focus and intensity helps to eliminate wasted effort and distractions. Most companies die from indigestion rather than starvation, i.e., companies suffer from doing too many things at the same time rather than doing too few things very well.

Naveen Jain

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I mean, that was a throwaway thought, because my focus was - my intent and my focus was to never go public.

Andrea Mackris

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Running gave me a focus to start looking after myself, to eat properly, and focus on building up my strength.

Amanda Burton

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President Bush's proposal to focus our resources on sending humans to Mars is intriguing, but it is not the most compelling reason that Americans ought to focus our interest on the Red Planet.

Jay Inslee

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