We’ve collected the best Concentrated Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Paul Dano, Walter Kirn, Lou Reed, Chuck Berry, Jerome Powell. Use them as an inspiration.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
I was an English major in college who concentrated in African-American literature and culture. So I read quite a few slave narratives and stories of escape, and I grew up in Ohio, which was a common stop on the Underground Railroad.
America’s got amazing presentation, especially New York – the most potent, strongest, concentrated, amazing presentation.
I wasted most of my 20s being so frustrated I forgot to have fun. I was so concentrated on one thing – ‘Must make movie.’
Broadcasting began, essentially, in the hands of very, very few players – actually two – and when television came along, there were two networks, then three. Rules began to get formulated that essentially protected that concentrated group.
In the past, much power and responsibility over life and death was concentrated in the hands of doctors. Now, this ethical burden is increasingly shared by the builders of AI software.
More people should read books. It’s the most concentrated experience you can have.
No matter how we name and dissect inequality, we must keep explaining the larger downside of such concentrated extreme wealth.
The most fundamental fact about the ideas of the political left is that they do not work. Therefore we should not be surprised to find the left concentrated in institutions where ideas do not have to work in order to survive.
We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.
Where gays and lesbians are the best organized and most concentrated in numbers are states that President Clinton must carry in order to be reelected in 1996. Among the states are California, New York, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, Illinois.
As a professional, I have always tried to stay concentrated on the pitch, but it was not easy.
The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument.
The EU should be concentrated on adapting to globalisation and global competitiveness, not building more powerful centralised institutions in Brussels.
The structural changes of globalization and automation that has created concentrated wealth among some people who have had the right skills and the right opportunities has also created extraordinary disruption and havoc among the American middle-class.
I’m very detail oriented. Everything that takes a lot of dedication and creativity I do in the morning when there is light and I’m really concentrated.
Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.
Some people think it’s an easy gig working as an extra, but you often have to stay very concentrated for long stretches in challenging conditions.
People are used to seeing natural history programmes that have been filmed over many years which are concentrated, focused visions of natural history.
We have concentrated wealth and capital to such a degree that the vast majority of us don’t have the discretionary dollars to make our economy go and grow.
If Warren Buffett could change his mind about investing in airlines, Mohnish Pabrai could change his mind about investing in autos. Pabrai, who has modeled his investment career and fee structure after Buffett’s original partnership, counts General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Ferrari in his highly concentrated portfolio.
Gun-related violence and murders are concentrated among blacks and Latinos in big cities.
On Cape Cod, great white shark stocks have been growing, or at least becoming more concentrated, because of the multiplying numbers of seals around Monomoy Island. We are fortunate to have such abundance of these sharks in our own waters. Around the globe, we are killing in excess of 100 million sharks each year.
For my part, I like live theater best when it’s taut, concentrated and intimate.
Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many.
What is art? Nature concentrated.
And maybe some people do it too much, are too selfish and concentrated on chess. But I think that in all professions you can find a lot of people like that.
Sometimes things might not go as you want them to, but you have to stay focused and fully concentrated.
Sometimes I wonder if I would’ve been more successful if I wasn’t acting and I concentrated on other things. But I love being on set. I love working with my 100 crew members.
The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium.
We always try to keep going and stay concentrated. Early goals help that a lot.
I think evangelicals would do better if they concentrated less on bolstering the formal authority of the Scripture – which I certainly would want to affirm – and more on displaying how biblical texts can shape lives in salutary ways, how they are fruitful texts, how they are texts one can live according to.
You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself.
I concentrated on politics and movies because cricket was taken away from me. But the world knows Sreesanth as a cricketer, and I, too, like to be remembered as a cricketer who gave everything on the field.
If I’m doing something, I tend to do it in a concentrated way.
The Obama administration has vastly expanded the use of armed drones and concentrated a great deal of diplomatic effort on building and maintaining alliances that share information about terrorists, provide access to get near them, and then strike against them.
I’m not playing for Wolves just so I can get in squads. I’m concentrated on playing for Wolves.
I concentrated on a lot of things, so very few people saw me as an education governor, an infrastructure governor.
Apple very deliberately – and this was very much Steve Jobs‘ point of view – Apple has concentrated its cloud efforts on being invisible. So in other words, stuff just would sync and appear. You change your contacts on one of your devices, and it would appear on all your devices changed.
Humankind would improve if we concentrated less on being human and more on being kind.
I would much rather we concentrated on the immediate, still-potent dangers, such as nuclear weapons, runaway climate change, and so on. Sort those out, then worry about Hal 9000.
Much of the real computer talent today is concentrated in the private sector.
Historically, the stuff of the universe goes on becoming concentrated into ever more organized forms of matter.
I’ve always been very one-sided about science, and when I was younger, I concentrated almost all my effort on it.
Why did they go to Hollywood? Because they could get access to the American financial sector. The Jews were neither authorized to be bankers or doctors nor lawyers or professors. That’s why they concentrated on something new: cinema.
Our work at the OECD shows that migration, if well managed, can spur growth and innovation. Unfortunately, in the past, migration has not always been well managed: migrants have been concentrated in ghetto-like conditions, with few public services or employment prospects.
But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.