Quotation Explorer - 'Distractions'

Keep your heart clearAnd transparent,And you willNever be bound.A single disturbed thoughtCreates ten thousand distractions. - Ryokan
Know that the true dharma emerges of itself [during the practice of zazen], clearing away hindrances and distractions. - Dōgen
People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown. - Chuck Palahniuk
Books are not distractions. Rather, they are, and have been, the most profound and accurate mirrors man has ever crafted. - RJ Arkhipov
It's too noisy near the surface. To be able to concentrate with all your being, you must shut out all distractions. You must listen with your soul. - Dr.Mani
Our success depends on goal-oriented, focused actions, not on distractions. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness can only be found if you free yourself of all other distractions. - Saul Bellow
Is not prayer the intensely personal struggle within each disciple, and among us collectively, to resist the despair and distractions that cause us to practice unbelief, to abandon or avoid the way of Jesus? - Ched Myers
All beautiful distractions, ignites from you. - V.S. Atbay
Eliminate distractions and focus on priorities. - Sharfaraz Ahmed
Entrepreneur, become so disciplined that even your distractions become focused. - Onyi Anyado
You have to be so disciplined that even your distractions become focused. - Onyi Anyado
Distractions destroy our dreams. - Debasish Mridha
Writers are always anxious, always on the run--from the telephone, from responsibilities, from the distractions of the world. - Edna O'Brien
Once you decide to do right, life is easy, there are no distractions. - William Stafford
Have you ever been by yourself with no distractions? No radio, no TV, no internet, no mobile. Have you every been yourself in complete and utter silence? With no expectations and nothing else to do?Silence heals. - Ana Ortega
Believe in yourself, don't let no man define your future, work hard at your trade as if no man exist to help you and focus should be your lens against distractions. - Oscar Bimpong
No fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide. - Chuck Palahniuk
Discovering Distilled Creativity"Amazing how sitting down to listen with no distractions - no tv, no devices, no radio - can enhance your life; the sigh of the wind the only ambient noise. Then, in that still moment, your distilled creativity comes because you feel so connected to the Universe. - Sandra Sealy
Ennui had more distractions far more amusing than the automatons of a watchmaker in Mühlenberg. - Steven Millhauser
Grounding is taking a conscious effort to retract oneself from the world’s distractions, and then focusing on listening to isolate the voice of God within from the voice of the ego. The voice of God within is where all the answers lie. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Success can be compared to a camera. Always focus closely on your objective. Ignore distractions. Develop your pictures. If they don't turn out, take more shots for success. Visualize clearly what you want. Make success happen by being persistent. - Mark F. LaMoure
It is easier to bear the worries of wandering than to find peace in your hometown, where only the sage can live in a happy house surrounded by trite troubles and daily distractions. - Hermann Hesse
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