The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.— Vince Lombardi
Irresistibly Task At Hand quotations
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
What sets disciplined people apart? - The capacity to get past distractions.
Focus on the task at hand.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
A great change is at hand, and our task, our obligation, is to make that revolution, that change, peaceful and constructive for all.
Keep calm and carry on. A challenging time is just that - a period in time. Taking a few deep breaths and knowing that it won't last forever really allows me to focus on the present moment and task at hand.
America faces many challenges...but the enemy I fear most is complacency. We are about to be hit by the full force of global competition. If we continue to ignore the obvious task at hand while others beat us at our own game, our children and grandchildren will pay the price. We must now establish a sense of urgency.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
Good teams focus on the task at hand.
They don't care what's happened the last 13 days, they worry about today and they worry about getting better. That's what good teams do.
Attention is psychic energy, and like physical energy, unless we allocate some part of it to the task at hand, no work gets done.
I think if I'm guilty of anything, I'm guilty of always being incredibly focused on the task at hand. So wherever I've worked, I've just always tried to do my best, achieve my best, build a great team around me.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
DO IT RIGHT, DO IT WRONG, BUT DO IT. Squeeze your eyes shut and jump. Because a wonderful thing happens then. Your focus shifts from yourself, your nervousness, and your imagined inadequacies to the task at hand.
Dedication means spending whatever time or energy is necessary to accomplish the task at hand.
Design truly is a contact sport. It demands that we bring all of our senses to the task, and that we apply the very best of our thinking, our feeling and our doing to the challenge that we have at hand.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills. Sometimes the task at hand covers both bases, but not often.
Success in anything is about focus and concentration.
When I coached, I'd say to the players, 'Yes, I know you played hard, but that's not good enough. You've got to stay focused on the task at hand the entire game.'
Almost religiously, I step away from everything and close my eyes and breathe deeply for a few moments. It helps solidify my focus and aligns everything in my body to take care of the task at hand - which is winning, of course.
It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.
Cooking with your kids and engaging them in hands-on activities are two ways to begin to educate children about the healthy eating, and kick start the important task to help change how the younger generation looks at food and nutrition.
Be brief, be pointed, let your matter standLucid in order, solid and at hand;
Spend not your words on trifles but condense;Strike with the mass of thought, not drops of sense;Press to close with vigor, once begun,And leave, (how hard the task!) leave off, when done.
To focus our mind on the task at hand-with fierce concentration-m akes for a productive use of time.
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Turn off your mind, and focus on what you've got to do - task at hand.
...there is no such thing as a charmed life, not for any of us, no matter where we live or how mindfully we attend to the tasks at hand. But there are charmed moments, all the time, in every life and in every day, if we are only awake enough to experience them when they come and wise enough to appreciate them.
The military taught me the importance of getting something done in a timely manner and the importance of completing a mission on time. My lieutenant would say, 'If you don't, you die.' In many ways, life is the same. If you don't pay attention to a timeline, you lose out on the ability to accomplish the task at hand.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
Don't dwell on what may be. Apply yourself to the task at hand. The Hags of Fate may predict the future, but there is always free will, and that is your saving grace, my dear.
I don't, as my mom would say, sweat the small stuff in our relationship.
Because when I think of day-to-day irritations that you might have with the one you love, they're nothing compared to the bigger task at hand.
Human nature is rarely so amusing as when trying to get a house off its hands.
Women at this task can be untruthful enough, but their untruth lacks the infusion of candor which a skillful male liar can introduce.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Efficiency may curtail [energy] demand in the short term, for the specific task at hand. But its long-term impact is just the opposite...efficiency fails to curb demand because it lets more people do more, and do it faster-and more/more/faster invariably swamps all the efficiency gains.
An educator's most important task, one might say his holy duty, is to see to it that no child is discouraged at school, and that a child who enters school already discouraged regains his self-confidence through his school and his teacher. This goes hand in hand with the vocation of the educator, for education is possible only with children who look hopefully and joyfully upon the future.
I have often been asked what I think about at the moment of take-off.
Of course, no pilot sits and feels his pulse as he flies. He has to be part of the machine. If he thinks of anything but the task in hand, then trouble is probably just around the corner.
Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
The first thing to do - don’t get worked up… The next thing to do - consider carefully the task at hand for what it is, while remembering your purpose is to be a good human being.
In a lot of ways, the task at hand for any poem is to approach something that defies exactness or definition with a kind of exactness or precision.
The most important need is to have a steady hand at the wheel, one which does not deviate from its purpose depending on which way the wind blows. The task of keeping America safe and secure in an uncertain world falls heavily on the president.
You can't reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterday's junk.
I have purpose. My life has meaning. I am engaged in a profession that I'm passionate about. I have some place to go every day. I'm expected. There's always a task at hand. I have beautiful relationships in my life. I have a beautiful home, I go to meetings. I work with others. I stay busy.
When you're focused at the task at hand and you believe in the man who is running for president and the man who is running for vice president, we just want it to be objective and fair.
With a clear mind that is reinforcing positivity back into myself and my craft, I am able to focus my energy on the task at hand and enjoy my experiences and day.
I feel most vulnerable when I am underprepared - for instance, if I have an audition and haven't worked through the material enough beforehand. Also, if I am running late, I feel completely vulnerable because I am usually the person who is early to everything so that I can settle down and breathe before jumping in to the task at hand.
This year  has shown with painful clarity that our existing systems, approaches, and funding, are inadequate to the task at hand, and to the amount of human suffering that is ongoing.