65 Emphasis Quotes On Success In Life

These emphasis quotes will inspire you. Emphasis, a forcefulness in the way something is said or written that gives it special attention or importance or special importance, value, or prominence given to something.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging emphasis quotes, emphasis sayings, and emphasis proverbs.

Best Emphasis Quotes

  1. “What your heart thinks is great, is great. The soul’s emphasis is always right.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic, with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding, strange beings and so on, but I don’t really think it is.” ~ H. R. Giger
  3. “I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.” ~ Tony Shalhoub
  4. “The greater the emphasis on perfection, the further it recedes.” ~ Haridas Chaudhuri

  5. “I put heavy emphasis on the characters.” ~ Keenen Ivory Wayans
  6. “The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.” ~ Enid Bagnold
  7. “Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg didn’t finish college. Too much emphasis is placed on formal education – I told my children not to worry about their grades but to enjoy learning.” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  8. “In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be.” ~ Huston Smith

  9. “False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.” ~ William Rounseville Alger
  10. “I feel terrible that I once put too much emphasis on material prosperity.” ~ Benny Hinn
  11. “I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant violin passage into an incident, and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous significance by means of scenic emphasis.” ~ Anton Seidl
  12. “I condemn the national gay press for its emphasis on consumerism.” ~ Harry Hay

  13. “I grew up in a family where we weren’t allowed to talk about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.” ~ Pam Grier
  14. “The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control.” ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  15. “I used to be a classic workaholic, and after seeing how little work and career really mean when you reach the end of your life, I put a new emphasis on things I believe count more. These things include: family, friends, being part of a community, and appreciating the little joys of the average day.” ~ Mitch Albom , Emphasis quotes life
  16. “People put too much emphasis on looks.” ~ Shawn Johnson

  17. “The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis on “official” institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court, the central election commission, and the parliament. In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny.” ~ Bob Schaffer
  18. “Jews have had to carry around their own sense of self in a carpet bag and I think perhaps too much emphasis might be being put on nationality and on the other hand patriotism, that sort of thing.” ~ Janet Suzman
  19. “If we put the emphasis upon the right things, if we live the life that is worth while and then fail, we will survive all disasters, we will out-live all misfortune. We should be so well balanced and symmetrical, that nothing which could ever happen could throw us off our center, so that no matter what misfortune should overtake us, there would still be a whole magnificent man or woman left after being stripped of everything else.” ~ Orison Swett Marden
  20. “The emphasis should be on why we do a job.” ~ W. Edwards Deming

  21. “Historically, China is not a nation of sportsmen. We traditionally put more emphasis on being close to nature than pushing endlessly to excel. A philosophy that values tranquil contemplation of the landscape cannot easily be adapted to the Olympic slogan of ‘higher, stronger, faster.'” ~ Ai Weiwei
  22. “Our emphasis on science has resulted in an alarming rise in world populations, the demand and ever-increasing emphasis of science to improve their standards and maintain their vigor. I have been forced to the conclusion that an over-emphasis of science weakens character and upsets life’s essential balance.” ~ Charles Lindbergh
  23. “I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it’s the government’s role to provide everything.” ~ Rick Warren
  24. “But what I think my emphasis is, is on the fact that I like music a lot.” ~ Bill Bruford

  25. “Many of our troubles in the world today arise from an over-emphasis of the masculine, and a neglect of the feminine. This modern world is an aggressive, hyperactive, competitive, masculine world, and it needs the woman’s touch as never before.” ~ Eva Burrows
  26. “On January 1, 2006, Medicare will begin to offer a prescription drug benefit, and for the first time, it will place an emphasis on preventive care and early treatment of disease.” ~ Michael C. Burgess
  27. “I was always looking for the most dramatic emphasis. One example would be the letter writing, or the reading of the letters. If you remember from the book, they find the letters and then in the most undramatic way they take them downstairs, they get approval, they sit at a table during the day with their own author, across from each other.” ~ Neil LaBute
  28. “Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.” ~ Jean-Philippe Rameau

  29. “I wasn’t a cheerleader or the prom queen. I don’t move through the world with a mirror in front of my face, and I’ve never been attracted to projects that had an emphasis on what I look like.” ~ Michael Michele
  30. “25 years later, you know, I haven’t really put too much emphasis on any kind of individual goal, other than trying to win any particular night, trying to find a way to do that.” ~ Mark Messier
  31. “Such an emphasis on the immanence of God as Creator in, with, and under the natural processes of the world unveiled by the sciences is certainly in accord with all that the sciences have revealed since those debates of the nineteenth century.” ~ Arthur Peacocke
  32. “Well, the musicals give emphasis to love, longing, melancholy, sadness. All of that is always there.” ~ Ismail Merchant

  33. “My landlady, who is only a tailor’s widow, reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband first fell in love with her on this very account: because she read Milton with such proper emphasis.” ~ Karl Philipp Moritz
  34. “Putting together a counter- terrorism policy, it’s very easy to look at law enforcement or defense, military action or stopping the money flows or whatever, but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy, and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that.” ~ Lee H. Hamilton
  35. “Our emphasis on political coverage from the day we were born here was well-founded, and we believe there were opportunities there that we could do it in a more interesting, appealing and balanced way.” ~ Brit Hume
  36. “I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing. I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year was one of the best moments Stanford, at least, intellectually, had to offer.” ~ Fred Savage
  37. “When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care – and to the mail” ~ William Westmoreland

  38. “So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues.” ~ Huston Smith
  39. “It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis.” ~ Crystal Eastman
  40. “The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.” ~ Abraham Robinson
  41. “And I think that that emphasis on keeping a family together, alike, I think it’s important.” ~ Janet Suzman

  42. “Given the best of all possible worlds, I would make a few changes. I would place emphasis on increasing the amount of funding that goes into programs like Pell Grants, that purely and simply award funds to students who really cannot afford full tuition.” ~ Charles M. Vest
  43. “Hence my obstinate emphasis on stylistic continuity from work to work rather than specific sibling relationships between the individual work and other members of its stylistic ‘family’ in the world outside.” ~ Brian Ferneyhough
  44. “If there is something I would like to do as President of the General Assembly, it is to place more emphasis on the issue of education, which enables a better life for women.” ~ Harri Holkeri
  45. “Men’s competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.” ~ Warren Farrell

  46. “Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.” ~ Talcott Parsons
  47. “Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.” ~ Talcott Parsons
  48. “Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  49. “There’s a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show. People generally talk the way they talk in life if you were in this particular situation.” ~ Larry David
  50. “What’s my motto when it comes to money? Don’t put so much emphasis on it!” ~ Janice Dickinson

  51. “In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.” ~ Alan Dundes
  52. “I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put the right emphasis on growth and employment.” ~ Angela Merkel
  53. “Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers, of the ultimate precision and clarity.” ~ Esa-Pekka Salonen
  54. “No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov

  55. “Our society’s strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.” ~ Tipper Gore
  56. “American poetry, like American painting, is always personal with an emphasis on the individuality of the poet.” ~ Diane Wakoski
  57. “I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable.” ~ Don Henley
  58. “The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were.” ~ David Brinkley
  59. “I believe Mrs. Thatcher’s emphasis on enterprise was right.” ~ Tony Blair

  60. “It’s not fair the emphasis put on beauty, or on sexuality.” ~ Rosanna Arquette
  61. “The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great.” ~ Greg Ginn
  62. “Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.” ~ Bram Cohen
  63. “Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.” ~ Tom Stoppard

  64. “The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact that women globally have continued to have insufficient access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence.” ~ Jenny Shipley
  65. “The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact that women globally have continued to have insufficient access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence.” ~ Jenny Shipley

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