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1. "Food is so important - it sustains us, it provides a social focal point, and it is fun. I cannot unravel the difference between love in my family and the preparation of food because they are so closely woven."
Author: Adriana Trigiani
2. "We must not think that religious concerns swamped all other social activities. They simply provided a focal point for them."
Author: Alister E. McGrath
3. "Every walk carves out a new city. And each of these tiny cities has its main square, a downtown area all its own, its own memorial statue, its own landmarks, laundromats, bus terminal—in short, its own focal point (from the Latin word focus, meaning fireplace, hearth, foyer, home), warm spot, sweet spot, soft spot, hot spot."
Author: André Aciman
4. "The Disarmament Conference has become the focal point of a great struggle between anarchy and world order... between those who think in terms of inevitable armed conflict and those who seek to build a universal and durable peace."
Author: Arthur Henderson
5. "You went back in time," he repeated, "and you expect his cell phone to work?""Well, no, I just, I mean, I came back and he hasn't! Shouldn't he have?"Morrison, very steadily, said, "Were you together?""No! I just said he went to fight the Morrigan!""I see." There was a pause. "The man is seventy-four years old, Joanie. He can take care of himself. If you were," a great and patient pause filled the line before he went on, "time traveling. If you were time traveling and got separated, then I can't think of any reason he would necessarily come back to the present at the same time you did.""Except I was the focal point, it was my fault, it --!""Joanne. Siobhan. Siobhan Grainne MacNamarra Walkingstick."I didn't think anybody had ever said my name like that before. I gulped down a hysterical sob and whispered, "Yeah?"Morrison, with gentle emphasis, said, "I love you. Now pull yourself together and go find the bad guy," and hung up."
Author: C.E. Murphy
6. "It is well to have specifically holy places, and things, and days, for, without these focal points or reminders, the belief that all is holy and "big with God" will soon dwindle into a mere sentiment. But if these holy places, things, and days cease to remind us, if they obliterate our awareness that all ground is holy and every bush (could we but perceive it) a Burning Bush, then the hallows begin to do harm."
Author: C.S. Lewis
7. "You are not IN the universe, you ARE the universe, an intrinsic part of it. Ultimately you are not a person, but a focal point where the universe is becoming conscious of itself. What an amazing miracle."
Author: Eckhart Tolle
8. "As a lifestyle you always being the focal point is innately unhealthy."
Author: Frank Ocean
9. "My mother's kitchen was built to be the focal point of our house. I got into the kitchen often as a child."
Author: Gail Simmons
10. "My children are the focal point of my life. I was asking for a little more time to spend with them."
Author: Hunter Tylo
11. "Awareness, when managed and directed, becomes attention. By turning into attention, awareness becomes localized, and attains a focal point. Because of this feature, attention has the power to direct energy."
Author: Ilchi Lee
12. "Growing up in college, in high school, I was the focal point."
Author: James Harden
13. "Yom HaShoah is a vital day in the Jewish calendar, providing us with a focal point for our remembrance. We cannot bring the dead back to life, but we can bring their memory back to life and ensure they are not forgotten. We can undertake in our lives to do what they were so cruelly prevented from doing in theirs."
Author: Jonathan Sacks
14. "It wasn't chance at all, Gilly. People are yearning creatures. They imagine and strive and hope. Stories about an enchanted band of vagabonds existed before the Carnival itself. But those fairy tales become the focal point of billions of daydreams, and eventually those daydreams condensed like vapor into something real. The Carnival only exists because you want it to, you and everyone else. So why's it peculiar that, when you wanted to find it, a path came into existence too?"
Author: Kristopher Reisz
15. "The tiny focal points of pain still glowed on his nerve endings, like stars coming into view one by one in a dark, bare sky. One by one—in the middle of his buttock, just below his collarbone, on the inside of his thigh—more stars came into focus, each glowing brightly at first before settling into the same intensity as the ones before, slowly forming a constellation."
Author: L.A. Witt And Aleksandr Voinov
16. "DJing is an art that I have the utmost respect for, and I've been practising it since I was 17 years old. Doing Tom Cruise wedding-type things becomes the focal point of every interview, and you realize that you have to cut it out if you don't want to be answering questions about that."
Author: Mark Ronson
17. "When we link our eating and our prayer and begin to see food as part of a much bigger picture, rather than the focal point of our entire lives, we reshape the way we think, the way we act, and the way we interact."
Author: Mary DeTurris Poust
18. "Didn't we all grow up understanding that bribes and payoffs - - by whatever name or rationale - - were bad. And that people were supposed to be the focal point of society, not money?"
Author: Ray Bourhis
19. "I like doing food as a focal point on my table. It is not like going out and buying flowers or candles, which are expensive."
Author: Sandra Lee
20. "Revolutionary movements do not spread by contamination but by resonance. Something that is constituted here resonates with the shock wave emitted by something constituted over there.… An insurrection is not like a plague or a forest fire — a linear process which spreads from place to place after an initial spark. It rather takes the shape of a music, whose focal points, though dispersed in time and space, succeed in imposing the rhythms of their own vibrations, always taking on more density."
Author: The Invisible Committee
21. "They pay no mind to the spectacle behind them. They pay no mind because to them, all things are great, all things are grand. What a life if we found the focal point everywhere, in everything, the miracle in the most mundane and the stunning in the simple."
Author: Tyler Knott Gregson
22. "Mankind is not a circle with a single centre but an ellipse with two focal points of which facts are one and ideas the other."
Author: Victor Hugo

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I love you. No doubts. I can smile now because It was so true: I never had any doubts; I always knew he was it for me, I knew he was all I'd ever want"
Author: Amy Molloy

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