Top 25 Tunnel Vision Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Tunnel Vision Quotes from famous people such as Gail Devers, Amanda Knox, Christian Cage, Michael Chiesa, Jenna Dewan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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A lot of times when I ran, to be honest, I didn’t know where I was in the race. So I always was looking up at the scoreboard to say, ‘Just call my name to see where I am,’ because I tried to have such tunnel vision not to distract myself.
Gail Devers
I think it’s true that people seemed to have had a kind of tunnel vision in my regard, and that has been something that I’ve been having to fight against for a long time.
Amanda Knox
I always said when I was wrestling that you have tunnel vision because it’s all consuming. It’s hard to focus on anything else other than what you’re doing. When I stepped away from that, I wanted to have my hand in a lot of different pots.
Christian Cage
When you train outside of camp, it’s fun, I’m playing around, I’m working hard but I’m having fun. When I get into that camp it’s 10 weeks of tunnel vision on that opponent, you’re trying to work on your strengths and weaknesses, really trying to get better in different areas before the fight.
Michael Chiesa
I think I was a bit naive when I was younger. I don’t know what it was: I sort of felt tunnel vision – I didn’t really have peripheral vision or see the world and what was happening. I’m much more worldly, and I believe that I’m much more grounded in my body than I probably was when I was younger.
Jenna Dewan
When you’re a manager you always have tunnel vision at certain times.
Paul Lambert
I read every book about Buster Keaton and Chaplin to see how they worked – it’s all about dedication, tunnel vision, pursuit of perfection, getting the gag right.
Paul Merton
When I put my nose in a glass, it’s like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is just gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
I just kind of do my thing with sort of tunnel vision for the story and my role and how it fits together.
Lin Shaye
Research has shown that time pressure leads to tunnel vision and that people think more creatively when they are calm, unhurried and free from stress and distractions. We all know this from experience.
Carl Honore
It’s that one thing that you’re passionate about, that you end up developing tunnel vision for and everything else tends to fall by the wayside. Passion is appealing and universal.
Johnny Galecki
We owe it to consumers to treat their dollars with respect and to double- and triple-check our assumptions about complex marketplaces rather than getting locked into a regulatory tunnel vision that will ultimately leave consumers with fewer, more expensive choices.
Michael O’Rielly
I liked to watch the expression in the fighter’s face change when you connected with him. You know when you connect in the right spot. It’s like a tunnel vision.
Gerry Cooney
At a certain point, I became a kind of musician that has tunnel vision about jazz. I only listened to jazz and classical music.
Herbie Hancock
You have to have tunnel vision as a dancer to get to where you’re going. But once you get there, you have to save yourself by spreading your horizons. It’s the paradox of this profession. The very thing that makes you very good will destroy you.
Ann Reinking
When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision.
Nick Cassavetes
I’ve learned that if I only put my mind to one thing that I can get tunnel vision. Then I may not be as open to other opportunities because I’m so focused on one thing. I think what’s worked better for me personally is I have three goals every day: be nice, work hard, and make friends.
Gigi Hadid
You kind of wake up in the morning, and you don’t see anybody but these actors until you go home at night and pass out and do it again. So it’s structured a lot like the process when you’re making a film. You just kind of get in that tunnel vision. I like that. I like when the rest of the world kind of quiets.
Katherine Waterston
It’s tricky to ask a filmmaker to explain his own work; usually we’re the least qualified to make sense of what we’ve done, unfortunately, because of the tunnel vision required to create anything over four years.
Stephen Gaghan
When I was 20 years old, I got cast in ‘Spring Awakening’ and got swept up in this experience where it was kind of tunnel vision. We were working – it was nonstop.
Jonathan Groff
I wanted to go to Berklee College of Music because that’s where Steve Vai went – I was total tunnel vision.
John Petrucci
Stress makes us prone to tunnel vision, less likely to take in the information we need. Anxiety makes us more risk-averse than we would be regularly and more deferential.
Noreena Hertz
I tend to have a kind of tunnel vision when I’m looking at an individual piece.
Edward Norton
On a job, there’s so much commitment you have to give, in regards to time, research… I like the tunnel vision of it that prevents anything else from getting in. The creativity and collaboration required there is very rewarding.
Liam Cunningham
Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.
Simon Sinek