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84 Inspirational Quotes About Concentration (FOCUS)

Top 10 Inspirational Quotes About Concentration

“One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.”

Tony Robbins
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus. - Alexander Graham Bell
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. – Alexander Graham Bell
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. - Denis Waitley
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. – Denis Waitley
It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. - Og Mandino
It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. – Og Mandino
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results. - Jack Dixon
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results. – Jack Dixon
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie
Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration. – Andrew Carnegie
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right. - Marianne Williamson
We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right. – Marianne Williamson
What does it take to be a champion Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win. - Patty Berg
What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win. – Patty Berg
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses. - William Arthur Ward
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses. – William Arthur Ward
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress. - Ramana Maharshi
The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress. – Ramana Maharshi

17 Motivational Quotes About Concentration That Will Improve Your Focus

“It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.”

Tony Robbins
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. – Mark Twain
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary. - Ray Knight
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary. – Ray Knight

“To inspire a singularity of focus, a challenge must be important to you and it must be something you feel you should do now in this moment. If it’s trivial or not time-bound, you won’t engage. So in selecting your next challenge in life, choose one that is meaningful and will demand your complete concentration.”

Brendon Burchard
Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer. - Barbara De Angelis
Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer. – Barbara De Angelis
If your concentration is getting bad, take up bass fishing. It will really improve your ability to focus. If you aren't ready when that fish hits, you can't set the hook. - Lee Trevino
If your concentration is getting bad, take up bass fishing. It will really improve your ability to focus. If you aren’t ready when that fish hits, you can’t set the hook. – Lee Trevino

“If you have the insight of non-self, if you have the insight of impermanence, you should make that insight into a concentration that you keep alive throughout the day. Then what you say, what you think, and what you do will then be in the light of that wisdom and you will avoid making mistakes and creating suffering.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become. - Gautama Buddha
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become. – Gautama Buddha
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear. - Tony Robbins
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear. – Tony Robbins
The lesson I learned is that sometimes the task you have at hand needs all of your concentration and focus. - Damian Lewis
The lesson I learned is that sometimes the task you have at hand needs all of your concentration and focus. – Damian Lewis
Many of the cognitive enhancement drugs serve to increase focus and concentration. But 'letting your mind wander' is very often an important part of the creative process. - Jamais Cascio
Many of the cognitive enhancement drugs serve to increase focus and concentration. But ‘letting your mind wander’ is very often an important part of the creative process. – Jamais Cascio
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals. - Brian Tracy
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals. – Brian Tracy
The only prudence in life is concentration. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only prudence in life is concentration. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything. - Lee Iacocca
The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything. – Lee Iacocca
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger. - Arnold Palmer
Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger. – Arnold Palmer
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength. - Pat Riley
There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength. – Pat Riley
The power to concentrate was the most important thing. Living without this power would be like opening one’s eyes without seeing anything. - Haruki Murakami
The power to concentrate was the most important thing. Living without this power would be like opening one’s eyes without seeing anything. – Haruki Murakami

17 Quotes About Concentration That Inspires Success

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”

Swami Vivekananda
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. - Brian Tracy
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. – Brian Tracy
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. - Ben Stein
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. – Ben Stein

“Any individual can be, in time, what he earnestly desires to be, if he but sets his face steadfastly in the direction of that one thing, and bring all his powers to bear upon its attainment.”

J. Herman Randall
Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention to detail and total concentration. - Willie Sutton
Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention to detail and total concentration. – Willie Sutton
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. - Bill Russell
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. – Bill Russell

“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.”

Charles Dickens
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment. - Earl Nightingale
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment. – Earl Nightingale
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. - Harold S. Geneen
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. – Harold S. Geneen
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. - Max Beerbohm
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. – Max Beerbohm
Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several, he will fail to achieve distinction in any. - Plato
Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several, he will fail to achieve distinction in any. – Plato
Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim. - John D. Rockefeller
Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim. – John D. Rockefeller
To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement. - Bertrand Russell
To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement. – Bertrand Russell
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. – Henry Ford
Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. - Mark Twain
Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. – Mark Twain
When every physical and mental resources is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously. - Norman Vincent Peale
When every physical and mental resources is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously. – Norman Vincent Peale
Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve. - Wilferd Peterson
Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve. – Wilferd Peterson

4 Quotes About Concentration in Politics and Governance

“With segregation, with the isolation of the injured and the robbed, comes the concentration of disadvantage. An unsegregated America might see poverty, and all its effects, spread across the country with no particular bias toward skin color. Instead, the concentration of poverty has been paired with a concentration of melanin.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Concentration of wealth yields concentration of political power. And concentration of political power gives rise to legislation that increases and accelerates the cycle. - Noam Chomsky
Concentration of wealth yields concentration of political power. And concentration of political power gives rise to legislation that increases and accelerates the cycle. – Noam Chomsky
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors. - Jimmy Carter
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors. – Jimmy Carter

3 Quotes About Concentration For Students

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. - Marilyn vos Savant
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn’t. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. – Marilyn vos Savant
Physical activity can improve immunity, concentration in the classroom and aerobic fitness. - Robbie Savage
Physical activity can improve immunity, concentration in the classroom and aerobic fitness. – Robbie Savage
Out of silence is born concentration, and from that comes learning. - Stephen Hough
Out of silence is born concentration, and from that comes learning. – Stephen Hough

2 Quotes About Concentration in Music

When I am on stage I am locked away in energy and in concentration. I hear and I think about nothing but the music and I can only relax when it is over. - Joe Hisaishi
When I am on stage I am locked away in energy and in concentration. I hear and I think about nothing but the music and I can only relax when it is over. – Joe Hisaishi
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you. - Levon Helm
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you. – Levon Helm

11 Quotes About Concentration in Sports

“Sports have always been a big part of my life. At school, I played a lot of different sports, and I was competing with other schools. I did everything: running, volleyball, basketball, soccer, Olympic-style gymnastics, and more! My history with sports gave me good concentration, focus, strength, and motivation to stay healthy.”

Izabel Goulart
Ninety percent of my game is mental. It's my concentration that has gotten me this far. - Chris Evert
Ninety percent of my game is mental. It’s my concentration that has gotten me this far. – Chris Evert
You can't keep your mind on fighting when you're thinking about a woman. You can't keep your concentration. You feel like sleeping all the time. - Muhammad Ali
You can’t keep your mind on fighting when you’re thinking about a woman. You can’t keep your concentration. You feel like sleeping all the time. – Muhammad Ali

“I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it’s really mental.”

Adriana Lima
If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that's concentration. - Serena Williams
If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration. – Serena Williams
If you are humble, your concentration will be very high. That's the way to go in sports. - Eliud Kipchoge
If you are humble, your concentration will be very high. That’s the way to go in sports. – Eliud Kipchoge
Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training. You can’t be lackluster in training and concentrate in a meet. - Edwin Moses
Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training. You can’t be lackluster in training and concentrate in a meet. – Edwin Moses
I always train and prepare with highest concentration and focus on my next opponent. To me, it does not matter what his name is. - Wladimir Klitschko
I always train and prepare with highest concentration and focus on my next opponent. To me, it does not matter what his name is. – Wladimir Klitschko
In football, I need full concentration even though I really enjoy it. - Michael Schumacher
In football, I need full concentration even though I really enjoy it. – Michael Schumacher
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching. - Ferguson Jenkins
Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching. – Ferguson Jenkins
I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. - Venus Williams
I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. – Venus Williams

2 Quotes About Concentration in Poetry

“Without touching my subject I want to come to the moment when, through pure concentration of seeing, the composed picture becomes more made than taken. Without a descriptive caption to justify its existence, it will speak for itself – less descriptive, more creative; less informative, more suggestive – less prose, more poetry.”

Ernst Haas
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe. - Adrienne Rich
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe. – Adrienne Rich

4 Quotes About Concentration That Influence Happiness

“The joy of life is born of concentration. When you are having a cup of tea, the value of that experience depends on your concentration. You have to drink the tea with 100 percent of your concentration.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
To be concentrated means to live fully in the present. - Erich Fromm
To be concentrated means to live fully in the present. – Erich Fromm
All good is gained by those whose thought and life are kept pointed close to one main thing, not scattered abroad upon a thousand. - Stephen McKenna
All good is gained by those whose thought and life are kept pointed close to one main thing, not scattered abroad upon a thousand. – Stephen McKenna
What you choose to focus your mind on is critical, because you will become what you think about most of the time. - Noel Peebles
What you choose to focus your mind on is critical, because you will become what you think about most of the time. – Noel Peebles

2 Quotes About Concentration For Artists

“Great art is always a way of concentrating, reinventing what is called fact, what we know of our existence – a re-concentration… tearing away the veils that fact acquires through time.”

Francis Bacon
Who knows how many artists fail because the light that shines through them is diffracted in a thousand directions and not concentrated in a single beam - Eric Maisel
Who knows how many artists fail because the light that shines through them is diffracted in a thousand directions and not concentrated in a single beam? – Eric Maisel

12 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Concentration

“Transcendental Meditation, for me, has been a way of turning down the outside racket and turning up the bandwidth of instinct, intuition, concentration, attention. On the light ends, it’s a power nap. On the strong ends, it’s a giant battery, and that battery doesn’t run out.”

Ben Foster
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have. - James Dean
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that’s all you have. – James Dean

“I don’t read articles about myself. I try to distance myself from it. Reading about yourself is nice, but in the long run, it doesn’t help. Concentration has to be in the right place.”

Robert Lewandowski

“Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and more sober the posture, the more beautiful it will be.”

Paulo Coelho
Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety. - Jack Nicklaus
Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety. – Jack Nicklaus
Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention. - James Arthur Ray
Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention. – James Arthur Ray

“Designing is a matter of concentration. You go deep into what you want to do. It’s about intensive research, really. The concentration is warm and intimate and like the fire inside the earth – intense but not distorted. You can go to a place, really feel it in your heart. It’s actually a beautiful feeling.”

Peter Zumthor
If you don’t concentrate on what you are doing then the thing that you are doing is not what you are thinking. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
If you don’t concentrate on what you are doing then the thing that you are doing is not what you are thinking. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The only way I could work properly was by using the absolute maximum of observation and concentration that I could possible muster. - Lucian Freud
The only way I could work properly was by using the absolute maximum of observation and concentration that I could possible muster. – Lucian Freud
No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time - but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming. - Charles E. Wilson
No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time – but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming. – Charles E. Wilson
When you can focus your mind and attention and disregard distractions and irrelevant thoughts, you gain the ability to focus on every action and do it better. - Remez Sasson
When you can focus your mind and attention and disregard distractions and irrelevant thoughts, you gain the ability to focus on every action and do it better. – Remez Sasson
The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim. - Napoleon Hill
The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim. – Napoleon Hill

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