320 Focus Quotes That Will Boost Your Concentration

In a world deluged by irrelevant information, clarity is power. Yuval Noah Harari

Success demands singleness of purpose. Vince Lombardi

Focus does not mean saying yes, it means saying no. Steve Jobs

Only through focus can you do world-class things, no matter how capable you are. Bill Gates

It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. Og Mandino

Effectiveness begins with elimination. Choose your ignorances as carefully as your interests. The Stoic Emperor

Too much sugar leads to a heavy body, and too many distractions lead to a heavy mind. Naval Ravikant

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee

Knowing what to leave out is just as important as knowing what to focus on. Warren Buffett

I’ll live the focused life, because it’s the best kind there is. Winifred Gallagher

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The Best Focus Quotes

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It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. Bruce Lee

Focus is more important than genius. Greg McKeown

The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything. Warren Buffett

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 leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. Swami Vivekananda

I think the ability is to singularly focus is related to the ability to lose yourself and be present, happy, and actually, ironically, more effective. Naval Ravikant

Humans are not designed to have the entire world’s news thrown at them all the time. Naval Ravikant

To produce at your peak level you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distraction. Cal Newport (Deep Work)

If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions. Albert Einstein

Where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going. Rather than always focusing on what’s urgent, learn to focus on what is really important. Stephen R. Covey

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. Winston Churchill

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. Søren Kierkegaard

These three things leads to positive non-linear results: clarity, focus, and time. Simple but not easy. Shane Parrish

Saying no is more important than saying yes. Shane Parrish

Self-actualizing people – highly functioning people who live at extraordinary levels of awareness – train their minds to focus on what they intend to create and what they intend to manifest, and they won’t let anybody change their mind. Wayne Dyer

The only reason men fail is because of broken focus. Mike Murdock

You’ll be bombarded by thousands of requests demanding your attention every day. Learn to distinguish the trivial and the vital. Maxime Lagacé

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha

The modern impediment to learning is attention, not access. The Stoic Emperor

It is good to have a goal, but bad to let your goal have you. Focus is good, but focus that is too narrow becomes blindness. The Stoic Emperor

Multitasking is the sign of a stressed and diseased mind simultaneously doing many things poorly. Quality work and quality thinking require quiet focus. Thibaut

Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquillity. Ask yourself at every moment, “Is this necessary?” Marcus Aurelius

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. David Allen

Develop the habit of letting small bad things happen. If you don’t, you’ll never find time for the life-changing big things. Tim Ferriss

Those who focus best are relatively immune to emotional turbulence. Daniel Goleman (Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence)

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. Lin Yutang

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The Most Famous Focus Quotes (Emerson, Tony Robbins, Bill Gates, etc)

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Where focus goes, energy flows. Tony Robbins

Always remember, your focus determines your reality. George Lucas (Star Wars)

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. Dalai Lama

If there are nine rabbits on the ground and you want to catch one, just focus on one. Jack Ma (Alibaba)

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. Alexander Graham Bell

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius

My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things. Bill Gates (Microsoft)

I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. Venus Williams

Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)

I learned that focus is key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well. Tim Cook (Apple)

The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes. Sherlock Holmes

People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. Steve Jobs

I succeeded because I have a long attention span. Charlie Munger

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger. Arnold Palmer

The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary. Thomas A. Edison

Focus like a laser, not a flashlight. Michael Jordan

Channel your energy. Focus. Carl Lewis

The main thing is to keep the main thing a main thing. Stephen R.Covey

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