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Focus Quotes I 50+ Quotes about Focus and Determination!

Jeroen de Flander

Focus quotes help you to stay focused in life and work. With the right focus, we can accomplish a great deal. Use these quotes about focus and determination to channel your energy on those things that matter most!

Once you know your personal goals, use focus to stay on track.


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Here’s a list with my favorite focus quotes:

Inspirational Focus Quotes

1. “My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things.” ―Bill Gates

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

3. “I know when I stay focused, good things will undoubtedly happen.” ―Marc Trestman

4. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” ―Zig Ziglar

5. “Doing acts of mercy gets me out of myself. It gets my focus off of me and onto other people.” ―Rick Warren 

6. “Focus means eliminating distractions, not just from other people, but the things we do to distract ourselves.” ―Catherine Pulsifer

7.The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.” ―Brian Tracy

8. “Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. “Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.” ―Brian Tracy

10. “Keep focused on the substantive issues. To make a decision means having to go through one door and closing all others.   ―Abraham Zaleznik

Focus Quotes : “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” _Aristotle

Great Focus Quotes: 11 – 20

11. “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” Roy T. Bennett

12. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” Roy T. Bennett

13. “If you focus on the possible when you experience difficult situations, You can positively change your outlook, reduce your stress, and concentrate on achieving things that otherwise may not have been possible.” Catherine Pulsifer

14. “To focus means to bring your attention to the center, to concentrate on one thing intently in order to gain clarity.” ―Cheryl Richardson

15. “It was better to focus on the good and what we had than to focus on what we had lost and were losing.” Paul And Tracey Mcmanus

16. “Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn’t suck.” Joss Whedon

17. “By celebrating the small stuff and feeling gratitude for it, things you never noticed before will come into focus.” Jane Trumbull

18. “Our focus is our future, and what we focus on will multiply in our life.” David DeNotaris

19. “When you are focused in your mind on what you can learn from an experience, your mind cannot dwell on thoughts that will lead to your suffering, thoughts such as ‘Why me?’ ‘Isn’t this terrible!’ and ‘I’m so unlucky.” Wayne Dyer

20. “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.” Jack Canfield

Focus Quotes : “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” _Stephen Covey

Quotes on focus and concentration: 21 – 30

21. “You must stay focused on the end result to achieve your goals.” Catherine Pulsifer

22. “Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.” T. Bennett

23. “One look at an email can rob you of 15 minutes of focus. One call on your cell phone, one tweet, one instant message can destroy your schedule, forcing you to move meetings, or blow off really important things, like love, and friendship.” Jacqueline Leo

24. “That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” Steve Jobs

25. “Instead of focusing on that circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can.” Joy Page

26. “It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.” ―Hermann Hesse

27. “In turn, then, you can be an inspiration for those who have not yet begun to try. They can look at you and what you accomplished and take heart from your efforts. This is a good way to focus and move yourself forward.” T. Whitmore

28. “Learning how to rein in your thoughts and focus is going to help you to achieve your goals in life. Without focus, you can never achieve anything.” Eric Phillips

29. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” Brian Tracy

30. “Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” Paulo Coelho

Focus quotes : “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” _Jim Ryun

Focus Quotes: 31 – 40

31. “Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.” ―T. Bennett

32. “What you stay focused on will grow.” Roy T. Bennett

33. “Some people will focus their mind on discovering or inventing more reasons why they shouldn’t pursue their dream than they do in making a list of why they should pursue their dream.” ―Byron Pulsifer

34. “A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths.” Peter Drucker

35. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” Buddha

36. “Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” Aesop

37. “Do whatever you do intensely.” ―Robert Henri

38. “I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.” Zig Ziglar

39. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” ―Aristotle Onassis

40. “Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.” ―Roy T. Bennett

Focus Quotes: 41 – 50

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

42. “Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.” Tony Robbins

43. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ―Mark Twain

44. “It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.” William Arthur Ward

45. “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

46. “You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results.” Mike Hawkins

47. “Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise willpower, discipline one’s body and train one’s mind.” ―Anil Ambani

48. “Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.” Phillip Sweet

49. “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

50. “The inability to prioritize and focus also contributes to procrastination.” ―Romuald Andrade

Quotes on focus and concentration: 51 – 55

51. “My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.” Ashton Eaton

52. “By thinking about your goals every morning, many times during the day, and every night, you begin moving toward it and bringing it toward you.” ―Bob Proctor

53. “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” Jack Dixon

54. “The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.” ―Robert Greene

55. “Many of us are slaves to our minds. Our own mind is our worst enemy. We try to focus, and our mind wanders off. We try to keep stress at bay, but anxiety keeps us awake at night.” Sakyong Mipham

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