Concentration Quotes

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


If you have to remind yourself to concentrate during competition, you've got no chance to concentrate. - Bobby Nichols


Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve. - Wilferd A. Peterson


It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better. - Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


It may be objected by some that I have concentrated too much on the dry bones, and too little on the flesh which clothes them, but I would ask such critics to concede at least that the bones have an austere beauty of their own. - A.B. Pippard


Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets. - Nido Qubein


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


Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention. - Jim Rohn


If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. - Source Unknown


Concentrate, play your game, and don't be afraid to win. - Amy Alcott


Concentration is my motto -- first honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie


concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking. - Robert Cialdini


Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration. - Peter F. Drucker


Concentrating on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing the greatest possible results with the effort expended. - Ted W. Engstrom


Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some single pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms. - Samuel Johnson


It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important - Soren Kierkegaard


When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools. - Michael Leboeuf


The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish good results while the strongest, by dispersing his effort over many chores, may fail to accomplish anything. Drops of water, by continually falling, hone their passage through the hardest of rocks but the hasty torrent rushes over it with hideous uproar and leaves no trace behind. - Og Mandino


I'm trying not to look too far ahead. All I'm thinking is one shot at a time, one hole at a time, and that's what I want to keep doing. - Michelle Mcgann


Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems. - Paul J. Meyer

Probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


It is for want of application, rather than of means that people fail. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


Now this, O monks, is noble truth that leads to the cessation of pain; this is the noble Eight fold Way: namely right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right living, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration. - Buddha [Siddhartha Gautama]


I want to emphasize in the great concentration which we now place upon scientists and engineers how much we still need the men and women educated in the liberal tradition, willing to take the long look, undisturbed by prejudices and slogans of the moment, who attempt to make an honest judgment on difficult events. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


The only prudence in life is concentration. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism. - Arthur Miller


The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. - Harold Sydney Geneen


Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine. - Shunryu Suzuki

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