Focus Quotes

Here are some of my favorite Focus Quotes to keep me on track and focused on the goal. Share your favorites in the comments below.

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

Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past. ~ Gary Ryan Blair

Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo

Focusing is about saying No. ~ Steve Jobs

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

The game has its ups and downs, but you can never lose focus of your individual goals and you can’t let yourself be beat because of lack of effort. ~ Michael Jordan

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

Focus on your potential instead of your limitations. ~ Alan Loy McGinnis

Over the years, I’ve learned that a confident person doesn’t concentrate or focus on their weaknesses – they maximize their strengths. ~ Joyce Meyer

Focus on what you have. ~ Suze Orman

Without goals, you will end up going nowhere, or,. you will end up following someone else’s map! Develop your map today – set your goals and focus! ~ Catherine Pulsifer

When you do what you fear most, then you can do anything. ~ Stephen Richards

When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head on, the only way is forward and through it. ~ Stephen Richards

No matter how small you start, always dream big. ~ Stephen Richards

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. ~ Anthony Robbins

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. ~ Anthony Robbins

At Facebook, we try to be a strengths-based organization, which means we try to make jobs fit around people rather than make people fit around jobs. We focus on what people’s natural strengths are and spend our management time trying to find ways for them to use those strengths every day. ~ Sheryl Sandberg

If a man does not know to what port he is steering, no wind is favorable to him. ~ Seneca

When trouble comes, focus on God’s ability to care for you. ~ Charles Stanley

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. ~ Ben Stein

Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it. ~ Brian Tracy

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

If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. ~ Unknown

The first rule of focus is this: “Wherever you are, be there.” ~ Unknown

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

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

Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so. ~ Marcia Wieder

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

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


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