201 Quotes About Focus (The Ultimate List)

Quotes About Focus

quotes about focus

The power of focus can allow us to do some pretty incredible things in this life. It can allow us to really attain all that we want. It is choosing a lane and going hard on it. It lets us drive forward on a road that leads to our ultimate destination. And if we stay on that road and don’t get distracted by turnoffs and signs, we arrive fast and effective at our preferred destination.

These quotes about focus below remind us how powerful focus is. And how we can better use it in our lives. To attain our hearts desires. And create a life that we are proud of.


201 Quotes About Focusing

  1. “Always remember that your focus determines your reality.” – George Lucas

  2. “Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure.” – Napoleon Hill

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

  4. “FOCUS – Follow One Course Until Successful.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

  5. “Focus on being productive instead of busy.” – Tim Ferris

  6. “The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on rebuilding the new.” – Socrates

  7. “As soon as you focus, things will start coming together. Once I focused one this one opportunity, big things started happening.” – Brandon Webb

  8. “Focus and simplicity, once you get there, you can move mountains.” – Steve Jobs

  9. “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

  10. “Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” – Alan Loy McGinnis

  11. “It is during out darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle

  12. “You always have to focus in life on what you want to achieve.” – Michael Jordan

  13. “The successful warrior is the average man with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

  14. “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

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

  16. “Just as the sun’s rays, focused though a magnifying glass, can create intense heat and fire, your intelligence and abilities, focused and concentrated on a few key activities, can enable you to accomplish much more than the average person can in far less time.” – Brian Tracy

  17. “Stay focused on the mission.” – Naveen Jain

  18. “One who chases after two hares won’t catch even one.” – Japanese Proverb

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

  20. “Your focus determines your reality.” – Leo Babaula

  21. “The single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single most important problem.” – Jared Diamond

  22. “Our focus is our future, and what we focus on will multiply in our life.” – David Denotaris

  23. “What you stay focus on will grow.” – Roy T. Bennett

  24. “Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives, where we focus out attention.” – Greg Anders

  25. ‘The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not thing we fear.” – Brian Tracy

  26. “Focus on your strengths.” – Brian Tracy

  27. “Focus on impact, not approval.” – Tim Ferriss

  28. “Focus is your most important tool. where are you directing yours.” – Leo Babaura

  29. “Over the years I’ve learned, focus on the job at hand, and opportunities will open after.” – Antonio Villaraigosa

  30. “Focus on your long-term goal. Good things will soon happen.”

  31. “Life is like a camera, focus on what’s important and you’ll capture it perfectly.”

  32. “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 them.” – Jack Canfield

  33. “One of the secrets of a successful life is to be able to hold all of our energies upon one point, to focus all of the scattered rays of the mind upon one place or thing.” – Orison Sweet Marden

  34. “The ability to focus on attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.” – Robert J. Shiller

  35. “The most important thing is to focus, focus, focus.” – Lei Jun

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

  37. “Prioritizing sharpens your vision so you can focus on the most important things.” – Myles Munroe

  38. “Where your focus goes, energy flows.” – Tony Robbins

  39. “What you focus on expands and when you focus on the goodness in your life, you create more of it.” – Oprah Winfrey

  40. “The earlier you learn that you should focus on what you have, and not obsess about what you don’t have, the happier you will be.” – Amy Poehler

  41. “Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.”

  42. “Don’t focus on negative things, focus on the positive, and you will flourish.” – Alek Wek

  43. “The greatest gift is the ability to forget, to forget about the bad things and focus on the good.” – Joe Biden

  44. “Focus on what you want to become. Not where you are today.”

  45. “Focus.. Otherwise you will find life becomes a blur.”

  46. “Focus with positive energy and the negative doesn’t consume you.”

  47. “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.”

  48. “Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.” – Betty Buckley

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

  50. “The main thing is to keep the main thing a main thing.” – Stephen R. Covey

  51. “We are not born focusing. It’s an acquired skill that requires initial effort and constant upgrading.” – Robert Fenn

  52. “Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five minute a day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe.” – Wayne Dyer

  53. “The key to dealing with stress is simple. Just stay cool and stay focused.” – Aston Eaton

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

  55. ‘The most important single thing is to focus obsessively on the customer. Our goa is to be earth’s most customer centric company.” – Jeff Bezos

  56. “Whether trying to change our family, our company or the world, we are powerful only when we focus on what we can do.” – John B. Izzo

  57. “Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.” – Kristi Yamaguchi

  58. “Focus on what you can control. Rather than the outcomes you cannot.”

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

  60. “When troubles comes, focus on God’s ability to care for you” – Charles Stanley

  61.  “Time to photoshop my life. Touch up the edges, adjust the tones blur out the background, focus on me and crop people out.” – Wiz Khalifa

  62. “Stay focused on whatever you want to do and don’t doubt yourself.”

  63. “Concentrate on your job and you will forget other troubles.” – William Feather

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

  65. “Clarity affords focus.” – Thomas Leonard

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

  67. “Life is short. Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.”

  68. “You can’t depend on your yes when your imagination is out of focus.”

  69. “When you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. When you focus on possibilities you;ll have more opportunities.”

  70. “My focus is to try to appreciate the present moment more and more and more.” – Mike Posner

  71. “Focusing on what you don’t have keeps you too preoccupied to enjoy the things you do have.” – Andrew Farland

  72. “My focus is on love and inclusiveness.” – RuPaul

  73. “Focus on the outcome not the obstacle.”

  74. “Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself.” – Mark Twain

  75. “Starve your distractions and feed your focus.”

  76. “If something is meant to be it will be. If it’s not, don’t stress over it. Focus on your life and things will work out.”

  77. “I learned that focus is key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well.” – Tim Cook

  78. “Take life day by day and be grateful for the little things. Don’t get caught up in what you can’t control. Focus on the positive.”

  79. “You have to understand what it is that you are better at than anybody else and mercilessly focus your efforts on it.” – Andy Grove

  80. “Ask yourself if what you’re doing is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”

  81. “When the why is clear, the how is easy.”

  82. “Focus: If you want to reach that goal so bad you will have to make sacrifices, stay focused, stay passionate.”

  83. “When walking, walk, when eating, eat.” – Zen Proverb

  84. “Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.” – Ralph Marston

  85. “If you focus more on the inside, you’ll feel just as great about the outside. If eel attractive when I’m doing good and helping people.” – Keke Palmer

  86. “Focus on your own life instead of interrupting in others.” – Siddhant Maheshwari

  87. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery

  88. “When you start focusing on a loving God who’s given everything and stop focusing on what seems to be going wrong, you will see breakthrough

  89. “At the end of the day, you can’t control the results. You can only control your effort level and your focus.” – Ben Zobrist

  90. “Too often in life, we focus on the things we cannot do. Sometimes we cannot do things because of financial limitations, health limitations, family limitations, educational limitations, family limitations, educational limitations, and so on. Sometimes we end up limiting ourselves from achieving success in reaching our goals.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  91. “Focus on where you’re going and you’ll know what steps to take. Focus on the steps you’re taking and you won’t know where you’re going.” – Simon Sinek

  92. “You shouldn’t focus on the doors that God closes, change doesn’t have to be a bad things. Change means growth!”

  93. “You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on caling the wall or redefining the problem.” – Tim Cook

  94. “Take five minutes to center yourself in the morning, set your intentions.” – Oprah Winfrey

  95. “Talent is the result of hard work and focus, it is not an innate gift People are capable of growth in pretty much every trait and ability. What one person can do, so can you.” – Joe Gaebel

  96. “I learned to focus on hard work and not give up. I learned that every obstacle is really an opportunity.” – Jenna Ushkowitz

  97. “Ignore the noise, focus on your work.”

  98. “Lacking an external focus, the mind turns inward on itself and creates problems to solve, even if the problems are undefined or unimportant. If you find a focus, an ambitious goal that seems impossible and forces you to grow, these doubts disappear.” – Tim Ferris

  99. “Learn how to anticipate the future, focus on the positive, fail forward, travel the world, find the right partner, obstacles are opportunities in disguise, take risks, surround yourself with great people, remember you will be dead soon, learn from others.” – Steve Jobs

  100. “For me to compete at the highest level, training and living a healthy lifestyle is an every day focus for me, and I’m excited to be a part of the Everyday Awesome team.” – Simone Biles

  101. “Focus on your goal, don’t look in any direction but ahead.”

  102. “Without focusing and getting to clarity you cannot lead. You cannot motivate. You cannot plan. You cannot communicate.” – Bobb Biehl

  103. “To olympians focus not on the gold medal, but on the moment. Focus on what you are doing now to breakthrough your performance.” – Jensen Shaw

  104. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future. Concentrate the mind on the present moment.”

  105. “Successful people maintain their 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 actions 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 Canfiled

  106. “Focus on where you want to be, not where you were or where you are.”

  107. “You can’t do big things if you’re distracted by small things.”

  108. “Focus on the present and the past will take care of itself.”

  109. “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” – LL Cool J

  110. “Stay focused, ignore the distractions, and you will accomplish your goals much master.” – Joel Osteen

  111. “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 wants.” – Zig Ziglar

  112. “Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

  113. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The Sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

  114. “Not enough hours in the day? Stop doing things that don’t matter.”

  115. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act but a habit.” – Will Durant

  116. “Stay focused on your goals, your peace, and your happiness. Don’t waste your time on anything that doesn’t contribute to your growth.”

  117. “By thinking about your goals every morning, many times during the day, and every night, you begin moving toward it and bring it toward you. “

  118. “Today I will focus on having a good relationship with myself.” – Melody Beattie

  119. “If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.” – Deepak Chopra

  120. “Many people don’t focus enough on execution. If you make a commitment to get something done, you need to follow through on that commitment.” – Kenneth Chenault

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

  122. “If you want to have a good life, you should focus on your family, on your business, on your dog, on your fun, and you’ll have a good life.” – Adam Corolla

  123. “Don’t try to overhaul your life overnight. Instead, focus on making one small change at a time. Over time, those small changes will add up to big transformation. Don’t give up.”

  124. “Affirmation isn’t intended to make you delude yourself or simply throw a blanket over the negative aspects of your life. The intention is to magnify your focus on the positive reality and the possibility thereof.” – Jason Thomas

  125. “A negative focus can result in our entirely missing the possibilities placed in our path.” – Anne Wilson Schaef

  126. “Focus like a laser, not as a flashlight.” – Jitendra Bothra

  127. “Focus on the positives and be grateful.” – Katrina Bowden

  128. “Leaders concentrate single-mindedly on one thing, the most important thing. and they stay at it until it’s complete.” – Brian Tracy

  129. “If you want to make permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you.” – T. Harv Eker

  130. “People thing focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what is means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no 1000 things.” – Steve Jobs

  131. “One things at a time, it is important that we focus on the task that is at present in hand.” – John Hughes

  132. “Focus on doing you until someone comes along and helps you do even better.”

  133. “Stop focusing on dumb shit. Don’t be afraid to break things. Don’t be romantic. Don’t take the time to breathe. Don’t aim for perfect. And whatever you do keep moving. Reread this a few times.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

  134. “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward finding the answer.” – Denis Waitley

  135. “When you work, work. When you play, play. Don’t mix the two.” – Jim Rohn

  136. “I only want to do better work. That’s the focus of my life.” – Ajay Devgan

  137. “To succeed, focus on yourself and what you can do to change yourself, and teh things you.” – Dr. Moses Simuyemba

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

  139. “Focus more on the people who inspire you rather than annoy you. You’ll get much further in life.” – Kristen Butler

  140. “Change your focus, change your life.” – Rock Bankole

  141. “Your life is controlled by what you focus on.” – Tony Robbins

  142. “Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

  143. “My main focus is to remain focused.”

  144. “Not taking breaks from a big task may also lead us to become burned out. The constant stress from one task may overwhelm your mind. Mental fatigue will affect our ability to focus and solve problems.” – John Morgan

  145. “Focus is more important than intelligence.”

  146. “My key to dealing with stress is simple. Just stay cool and focused.” – Ashton Eaton

  147. “Focus on where you want to go not on what you fear.”

  148. “There is no need for a Plan B, because it distracts you from Plan A.”

  149. “When you are focused on how good the good is. The good gets better.”

  150. “Focus on what you have instead of what you don’t have. On what’s right in your world instead of what’s wrong. On where you’re going instead of what you’ve been through.” – Billy Cox

  151. “My main focus is to always try to be myself first and then, hey, if I wear a cool jacket, that’s a bonus.” – John Krasinski

  152. “People with purpose goals, and visions have no time for drama. They invest their energy in creativity and focus on living a positive life.”

  153. “Focus on what’s best for you instead of others.”

  154. “Be a witness, not a judge. Focus on yourself, not others. Listen to your heart, not to the crowd.”

  155. “I know how to stay focused on a mission.” – Mike Pompeo

  156. “Success doesn’t happen overnight. Keep your eye on the prize and don’t look back.” – Erin Andrews

  157. “Focus on you, your soul, spirit, blessings people with who you are, and following your heart’s passions.” – Ally Brooke

  158. “Energy is the essence of life. Everyday you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.” – Oprah Winfrey

  159. “One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up, instead of what they have to gain.”

  160. “Stop looking for a partner. Focus on your goals and rebuilding your life. The right person will eventually find their way to you.”

  161. “Focus on your goals so that you don’t have time to care about your problems.” – Arul Rose

  162. “We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common, which is, we all want to be happy.” – Ellen DeGeneres

  163. “Not enough hours in a day? Stop doing things that don’t matter.”

  164. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but a habit.”

  165. “Focusing on the destination and the tools to get there will come into view.”

  166. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson

  167. “It’s not about having time it’s about making time.”

  168. “Focus on one things at at time to create clarity and focus in your life.”

  169. “If you’re looking for love, focus on something you love to do and work hard. Love will find you. Basically love yourself before you love anyone else. A lot of girls have such insecurities nowadays that you have to be comfortable with how you are before you can really have a good relationship with someone else.” – Sasha Pieterse

  170. “I focus on one things and one thing only, that’s trying to win as many champion

  171. “If you shift your focus from yourself to others, extend your concern to others, and cultivate the thought of caring for the well being of others, then this will have the immediate effect of opening up your life and helping you reach out.” – The 14th Dalai Lama

  172. “Focus on the people who inspire you rather than annoy you. You’ll get much future in life.” – Kristen Butler

  173. “Instead of focusing on what is not working, focus your energies on what you want to create instead. That is, shift from being problem oriented to being solution oriented.”

  174. “If you focus on the hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson, you will continue to grow.”

  175. “When you focus on yourself and love yourself, some relationships have to go.”

  176. “Do not have an attitude, open yourself and focus yourself and express yourself. Reject external form that fails to express internal reality.” – Bruce Lee

  177. “Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow into your happiest, strongest, wisest self.” – Karen Salmansohn

  178. “When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.” – Joel Osteen

  179. “Maintaining good health should be the primary focus of everyone.” – Sangram Singh

  180. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever had. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle

  181. “It’s never too late. Don’t focus on what was taken away. Find something to replace it, and acknowledge the blessing you have.” – Drew Barrymore

  182. “Lack of direction, not lack of time is the problem. We all have 24 hour days.” – Zig Ziglar

  183. “Each day, you can awake and focus on small, easy goals you can accomplish in the short term. Goals that, over time, will lead you to your long term goal.” – Karen Salmansohn

  184. “Focus more on being grateful for what you do have, rather than complaining about what you don’t. An attitude  of gratitude will keep the blessings on the way.”

  185. “Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do.” – John Carmack

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

  187. “Focus on what you’re doing. Focus on the phrases in front of them. Do everything you can to get the best at that phase and get ready to take the next step when it happens.” – Donovin Darius

  188. “Focus on yourself. Please. Don’t let your world revolve around someone else because people are temporary. Do your own things, have your own likes. Don’t do things for them. Do things for you. Don’t stick around waiting for them, don’t give up your all for them because I guarantee you they will leave. Please. Live for yourself.”  – Unknown

  189. “At the end of the day, you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart or what’s holding you together.”

  190. “Don’t make excuses for why you can’t get it done. Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.”

  191. “Focus your mind on yourself, those you love, school or work and bettering your life and the world. Leave the drama and immaturity behind.”

  192. “As an outside, don’t worry about failure, failure will take care of itself. Focus on success.” – Henry Cavill

  193. “Don’t focus on the negativity. Focus on the positivity and the people that want you to do well, then do it for them and for yourself. Sometimes I do things for myself. Sometimes I do things for my family. Sometimes I do things for my friends.” – Roman Reigns

  194. “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

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

  196. “Instead of focusing on what is wrong with a person or relationship, recognize what is right. And focus energy on the many positives instead of harping on the negatives.” – Amy Cooper

  197. “To improve your focus and effectiveness, try to find an optimum working style, one that suits you and your job description the best.” – Timo Kiander

  198. “A focus on flexibility also means less friction in regards to changing customer needs. Resistance to the needs of the customer can result in intangibly damaging waste events in the areas of reputation or service perception.” – Benjamin Sweeney

  199. “To concentrate fully, you need to focus on what your’re doing or thinking of. Focusing helps in memorizing so when you need to try and remember any specific kind of information, focusing will have helped you do so a lot easier.” – The Tao

  200. “If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions.” – Hans Selye

  201. “You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus and the support.” – Sabrina Bryan

Conclusion To Focus Quotes

So there we are my friends. Quotes on focusing. I hope you found some quotes that really moved you and resonated with you. Share with me what your favorites are. As well as if you have any stories on when you used focus to really create and get what you want out of this life!

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