Concentration Quotes to Sharpen the Mind

Concentration Quotes

The power of concentration is of vital importance in everyone’s life.

Concentration means a focused mind. When you can focus your mind you carry out everything faster, efficiently, and with fewer mistakes. When you can concentrate you become less restless and more peaceful.

Concentration and focus are vital for handling efficiently the daily affairs of life, for achieving success, for meditation, and for visualization and affirmations.

Here are various quotes about concentration and about focusing the mind.

Concentration Quotes and Focus Quotes

“When every physical and mental resources is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.” –Norman Vincent Peale

“The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything.” –Lee Iacocca

“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 just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.” –Swami Vivekananda

“When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place.” –Bhagavad Gita

“The powers of the mind are like the rays of the sun. When they are concentrated, they illumine.” –Swami Vivekananda

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

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

“The difference in men does not lie in the size of their hands, nor in the perfection of their bodies, but in this one sublime ability of concentration: to throw the weight in one blow, to live eternity in an hour.” –Elbert Hubbard

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

“The power of concentration is the only key to the treasure-house of knowledge.” –Swami Vivekananda

“Concentration is the secret of strength.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“All good is gained by those whose thought and life are kept pointed close to one main thing, not scattered abroad upon a thousand.” –Stephen McKenna

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“Ninety percent of my game is mental. It’s my concentration that has gotten me this far.” –Christ Evert

“When you can focus your mind and attention and disregard distractions and irrelevant thoughts, you gain the ability to focus on every action and do it better.” –>Remez Sasson

“The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim.” –Napoleon Hill

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

“Reading a few concentration quotes every day and thinking about them, can be the first step to motivate a person to sharpen the concentration and focus the attention.” –Remez Sasson

“What you choose to focus your mind on is critical, because you will become what you think about most of the time.” –Noel Peebles

“A man should remove not only unnecessary acts, but also unnecessary thoughts, for then superfluous activity will not follow.” –Marcus Aurelius

“Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.” –Jon Kabat Zinn

“Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.” –Denis Waitley

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“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

“Strive to focus on what you are doing, and if distracted, bring your mind back, over and again, to what you are doing, be it work, sport, reading, cooking or cleaning, and gradually, your concentration would improve.” –Remez Sasson

“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 master of a single trade can support a family. The master of seven trades cannot support himself. The wind is never for the sailor who knows not to what port he is bound.” –Og Mandino

“Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them.” –Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“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

“Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.” –John D Rockefeller

“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.” –Bill Russell

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

What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do.” –Arnold Palmer

“The power to concentrate was the most important thing. Living without this power would be like opening one’s eyes without seeing anything.” –Haruki Murakami

“Don’t dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. –Goethe

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.” –Michael Faraday

“To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement.” –Bertrand Russell

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

Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.” –Patanjali

“Concentration is the key to success in anything in life. You need concentration to carry on a conversation, to raise children, to stay positive, to be able to communicate effectively, to succeed academically, to meditate, to succeed in business, to become good at sports, to achieve the goals you set for yourself, and the list can go on and on.” –Gudjon Bergmann

thought-waves, achieves sameness or identity with the object of its concentration.” –Patanjali

“When exercising, be sure to focus your attention on what you are doing.” –Lee Haney

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

“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” –Wilferd Peterson

“Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don’t feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved.” –Napoleon Hill

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

“For him who has no concentration, there is no tranquility.” –Bhagavad Gita

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” –Lao Tzu

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