Goal-Driven Mindset: Inspiring Quotes on Concentration

Concentration Quotes

Concentration means control of attention. It is the ability to focus the mind on one subject, object, or thought, and at the same time exclude from the mind every other unrelated thought, idea, feelings, and sensation.

Concentration Quotes

1. “The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress.”
— Ramana Maharshi

2. “Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn’t. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.”
— Marilyn vos Savant

3. “What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration, and the will to win.”
— Patty Berg

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

5. “I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.”
— Jean-Paul Sartre

6. “If you give it good concentration, good energy, a good heart, and good performance, the song will play you.”
— Levon Helm

7. “Concentration of wealth yields the concentration of political power. And the concentration of political power gives rise to legislation that increases and accelerates the cycle.”
— Noam Chomsky

8. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.”
— John Dalberg-Acton

9. “The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation, and Communication.”
— Harold S. Geneen

10. “If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration.”
— Serena Williams

11. “We will not take Arsenal lightly for one minute, as they showed in the two matches against us last season that they can be dangerous opponents if we lose our concentration for a moment.”
— Lionel Messi

12. “Meditation is not following any system; it is not constant repetition and imitation. Meditation is not concentration.”
— Jiddu Krishnamurti

13. “You can’t keep your mind on fighting when you’re thinking about a woman. You can’t keep your concentration. You feel like sleeping all the time.”
— Muhammad Ali

14. “Training, and every morning I have to take my dogs out into the forest. That’s all I’m doing. I’m staying out of everything else. All other things can take out my concentration and my energy from the training.”
— Mirko Cro Cop

15. “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

16. “Music for me, it demands full concentration.”
— Paulo Coelho

17. “Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It’s about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.”
— Celine Dion

18. “If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world.”
— Sri Chinmoy

19. “As wonderful as they were, my parents didn’t teach me anything about self-discipline, concentration, patience, or focus. If I hadn’t had a family myself, I probably never would’ve done anything. Marriage taught me responsibility.”
— Dick Van Dyke

20. “No matter how loud the stadium is, once you’re on that field and that offense walks up to the line, it’s silent. You can only hear the guys on the field. It’s amazing how much concentration you can have when it’s required and how powerful your mind is to give it to you.”
— Michael Strahan

21. “When I am on stage I am locked away in energy and in concentration. I hear and I think about nothing but the music and I can only relax when it is over.”
— Joe Hisaishi

22. “If every day you practice walking and sitting meditation and generate the energy of mindfulness and concentration and peace, you are a cell in the body of the new Buddha. This is not a dream but is possible today and tomorrow.”
— Thich Nhat Hanh

23. “I am full of fire and passion. I am not ready yet for great concentration and passion.”
— Zane Grey

24. “One way to have broader access to wealth is to reduce the tax on the large group and increase the tax on the very top so the concentration of wealth doesn’t get to extreme levels.”
— Thomas Piketty

25. “I didn’t equate a POW camp with a concentration camp.”
— Larry Hovis

26. “Writing is work. It takes a lot of contemplation, concentration, and out-and-out sweat. People tend to romanticize it, that somehow your work appears by the benefit of some mystical external force. In reality, to be a writer, you have to sit down and write. It’s work, and often it’s hard work.”
— Wendelin Van Draanen

27. “I’m for catching every Japanese in America, Alaska, and Hawai’i now and putting them in concentration camps.”
— Francis Biddle

28. “In a photo, you just do a click, but in art, you have to put in so much energy. This concentration of energy and attention says something that other media cannot say.”
— Fernando Botero

29. “If your concentration is getting bad, take up bass fishing. It will really improve your ability to focus. If you aren’t ready when that fish hits, you can’t set the hook.”
— Lee Trevino

30. “Concentration camps were entirely a matter for the police and had nothing to do with the administration.”
— Hans Frank

31. “I think it’s doing very well. I’m pleased to see the concentration on semiconductors. I think this will help.”
— Jack Kilby

32. “The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film, and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster.”
— Ernst Fischer

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

34. “Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.”
— Jack Nicklaus

35. “Designing is a matter of concentration. You go deep into what you want to do. It’s about intensive research, really. The concentration is warm and intimate and like the fire inside the earth – intense but not distorted. You can go to a place, and really feel it in your heart. It’s actually a beautiful feeling.”
— Peter Zumthor

36. “The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.”
— Franklin Pierce

37. “Physical activity can improve immunity, concentration in the classroom, and aerobic fitness.”
— Robbie Savage

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

39. “Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.”
— Ferguson Jenkins

40. “There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.”
— Pat Riley

41. “Concentration of executive power, unless it’s very temporary and for specific circumstances, let’s say fighting world war two, it’s an assault on democracy.”
— Noam Chomsky

42. “I don’t read articles about myself. I try to distance myself from it. Reading about yourself is nice, but in the long run, it doesn’t help. Concentration has to be in the right place.”
— Robert Lewandowski

43. “Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention to detail and total concentration.”
— Willie Sutton

44. “The two great aims of industrialism – replacement of people by technology and concentration of wealth into the hands of a small plutocracy – seem close to fulfillment.”
— Wendell Berry

45. “I have a study now – I used not to. I also love working in cafes; ignoring noise is good for concentration.”
— Sadie Jones

46. “The concentration of wealth in the hands of the few threatens the ability of ordinary people to raise their voices and have a say over how our societies are run.”
— Winnie Byanyima

47. “You need 100 percent concentration on golf to succeed.”
— John Daly

48. “Not listening to what my wife tells me is my worst habit. I’m always losing my concentration.”
— Hugh Dennis

49. “It’s definitely not an overnight success. There has been a lot of work, effort and concentration to get where I am now. I’ve gone through different experiences, good and tough, to mould me into the player I am now.”
— Dominic Calvert-Lewin

50. “I just have to put even more focus and concentration in for 90 minutes and try to be mistake-free, while also expressing myself in the offensive parts of the field.”
— Matt Doherty

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