Inspirational Quotes on Concentration

Quotes about the incredible power of concentrated thought...

For him who has no concentration, there is no tranquility.
Bhagavad Gita (c. BC 400-, Sanskrit poem incorporated into the Mahabharata)

Thought is energy. Active thought is active energy; concentrated thought is a concentrated energy. Thought concentrated on a definite purpose becomes power.
Charles F. Haanel (1866-1949, American author of The Master Key System)

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 (American editor, publisher and writer, 1856-1915)

Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832, German poet, dramatist, novelist)

Concentrate, play your game, and don't be afraid to win.
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888, American author)

A man should remove not only unnecessary acts, but also unnecessary thoughts, for then superfluous activity will not follow.
Marcus Aurelius (121-12180, Roman emperor, philosopher)

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.
Michael Faraday (English Physicist, contributed greatly to electromagnetism, 1791-1867)

Concentration, itself, is nothing but a matter of control of the attention! ... Learn to fix your attention on a given subject, at will, for whatever length of time you choose, and you will have learned the secret passage-way to power and plenty! This is concentration!
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970, American speaker, author, Think And Grow Rich)

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 (1923-1996, American motivational author, speaker)

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

Concentration is the key to results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.
Peter F. Drucker (American educator and writer, b.1909)

Concentration is the secret of strength.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882)

Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.
Shunryu Suzuki (Japanese Zen priest)

Discipline and concentration are a matter of being interested.
Tom Kite

The real essence of work is concentrated energy.
Walter Begehot


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