Quotes of Concentrating

“ Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets. ”

- Nido Qubein

“ We must not be hampered by yesterday's myths in concentrating on today's needs. ”

- Harold Sydney Geneen

“ I started concentrating so hard on my vision that I lost sight. ”

- Robin Green

“ By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking. ”

- Robert Cialdini

“ Concentrating on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing the greatest possible results with the effort expended. ”

- Ted W. Engstrom

“ Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it… Success is shy — it won't come out while you're watching. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ I was side-swiped by a car while riding my bike in New York. I was talking on my cellphone and not concentrating when I veered into traffic. ”

- Andrea Martin

“ Don't try to talk anyone out of concentrating his hatred on Ayn Rand or any other dead person. It can't harm the dead. Diverted to a living person, it might actually do harm. ”

- John McCarthy

“ By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage. ”

- Ian McEwan

“ Concentration is the factor that causes the great discrepancy between men and the results they achieve… the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability and concentrating on one point. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ Most people diffuse their psychic energy in hundreds of random ways. Those who flow focus their psychic energy intentionally upon the task at hand. It really boils down to knowing your goal, concentrating upon it, remaining determined and having the self-discipline to complete what you are doing. ”

- Dick Sutphen

“ The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider — and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation — persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree. ”

- Alexander Graham Bell

“ 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

“ A good actor is like watching a great musician, but having a bad actor terrifies me, because it means I've got to find something to say or something to do. And that's really frustrating, because you want to be concentrating on everything, and instead you find yourself bogged down with helping someone know their lines or not bump into the furniture, and that's when you want to strangle them. ”

- Paul Thomas Anderson

“ Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults. ”

- Richard Armour
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