21 Crystal Clear Focus Quotes for When You’re about to Lose It

The Focus, What else?

When you go about your day, overwhelmed by too much to do, it’s easy to lose your focus. It’s also very easy to lose focus when you are on auto-pilot.

These are the moments when you just work on reducing the size of your to-do list, but when you lose focus on what is important.

These are the exact moments when you should start reviewing your purpose and your objectives. By doing that, you’ll bring the focus back.

Here are some focus quotes to help you get back that crystal clear vision that makes you successful.

1. “The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.”

Robert Greene

2. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

– Bruce Lee

3. “Character is simply habit long continued.”

– Plutarch

4.”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

5. “Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.”

– Napoleon Hill


6. “For leaders to get results they need … three kinds of focus. Inner focus attunes us to our intuitions, guiding values, and better decisions. Other focus smooths our connections to the people in our lives. And outer focus lets us navigate in the larger world.”

Daniel Goleman

7. “Don’t dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them.”

– Goethe

8. “Take five minutes to center yourself in the morning – set your intention every day.”

– Oprah Winfrey

9. “What you stay focused on will grow.”

– Roy T. Bennett

10. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”




11. “Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself.”

– Mark Twain

12. “So rather than trying to do too many things at once, switch over to a mindset of focusing on just one thing while you are working.”

– Timo Kiander

13. “The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

14. “When you work, work. When you play, play. Don’t mix the two.”

– Jim Rohn

15. “The more a person feels skilled, the more her moods will improve; while the more challenges that are present, the more her attention will become focused and concentrated.”

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


16. “I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.”

– Venus Williams

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

– Jack Dixon

18. “Given that we cannot manage time, we must focus on what we can manage. And what we can manage are the choices we make and actions we take with the time we have.”

– Nancy Morris

19. “One thing at a time: It is important that we focus on the task that is at present in hand.”

– John Hughes

20. “It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?”

– Henry David Thoreau

21. “Persistence only works when you are clear and sure of the objectives of your efforts. Without this focus, you can still practice persistence but it will not give you the results that you want.”

– Thelma Barnes