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It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Only when your consciousness is totally focused on the moment you are in can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

Our thoughts take the wildest flight: Even at the moment when they should arrange themselves in thoughtful order.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map.

Author: Wayne Calloway

Profession: American Businessman, CEO of PepsiCo

You have to block everything out and be extremely focused and be relaxed and mellow too.

Author: Jennifer Capriati (1976)

Profession: American Tennis Player

A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.

Author: Richard Cecil

Profession: American Poet

Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.

Author: Jimmy Connors (1952)

Profession: American Tennis Player

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

Author: Jack Dixon


It is not good to have an oar in everyone's boat.

Author: Earl Camden (1714-1794)

Profession: British Chancellor

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The only prudence in life is concentration.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Presence is more than just being there.

Author: Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990)

Profession: American Publisher, Businessman