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An interesting characteristic about humans is that they stay in one place, but the mind can wander all around the world.

Staying focused means staying concentrated on the task without letting your mind and body divert to other activities or thoughts. Staying focused can help to utilize every hour of your day more effectively.

Staying focused is something important for everyone. Here we bring stay focused quotes to keep you moving forward. If you like 'stay focused' quotes, visit stay in your lane quotes and be true to yourself quotes.

Stay Focused On Your Goals Quotes

Reaching your goal is a long journey, and a million things are waiting to distract you. It takes time and determination to strengthen your ability to focus. These quotes will help you to stay focused on your goals.

1."My advice is to ignore negativity. Focus on the love around."

-Martin Garrix.

2."Stay focused, ignore the distractions, and you will accomplish your goals much faster."

-Joel Osteen.

3."I’m just looking to learn, grow, stay focused, and become a better fighter and a better athlete."

-Conor McGregor.

4."Act the part and you will become the part."

-William James.

5."You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."

-Mark Twain.

6."Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed."

-Paulo Coelho.

7."Instead of focusing on the world’s problems, give your attraction and energy to trust, love, abundance, education, and peace."

-Rhonda Byrne.

8."I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is. And if it can’t be fun, what’s the point?"

- Donald Trump.

9."Set your target and keep trying until you reach it."

-Napoleon Hill.

10."It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it."

-Lou Holtz.

11."Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible."

-Tony Robbins.

12."Faith and hope work hand in hand, however while hope focuses on the future, faith focuses on the now."

-David Odunaiya.

13."Am I too focused? Do I work too hard? Why do I work so hard? All of these questions run through my mind daily as I share my thoughts with people."

-Kelly Cole.

14."Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong."

- Peter T. Mcintyre.

15."Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face."

-Helen Keller.

16."A goal without a timeline is just a dream."

-Robert Herjavec.

17."All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."

-Walt Disney.

18."Never let success go to your head, and never let failures go to your heart.”

-Anthony Joshua.

19."Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner."

-Arthur Ashe.

20."The man of genius inspires us with a boundless confidence in our own powers."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

21."The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."


22."Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is achieved."

-Swami Vivekananda.

23."If you try to do too much, you will not achieve anything."


24."Focus all your attention and energy on the achievement of the objectives you are involved with right now."

-Denis Waitley.

25."Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we can control. Attitude, effort, focus – these are the things we can control."

-Tim Tebow.

26."Once you have clarity that something does not deserve your time and attention, be ruthless."

-Bharat Shah.

27."The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."

-Lin Yutang.

28."Your current thoughts are creating your future life. What you think about the most or focus on the most will appear as your life."

-Rhonda Byrne.

29."It is good to have a goal, but bad to let your goal have you. Focus is good, but focus that is too narrow becomes blindness."


30."Focus on your greater goal, your destiny."

- Robert Greene.

31."Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens."

-Edward de Bono.

32."If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom."

-Sidney Madweb.

33."Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve."

-Wilferd A. Peterson.

34."To solve the problems of today, we must focus on tomorrow."

-Erik Nupponen.

35."You must stay focused on the end result to achieve your goals."

-Catherine Pulsifer.

36."Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus."

-Oprah Winfrey.

37."The path to success is to take massive, determined action."

-Tony Robbins

38."Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals."

-L.L Cool J.

39."Goals may give focus, but dreams give power."

-John C. Maxwell.

40."Aim higher. Stay focused."

-Brandon Adams.

41."A goal without a plan is just a wish."

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

42."Focus on the positives and be grateful."

- Katrina Bowden.

43."Goals help you to stay focused on where you want to go in life. Don’t be like the majority of people who have no goals for their life."


44."Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them."

-Les Brown.

45."You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

-Les Brown.

46."To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal."

-A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

47."Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."

-Jim Rohn.

48."If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily."

-Jack Canfield.

49."By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own."

-Mark Victor Hasen.

Stay Focused Motivational Quotes

Hard work and the pressure to reach the finish line

It gets difficult to maintain concentration when we experience failure. Take time to read through these motivational quotes to stay determined and connected to the purpose.

50."You’re off the Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!"

-Dr. Seuss.

51."Focus is a skill that can become a habit with practice and control."

-Eric Lofholm.

52."I have moments where I miss my old self. But I think anyone can get caught up in what we used to have."

-Steve Gleason.

53."The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. "

-Walt Disney.

54."Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular."

-Roy T. Bennett.

55."Fame is a distraction sometimes. You know, it's a distraction if you let it. So it's very important to stay focused, stay very connected to your roots."


56."Everyone wants to look to the future and into the past. I stay focused on now."

-Tommy Fleetwood.

57."Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow."


58."Multitasking is a lie."

-Gary Keller.

59."Learn to say no or you’ll go loco."

-Maxime Lagacé.

60."Do whatever you do intensely."

-Robert Henri.

61."You cannot help the world by focusing on the negative things."

-Rhonda Byrne.

62."Instead of focusing on that circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can."

-Joy Page.

63."As long as you get your education and you stay focused, you can do anything."

-Fat Joe.

64."Stay focused and stay determined. Don't look to anyone else to be your determination - have self-determination. It will take you very far."

-Justice Smith.

65."Every time I play darts I try to keep my poker face on and stay focused until that last dart has gone in."

-Fallon Sherrock.

66."It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform."

-Roy T. Bennett.

67."There is no great journey without issues, but learn to overcome all issues, and get to the end of the journey with distinctive footprints and a good sense of fulfillment."

-Ernest Agyemang Yeboah.

68."What you stay focused on will grow."

-Roy T. Bennett.

69."Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen."

-Andrea Corr.

70."It’s a long road, so we are just trying to stay focused and grounded and keep moving forward. I’ll take it, though."

-Sturgill Simpson.

71."Don’t let others put thoughts into your mind that takes away your self confidence."

-Katori Hall.

72."Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it."

-Tina Fey.

73."It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave."

-Mandy Hale.

74."Human beings, it seems, are at their best when immersed deeply in something challenging."

-Cal Newport.

75."How do some achieve what many desire? They seek the best teachers."


76."There’s always something coming in."

-Yuval Noah Harari.

77."Where focus goes, energy flows. "

-Tony Robbins.

78."Channel your energy. Focus."

-Carl Lewis.

79."Meditation helps concentration of the mind. Then the mind is free from thoughts and is in the meditated form."

-Ramana Maharshi.

80."Everyone has the same amount of time, and hard work is simply hard work. As a result, what you do in the time you work determines what you achieve"

-Gary Keller.

81."No matter how much it hurts, you gotta stay focused on what you're there for and your goals, just don't give up.

-Stephen Thompson.

82."I find hope in the darkest of day's, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."

-Dalai Lama.

83."Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

84."It's not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less."

- Nathan W. Morris.

85."My ego is controlled enough that I don’t have to be the focus."

-Herbie Mann.

86."Let me encourage you to get up every day and focus on what you do have in life."

-Victoria Osteen.

87."To be concentrated means to live fully in the present."

-Erich Fromm.

88."Focus on what you have."

-Suze Orman.

89."If you chase two rabbits, both will escape."

-Russian proverb.

90."Focus for fabulous results."

–Maxime Lagacé.

91."Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there."

-Josh Billings.

92."Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."

-Denis Waitley.

93."No one ever gets anything worthwhile by accident."

-Dorothea S. Kopplin.

94."Whatever you focus on is what you get."

-Tony Robbins.

95."The only reason men fail is because of broken focus."

-Mike Murdock.

96."It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."


97."Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn’t suck."

-Joss Whedon.

98."Every day is a gift from God. Learn to focus on the Giver and enjoy the gift! "

-Joyce Meyer.

99."The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are."

-J.P. Morgan.

100."You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."

-Charles Buxton.

101."A little wisdom is what all college students look for to get through the problems. "


Stay Focused Quotes About Work

Focus on one task at a time; it makes you better each day. We bring here a collection of 'gotta stay focused' quotes that help you to become successful in life.

102."Human life is occupied with numerous activities and it is easy to get distracted while we work. These quotes aid to harness one's efficiency and improves productivity at work."


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103."My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things."

-Bill Gates.

104."And so if your competitors aren’t growing, if there isn’t a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy."

-Jim Cantalupo.

105."The only way to advertise is by not focusing on the product."

-Calvin Klein.

106."Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man."

-Iain Duncan Smith.

107."Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer."

-Denis Waitley.

108."A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation."

-Andrew Grove.

109. "Focus is a matter of deciding what things you're not going to do."

-John Carmack.

110."The best career advice I've gotten is to stay focused, keep moving forward. "


111."I kind of just try to stay focused, not get too distracted, and do the best I can."

-Cameron Monaghan.

112."We have to stay focused on every possession."

-Kyle Lowry.

113."In business, staying focused requires that you turn most opportunities down."

-Margaret Heffernan.

114."I am focused on the work. I am constantly creating. I am a busy girl. I live and breathe my work. I love what I do."

-Lady Gaga.

115."Sometimes success is 3% brains and 97% not getting distracted by the Internet."

-Shane Parrish.

116. "You have to focus on the future and know that you can succeed in life, and you have to keep working hard."

-Dele Alli.

117."The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear."

-Brian Tracy.

118."At the end of the day, you can’t control the results; you can only control your effort level and your focus."

–Ben Zobrist.

119."I learned that focus is key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well."

–Tim Cook.

120."I learned to focus and work hard and not give up. I learned that every obstacle is really an opportunity."

Jenna Ushkowitz.

121."Over the years, I’ve learned, focus on the job at hand, and opportunities will open after."

–Antonio Villaraigosa.

122."The focus should not be on talking. Talk is cheap. It must be on action."

–Howard Berman.

123."Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems."

–Anthony J. D’Angelo.

124."My focus has been and will continue to be on doing my job."

-Ted Cruz.

125."When you have a laser focus, and you get distracted by what other people say, you can lose that laser focus."

-Anne Wojcicki.

126."If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears."

-Simon Sinek.

127."The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything."

-Warren Buffett.

128."Work like there is someone working twenty four hours a day to take it away from you."

-Mark Cuban.

129."Make each day your masterpiece."

- John Wooden.

130."Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want."

-Ken Poirot.

Stay Focused Quotes By Great Personalities

Success cannot be achieved overnight, nor is it based on luck. We bring here motivational stay focused quotes from great people worldwide that prove that success is a journey that involves focus and willpower.

131."Singing was the big focus and outlet for me."

-Debra Wilson.

132."So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer."

-Scott Cook.

133."If you're reading this, I hope God opens incredible doors for your life this year. Greatness is upon you."

-Germany Kent.

134."I do what I do, and I do it well, and focus and take it one moment at a time."

-James Caviezel.

135."Life can stare you into any direction. Stay strong, keep balance, keep pushing forward and never give up."

-Wazim Shaw.

136."Becoming a great leader doesn’t mean being perfect. it means living with your imperfections."

-Lolly Daskal.

137."However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish."

-Catherine Pulsifer.

138."I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest."

-Venus Williams.

139."Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion."

-Daniel Goleman.

140."You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong."

-Warren Buffett.

141."My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused."

-Ashton Eaton.

142."Anything that’s not positive, I don’t have the energy to focus on it. Anything that’s not going in the right direction, I don’t have the time or the energy."


143."That was my way of getting through difficult times of low confidence – hard work."

–David Beckham.

144."A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval."

–Mark Twain.

145."If you don’t ask, the answer is always no."

–Nora Roberts.

146. "Gaining confidence means getting outside your comfort zone, experiencing setbacks, and, with determination, picking yourself up again."

–Katty Kay.

147."Talk to yourself in the same way you would to someone you love."

–Brene Brown.

148."The more clarity you achieve, the more you will find that the universe is on your side, supporting your thoughts and intentions. Therefore, focus on clarity, not on getting results"

-Deepak Chopra.

149."People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are."

-Steve Jobs.

150."If we focus on what’s ugly, we attract more ugliness into our thoughts, and then into our emotions, and ultimately into our lives."

-Wayne Dyer.

151. "You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple."

-Steve Jobs.

152."The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."

-Bruce Lee.

153."All that we are is the result of what we have thought."


154."A day without sunshine is like, you know, night."

 –Steve Martin.

155."Focus, focus, focus! What am I, a telescope?"

–Naruto Uzumaki.

156."I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else."

-Winston Churchill.

157."A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose – a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve."

–John Maxwell.

158."It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest."

–Walter Anderson.

159."It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a life for me and I’m feeling good."

–Michael Buble.

160."Every day women and men become legends."

–Common and John Legend, 'Glory'.

161."I always thought it was me against the world and then one day I realized it’s just me against me."

–Kendrick Lamar.

162."It’s not what you do once in a while it’s what you do day in and day out that makes the difference."

Jenny Craig.

163."Turn your wounds into wisdom."


164."If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is."

–Angelina Jolie.

165."The two most important days in your life are the day you’re born and the day you find out why."

–Mark Twain.

166."Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers."


167."Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed."

-George Burns.

168."Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die."

–Brian Vaszily.

169."A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided."

-Tony Robbins.

170."We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit."

-Will Durant.

171."No matter how talented you are, not everybody is going to like you. But that’s life, just stay strong."

-Justin Bieber.

172."Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

-Alexander Graham Bell.

173."It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses."

-William Arthur Ward.

174."You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results."

-Mike Hawkins.

175."When walking, walk. When eating, eat."

-Zen proverb.

176."Discovering what you really want saves you endless confusion and wasted energy."

-Stuart Wilde.

177."You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support."

-Sabrina Bryan.

178."The greatest gift is the ability to forget - to forget the bad things and focus on the good."

-Joe Biden.

179."Greatness for me is the ability to focus under pressure."

-Anthony Martial.

180."When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in."

-Kristin Armstrong.

181."Focus on being balanced - success is balance."

-Laila Ali.

182."You focus on the things that you can control, and that's what I'm doing."

-Jeb Bush.

183."Who cares about winning? We should focus on serving."

-Justin Trudeau.

184."You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem."

-Tim Cook.

185."Focus on doing the right things instead of a bunch of things."

- Mike Krieger.

Stay Focused Quotes On Yourself

Focus on yourself because you matter a lot. Only when you are self-satisfied and self-focused can you achieve your goals. Here are focus quotes for you.

186."Let’s just focus on unity and love."

–Pam Bondi

187."I think everybody should focus on inner beauty."

–Paloma Faith.

188."My focus is on love and inclusiveness."


189."True health infuses positive energy in the mind, body and spirit; it is a main focus in my life."

–Maximillian Degenerez.

190."Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past."

-Gary Ryan Blair.

191."Focus on remedies, not faults."

-Jack Nicklaus.

192."When exercising, be sure to focus your attention on what you are doing."

-Lee Haney.

193."Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive."

-Matt Cameron.

194."The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention."

-Alan Watts.

195."Take five minutes to center yourself in the morning – set your intention every day."

- Oprah Winfrey.

196."The well-being and welfare of children should always be our focus."

-Todd Tiahrt

197."I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It’s important not to focus on yourself too much."

-Nicole Kidman.

198."I only want to do better work. That’s the focus of my life."

-Ajay Devgan.

199."My main focus is to always try to be myself first, and then, hey, if I wear a cool jacket, that's a bonus."

-John Krasinski.

200."Maintaining good health should be the primary focus of everyone."

-Sangram Singh.

201."The focus is what is right before you - to give it your best. It sows the seeds of tomorrow."

-Kiran Bedi.

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