75+ Motivational Focus Quotes to Achieve Your Goals

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A collection of focus quotes to improve your concentration and help you stay focused on your goals and the things that matter.

If you want to achieve your goals and make your dreams a reality, staying focused is a skill that you need to develop.

With the never-ending notifications on our phones and the noise of life, it’s so easy to get distracted and allow ourselves to procrastinate.

How often do you find yourself mindlessly scrolling through Social Media, instead of actually accomplishing a task?

If we allow ourselves to constantly be caught up with the distractions of life, we are only keeping ourselves from achieving our goals and from paying attention to the things that truly matter.

To help you say no to distractions, stay focused and get more done, here is a collection of motivational focus quotes and focus sayings.


Powerful Focus Quotes and Sayings

Focus on your goals, not your fear.

Focus like a laser beam on your goals.

— Roy T. Bennett

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

— Mike Krieger

To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.

— T.F. Hodge

Whatever you do, do it with purpose. Being focused is not something to be ashamed of. It is something to be proud of. When you know what are you are doing and have a clear vision of where you are going, you will not need to chase opportunities. Opportunities will seek you. Happiness will chase you. And, instead of being a choice, you will be the one choosing.

— Najwa Zebian

Focus on being productive instead of busy.

— Tim Ferriss

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

— Denis Waitley

I didnt pay atteniton to times or distance, instead focusing on how it felt just to be in motion, knowing it wasn’t about the finish line but how I got there that mattered.

— Sarah Dessen

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. You have to pick carefully.

— Steve Jobs

Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.

— Dwayne Johnson

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

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

— Robert Greene

Where your attention goes, your time goes

— Idowu Koyenikan

Where focus goes, energy flows.

— Tony Robbins

When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you.

— Stephen Richards

Focusing is about saying No.

— Steve Jobs

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.

Joel Osteen

Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.

Focus on your character, not your reputation.

Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.

— Roy T. Bennett

Focus on tiny gains, not exponential ones. Tiny gains over time compound over time. Focusing on day one exponential leaps is a recipe for disaster.

— Shane Parrish

Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror.

— Colin Powell

Motivational Stay Focused Quotes

Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll.

— Helen Hanson

Whatever is difficult can be done with regular attention and actions. Stay focused.

— Israelmore Ayivor

I know when I stay focused, good things will undoubtedly happen.

— Marc Trestman

If you are task oriented, you will work at a job, task, or assignment until it is finished. This means that to be pure task oriented is to focus on one thing only until it is finished.

— Byron Pulsifer

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.

— Eckhart Tolle

Don’t make excuses for why you can’t get it done. Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.

— Ralph Marston

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

— Robert Greene

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

— Venus Williams

Our focus is our future.

— David DeNotaris

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.

— Zig Ziglar

The knowledge that you can provide strength and inspiration to others is a good source of motivation and energy to stay focused.

— John McQuilki

FOCUS – Follow One Course Until Successful.

— Robert T. Kiyosaki


When you fully focus your mind, you make others attracted to you.

— Toba Beta

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

— Nathan W. Morris

To leave the distracted masses to join the focused few, I’m arguing, is a transformative experience.

— Cal Newport

Success in life is not for those who run fast, but for those who keep running and always on the move.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana

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

— Warren Buffett

Concentrate on what you do want rather than what you don’t.

— Andy C. E. Brown

Be on guard. The road widens, and many of the detours are seductive.

— David Foster Wallace

Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination.

— Matt Bishop

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More Focus Quotes to Improve your Concentration

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

— Jack Dixon

The biggest challenge is to stay focused. It’s to have the discipline when there are so many competing things.

— Alexa Hirschfeld

Focus and simplicity…once you get there, you can move mountains.

— Steve Jobs

You have to stay focused and be mentally tough. That’s what I’ve really learned: every day is a grind, and you have to go hard.

— Chris Gronkowski

You never know the plan. You never know what’s going to happen. We are not even promised tomorrow. I just try to focus on one day at a time.

— Morgan Wallen

If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions.

— Hans Selye

Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.

— Peter McWilliams

We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what’s wrong in your life, or you can focus on what’s right.

— Marianne Williamson

Stay focused on the mission.

— Naveen Jain

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

— Bruce Lee

Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.

— Alan Loy McGinnis

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

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

The difference between the greats and the legends is their ability to focus for longer periods of time.

— Jordan Burroughs

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

— William Arthur Ward

If you focus more on the inside, you’ll feel just as great about the outside. I feel attractive when I’m doing good and helping people.

— Keke Palmer

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

— Mark Twain

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

— Alexander Graham Bell

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

— Sabrina Bryan

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

— Tony Robbins

Focus on your goals, not your fear.

— Roy Bennett

Focus quotes and sayings to inspire you to get more things done

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

— Joy Page

Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be.

— Eric Thomas

When your drive is moving your purpose, focus must hold the wheels else your might miss the way. And do you know what that means? Avoid Crash!!!. Stay focused!

— Israelmore Ayivor

We get what we motionally focus on! Focus on what we want with passion and excitement, and presto! It’s on its way. –

— Lynn Grabhorn

It’s as if when I open myself up to every perception, things create their own focus.

— Kristin Cashore

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

— Bill Gates

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance.

— Oprah Winfrey

Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise willpower, discipline one’s body and train one’s mind.

— Anil Ambani

It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world.

— Og Mandino

If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.

— Suzy Kassem

Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.

— Ralph Marston

Find your focus by seeking all that is good in your life.

— Lorii Myers

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.

— Jack Canfield

Whatever your passion is, keep doing it. Don’t waste time chasing after success or comparing yourself to others. Every flower blooms at a different pace. Excel at doing what your passion is and only focus on perfecting it. Eventually people will see what you are great at doing, and if you are truly great, success will come chasing after you.

— Suzy Kassem

If I’m going to screw this thing up, it’s not going to be from a lack of focus.

— Cliff Lerner

If you really want to focus on something, says Castellanos, the optimum amount of time to spend on it is ninety minutes. “Then change tasks. And watch out for interruptions once you’re really concentrating, because it will take you twenty minutes to recover.

— Winifred Gallagher

Whether you’re 9 or 90, stop trying to fix the things you’re bad at, and focus on the things you’re good at.

— Gary Vaynerchuk

The more choices we have, the greater the need for focus.

— Tom Butler-Bowdon

Which of these focus quotes inspired you the most?

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