Focus Quotes

77 Inspirational Focus Quotes That Will Keep You Focused

How much time do you take when you do anything without concentration? You need more time, right? Lack of attention can keep us from achieving our dreams. Staying focused is the guru-mantra of becoming successful. The below focus quotes show how you can use your energy in the right direction.

Quotes About Focus and It’s Life Changing Abilities

In today’s urban life, staying focused has become a big task. The thing is, you need to give priority to your goals. It means you should give time and attention to a selected and limited number of things.

Do you struggle to stay focused? Check out these focus quotes to get some inspiration.

1. “Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” – LL Cool J

2. “Find your focus by seeking all that is good in your life.” – Lorii Myers

3. “FOCUS = Follow On Course Until Successful.” – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

4. “My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.” – Ashton Eaton

5. “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

6. “You will never know how best you are if you focus on how bad you are.” – Gift Gugu Mona

7. “Life is short. Focus on what really matters most; you should change your priorities over time.” – Roy T. Bennett

8. “As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.” – Tracee Ellis Ross

9. “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

10. “The best career advice I’ve gotten is to stay focused, keep moving forward.” – Tyga

11. “The biggest challenge is to stay focused. It’s to have the discipline when there are so many competing things.” – Alexa Hirschfeld

12. “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

13. “Aim higher. Stay focused.” – Brandon Adams

14. “I’m trying to stay focused on what I’m doing. I don’t want a whole lot of things going on – people to call back, or text messages or whatever. I chill out, relax a little bit, and then I don’t have those issues.” – Nate Diaz

15. “Focus more on who your child is than what your child does. Remember, you’re growing a person, not fixing a problem.” – L.R. Knost

16.”Focus means eliminating distractions, not just from other people, but the things we do to distract ourselves.” – Catherine Pulsifer

17. “The focused mind has good discriminating abilities.” – Patricio Telman Chincocolo

18. “Follow your deepest dream, the one you had as a kid… but stay focused.” – Donal Logue

19. “Staying focused is the solution to many of our problems. By focusing on the issues at hand and channeling all our energy on them, we gather the necessary strength to improve things. Staying focused also allows us to keep calm in times of stress and struggle. I just try to stay focused and show the goodness in me to people.” – Park Bo-gum

20. “Unless you stay focused on innovation, you can be disintermediated.” – Ruth Porat

21. “Focusing on what you don’t have keeps you too preoccupied to enjoy the things you do have!” – Andrew Farland

22. “The sun’s energy warms the world. But when you focus it through a magnifying glass it can start a fire. Focus is so powerful! ” – Alan Pariser

23. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle

24. “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” – Matt Cameron

25. “Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self.” – Karen Salmansohn

26. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

27. “By celebrating the small stuff and feeling gratitude for it, things you never noticed before will come into focus.” – Jane Trumbull

28. “Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.” – Roy T. Bennett

29. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell

30. “Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. Focus on your character, not your reputation. Focus on your blessings, not your misfortunes.” – Roy T. Bennett

31.“I don’t judge people. It blurs out the center of my attention, my focus, myself.” – Toba Beta

32.“Life must be lived in speed and focus.” – Sunday Adelaja

33. “Focusing is about saying No.” – Steve Jobs

34. “Sometimes we focus so much on what we don’t have that we fail to see, appreciate, and use what we do have! ” – Jeff Dixon

35. “Our focus is our future, and what we focus on will multiply in our life.” – David DeNotaris

36. “Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.” – Ann Voskamp

37. “The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.” – Robert Greene

38. “Focus is the key to accomplish what is necessary – easy word to spell, it contains only five letters but it is probably one of the most powerful words there are in order to move forward with confidence and with the expected results.” – Byron Pulsifer

39. “Don’t focus so much on what you are going through to an extent that you forget where you are going to.” – Moffat Machingura

40. “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

41. “Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.” – Tony Robbins

42. “My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things.” – Bill Gates

43. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

44. “Recognize how focusing on what you do want, what you do intend to accomplish, also defines what you choose not to do in your life.” – Meir Liraz

45. “I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.” – Zig Ziglar

46. “You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus, and the support.” – Sabrina Bryan

47.“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” – Wilferd A. Peterson

48.“Instead of focusing on that circumstances that you cannot change – focus strongly and powerfully on the circumstances that you can.” – Joy Page

49.“Eliminate all distractions and focus on things that add value to your life” – Sunday Adelaja

50.“Focus on faith in God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

51. “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” – Jack Dixon

52. “Many of us are slaves to our minds. Our own mind is our worst enemy. We try to focus, and our mind wanders off. We try to keep stress at bay, but anxiety keeps us awake at night.” – Sakyong Mipham

53. “It was better to focus on the good and what we had than to focus on what we had lost and were losing.” – Paul And Tracey Mcmanus

54. “The inability to prioritize and focus also contributes to procrastination.” – Romuald Andrade

55. “Some of the steps you take may end up being detours or out-and-out mistakes. By staying focused on your vision, though, you’ll find even those steps useful in the creating process.” – David Emerald

56. “It’s important to focus on what we do best and master one craft at a time.” – Russell Simmons

57. “Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

58. “Life is not enjoyed by being busy over everything in general, but being passionate about one thing in particular. Always focus on that one thing; dream it and live it! ” – Israelmore Ayivor

59. “When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus, a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.” – Michael LeBoeuf

60. “Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” – Alan Loy McGinnis

61. “Over the years, I’ve learned that a confident person doesn’t concentrate or focus on their weaknesses – they maximize their strengths.” – Joyce Meyer

62. “Focus on what you have.” – Suze Orman

63. “When trouble comes, focus on God’s ability to care for you.” – Charles Stanley

64. “Keep focused on the substantive issues. To make a decision means having to go through one door and closing all others.” – Abraham Zaleznik

65. “The ability to focus is the key separation point between those who move ahead and those who fall behind.” – Orrin Woodward

66. “When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.” – Joel Osteen

67. “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.” – Barbara De Angelis

68. “Determine your priorities and focus on them.” – Eileen McDargh

69. “It’s impossible to notice how blessed you are if you are always focusing on your weaknesses and obstacles.” – Edmond Mbiaka

70. “It is much easier to focus on what you like than on what you dislike.” – Raphael Zernoff

71. “Focus on what you can do right now, not what you can’t do right now.” – Avis J. Williams

72. “Limitless opportunities abound, governed only by your focus on achieving them.” – Steven Redhead

73. “Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.” – Peter McWilliams

74. “Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so.” – Marcia Wieder

75. “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.” – Abraham Hicks

76. “Whatever you do, stay focused. Because any stuff is not going to last forever. Once you get a show at something, you gotta roll with it. You can’t sit on your ass. You better keep working. You better stay motivated.” – Juicy J

77. “Don’t fall for the trap. Stay focused. It’s about staying focused but at the same time God is the greatest, pray it up.” – DJ Khaled


There are lots of things which can distract our attention. Take an example of mobile phones. We can’t keep our hands off them. It is as if we will miss out something if we don’t check it every five minutes.

Some even daydream. They don’t try to actually invest energy on the task at hand. If such is the scenario how are they going to be successful?

Remember, only those men succeed who invest time, energy and thoughts on their dream. Agreed, it is difficult to maintain high level of concentration. But it is not impossible.

We hope that the following focus quotes will make you aware. After all, as mentioned above, focus like a laser beam on your goals and the dream will take care of itself.