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

Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.
A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.
If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.
You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
To me, the definition of focus is knowing exactly where you want to be today, next week, next month, next year, then never deviating from your plan. Once you can see, touch and feel your objective, all you have to do is pull back and put all your strength behind it, and you'll hit your target every time.
Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win. Channel your energy. Focus.
All of us are watchers -- of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway -- but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing
Don't dissipate your powers; strive to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but it will surely repent of every ill-judged outlay.
A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
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.
The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through.
What I focus on in life is what I get. And if I concentrate on how bad I am or how wrong I am or how inadequate I am, if I concentrate on what I can't do and how there's not enough time in which to do it, isn't that what I get every time? And when I think about how powerful I am, and when I think about what I have left to contribute, and when I think about the difference I can make on this planet, then that's what I get. You see, I recognize that it's not what happens to you; it's what you do about it.
Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with unswerving singleness of purpose, the trenchant zeal of a crusader.
Our thoughts take the wildest flight: Even at the moment when they should arrange themselves in thoughtful order.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.
Some people see more in a walk around the block than others see in a trip around the world.
Think of many things, do only one.
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.
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.
The human mind is not rich enough to drive many horses abreast and wants one general scheme, under which it strives to bring everything.
Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
The only prudence in life is concentration.
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.
Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map.
You have to block everything out and be extremely focused and be relaxed and mellow too.
My main focus is on my game.
A well-aimed spear is worth three.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
The first rule of focus is Wherever you are be there.
You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
When you walk on a court, clear your mind of everything unrelated to the goal of playing the match as well as you can.
To succeed at the level I want to you have to be focused and serious.
The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
Keep your eye on the ball and your head in the game.
Often he who does too much does too little.
It is better to excel in any single art than to arrive only at mediocrity in several, so moderate skill in several is to be preferred where one cannot attain to perfection in any.
Extended empires are like expanded gold, exchanging solid strength for feeble splendor.
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
In trying to defend everything he defended nothing.
Presence is more than just being there.
It is not good to have an oar in everyone's boat.
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.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The thing is, we abruptly lose focus on our focus too easily.