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15 Powerful Focus Quotes from the Best Books

Whoso finds an excellent book obtains the key to greatness. Here are selected focus quotes from the books we like best and where you can get a copy.

Always aim high, going after things that will make a difference, rather than seeking the safe path of mediocrity.
Wes Roberts, Believe You Can
Career success and wealth only happen when we consciously commit to them and plan accordingly.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
If the things you're doing have quit working, stop doing them. Focus on what works. If you'll just quit what you've been doing, instead of doggedly doing it harder, you at least create an opportunity—some white space—to do something else.
Price Pritchett, You Squared
If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham, Believe You Can
It is more valuable to look where you're going than to see where you've been.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Learn to say no to the good so you can say yes to the best.
John Mason, Believe You Can
Mount Everest, you beat me the first time, but I'll beat you the next time because you've grown all you are going to grow...and I'm still growing!
Edmund Hillary, Believe You Can
Never be so poor that you cannot afford to pay attention. By how we position ourselves, we can see the evidence of God everywhere, or nowhere.
John Mason, Believe You Can
No matter how cloudy it is when the plane takes off, above the clouds the sun always shines. Look up! It's not the "out look" but the "up look" that counts.
John Mason, Believe You Can
People with momentum all share one trait: they attract criticism. How you respond to that criticism will determine the rate of your momentum.
John Mason, Believe You Can
The lame man who keeps the right road outstrips the runner who takes a wrong one...The more active and swift the latter is the further he will go astray.
Francis Bacon, Believe You Can
Regret looks back. Worry looks around. Vision looks up. Life can be understood backward, but it must be lived forward.
John Mason, Believe You Can
The more you look backward, the less you'll see what's ahead for you.
John Mason, Believe You Can
The only way to eliminate criticism is to do nothing and be nothing.
John Mason, Believe You Can
What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.
Bob Proctor, The ABCs of Success


  1. Believe You Can
  2. Think and Grow Rich
  3. You Squared
  4. The ABCs of Success