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950 Inspirational Focus on Business Quotes (2023)

1. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers. ”


2. “The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.”


3. “After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are.” —Shrek, Shrek the Third


4. Thomas Edison: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ”


5. “The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do. ”


6. “What you focus on grows. ” — Esther Hicks


7. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved. ” – Helen Keller


8. “I find that the harder I work the more luck I seem to have. ”


9. Unknown: “Never underestimate the power of a t-shirt. ”


10. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them. ”


11. “I lived my life one way for 35 years, for me. And then the focus came in on what I really was.”


12. “Don't worry about failure; you only have to be right once. ”


13. “Mind your own business and don’t let anyone bring you down.”


14. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —Les Brown, motivational speaker


15. Share your "why"


16. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” —Jason Fried, 37signals founder and co-author of Rework


17. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” —Earl Nightingale, radio speaker and author


18. “Focus on unlocking your genius. ” — Maxime Lagacé


19. “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress. ”


20. “You shouldn’t focus on why you can’t do something, which is what most people do. You should focus on why perhaps you can, and be one of the exceptions.”


21. “When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” —Josh James, CEO and co-founder of Omniture


22. “The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer. ”


23. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company


24. “It always seems impossible, until it is done. ”


25. “Anything that is measured and watched improves.” —Bob Parsons, founder of GoDaddy


26. “To focus means to bring your attention to the center, to concentrate on one thing intently in order to gain clarity. ” ― Cheryl Richardson


27. “Focusing is about saying No. ” ― Steve Jobs


28. “Mind your own business and let others do the same.”


29. “There’s no luck in business. There’s only drive, determination and more drive. ”


30. “Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” —Alfred, Batman Begins


31. “You must not only aim right but draw the bow with all your might. ”


32. “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?”


33. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large.” —Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon


34. Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Our chief want in life, is someone who shall make us do what we can. This is the service of a friend. With him, we are easily great. ”


35. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou


36. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. ” – Albert Schweitzer


37. “If you mind your own business, you’ll stay busy all the time.” – Hank Williams Jr. b.


38. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. ”


39. “Goals may give focus, but dreams give power. ” — John C. Maxwell


40. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team. ”


41. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” —Babe Ruth, professional baseball player


42. “Each of my records has a different focus, a different theme.”


43. “Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.”


44. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. ”


45. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance?” —Jill Konrath, speaker, author and thought leader


46. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. ”


47. “When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies, she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have six months to a year off, you can go nuts. You need to have another focus.”


48. “Concentrate on the few things that will produce the greatest results. Force yourself to set priorities. Do first things first – and second things not at all. ” – Peter F. Drucker


49. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” —Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.


50. “Small opportunities are often beginning of great achievements. ”


51. “If you want to be a part of my life, the door is always open. If you want to leave, the door is always open. But if you want to stand in the doorway and judge me, you can just stay outside.”


52. “The well-satisfied customer will bring the repeat sale that counts. ”


53. “No great achiever—even those who made it seem easy—ever succeeded without hard work.” —Jonathan Sacks, author and politician


54. “If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large” – Jeff Bezos


55. “Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff. ”— Scott Cook


56. “If it doesn’t involve you, it shouldn’t concern you.”


57. “Given that we cannot manage time, we must focus on what we can manage. And what we can manage are the choices we make and actions we take with the time we have.” Nancy Morris, Procrastinate Now


58. “The best way to predict the future is to create it. ”


59. “A winner never stops trying. ”


60. “I’m flattered that you’re so interested in my life, but I’m afraid I don’t have any job openings for a personal assistant.”


61. “Tough times never last, but tough people do. ”


62. “Never give up. Great things take time. ”


63. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill


64. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot, author


65. “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. ” ― Rachel Carson


66. “It’s only by saying “No” that you can concentrate on the things that are really important. ” – Steve Jobs


67. “An obstacle is often a stepped stone. ”


68. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” —Vito Corleone, The Godfather


69. “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.” —Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur and co-founder of Alltop


70. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ”


71. “Stay focused on the mission. ” – Naveen Jain


72. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” —Paulo Coelho, lyricist and novelist


73. “The secret to success is focusing on what will work, and seeing it through.”


74. “If there are nine rabbits on the ground and you want to catch one, just focus on one. ”


75. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. ”


76. “I finally learned to live in the present and focus only on what I want rather than what I don’t want.”


77. “The only way around is through. ” – Robert Frost


78. “Know what your customer want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet. ”


79. “The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.” —Socrates, father of Western philosophy


80. Treat your business like a business and people will respect your business.


81. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” —Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father and President of the United States


82. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.” —Zig Ziglar, author


83. “Mind your own business and be proud of who you are.”


84. “If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” —Zig Ziglar, author, salesman, and motivational speaker


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


86. “Focus on the solution, not the problem. ”


87. “It's very easy to be different but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer, Apple


88. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” —John D. Rockefeller, oil industry business magnate


89. “Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn't suck.”


90. “We don’t focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts.”


91. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


92. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. ”


93. “The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works. ”


94. “When you mind your own business, you’ll have more time to work on your own goals.”


95. “Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.” – Vaughn Aust, COO, Gemini


96. “I don’t have time to hate anyone. I’m too busy loving my life.”


97. “Mind your own business and you’ll never have to worry about anyone else’s.”


98. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


99. “Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do. ” – John Carmack


100. “Mind your own business and watch your life improve.”


101. “Focus on doing the right things instead of a bunch of things. ” – Mike Krieger


102. “If you want to live a long life, focus on making contributions. ” – Hans Selye


103. “Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change. ”


104. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu


105. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost


106. “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. ”


107. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” —Colin R. Davis, conductor for the London Symphony Orchestra


108. “But when you’re beginning, you should try to focus on something you love and your own way of doing things.”


109. “Ideas are commodity. Execution of them is not.” —Michael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell


110. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” —Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


111. “Success isn’t magic or hocus-pocus. It’s simply learning how to focus. ” ― Jack Canfield


112. “Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.” —Sir Claus Moser, statistician


113. “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.”


114. “I know how to stay focused on a mission. ” – Mike Pompeo


115. “Mind your own biscuits and life will be gravy.”


116. “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks. ”


117. “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox


118. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist philosopher


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


120. “Satisfaction is a rating. Loyalty is a brand. ”


121. “You only have to do a few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. ” – Warren Buffett


122. “The more you mind your own business, the more freedom you’ll have.”


123. The Backroads Bosslady: “Don’t risk more than you can afford to lose!”


124. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” —G. K. Chesterton, writer, poet, and philosopher


125. Stay positive, work hard, and make it happen


126. “Nothing works better than just improving your product.” —Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow


127. “Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing.”


128. “So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.”


129. “We each focus on what we’re going to buy, but that’s an incorrect focus. Focus instead on why you want to spend the money on this or that. What feeling in you does it satisfy?”


130. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” – Sigmund Freud, neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis


131. “If you walked away from a


132. “The more you mind your own business, the more people will respect you.”


133. “Minding your own business is a way to show respect for others.”


134. “The heart and soul of a company is creativity and innovation. ”


135. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs


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


137. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney, broadcast journalist


138. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. ”


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


140. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” —David Brinkley, newscaster


141. “Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn


142. Walt Disney: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ”


143. “The biggest mistake a small business can make is to think like a small business. ”


144. “Your time and energy are precious resources. Don’t waste them on things that aren’t your business.”


145. “Take risks. Failure is a stepping stone to success. ”


146. “Patience: This is the greatest business asset. Wait for the right time to make your moves. ”


147. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States


148. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ” – Winston Churchill


149. “Your life is your business. Don’t let anyone tell you how to run it.”


150. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”


151. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” — Brian Tracy


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


153. “You don’t build a business. You build people and people build the business. ”


154. “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


155. “Don’t find fault. Find a remedy. ”


156. “Your attention has value. Don’t give it away. They will say it’s important but it’s not. Stay focused. ” – Maxime Lagacé


157. “One of the keys to thinking big is total focus. I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I’ve noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs.”


158. “The more you stay focused on your own path, the less time you’ll have for comparing yourself to others.” – Anonymous


159. If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. - John Wooden


160. “People who mind their own business are always the happiest.”


161. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.”


162. “Everyone’s time is limited. What matters most is to focus on what matters most. ” ― Roy Bennett


163. “It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work. ”


164. “Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” —Howard Schultz, interim CEO of Starbucks


165. “The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs … one step at a time.” —Joe Girard, salesman


166. If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. - J. M. Power


167. “Where focus goes, energy flows. And if you don’t take the time to focus on what matters, then you’re living a life of someone else’s design. ”


168. “Whenever your mind is totally absorbed in whatever activities you are performing, your mind will remain calm and content.”


169. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” —Will Rogers, performer


170. “Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement. ”


171. “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill


172. “By celebrating the small stuff and feeling gratitude for it, things you never noticed before will come into focus.” Jane Trumbull, Complaining isn’t a Solution!


173. “Failure is success if we learn from it.” —Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur and former publisher of Forbes magazine


174. “Doing acts of mercy gets me out of myself. It gets my focus off of me and onto other people.” Rick Warren


175. “See things in the present, even if they are in the future.” —Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle


176. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. ”


177. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. ”


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


179. “Prioritizing sharpens your vision so you can focus on the most important things. ” – Myles Munroe


180. “Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation and consensus. ”


181. “Always remember, your focus determines your reality. ” — George Lucas


182. “People who gossip are usually insecure and unhappy with their own lives, don’t let their negativity bring you down.”


183. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures; learn from them and start again.” —Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group


184. “Success is very much the intersection of luck and hard work. ”


185. “Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first.” —Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting


186. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. ”


187. “I’m not a gossip, I just have a keen interest in other people’s drama.”


188. “I only want to do better work. That’s the focus of my life.”


189. “An entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and a want to create.” —David Karp, founder, and CEO of Tumblr


190. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”


191. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” —Og Mandino, author


192. “A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one. ”


193. “The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.”


194. “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.”


195. “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” —Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


196. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it. ” – William Durant


197. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” —Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton Hotels chain


198. “Focus on the solution, not on the problem. ”


199. “I learned to focus and work hard and not give up. I learned that every obstacle is really an opportunity. ” – Jenna Ushkowitz


200. “If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out.” —Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook


201. Albert Einstein: “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. ”


202. “Stop managing your time. Start managing your focus. ”


203. “Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.”


204. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” —Benjamin Franklin, a Founding Father of the United States


205. “The only thing worse than a hater is a hypocritical hater.”


206. “I’m someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That’s why I live very simply. ” ― Cameron Diaz


207. “Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do. ” – John Carmack


208. “Customer don’t expect you to be perfect. They do expect you to fix things when they go wrong. ”


209. “Our aim was to insure repeat business based on the system’s reputation rather than on the quality of a single store or operator.”


210. “Don’t waste your energy on gossip or drama. Mind your own business and focus on what matters.”


211. “Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness and the happiness of others. ” ― Israelmore Ayivor


212. “I don’t need your negativity in my life. So keep your opinions to yourself and let me live my best life.”


213. “The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.”


214. “Minding your own business is a full-time job.”


215. “If you’re interested in the living heart of what you do, focus on building things rather than talking about them.” —Ryan Freitas, co-founder of About.me


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


217. The key to success is action.


218. “Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” —Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


219. “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled. ” ― Barack Obama


220. “A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths.” — Peter Drucker


221. “Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate. ” ― Betty Buckley


222. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” —Karen Lamb, author


223. “People will talk, but it’s up to you whether or not you let it affect you. Mind your own business.”


224. “Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things” – David Ogilvy


225. Abu Bakr: “Knowledge without action is meaningless”


226. “The news anchor is exactly that – an anchor, a center, a focus.”


227. “I’m not nosy, I’m just naturally curious.”


228. “Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass because they never look up, we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.”


229. “Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.” – Jim Rohn


230. “Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” —Joshua J. Marine, author


231. “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


232. Unknown: “If you don’t have big dreams and goals, you’ll end up working for someone that does. ”


233. “Discovering what you really want saves you endless confusion and wasted energy.”


234. “There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life.”


235. “Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” — George Lucas


236. “I just saw the emotion in everything, so I got to feel everything that was going on and that I was viewing, but I couldn’t think in terms of structure, which is the whole point of deep focus.”


237. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.” —Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter


238. “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.”


239. “Minding your own business is a form of self-care.”


240. “It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.”


241. “Happy people produce. Bored people consume.”


242. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. ” – Henry David Thoreau


243. “I’m not a detective, so I don’t investigate other people’s lives. Mind your own business.”


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


245. “But when you’re beginning, you should try to focus on something you love and your own way of doing things. ”— Jerry Harrison


246. “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”


247. “Don’t compare yourself to others. Mind your own business and focus on your own journey.”


248. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. ”


249. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” —Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain during World War II


250. “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. ” – John F. Kennedy


251. “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all. ”


252. “Minding your own business is a sign of maturity.”


253. “Your current conditions do not reflect your ultimate potential, but rather the size and quality of goals upon which you currently are focusing. ” ― Tony Robbins


254. “If you mind your own business, you’ll stay busy all the time.” – Hank Williams Jr.


255. “Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow.” – Tony Robbins, motivational speaker and writer


256. “Concentrate on what you do want rather than what you don’t. ” – Andy C. E. Brown


257. “Without focusing and getting to clarity you cannot lead. You cannot motivate. You cannot plan. You cannot communicate. ” – Bobb Biehl


258. “Focus on being productive instead of busy. ”


259. “The Golden Rule for Every Business is this: Put Yourself in your Customer’s Place. ”


260. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.” —Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


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


262. “The accident is your training. Life is a choice. You can choose to be a victim or anything else you’d like to be.” —Socrates, Peaceful Warrior


263. “If you’re passionate about something and you work hard, then I think you will be successful.” —Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of eBay


264. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” —Les Brown, motivational speaker, author, and former politician


265. “Customer service is an opportunity to exceed your customer’s expectations. ”


266. “What we do in life echoes in eternity.” —Maximus, Gladiator


267. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” – Buddha


268. “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” —Roger Crawford, public speaker, author, and certified tennis professional


269. “To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.”


270. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” —Jim Rohn, entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker


271. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. ”


272. “Focus on remedies, not faults. ”— Jack Nicklaus


273. “STAY FOCUSED”


274. If at first, you don’t succeed, try again


275. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” —Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


276. “You’ve just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.”


277. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” —Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off


278. “In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination.” —Steve Case, co-founder of AOL


279. “I think being a competitive diver for years helps you focus and dedicate yourself to what’s needed.”


280. “Focus on the positives and be grateful. ” – Katrina Bowden


281. “FOCUS = Follow On Course Until Successful. ” ― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha


282. “The less you give a damn, the happier you will be. Mind your own business.”


283. “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand. ”


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


285. “The art of leadership is saying No, not saying Yes. It is very easy to say Yes. ” – Tony Blair


286. “If you’re not paying my bills, then mind your own business.”


287. “Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. ” ― Jack LaLanne


288. “There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.” —Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan


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


290. “Focus on giving smiles away and you will always discover that your own smiles will always be in great supply.”


291. “Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.” ―Roy T. Bennett, author


292. “Setting Goal is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. ”


293. “You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing. ”


294. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” – Jonathan Winters


295. “Be brutally honest about the short term, and optimistic and confident about the long term. ”


296. “Most ideas are born and lost in isolation. ”


297. “First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare. ”


298. “One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.” – Unknown


299. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. ”


300. “Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely on my tenacity.” —Louis Pasteur, biologist, microbiologist and chemist


301. “Where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going. Rather than always focusing on what’s urgent, learn to focus on what is really important. ”


302. “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” — Bruce Lee


303. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. ” – Vidal Sassoon


304. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill, author


305. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ”


306. Oprah Winfrey: “Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow. ”


307. “When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say, ‘Wow, that was an adventure,’ not, ‘Wow, I sure felt safe.’” —Tom Preston-Werner, co-founder of Github


308. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. 


309. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t. ”


310. “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.”


311. “Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror. ” ― Colin Powell


312. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired and success achieved. ” – Helen Keller


313. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”


314. Warren Buffett: “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ”


315. “It takes no time for the gossip to spread, but it takes an eternity to undo the damage.”


316. “For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving.”


317. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers, performer


318. “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out. ”


319. “Every relationship needs commitment in it in order for it to grow and when the focus is love, we raise our standards. ” ― John A. Andrews


320. “Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.” —Mark Pincus, CEO of Zynga


321. “If you define yourself by how you differ from the competition, you’re probably in trouble.” —Omar Hamoui, co-founder of AdMob


322. “Always deliver more than expected.” —Larry Page, co-founder of Google


323. “The best way to avoid conflict is to mind your own business.”


324. “I’m not a backup plan, and definitely not a second choice. So keep your opinions to yourself and mind your own business.”


325. “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar


326. “The less you concern yourself with what others are doing, the happier you’ll be. Mind your own business.”


327. “A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths. ”


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


329. “Make the customer the hero of your story. ”


330. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” —Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


331. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. ” – Colin Powell


332. “Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.”


333. “I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life. ”


334. “When exercising, be sure to focus your attention on what you are doing.”


335. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ” – Walt Disney


336. “What you focus on grows. ”


337. “Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure.” — Napoleon Hill


338. “To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big. ”


339. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” —Herman Melville, novelist


340. “If your business is not on the internet then your business will be out of business. ”


341. “Whatever you focus on is what you get. ”


342. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” – John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president


343. “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best but legendary. ”


344. “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” —Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.


345. “The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. ”


346. “The main thing is to keep the main thing a main thing. ” – Stephen R. Covey


347. Unknown: “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. ”


348. “Oh, I’m sorry. Did my life bother you? Well, why don’t you go and fix yours then.”


349. “Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. ” – Lin Yutang


350. “The only thing worse than starting something and failing … is not starting something.” —Seth Godin, author, entrepreneur, and blogger


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


352. “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” —Benjamin Button, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


353. “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary. ”


354. “Take five minutes to center yourself in the morning – set your intention every day.” Oprah Winfrey


355. “The artists who endure are the ones who stay focused even after they have reached the top of their profession. ”


356. “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.”


357. “I focus on the writing and let the rest of the process take care of itself. I’ve learned to trust my own instincts and I’ve also learned to take risks.”


358. “Mind your own business and let karma take care of the rest.”


359. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen Covey, educator, author, and businessman


360. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. ” – Estée Lauder


361. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader


362. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. ” – Zig Ziglar


363. Roy Ash: “An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it. ”


364. “The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.” – Sergey Brin, co-founder, Google


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


366. “In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme. ”


367. “Our way of thinking creates good or bad outcomes.”


368. “Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.” – Anna Godbersen


369. “Mind your own business and focus on what you can control.”


370. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”


371. “Every problem is a gift — without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins, motivational speaker and writer


372. “When you mind your own business, you’ll have more peace and happiness in your life.”


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


374. “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


375. Bo Schembechler: “The Team! The Team! The Team!”


376. “There is a great sense of freedom that comes when you mind your own business.”


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


378. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” —Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance


379. “I have enough to do, minding my own business, without getting involved in yours.”


380. “Business is all about relationships, how well you build them determines how well they build your business. ”


381. “Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” —Joel Spolsky, co-founder of Stack Overflow


382. Surround yourself with people who have been where you are trying to go


383. “Minding your own business is the key to a happy life.”


384. “The more a person feels skilled, the more her moods will improve; while the more challenges that are present, the more her attention will become focused and concentrated.”


385. Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world. ”


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


387. “If you start thinking that only your biggest and shiniest moments count, you're setting yourself up to feel like a failure most of the time. ”


388. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” —Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author


389. “Life is like a camera, focus on what’s important and you’ll capture it perfectly. ” – Unknown


390. “If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail. ”


391. “I pursue this dream and carry on. I don’t dwell too much on the outside, I just focus on the inside. ”


392. “What you stay focused on will grow. ” ― Roy T. Bennett


393. “Every company’s greatest assets are its customers because without customers there is no company. ”


394. “Act the part and you will become the part.”


395. “I just want to focus on one thing at a time.”


396. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow.” —Ingvar Kamprad, founder of IKEA


397. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” —Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


398. “When walking, walk. When eating, eat.”


399. “Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once. ”


400. “I learned long ago to focus on things you can control and don’t even pay attention to things you don’t. ”


401. “Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop.” —Jeffrey Zeldman, entrepreneur and web designer


402. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ”


403. “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail. ”


404. “The only reason men fail is because of broken focus. ”


405. “I don’t know the word ‘quit. ’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it. ” – Susan Butcher


406. “In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people. . . they no longer can lead solely based on positional power. ”


407. “Always remember, your focus determines your reality. ” – George Lucas


408. “Never Give up. Today is hard and tomorrow will be Worse, but the day after Tomorrow will be Sunshine. ”


409. “Efficiency and focus are the keys to success. ”


410. “We believe this combination of excellence in operations and strong execution of our strategy is critical to achieve our vision. We will continue to focus on both in future as well.”


411. “I think being a competitive diver for years helps you focus and dedicate yourself to what’s needed. ” ― Jason Statham


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


413. “All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.” —Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


414. “I’m aware of my audience in a way, and I do try to engage with them while I’m trying to go about my business of thinking. I believe they help me by providing a focus.”


415. “Whatever you focus on is what you get. ” — Tony Robbins


416. “Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention.”


417. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather, become a man of value.” —Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist


418. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. ”


419. “Good ideas come from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them.” – Seth Godin


420. “My focus is not on solving nature’s deeper mysteries. It is on using nature’s deeper mysteries to solve important societal problems.”


421. “I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That’s where my heart lies. ” ― Mark Burnett


422. “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.” – William George Jordan, writer/editor


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


424. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”


425. “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got. ”


426. “I’m not interested in your drama, just your karma.”


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


428. “I can multitask very well. But I know exactly when to block off anything coming in from the outside and just stay focused on the film. ”


429. “School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn’t want to learn.”


430. “Don’t count the days, Make the days count. ”


431. “Focus means eliminating distractions, not just from other people, but the things we do to distract ourselves.” Catherine Pulsifer, Using Time Wisely A Secret


432. “Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop


433. “Success is the sum of small efforts—repeated day in and day out.” —Robert Collier, author


434. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well. ”


435. “Business has only two functions – marketing and Innovation. ”


436. “Make a Customer, Not a sale. ”


437. “The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.”


438. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. ” ― Dalai Lama


439. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are. ”


440. “Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things. ” – Peter F. Drucker


441. “I’m sorry, I didn’t realize you were appointed as the CEO of my life. Please continue.”


442. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” —Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


443. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” – Henry Ford


444. “Only through focus can you do world-class things, no matter how capable you are. ” – Bill Gates


445. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” —Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


446. “Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life. Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Figure Skating medalist


447. “Make each day your masterpiece.” —John Wooden, basketball player


448. “Only through focus can you do world-class things, no matter how capable you are. ”


449. “Singing was the big focus and outlet for me.”


450. “Judgment is a negative frequency.”


451. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ” – Thomas Edison


452. “Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” —Dale Carnegie, writer


453. “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


454. “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.”


455. “A negative focus can result in our entirely missing the possibilities placed in our path. ” – Anne Wilson Schaef


456. “Keep your nose out of other people’s problems and don’t create problems for yourself.”


457. “Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses.


458. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” —John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States


459. “When you mind your own business, you’re not distracted by other people’s drama.”


460. “Focus on your greater goal, your destiny. ” — Robert Greene


461. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games. ” – Babe Ruth


462. “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ” – Thomas Edison


463. “The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.”


464. Jack Ma: “In carrying out e-commerce, the most important thing is to keep doing what you are doing right now with passion, to keep it up. ”


465. “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business. ”


466. “Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki


467. “Too much sugar leads to a heavy body, and too many distractions lead to a heavy mind. ” – Naval Ravikant


468. “The only way to advertise is by not focusing on the product.”


469. “People who can focus, get things done. People who can prioritize, get the right things done. ”


470. “Always think outside the box and embrace opportunities that appear, wherever they might be.” —Lakshmi Mittal, chairman & CEO of ArcelorMittal


471. “What you stay focused on will grow.”


472. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” —Colin Powell, US statesman and retired four-star general in the United States Army


473. “Don’t worry about what others are doing better than you. Concentrate on beating your own records every day.” – Anonymous


474. “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” —Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of the Wall Street


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


476. “Success demands singleness of purpose. ” – Vince Lombardi


477. “Your time and energy should be focused on creating a better life for yourself, not on trying to impress those who don’t matter.”


478. “Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford


479. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” —Charles Darwin, naturalist, geologist and biologist


480. “To focus means to bring your attention to the center, to concentrate on one thing intently in order to gain clarity.” Cheryl Richardson, Life Makeovers


481. “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. ” – Jack Welch


482. Robert H. Schuller: “Tough times never last, but tough people do. ”


483. “The greatest gift you can give yourself is the permission to be yourself without worrying about what others think.”


484. “These three things leads to positive non-linear results: clarity, focus, and time. Simple but not easy. ” – Shane Parrish


485. “The less you judge others, the less judgment you’ll receive. Mind your own business.”


486. “Sometimes it’s better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you’re stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.”


487. “Life is short. Focus from this day forward on making a difference. ” ― Thomas J. Vilord


488. “I make love with a focus and intensity that most people reserve for sleep.”


489. “If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule – never lie to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho


490. “Where your attention goes, your time goes”


491. “It has been the way of Rotary to focus thought upon matters in which members are in agreement, rather than upon matters in which they are in disagreement.”


492. “Your happiness is your responsibility. Mind your own business and do what makes you happy.”


493. “The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first." – Sergey Brin, co-founder, Google


494. “Without goals, you will end up going nowhere, or, you will end up following someone else’s map! Develop your map today – set your goals and focus!” Catherine Pulsifer, Focus


495. “In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible. ”


496. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani, founder, Reliance Industries


497. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ” – Anaïs Nin


498. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea. ”


499. “Any artist that’s involved in their work is inevitably going to have a focus in what they do.”


500. “Don’t waste your time on gossip, it’s a distraction from your own goals and dreams.”


501. “You always have to focus in life on what you want to achieve. ”


502. “Where do you put the fear when you choose to innovate? The fear is there, but you have to find a place to put it. ”


503. “I think fantasies are for the birds. Anything I wanted to do, I did. If there’s something I want, nothing stops me.”


504. “Those who gossip to you will gossip about you.”


505. “Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow. ”


506. “So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” —Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr


507. “Starve your distractions, feed your focus. ” – Unknown


508. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. ”


509. “Channel your energy. Focus. ”


510. “Patience is the art of concealing your impatience. ”


511. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.” – Iyanla Vanzant


512. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” —Maya Angelou, poet, singer, and civil rights activist


513. “Someone I once knew wrote that we walk away from our dreams afraid that we may fail, or worse yet, afraid we may succeed.” —Forrester, Finding Forrester


514. “Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom. ”


515. “The future is finally something that we can now put into focus.”


516. “Your life is too short to waste time worrying about other people’s problems. Mind your own business.”


517. “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.” – Tony Robbin


518. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” —Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn


519. “Where focus goes, energy flows. ”


520. “Great things in business are never done by one person. ”


521. “Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise will power, discipline one’s body and train one’s mind.”


522. “Lean forward into your life. Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” ―Mary Anne Radmacher, author


523. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. ”


524. “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”


525. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." – Napoleon Hill, author


526. “Thanks for your input, but I prefer to make my own decisions.”


527. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” —Sydney Harris, journalist


528. “If you can dream it, you can do it. ”


529. “Minding your own business is a way to create boundaries and protect your energy.”


530. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. ”


531. “Your Customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. ”


532. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ―Maya Angelou, poet, singer, and civil rights activist


533. “Chase the vision, not the money. The money will end up following you.” —Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


534. “Your focus should be on creating an environment where growth can occur and then letting nature take its course. ” – Patrick Lencioni


535. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” —Charles R. Swindoll, author, educator, and radio preacher


536. “Minding your own business is a great way to stay focused on your own life.”


537. “The only thing that can grow is the thing you give energy to.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


538. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ”


539. “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, The 7 Great Prayers


540. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. ”


541. “Mind your own business and enjoy the peace it brings.”


542. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in. ”


543. Drew Houston: “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once. ”


544. “Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves nothing unsaid.”


545. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” —George Addair, real-estate developer


546. “Focus on a big dream that includes others; By empowering others you will in turn become empowered. ” ― John A. Andrews


547. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” Babe Ruth, Baseball Player


548. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ―George Bernard Shaw, playwrighter


549. “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.”


550. “Before you judge me, make sure you’re perfect. Spoiler alert: you’re not.”


551. “If you want to grow you have to do something different from the majority of people. ”


552. “Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – William Durant, co-founder, General Motors


553. “When you mind your own business, you’re in control of your life.”


554. “The more you focus on your own growth, the less you’ll have time for drama. Mind your own business.”


555. “Mind your own business and let your light shine.”


556. “I think the lack of precision and deep focus is why it took me years to build up my work.”


557. Don't wait until it's perfect. Perfection is the enemy of entrepreneurship


558. “Customers may forget what you said but they’ll never forget how you made them feel. ”


559. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.”


560. “FOCUS – Follow One Course Until Successful. ”


561. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” —Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


562. “Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.”


563. “Along with a strong belief in your own inner voice, you also need laser-like focus combined with unwavering determination. ” ― Larry Flynt


564. “You don’t achieve success, you attract success. ”


565. “I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest. ” – Venus Williams


566. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin, writer


567. “You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple. ”


568. “Your success depends on how well you mind your own business.”


569. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does—that makes you a winner right there.” —Venus Williams, professional tennis player


570. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ”-


571. “Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.”


572. “All great achievements are the result of sustained focus over time – all of them. ” — Gary Keller


573. “Employees want to feel inspired by their leaders…hire individuals who will lead by example.” – Jody Kohner, EVP global enablement, Salesforce


574. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” —Aristotle, father of Western philosophy


575. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ”


576. “You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.” ―Chuck Yeager, former US Air Force officer


577. “Before you can successfully make friends with others, first you have to become your own friend.”


578. “A goal without a plan is just a wish. ”


579. “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” – Baltasa


580. “Stay focused, ignore the distractions, and you will accomplish your goals much faster. ” — Joel Osteen


581. “The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions. ”


582. “If I’m minding my own business, it’s because nobody else is going to do it for me.”


583. “It’s very easy to be different but very difficult to be better.” – Jonathan Ive, former chief design officer, Apple


584. “When you serve the customer better, they always return on your investment. ”


585. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. ” – Steve Jobs


586. “I’m not a genius. I’m just a tremendous bundle of experience. ” – R. Buckminster Fuller


587. “Dedicate yourself to a core set of values. Without them, you will never be able to find personal fulfillment, and you will never be able to lead effectively. ”


588. “When your back is to the wall and you are facing fear head on, the only way is forward and through it.”


589. “Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses. ”


590. “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to. ”


591. “I’m not nosy, I’m just curious…about my own life.”


592. “I’m someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That’s why I live very simply.”


593. “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.”


594. “Get a mentor in the applicable field if you’re at all unsure of what you’re looking for.” —Kyle Bragger, founder of Forrst and co-founder of Exposure


595. “You renew yourself every day. Sometimes you’re successful, sometimes you’re not, but it’s the average that counts. ”


596. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” —Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc.


597. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” Phil Knight, Founder of Nike


598. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. ”


599. “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” —Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


600. “Ignore the noise, focus on your work. ”


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


602. “Avoiding mistakes costs more than making them.” Omer Shai, CMO of Wix.com


603. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth." – John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States of America


604. “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. ”


605. “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.”


606. “Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.” —Paul Rand, graphic designer


607. “Keep thy shop and thy shop will keep thee.” – Benjamin Franklin


608. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. ”


609. “It’s not your job to judge or fix others. Mind your own business and focus on your own growth.”


610. “Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.” —Wayne Huizenga, prolific US business person.


611. “A person who is quietly confident makes the best leader.” —Fred Wilson, co-founder of Union Square Ventures


612. “Stay self-funded as long as possible.” —Garrett Camp, founder of Expa, Uber, and StumbleUpon


613. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” —John Keating, Dead Poets Society


614. “Always focus on your effort, instead of the results of that effort. ” ― Russell Simmons


615. “Focus alone is not enough; putting in the time to commit is also crucial to achieve success. ”


616. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. ”


617. Mandy Hale: “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others. ”


618. “The moment you stop worrying about what everyone else is doing and start focusing on your own life is the moment great things will happen for


619. “Stay in your lane and mind your own business.”


620. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ” – H. Jackson Brown Jr


621. “You have got to have discipline and focus – on the customer and how you run the business.”


622. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ”


623. “Behind every successful person is a pack of haters. Keep doing you, and let them watch from the sidelines.”


624. “You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.” —Larry Page, co-founder of Google


625. “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford


626. John A. Shedd: “A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. ”


627. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. ”


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


629. “Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about.”


630. Unknown: “Remember why you started. ”


631. “Success is not a one-time random life event. Success is a habit.”


632. “To win big, you sometimes have to take big risks. ”


633. “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


634. “In a world deluged by irrelevant information, clarity is power. ” – Yuval Noah Harari


635. “Organize as much as possible around teams, to achieve enhanced focus, task orientation, innovativeness, and individual commitment. ” ― Tom Peters


636. “Mind your own business, and you’ll never have to worry about what others say behind your back.”


637. “When the WHY is clear, the HOW is easy. ” – Unknown


638. “I’ll live the focused life, because it’s the best kind there is. ” – Winifred Gallagher


639. “There is no substitute for hard work.” —Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


640. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. ”


641. “There are no working hours for leaders. ”


642. “I’m not sure what your opinion has to do with me, but thanks for sharing it anyway.”


643. “The more you worry about what others think, the less you’ll be able to focus on your own goals. Mind your own business.”


644. “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything. ” – Warren Buffett


645. “The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do. ”


646. “Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow. ” – Anthony Robbins


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


648. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. ” – Theodore Roosevelt


649. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” —Colin Powell, US statesman and retired four-star general in the United States Army


650. “All you have in business is your reputation – So it’s very important that you keep your work. ”


651. “Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great every time or we’ll lose them. ”


652. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. ”


653. “You can’t make anything viral, but you can make something good.” —Peter Shankman, founder of HARO


654. “Focus. Otherwise you will find life becomes a blur. ”


655. “The best way to mind your own business is to stay out of other people’s.”


656. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” —Bernice Johnson Reagon, song composer, and social activist


657. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ”


658. “To be successful, your personal plan must focus on what you want, not what you have. ” ― Nido Qubein


659. “Every time we launch a feature, people yell at us.” —Angelo Sotira, co-founder of deviantART


660. “Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“ —Robert Downey Jr., actor


661. “The more you mind your own business, the more successful you’ll be.”


662. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” —Japanese proverb


663. “I got lucky because I never gave up the search. Are you quitting too soon? Or are you willing to pursue luck with a vengeance too?”


664. “Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it” – Ryan Allis


665. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: The fear of failure. ”


666. “People who mind their own business are more respected than those who don’t.”


667. Unknown: “You have to believe it before you see it. ”


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


669. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. ”


670. “Many companies get trapped by the paradox of hitting numbers ‘now’ versus improving sales for future quarters or years ahead.” – Tiffani Bova, growth and innovation evangelist, Salesforce


671. “Mind your own business and focus on your own blessings.”


672. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” —Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father of the United States


673. “Mind your own business and focus on your own success, instead of wasting time on other people’s drama.”


674. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. ”


675. “There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them. ” – Seth Godin


676. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. ”


677. “You cannot help the world by focusing on the negative things. As you focus on the world’s negative events, you not only add to them, but you also bring more negative things into your own life.”


678. “Business is the salt of life. ”


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


680. “The more you focus on yourself, the less you’ll worry about others. Mind your own business.”


681. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” —William Feather, publisher and author


682. “To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future – it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.”


683. “I don't judge people.


684. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there. ”


685. “Stay focused, ignore the distractions, and you will accomplish your goals much faster. ”


686. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.” – Andy Rooney, journalist


687. “Mind your own business and stay out of other people’s drama.”


688. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”


689. “If my life is an open book, then your life should be a pamphlet.”


690. “Focus does not mean saying yes, it means saying no. ”


691. Unknown: “Life’s too short to learn from your own mistakes. So learn from others”


692. “Minding your own business is the best way to stay out of other people’s drama.”


693. “Gossip is like a virus, it spreads quickly and infects everyone it touches.”


694. “The road to success is always under construction. ”


695. “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right and you’re wrong.”


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


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


698. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards


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


700. “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” —Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


701. “Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch.” —Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of TechCrunch


702. “It’s all about reprogramming our minds to focus more on what brings us joy. ” ― Alaric Hutchinson


703. “Your time is valuable. Don’t waste it on things that don’t concern you. Mind your own business.”


704. “Focus on your own growth and success. Mind your own business.”


705. Steve Martin: “Be so good they can’t ignore you. ”


706. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil Knight, founder, Nike


707. “If you are not taking care of your customer, your competitor will. ”


708. Pick who you listen to


709. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” —Rob Kalin, founder of Etsy


710. “Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” —Alan Turing, The Imitation Game


711. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” —Eames, Inception


712. “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


713. Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt


714. “I learned that focus is key. Not just in your running a company, but in your personal life as well. ” – Tim Cook


715. “Along with a strong belief in your own inner voice, you also need laser-like focus combined with unwavering determination.”


716. “Nothing happens without focus. Don’t try to do everything at once. Take it one step at a time. ”


717. Mi Oon: “We all have things we must do that we don’t really care to do and things we must do that we don’t mind doing, then there’s the goofing off. ”


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


719. “It’s important that leaders are consistent. You can change your mind, but change your mind against a consistent framework. ”


720. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” — Walt Disney, co-founder of the Walt Disney Company


721. “Never ever give up! Constant effort is the key to success. ”


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


723. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” —Harry Golden, writer


724. “Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, fiction writer


725. “The most successful people I know are also the most humble. They mind their own business and focus on what they do best.” – Tony Robbins


726. “90% of every art form is garbage – dance and stand-up, painting and music. Focus on the 10% that’s good, suck it up, and drive on.”


727. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. ”


728. “Capital isn’t scarce. Vision is. ”


729. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


730. “To hate is to show you still care, who needs that, focus on what’s really important.”


731. “Change your focus from making money to serving more people. Serving people makes the money come in. ”


732. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” —Pelé, professional footballer


733. “Focus on being productive instead of busy. ” ― Tim Ferriss


734. “My ego is controlled enough that I don’t have to be the focus.”


735. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. ”


736. “Be dramatically willing to focus on the customer at all costs, even at the cost of obsoleting your own stuff.”


737. “Don’t waste time trying to change others. Mind your own business and work on becoming the best version of yourself.”


738. “It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. ” – Og Mandino


739. “Find a truly original idea. It is the only way I will ever distinguish myself. It is the only way I will ever matter.” —John Nash, A Beautiful Mind


740. “I’m not a businessman. I’m a business, man. ” – Jay-Z


741. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” —Jim Rohn, business philosopher


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


743. “When there is a voice in a piece of music, we tend to focus on the voice. That is probably something from when we were babies and we depended on hearing our mother’s voice.”


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


745. “Mind your own business and watch your stress levels decrease.”


746. “I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity. ” – Oprah Winfrey


747. “Don’t let other people’s problems become your problems. Mind your own business.”


748. “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. ” – Unknown


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


750. “Don’t let other people’s opinions or actions affect you. Mind your own business and live your life.”


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


752. “Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure. ”


753. “The Great Secret of Life is the law of attraction that says like attracts like, so when you think a thought, you are also attracting like thoughts to you.”


754. “You’re too busy minding your own business to worry about what others are doing.”


755. “I don’t focus on what I’m up against. I focus on my goals and I try to ignore the rest.” — Venus Williams


756. “I have a theory and I really believe it. I think your worst weakness can become your greatest single strength. ”


757. “Be undeniably good. No marketing effort or social media buzzword can be a substitute for that.” —Anthony Volodkin, founder of Hype Machine


758. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. ” – Coco Chanel


759. “I didn’t realize you were such an expert on my life. When did you get your Ph.D. in minding other people’s business?”


760. “Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves. ”


761. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, political leader, and philanthropist


762. “A man should never be appointed into a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths.”


763. “Data beats emotions.” —Sean Rad, founder of Tinder


764. “Haters gonna hate, but I’m gonna keep doing me.”


765. “Wow, your concern for my life is overwhelming. I wish I cared as much as you do.”


766. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” T.S. Eliot, Poet


767. “Organize as much as possible around teams, to achieve enhanced focus, task orientation, innovativeness, and individual commitment.”


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


769. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” socrates always o point. Thanks for the motivation.


770. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you. ”


771. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.” —Thomas Edison, co-founder of General Electric


772. “Always give your best effort even when the odds are against you. ”


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


774. “Presence is more than just being there. ” ― Malcolm Forbes


775. “Learning how to rein in your thoughts and focus is going to help you to achieve your goals in life. Without focus, you can never achieve anything. ” – Eric Phillips


776. “Happy employees lead to happy customers, which leads to more profits.” – Vaughn Aust, EVP of Integrated Solutions, MarketStar


777. “Our focus is on outputs rather than inputs.”


778. “Gossip is the lowest form of communication and only reflects poorly on the person spreading it.”


779. “My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: When you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip.”


780. “Focus is a matter of deciding what things you’re not going to do.”


781. “Timing, perseverance, and 10 years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” —Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter


782. “When you focus on problems, you get more problems. When you focus on possibilities, you have more opportunities. ”


783. “You’ll never be able to please everyone. Mind your own business and focus on pleasing yourself.”


784. Become a dictator of your own diary.


785. “If you can push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking a risk, really amazing things can happen.” —Marissa Mayer, former president and CEO of Yahoo!


786. “Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. ”


787. “When you mind your own business, you won’t have time to worry about what others are doing.”


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


789. “When you mind your own business, you’ll attract success and abundance.”


790. “Motivation is the catalyzing ingredient for every successful innovation.” – Clayton Christensen, economist and Harvard professor


791. “Do what you love and success will follow. Passion is the fuel behind a successful career. ”


792. “Wherever you focus your attention and put your energy, that area will bring forth fruit. ” ― John A. Andrews


793. “Don’t deliver a product, deliver an experience. ”


794. “In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. ”


795. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. ”


796. “Play by the rules, but be ferocious. ” – Phil Knight


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


798. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. ” – G. K. Chesterton


799. “Do whatever you do intensely.”


800. Marian Wright Edelman: “Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time. ”


801. “I try not to make any decisions that I’m not excited about.” —Jake Nickell, founder and CEO of Threadless


802. “Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, Do what is great while it is small. ”


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


804. “Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” —Golda Meir, fourth Prime Minister of Israel


805. “Success will be within your reach only when you start reaching out for it.”


806. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” —Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft


807. “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. ”


808. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. ”


809. “The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer/statesman


810. “One of the keys to thinking big is total focus. I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, which is a quality I’ve noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs. ” ― Donald Trump


811. “In order to succeed. We must first believe that we can. ”


812. “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” – Thomas Watson, Sr., former chairman and CEO, IBM


813. “The future is finally something that we can now put into focus. ” ― Lou Gramm


814. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” Sigmund Freud, Neurologist


815. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”—Michael Jordan, former professional basketball player


816. “Gossip is a thief of time, energy, and happiness.”


817. “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. ” – Zig Ziglar


818. “Remain a lifelong student. Don’t lose that curiosity. ”


819. “Focus like a laser, not a flashlight. ”


820. “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” – Peter Drucker


821. “Focus on remedies, not faults. ”


822. “I’m not interested in other people’s problems. I have enough of my own to deal with.”


823. “Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”


824. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft


825. “When you mind your own business, you’ll have less stress and anxiety.”


826. “Mind your own business and let your actions speak for themselves.”


827. “Our focus is our future and what we focus on will multiply in our life.” — David DeNotaris


828. “What you focus on expands. So focus on what you want, not what you do not want. ” ― Esther Jno-Charles


829. “It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.”


830. “A negative focus can result in our entirely missing the possibilities placed in our path.” Anne Wilson Schaef, Meditations for People Who (May) Worry Too Much


831. Walt Disney: “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. ”


832. “To be successful you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart. ”


833. “Don’t give up, the beginning is always the hardest. ”


834. “The three pillars on which I believe any business success is based are: Persistence, Enthusiasm and Focus.”


835. “It’s more effective to do something valuable than to hope a logo or name will say it for you.” —Jason Cohen, founder of Smartbear Software


836. “I’m sorry, I didn’t realize my life was your entertainment. Please, carry on.”


837. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” —Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company


838. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.” —Robert H. Schuller, motivational speaker


839. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. ” – Ernest Hemingway


840. “Mind your own business and let others live their lives the way they want to.”


841. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. ” – Steve Jobs


842. “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. ”


843. “I do not know the word ‘quit.’ Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” – Susan Butcher, sled dog racer


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


845. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” —Henry David Thoreau, essayist, poet, and philosopher


846. “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


847. “You have to work on the business first before it works for you. ”


848. “Instead of freaking out about these constraints, embrace them. Let them guide you. Constraints drive innovation and force focus. Instead of trying to remove them, use them to your advantage. ”


849. “Everything starts with the customer. ”


850. “Mind your own business, and don’t be a busybody.”


851. “As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.”


852. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” —Jeff Bezos, founder, and CEO of Amazon


853. “My sole focus as far back as I can remember was all about my dream to become a singer.”


854. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett, Irish avant-garde novelist and playwright


855. “Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don’t want to go to PTA meetings.”


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


857. “Focus on your own happiness, because no one else will do it for you.”


858. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein


859. Don't x-ray people's pockets. You provide value and people will pay


860. “Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely. ”


861. “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. ” – Michael Porter


862. “Learning from each mistake requires self-awareness and humility, but it can be one of the biggest keys to reaching your full potential. ”


863. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ―Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


864. “Someday is not a day of the week.” —Janet Dailey, author


865. “If we want to direct and focus our lives, career, relationships, achievements, then we must take control of our consistent actions. ” ― James Frey


866. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. ”


867. “Focus more on your desire than on your doubt, and the dream will take care of itself. ” — Mark Twain


868. “Clarity affords focus. ”


869. “Knowing what to leave out is just as important as knowing what to focus on. ” – Warren Buffett


870. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today, it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” —Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic


871. “Fortunes are built during the down market and collected in the upmarket.” —Jason Calacanis, founder of LAUNCH Ticker


872. “The more I want to get something done ,the less I call it work.” —Richard Bach, writer


873. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” ―Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor


874. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. ”


875. “Don’t be evil” – Larry Page


876. “Success is a decision. Dare to choose it. ”


877. “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne


878. “I do what I do, and I do it well, and focus and take it one moment at a time.”


879. “Focus on your goals, not your fear.


880. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. ”


881. “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. ” – Will Rodgers


882. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.” —Rafiki, The Lion King


883. “Focus on where you want to go, not where you’re currently are. ” ― Thomas J. Vilord


884. “Always try to be positively focused on what you want and adamantly averse to those trying to keep you from it. ” ― Monica L. Wofford


885. “A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it.”


886. “Meditation is a time to focus, train the mind, and bring it to stillness. It is not a time to rest and relax. ” ― Darren Main


887. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ” – Zig Ziglar


888. “Great customer service is a critical competitive advantage for a business. ”


889. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ”


890. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” —Drew Houston, founder and CEO of Dropbox


891. “No matter how small you start, always dream big.”


892. “Risk-taking is the cornerstone of empires. ”


893. “When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.”


894. “I wasn’t losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing. What I was focusing on was becoming too routine, too ritual, not something that was interesting, new and exciting.”


895. “The first one gets the oyster, the second gets the shell. ” – Andrew Carnegie


896. “You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” —Sam Levenson, humorist


897. “If it’s not your story to tell, shut your mouth and mind your own business.”


898. “Focus is more important than intelligence. ”


899. “Feeling confident—or pretending that you feel confident—is necessary to reach for opportunities. It's a cliché, but opportunities are rarely offered; they're seized. ”


900. “Don’t worry about what others are doing better than you. Worry about beating your own records every day.”


901. “Over the years, I’ve learned, focus on the job at hand, and opportunities will open after. ” – Antonio Villaraigosa


902. “Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest.”


903. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” —William Wallace, Braveheart


904. “It is really hard to do comedy; it takes a lot of energy and focus. It’s rather like music: It’s a lot of hitting notes precisely.”


905. “Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.” – Sigmund Freud, neurologist


906. “Mind your own business because if you mind other people’s business, it could ruin yours.”


907. “Focus on your goals, not your fear. ” ― Roy Bennett


908. “If you mind your own business, you’ll have plenty to keep you busy.”


909. “You can’t control what others do, but you can control how you react. Mind your own business.”


910. “You never lose a dream. It just incubates as a hobby. ”


911. “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” —Jack Canfield, author, motivational speaker, corporate trainer, and entrepreneur


912. “Mind your own business and let others do the same. That’s how we create a harmonious world.”


913. “If you want to be successful, you need to mind your own business.”


914. “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. ” – Albert Einstein


915. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali, professional boxer


916. “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”


917. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. ”


918. “Not every successful man is a good father. But every good father is a successful man. ” – R. Duvall


919. “In this lifetime, you don’t have to prove nothing to nobody, except yourself. And after what you’ve gone through, if you haven’t done that by now, it ain’t gonna never happen.” —Fortune, Rudy


920. “Always remember, your focus determines your reality. ”


921. “Don’t waste your time to make new dreams. but waste it to make one of your lifetime dream, come true. ” ― Olivia Sinaga


922. “Action is the foundational key to all success. ”


923. “If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen. ”


924. “For a person to become deeply involved in any activity it is essential that he knows precisely what tasks he must accomplish, moment by moment.”


925. “I don’t have time for drama, I’m too busy minding my own business.”


926. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” — Bruce Lee — Focus Quotes


927. “Your current conditions do not reflect your ultimate potential, but rather the size and quality of goals upon which you currently are focusing.”


928. “Starve your distractions, feed your focus. ”


929. “Always look for the fool in the deal. If you don’t find one, it’s you.” —Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman and entrepreneur


930. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” —Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


931. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.”—Lily Tomlin, actress


932. “Get big quietly so you don’t tip off potential competitors.” —Chris Dixon, investor at Andreessen Horowitz


933. “Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” —Thomas Edison, entrepreneur and inventor


934. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. ”


935. “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist, philosopher, and poet


936. “The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows. ”


937. “Dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change. ”


938. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates


939. “Do whatever you do intensely.” — Robert Henri


940. “Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.”


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


942. “I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” —Estee Lauder, founder of Estee Lauder Cosmetics


943. “Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. ” – Richard Branson


944. “The less you meddle in other people’s affairs, the more peaceful your life will be. Mind your own business.”


945. “Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention. ”— James Arthur Ray


946. “Longevity is a fleeting moment that lasts forever. ”


947. “Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.” —Lisa Stone, co-founder and CEO of BlogHer


948. “In business, staying focused requires that you turn most opportunities down. ”


949. “And I kind of said to myself if I get my voice back I’m not going to take back the old anxiety about it and just focus on the limitations. I’m really going to enjoy it.”


950. “What you focus on grows. What you concentrate on is what you see more of in your life.”

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