Most popular concentration quotes
Concentration helps us focus on just one thing. With concentration, the energy of looking becomes more powerful, and insight is possible. Insight always has the power of liberating us. If mindfulness is there, and we know how to keep mindfulness alive, concentration will be there, too. And if we know how to keep concentration alive, insight will also come. The energy of mindfulness enables us to look deeply and gain the insight we need so that transformation is possible.
Know your aim, and live for that one thing. We have only one life. The secret of success is concentration; wherever there has been a great life, or a great work, that [concentration] has gone before. Taste everything a little, look at everything a little; but live for one thing.
Heroism is the dazzling and glorious concentration of courage.
If I wanted to write, I had to be willing to develop a kind of concentration found mostly in people awaiting execution.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
Anyone who has achieved excellence in any form knows that it comes as a result of ceaseless concentration.
Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all management of human affairs.
Humility is throwing oneself away in complete concentration on something or someone else.
The concentration of a small child at play is analogous to the concentration of the artist of any discipline. In real play, which is real concentration, the child is not only outside time, he is outside himself.
Prayer is a concentration of positive thoughts.
Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.
Every great religion is, in truth, a concentration of great ideas, capable, as all ideas are, of infinite expansion and adaptation.
Sex gives us a glimpse or a concentration of the mind that would make us godlike if we could command it in other spheres.