Any individual can be, in time, what he earnestly desires to be, if he but set his face steadfastly in the direction of that one thing and bring all his powers to bear upon its attainment.
As long as I can concentrate and remain somewhat calm, I can normally do very well.
Before water generates steam, it must register 212 of heat; 200 will not do it. The water must boil to generate enough steam to move an engine. Lukewarm water will not run anything. Lukewarmness will not generate life's work.
By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.
Concentrate, play your game, and don't be afraid to win.
Concentrate; put all your eggs in one basket, and watch that basket…
Concentrating on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing the greatest possible results with the effort expended.
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
Concentration is my motto — first honesty, then industry, then concentration.
Concentration is the factor that causes the great discrepancy between men and the results they achieve… the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability and concentrating on one point.
Concentration is the key to economic results. No other principles of effectiveness is violated as constantly today as the basic principle of concentration.
Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training. You can't be lackluster in training and concentrate in a meet.
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time…
I'm trying not to look too far ahead. All I'm thinking is one shot at a time, one hole at a time, and that's what I want to keep doing.
If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.
If you have to remind yourself to concentrate during competition, you've got no chance to concentrate.
It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better.