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The real essence of work is concentrated energy.

The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.

The secret to success in any human endeavor is total concentration.

There is time enough for everything in the course of the day if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year if you will do two things at a time.

This one thing I do ... I press toward the mark.

Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there is no God.

To be able to concentrate for a considerable time is essential to difficult achievement

To do two things at once is to do neither.

We shall never have more time. We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until to-morrow. Keep going. ... Concentrate on something useful.

We should work hard with all the courage we can muster, ignoring any distractions, and struggle with a single purpose.

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

When I come into a game in the bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, no one out and a one-run lead ... it takes people off my mind.

When one is learning, one should not think of play; and when one is at play, one should not think of learning.

While the work or play is on ... don't constantly feel you ought to be doing the other.

You can't ring the bells and, at the same time, walk in the procession.


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