Distraction Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old distraction quotes, distraction sayings, and distraction proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Distraction leaches the authenticity out of our communications. When we are not emotionally present, we are gliding over the surface of our interactions and we never tangle in the depths where the nuances of our skills are tested and refined.     

Marian Deegan

Never let anyone or anything distract you from noticing how amazing you are.     

Edmond Mbiaka

Distraction wastes our energy, concentration restores it.     

Sharon Salzberg

Anything you believe you have to do or become before you can be free is a denial and distraction from the truth that you are already free.     

Alan Cohen

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.     

Elbert Hubbard

If you have never had any distractions you don't know how to pray.     

Thomas Merton

Your results are the product of either personal focus or personal distractions. The choice is yours.     

John Di Lemme

If destruction fails to entangle us, distraction will do it's best.     

Beth Moore

Nothing distracts one from one's true purpose in life more than following the crowd mentality.     

Edmond Mbiaka

You can always find a distraction if you're looking for one.     

Tom Kite

If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work.     

C. S. Lewis

Immersing oneself in the problems of a book is a good way to keep from thinking of love.     

Orhan Pamuk

An addiction to distraction is the death of creative production.     

Robin S Sharma

Our normal human tendencies are distraction and dissipation. We begin one task, then get seduced by some other option, and lose our focus. We drift away from what is difficult and we know to be true, to what is comfortable and socially condoned.     

Daniel Pinchbeck

When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation.     

Ramana Maharshi

When distractions are manifold, it's best to remember what you are supposed to be doing.     

David Levithan

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment.     

Hilaire Belloc

Distraction is a killer of dreams, visions and goals.     

Topsy Gift

Even worthwhile endeavors need evaluation in order to determine if they have become distractions from the best goals.     

Quentin L. Cook

Art has to do with the arrest of attention in the midst of distraction.     

Saul Bellow

Eliminate all distractions and focus on things that add value to your life     

Sunday Adelaja

There is never a time when new distraction will not show up; we sow them, so several will grow from the same seed.     

Seneca

One man's distraction is another man's refuge.     

Khang Kijarro Nguyen

The biggest distraction in life to one's focus is often near locus standing people saying all hocus-pocus.     

Anuj

Goals for the future distract from worry and anger about the past and redirect your focus to the direction you're travelling in.     

Sam Owen

Distraction serves evil more than any other mental state.     

Stefan Molyneux

The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion.     

Malcolm De Chazal

Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for miseries and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries.     

Blaise Pascal

Distraction is the most corrosive disease of the 20th century.     

James Victore

Ignorance is one of the best defense available. Distraction is a remedy.     

Maulik Doshi