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22 Quotes About Obsession and Being Obsessive

Having obsession towards something shows focus and commitment. You might be one of these rare individuals who are obsessed with hard work, and if that’s you, then I hope these quotes inspire you to stay on the journey.

Best Quotes About Being Obsessed

1. Follow your most intense obsession mercilessly.

Frank Kafka

2. We’re not competitor obsessed, we’re customer obsessed. We start with the customer and we work backwards.

Jeff Bezos

3. Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.

Napoleon Hill

4. You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.

John Irving

5. You become what you think about all day long.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

6. To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession.

Walt Disney

7. Obsession is the rocket fuel of our creativity.

Jordan Ritter

8. Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession.

Mark Cuban

9. Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life.

Arianna Huffington

10. The more you’re obsessed by something the better chance you have of achieving it.

Frank Zane

11. Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.

Michel de Montaigne

12. Determination becomes obsession and then it becomes all that matters.

Jeremy Irvine

13. The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.

Mike Dooley

14. Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions.

Martin Scorsese

15. A man with an obsession is a man who has very little sales resistance.

C. S. Lewis

16. I probably do have an obsessive personality, but striving for perfection has served me well.

Tom Ford

17. Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.

Michel de Montaigne

18. My obsession is to make women beautiful. When you create with that in mind, things can't go out of fashion.

Azzedine Alaia

19. I desire very little, but the things I do consume me.

Beau Taplin

20. Obsession is so extreme and so hard to imagine with the rational mind that it has a science-fiction-like quality to it-it's almost as if the obsessed one has been taken over by a replica, a pod, a facsimile of the rational person.

Susan Cheever

21. To do anything to a high level, it has to be a total obsession.

Conor McGregor

22. Real obsession needs an unconscious motivation behind it.

Damon Galgut