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Attention Quotes

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The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Related topics: Wisdom Motivational Values Live-By Focus Success Purpose

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton PHOTO

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Excellence is not a destination to be arrived at,
but a path of continual attention and improvement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When I find that I can't accept what is happening,
I turn my attention to accepting my non-acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Attention is the ability we have to discriminate
and to focus only on that which we want to perceive.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hold my course with focused attention
and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have three kinds of friends:
those who love me,
those who pay no attention to me,
and those who detest me.
- Nicolas De Chamfort

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl
is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
- Albert Einstein

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Footprints in the sand...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Pay attention.
Don't let resentments or pessimism answer for you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with
the gift of your attention.
- Jim Rohn

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
- Plato

Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it.
It has some value in gaining and holding attention,
but it has no persuasive value at all.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Think of all the really successful men and women you know.
Do you know a single one who didn't learn very young
the trick of calling attention to himself in the right quarters?
- Storm Jameson

I always wanted attention, and I realized I could make people laugh.
- Lusia Strus

The value of impermanence is to call attention to the permanent.
- Stuart Davis

All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual,
men who think, men who attract attention by performing
more than is expected of them.
- Charles M. Schwab

A lot of what acting is paying attention.
- Nancy Reagan

So far I haven't really been prominent enough to get
critical attention focused on me.
So, of course, I fully expect bad reviews,
but I will be wracked with misery as a result.
- Emily Mortimer

You know, it's been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year
with one-on-one attention,
a student can get one grade level higher.
- Dave Eggers

I have enough attention already.
More, I don't really need.
- Chris Noth

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
- Tia Carrere

The person upon whom the schoolboys' attention centred was,
of course, the Headmaster.
- Georg Brandes

You may not have any extra talent, but maybe you are
just paying more attention to what you are doing.
- Alan Shepard

It really takes likeable superstars to get the attention of the masses.
- Jennifer Wyatt

Every person has only so much attention to give,
and politics and government takes up only a fraction
of what it did 25 years ago.
- Robert Teeter

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must
hold his audience's attention,
then he can teach his lesson.
- John Henrik Clarke

I think the one lesson I have learned is that there
is no substitute for paying attention.
- Diane Sawyer

You have to give the press confrontations.
When you give them confrontations, you get attention;
when you get attention,
you can educate.
- Newt Gingrich

Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence -
a lot passes you by -
simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.
- Anita Brookner

I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight,
because when you win, it commands attention.
- Hakeem Olajuwon

I think actors have a choice of drawing attention to
themselves or living on the outskirts.
- Rachel Weisz

Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher
than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware
of the effects of attention.
- Keith Henson

I can do most anything and not have a problem with it.
The only time I have negative attention is when I run
naked through the streets brandishing a handgun.
- Janeane Garofalo

The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity
of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors,
that I should otherwise have done.
- Zebulon Pike

There's a lot of pain in my heart because what I accomplished was second to none.
I'm not losing any sleep, but I do pay attention every year at this time.
- Bob Hayes

The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
- Simone Weil

I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment
of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly.
But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music,
obviously.
- Warren Zevon

Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script.
- Joe Morton

We are a business, and you do a little of what you think's right,
pay your bills, and attract...
a single record attracts attention to your concerts and your albums.
- Bruce Johnston

I have just enough attention to feel glamorous and important.
- Diane Lane

In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is
nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
- Simone Weil

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia:
you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
- Douglas Horton

I don't really look at myself as the kind of person who craves attention,
but I've never been to therapy so there's probably
a lot of stuff about myself that I don't know.
- Al Yankovic

I didn't really seek attention.
I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

We always reminisce about how everyone tried to get Diane Lane's attention,
to very little success.
- Rob Lowe

I used to just sign papers and not pay no attention to what I'm signing.
- Otis Rush

People are concerned, here again, about life,
and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you
make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world.
- Birch Bayh

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.
Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own.
It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
- Paulo Coelho

What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in
this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly,
because it is a question of vital importance.
- Richard Parks Bland

I'm not a very gregarious person.
I can't bear attention being called to me in a public place,
which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed.
- Gabriel Byrne


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