Ok. Here is what I like to say about a well made wine of modest proportions:
It is not a wine that commands your attention, but rather, rewards it.
Far too many times over the next 12 to 15 years, it was brought to my attention that people who followed my exercise guidelines exactly but ignored their diet, their weight and their cigarette smoking had heart attacks at age 55.
Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.
The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.
An opera may be allowed to be extravagantly lavish in its decorations, as its only design is to gratify the senses and keep up an indolent attention in the audience
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
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.
To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I believe we are going to move into a situation where the more effective conferences will be smaller, more specialized, more focused, with occasional large gatherings to get the attention of the larger world.
It takes a big idea to attract the attention of consumers and get them to buy your product. Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night. I doubt if more than one campaign in a hundred contains a big idea.
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
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.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.