Attention Quotes

Romantic love reaches out in little ways, showing attention and admiration, Romantic love remembers what pleases a woman, what excites her, and what surprises her. Its actions whisper: you are the most special person in my life.

Charles Stanley

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

Joseph Addison

Because she my friend and my wife, she has seen and brought out the best and worst of me, and she is still with me and I owe her my whole heart, soul, attention, love, and anything she desires of me. She will always be there...

Dagny Connolly

Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitudes of measurements it invites the attention of perfectionists

Heywood Hale Broun

The golden rule of gardening is to pay attention†to local conditions of weather and soil.

Carol Williams

I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.

Susan Sontag

Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.

Eknath Easwaran

A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.

David Ogilvy

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.

Epictetus

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention

Christopher Morley

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating

Luciano Pavarotti

The Chinese novel was written primarily to amuse the common people. And when I say amuse I do not mean only to make them laugh, though laughter is also one of the aims of the Chinese novel. I mean amusement in the sense of absorbing and occupying the whole attention of the mind. I mean enlightening that mind by pictures of life and what that life means.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished

Elbert Hubbard

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?

Alice Walker

Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them

Victoria Glendinning

Pay attention to minute particulars. Take care of the little ones. Generalization and abstraction are The plea of the hypocrite, scoundrel, and knave.

William Blake

They say the tongues of dying men enforce attention, like deep harmony: Where words are scarce, they're seldom spent in vain

William Shakespeare

One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and the world therefore swarms with writers whose wish is not to be studied, but to be read.

Samuel Johnson

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

Diane Sawyer

We listened to what our customers wanted and acted on what they said. Good things happen when you pay attention.

John F Smith

Music without emotion is like an empty shell. Technique is, of course, essential, but the emphasis should be on bhava or emotional expression. For this, the vocalist has to make a deep and thought study of the nava-rasas. Classical musicians generally ignore this aspect and pay no attention to rasa-siddhant. That is why our shastriya sangeet fails to appeal to listeners who always prefer music which appeals to the heart, rather than the intellect.

Kishori Amonkar

The capacity to give one's attention to a sufferer is a very rare and difficult thing; it is almost a miracle; it is a miracle.

Simone Weil

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.

Eleanor Furneaux Smith

Love is effortless attention.

Guy Finley
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