Attention Quotes

The most provocative interpretation is that market participants anticipated that the committee was going to become more democratic once Greenspan departed and began to pay more attention to the comments by other FOMC members.

Brian Sack

Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.

David Trimble

I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.

Kenny Guinn

One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.


The great corrupter of public man is the ego....Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.

Dean Acheson

Paradox with him was only truth standing on its head to attract attention.

Earl Warren

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

A lot of what acting is paying attention.

Robert Redford

Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.

Jean Sibelius

It is like our foreign policy has attention deficit disorder.

Tim Ryan

Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.

Dag Hammarskjold

Pregnant women! They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty. Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else. Whatever you said was trivial. And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret.

Ruth Morgan

Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.

Thomas Sowell

Weight loss after pregnancy is safe but requires attention and guidelines

Debbie Meyer

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
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