Attention Quotes

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.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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.

James A. Baldwin

Of all the things Christ wants for us, loving Him and focusing our attention on Him are the most important.

Charles Stanley

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.

Abigail Adams

There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.

Judy Garland

When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.

Lyndon B. Johnson

The constant attention is what is so difficult.

Natalie Wood

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

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Henry Miller

You have to learn the crowd. I just pay attention to them so I can make sure I can make them laugh.

Dane Cook

Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.

Mick Jagger

All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.

Meryl Streep

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

It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.

Edward de Bono

An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.

Edward de Bono

Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.

Edward de Bono

I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.

Mariah Carey

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

Simone Weil

Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.

Simone Weil

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

Simone Weil

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

Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail.

Frank Sinatra

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

Christopher Morley

The best way to forget ones self is to look at the world with attention and love.

Red Auerbach

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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