Attention Quotes

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

Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.

Marilyn vos Savant

Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.

W. H. Auden

When the punk thing came along and I heard my friends saying, I hate these people with the pins in their ears. I said, Thank God, something got their attention.

Neil Young

All of a sudden to get all of this attention, and to be away from home and working all the time was hard. I was on planes all the time. I didn't see my friends. I cried a lot. It was quite terrifying.

Kate Moss

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.

Lascelles Abercrombie

Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there.

Bob Newhart

Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always exceptions that break the rules. There are always a few people doing it in a way weird enough to grab my attention.

Ville Valo

You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians.

David Lee Roth

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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