Attention Quotes

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Albert Einstein

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Winston Churchill

The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.

Confucius

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.

Henry David Thoreau

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

Andy Warhol

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.

Plato

To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.

Stephen Hawking

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.

Douglas Horton

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

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.

Maurice Strong

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

David Ogilvy

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.

David Ogilvy

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.

Charles R. Swindoll

The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.

Alan Watts

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.

Paulo Coelho

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.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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.

Aldous Huxley

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.

Booker T. Washington

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.

Lou Holtz

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

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Updated On : February 14, 2014
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