Quotes on Attention

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A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.
Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are
You're only as free as your attention is.
The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
How we pay attention to the present moment...determines the character of our experience and...the quality of our lives.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.
Sometimes the best way to get someone's attention is to stop giving them yours.
You can't get attention of one who focused on himself.
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
Big Brother isn’t watching. He’s singing and dancing. He’s pulling rabbits out of a hat. Big Brother’s busy holding your attention every moment you’re awake. He’s making sure you’re always distracted. He’s making sure you’re fully absorbed.
It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.
When people bother you in any way, it is because their souls are trying to get your divine attention and your blessing.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
You learn something every day if you pay attention.
When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.
An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
There is nothing so pathetic as a bore who claims attention - and gets it
If you feel obsessed to prove something to the world, then you'd need world attention to be able to prove it.
There are so many attention whores out there, prostituting for people's acknowledgment.
Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds.
Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.