Quotes on Attention

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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.
 
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.
 
The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
 
You learn something every day if you pay attention.
 
Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.
 
When people bother you in any way, it is because their souls are trying to get your divine attention and your blessing.
 
A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.
 
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
 
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are
 
You're only as free as your attention is.
 
Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds.
 
An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
 
The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.
 
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.
 
There is nothing so pathetic as a bore who claims attention - and gets it
 
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
 
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.
 
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.
 
There are so many attention whores out there, prostituting for people's acknowledgment.
 
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
 
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
 
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.
 
If you feel obsessed to prove something to the world, then you'd need world attention to be able to prove it.
 
Sometimes the best way to get someone's attention is to stop giving them yours.
 
It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart.
 
How we pay attention to the present moment...determines the character of our experience and...the quality of our lives.
 
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
 
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