Quotes on Attention

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The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
You're only as free as your attention is.
Sometimes the best way to get someone's attention is to stop giving them yours.
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.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
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.
The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.
There is nothing so pathetic as a bore who claims attention - and gets it
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.
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.
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.
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are
Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.
You learn something every day if you pay attention.
If you feel obsessed to prove something to the world, then you'd need world attention to be able to prove it.
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.
Genius is nothing but continued attention.
The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.
You can't get attention of one who focused on himself.
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
Don't listen to their words, fix your attention on their deeds.
How we pay attention to the present moment...determines the character of our experience and...the quality of our lives.
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 are so many attention whores out there, prostituting for people's acknowledgment.
An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
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