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.
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman’s attention.
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.
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.
Of all the things Christ wants for us, loving Him and focusing our attention on Him are the most important.
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.
The constant attention is what is so difficult.
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?
Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.
Never pay the slightest attention to what a company president ever says about his stock.
The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
The one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
To get their attention, start lobbing the light grenades (That burst and blind them with the truth! An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth!)
In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.
The greatest saving one can make in the order of thought is to accept the unintelligibility of the world — and to pay attention to man.
There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life… I think I must have been crying for some attention.
I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.
I’m not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.
To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.
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.
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.
Never pay attention to the rumors and what they assume
Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
You come here to tell us lies, but we don’t want to hear them. If we told you more, you would have paid no attention. That is all I have to say.
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.
The best way to forget ones self is to look at the world with attention and love.
It is sometimes said that these advantaged youths have less need of our attention and resources, that they already have enough. But they, above all, most need education, inasmuch as the greatest talents are most difficult to perfect, and the more complex the nature the more susceptible it is to perversion.
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
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.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.
Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
I tried to pay attention, but attention paid me.
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.
It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.
I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.
The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
Comedians are never really on vacation because you’re always at attention… that antenna is always out there.
Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.
COINCIDENCE You werent paying attention to the other half of what was going on.
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.
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.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
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.
I didn’t really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
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.
Ankier is anxious to avoid what she calls the Anna Kournikova syndrome I realise that a lot of the media attention Ive got is because I dont look horrible, but that can bring attention you dont want.
When you improvise, do you think of the chord changes or the melody?Both. This is an interesting question which Im unable to answer adequately. If the melody is the skeleton of the particular object, then the chord changes are its wardrobe, its changes of clothes. I tend to pay rather more attention to the latter than to the former. All I want is just a trace of skeletonthree bones from which the rest may be reasoned out.