Quotes: attention

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  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
  • Thinking is good, but excessive thinking is not. Between thoughts if there is a period of thoughtlessness, thoughts will be fresh and pathbreaking. A thinker will be able to cultivate a strain of healthy thoughts only when he pays attention to thoughtlessness also.
    Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
    Luther Burbank
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    If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
  • Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in NY so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    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.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities.
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
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    'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants.
  • A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems.
  • Ariel Sharon
    Ariel Sharon
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    A lie should be tried in a place where it will attract the attention of the world.
  • Robert Redford
    Robert Redford
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    A lot of what acting is paying attention.
  • Anne Seward
    Anne Seward
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    A masculine education cannot spare from professional study and the necessary acquisition of languages, the time and attention which I have bestowed on the compositions of my countrymen.
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