Quotes by attention
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Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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)
American author and educator 1923-1985
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.
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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.
American actress, singer, and author 1948-
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.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
English writer 1709-1784
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.
English statesman 1874-1965
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.
American journalist, author and dramatist 1890-1960
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.
American businessman 1954-
Successful people pay more attention to their visions and goals than to history and the opinions of others.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899
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.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities.
George Washington Carver
American botanist and inventor 1860-1943
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
'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.
Egyptian politician and diplomat 1922-2016
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.