Quotes by short-attention

Quotes 1 till 15 of 510.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next 
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
    - +
    +71
    Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    - +
    +40
    A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
  • 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)
  • A. V. Dicey
    A. V. Dicey
    - +
    +7
    Our constitution, in short, is a judge-made constitution, and it bears on its face all the features, good and bad, of judge-made law.
    Source: Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
    - +
    +4
    A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
    John Holt
    - +
    +3
    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
    - +
    +2
    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.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
    - +
    +2
    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    Swiss philosophical writer, naturalist, and physician 1728-1795
    Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmermann
    - +
    +1
    A moral lesson is better expressed in short sayings than in long discourse.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
    Sophocles
    - +
    +1
    A short saying often contains much wisdom.
  • Bernadette Peters
    Bernadette Peters
    American actress, singer, and author 1948-
    Bernadette Peters
    - +
    +1
    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
    Albert Einstein
    - +
    +1
    Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    - +
    +1
    Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
    Source: Major Campaign Speeches of Adlai E. Stevenson (1952)
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
    Nelson Mandela
    - +
    +1
    Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next 
All short-attention famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 510 found