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Funny Attention Quotes
Funny Quotes about Attention

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The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Keep your attention focused entirely
on what is truly your own concern,
and be clear that what belongs to others
is their business and none of yours.
- Epictetus

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton


 

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Curiosity takes courage.
The most important promises are the ones you make to yourself.
Pay Attention.
Appreciate. Listen. Imagine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Attention is the ability we have to discriminate
and to focus only on that which we want to perceive.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I have three kinds of friends:
those who love me,
those who pay no attention to me,
and those who detest me.
- Nicolas De Chamfort

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

I hold my course with focused attention
and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Footprints in the sand...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Pay attention.
Don't let resentments or pessimism answer for you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl
is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
- Albert Einstein

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with
the gift of your attention.
- Jim Rohn

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
- Plato

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.
- Luther Burbank

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I find that I can't accept what is happening,
I turn my attention to accepting my non-acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Leonardo da Vinci

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

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.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Excellence is not a destination to be arrived at,
but a path of continual attention and improvement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their
attention on the building as a static object.
I believe dynamics are more important:
the dynamics of people,
their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
- John Portman

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation,
we shall find manifest examples of premeditation,
perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice,
in order to effect their purpose.
- William Bartram

Every day is a good day to make a resolution
for beginning a new way of living,
but the New Year's Day holiday provides a good focus
for reviewing our lives and resolving
to live each day with conscious attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned,
in the first place, to the various works of Nature,
to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore,
and to offer such useful observations on the different
productions as may occur.
- William Bartram

Rainbows and butterflies are themselves beautiful and highly symbolic,
but they are also representative of
all the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like, my mother would have company over,
and I would sing so they'd pay attention to me.
- Little Richard

When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss
to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention,
and giving the tone to the conversation.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

I'm not a very gregarious person.
I can't bear attention being called to me in a public place,
which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed.
- Gabriel Byrne

Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense.
Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention.
As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.
- Ritchie Blackmore

A lot of what acting is paying attention.
- Nancy Reagan

Action leads to Attention.
that in the short-term releases Rewarding brain chemicals
and in the long term improves reproductive success.
- Keith Henson

The director's job should give you a sense of music
without drawing attention to itself.
- Taylor Hackford

Genius is nothing but continued attention.
- Claude Adrien Helvetius

In many of the things that people do,
they themselves are the centre of attention,
but they inscribe some other name on their banner.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award.
He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did.
Then he hated me.
- Tatum O'Neal

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
- Tia Carrere

So it's not so much that I set out to do something different,
it's just that the songs themselves require their own
individual voice and attention.
- Ben Harper

The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little
bit of your own attention.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.
- Keanu Reeves

Financial literacy is an issue that should command
our attention because many Americans are not adequately
organizing finances for their education,
healthcare and retirement.
- Ron Lewis

It's quite hard for me being an actress because I actually don't like attention.
- Julie Christie

This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future,
which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
- Arthur C. Clarke

There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life...
I think I must have been crying for some attention.
- Judy Garland

Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention...
that antenna is always out there.
- Bob Newhart

You have to be smart to play a dumb blonde over and
over again and keep the audience's attention without
extraordinary physical equipment.
- Judy Holliday

No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity,
if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family,
what have you really accomplished?
- Lee Iacocca

Growing up, my brother and I were begging for attention.
- Jeremy London

Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.
- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

A lie should be tried in a place where it will attract
the attention of the world.
- Ariel Sharon

I mean, I didn't - I should have demanded attention of the boss maybe,
or something like that that might have backfired.
This I would just take as it came.
- James Stockdale

With the success of a show, you get an opportunity
to call attention to things that you believe in.
- Bradley Whitford

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.
- Mary Oliver

I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
- Susan Sontag

The music and everything we're doing on the stage and
on television backs itself up.
If that's what gets people's curiosity going or brings their attention to us,
that's fine.
- Tina Yothers

Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda;
it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse
toward a mostly imagined,
highly dangerous outside enemy.
- Mark Poster

I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now,
by the way, in part because of national-security issues.
A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today.
- Tom Brokaw

The studies indicate that focusing our attention on someone else,
takes our mind off of our own problems.
We stay healthier and thereby live longer.
- Allen Klein

My job is to pay attention to my children's genius
and allow those leanings to lead them to their future.
- Lisa Whelchel

I honestly didn't expect this much attention,
but it just keeps happening so I must be doing something right.
- Freddy Adu


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