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

Related topics: Wisdom Motivational Values Live-By Focus Success Purpose

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
- Diane Sawyer

As a teacher you are more or less obliged to pay the
same amount of attention to everything.
That can wear you down.
- Marilyn Hacker

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

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.
Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own.
It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
- Paulo Coelho

I'm not doing this to be a pop star.
I've had plenty of money and attention.
I'm doing it for credibility.
- Lisa Marie Presley

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

I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
- Jason Mewes

It really takes likeable superstars to get the attention of the masses.
- Jennifer Wyatt

A lot of attention has been going to social values -
abortion,
gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important.
- Robert Reich

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never
fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
- Dale Carnegie

Commercials capture your attention, that's all.
- Calvin Klein

A garden requires patient labor and attention.
Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions.
They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I didn't really seek attention.
I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center
of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
- Scott Hamilton

I was reared in an atmosphere where a great deal of
attention was paid to women's hairdressing.
- Erich von Stroheim

It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that
first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly
on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles.
- Ferdinand Christian Baur

Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value,
though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values.
- A. R. Ammons

When a show has gotten as much attention as this one,
everyone wants to join in with something to say.
- Edie Falco

Using rhetorical questions in speeches is a great way
to keep the audience involved.
Don't you think those kinds of questions would keep your attention?
- Bo Bennett

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

When things haven't gone well for you,
call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out.
You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script.
- Joe Morton

You can't really tell what the audience wants but you
can tell what will keep everybodies attention in the same place.
- Leo Kottke

My books were always full of ink blots,
always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures,
which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
- Pierre Loti

It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

Anytime you get an audience that's paying attention,
you enjoy it more.
- Natasha Hamilton

In my judgment, the greatest risks are international
terrorist groups like al Qaeda and Hezbollah.
The war in Iraq has taken our attention off those priorities.
- Bob Graham

You glance at an e-mail.
You give more attention to a real letter.
- Judith Martin

Science was something that really caught my attention.
It was something I really could sink my teeth into.
- Michael P. Anderson

These meetings all have excited great attention,
and have been of an exceedingly interesting character.
- Lewis Tappan

We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening.
The approach will allow us to pay more attention to
those potential terrorists.
- John Pistole

I love attention.
If I see a gang of girls?
That makes me dance even more!
- Chris Brown

The moment one gives close attention to any thing,
even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious,
awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
- Henry Miller

The highest ecstasy is the attention at its fullest.
- Simone Weil

You have to pay a lot of attention to what's important,
what's permanent, what's real.
- Jim Balsillie

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?
- Alice Walker

I mean, I haven't been completely lacking in some enjoyment
of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly.
But I just didn't pay attention to that period of music,
obviously.
- Warren Zevon

Something's going to happen that's going to make us
all pay attention at the type of sentences some people
are serving and the conditions in which they are served.
- Christopher Darden


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