Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
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?
When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
Pay attention. Don't just stagger through the day.
People may not tell you how they feel about you, but they always show you. Pay attention.
Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention
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.
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.
Attention is the ability we have to discriminate and to focus only on that which we want to perceive.
In solitude we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.
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.
What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail.
Attention is psychic energy, and like physical energy, unless we allocate some part of it to the task at hand, no work gets done.
I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
I've been with certain stars; some are caring and pay attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy. Elvis never seemed too busy.
Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script.
The true creator may be recognized by his ability always to find about him, in the commonest and humblest thing, items worthy of note.
If you are looking for smart judging based on merit, skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention to the Independent Spirit Awards.
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.
Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll notice you've got their strict attention.
We’re all beautiful. We all deserve attention.
I recognize we will pay more attention when we have different leadership.
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