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Keeping Attention Quotes


"All that we need explicitly to note is that, the more the passive attention is relied on, by keeping the material interesting; and the less the kind of attention requiring effort is appealed to; the more smoothly and pleasantly the classroom work goes on." - William James

"From all these facts there emerges a very simple abstract program for the teacher to follow in keeping the attention of the child: Begin with the line of his native interests, and offer him objects that have some immediate connection with these." - William James

"Keeping your head down and doing the best job you can in the beginning gives you the opportunity to be evaluated on the basis of the contributions you are making. [Then], when you feel strongly about your work or about a position, you'll be given more attention [than] if you hadn't done that constantly." - Hillary Clinton

"If you knew that you were the owner of a million-dollar mind, would you treat your mind with more respect and appreciation? Would you put less poison in a million-dollar mind? Pay attention to what poisons you may be feeding your mind with & how now keeping your mind clear and healthy could make you more effective." - Marshall Sylver

"Your call will become clear as as your mind is transformed by the reading of Scripture and the internal work of God's Spirit. The Lord never hides His will from us. In time, as you obey the call first to follow, your destiny will unfold before you. The difficulty will lie in keeping other concerns from diverting your attention." - Charles R Swindoll

"Russia hasn't paid any attention to ISIS. They're interested in keeping Assad in power." - Hillary Clinton

"Am I keeping my promises?" - Robert Breault

"If you're keeping score, win!" - Red Auerbach

"Some promises aren't worth keeping." - Holly Black

"Teaching's hard! You need different skills: positive reinforcement, keeping students from getting bored, commanding their attention in a certain way." - Bill Gates

"Friendship demands attention." - Thomas More

"Flirtation: attention without intention." - Max O'Rell

"Love is effortless attention." - Guy Finley

"Love is keeping the promise anyway." - John Green

"There are some secrets that we think we're keeping, but those secrets are actually keeping us." - Frank Warren

"I tried to pay attention, but attention paid me." - Lil Wayne

"What holds attention determines action." - William James

"Your own attention is important, not the attention of others or your attention on others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Attention is a limited resource, so pay attention to where you pay attention." - Howard Rheingold

"I study everything that I do to become better all the time at my craft. The beauty for me about being an artist is that the dream will never die because I'm not obsessed with material things and don't care about the money and don't care about the attention of the public but only the love of my fans. For me it's about keeping the dream alive of how much more devoted, how much more honest, how much better of an artist can I become? That's the only fear that I ever have, that the dream will die." - Lady Gaga

"I've learned that I need to learn how to direct without making the person distracted and keeping them comfortable, and pay more attention to lighting..." - Kalup Linzy

"The challenge of nonfiction is keeping the attention of a reader over span of time, and to keep the quality of the writing as high as it needs to be to keep people's attention." - Ted Genoways

"Attention pays attention to a lot of things, but when attention pays attention to attention, then there is a stillness, and that stillness introduces you to your Self." - Mooji

"Alchemists turned into chemists when they stopped keeping secrets." - Eric S Raymond

"Keeping the head still is golf's one universal, unarguable fundamental." - Jack Nicklaus

"Keeping up is a fool's game; seek advantage instead." - Daniel Burrus

"Promises are empty words if you're not keeping them." - Mike Ditka

"Your heart is a drum keeping time with everyone." - Beck

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday" - Don Marquis

"Everyone around me is so strict about keeping me grounded." - Chloe Moretz

"Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place" - Kate Millett

"The attention is to be kept pure." - Nirmala Srivastava

"After realization, the attention becomes enlightened." - Nirmala Srivastava

"In the opening stage of most careers any attention is what you want, any attention is good attention, even if it's bad attention." - Robert Greene

"Attention is the currency of leadership." - Ronald A. Heifetz

"Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"Hoes want attention, women want respect." - Drake

"Writing is seeing. It is paying attention." - Kate Dicamillo

"Attention without feeling-is only a report." - Mary Oliver

"Live your life without attracting attention." - Epicurus

"We become what we pay attention to." - Sue Monk Kidd

"Where your attention goes, you go." - Gary Zukav

"I'm dramatically underexposed. I demand more attention!" - Steven Morrissey

"I have to pay attention to what I have felt and observed, then push these responses to an extreme while keeping the story within the realm of being psychologically and emotionally true." - Elizabeth Strout

"Montalbano and Valente seemed not to have heard him, looking as if their minds were elsewhere. But in fact they were paying very close attention, like cats that, keeping their eyes closed as if asleep, are actually counting the stars." - Andrea Camilleri

"Mental fitness is served by consciously redirecting our attention away from the constant bombardment from the media whose reason to be seems to be focused on keeping us in a state of constant alert." - David Perlmutter

"What we pay attention to expands. What we pay attention to we become." - Brenda Shoshanna

"A recurring dream probably merits close attention. Something wants you to pay attention." - Amy Hardie

"Simply paying attention allows us to build an emotional connection. Lacking attention, empathy hasn't a chance." - Daniel Goleman

"How do we accomplish this matter of gathering life together in God? We must begin primarily by refocusing our attention keeping our minds and hearts directed toward God. The essence of the centered life is attention to God in all we think, say and do. It is the growing realization of His presence in our most down-to-earth living." - Sue Monk Kidd

"I don't have ADD, but I only like to pay attention to the things I like to pay attention to, and things like getting a TV and getting the cable working are beyond me, and so I let such things lapse, sometimes for years. This applies to keeping my apartment clean." - Jonathan Ames

"The ground of mercy is love, and the working of mercy is our keeping in love." - Julian of Norwich

"Regardless of what you play, the biggest thing is keeping the feel going." - Wes Montgomery

"Keeping your artistic self as creative as possible is a balancing act." - Karrin Allyson

"I tried to keep us together, you were busy keeping secrets" - Drake

"No one has ever succeeded in keeping nations at war except by lies." - Salvador de Madariaga

"Research is an organized method for keeping you reasonably dissatisfied with what you have." - Charles Kettering

"Stay keeping my cup full so I'm extra charged like a state tax." - Drake

"Architecture should be dedicated to keeping the outside out and the inside in." - Leonard Baskin

"Inspiration is just one requirement for being a writer. Another is keeping regular working hours." - Zelda Popkin

"Well, while I live I'll fear no other thing So sore as keeping safe Nerissa's ring." - William Shakespeare

"Theres nothing better than keeping fit. It gives me energy and helps me think more clearly." - Trevor Donovan

"Keeping house is as unpleasant and filthy as coal mining, and the pay's a lot worse." - P. J. O'Rourke

"No woman should give her happiness into the keeping of a man without fixed principles..." - Louisa May Alcott

"I always try meditation. Meditation means always keeping one mind, not-moving mind." - Seungsahn

"Hope you're keeping the dust out of your eyes and your feet off the ground." - Jennifer Niven

"Keeping fit is really important as playing football is all I've ever wanted to do." - David Beckham

"Keeping things 'just in case' indicates a lack of trust in the future." - Karen Kingston

"And some days I wonder why I insist on keeping myself alive." - Tahereh Mafi

"Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine." - Oprah Winfrey

"Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it." - August Wilson

"Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward." - Nelson Mandela

"You're insane, you know that?" he says. "It's the only thing keeping me afloat," I say." - Lauren Destefano

"For every time we regret keeping still, there are about ten times we regret speaking up." - James Alexander Thom

"A mark of blessing is what you're giving, not what you're keeping." - John Wimber

"The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it." - Ernest Hemingway

"My direction? Anywhere. Because one is always nearer by not keeping still." - Sebastian Faulks

"...women are better at keeping secrets, but men are more comfortable with them." - Stephen King

"I'm fine I said for the 2,467th time this semester. (I know. I was keeping count)" - Ally Carter

"The universities are a sort of lunatic asylum for keeping young men out of mischief." - Mandell Creighton

"Nightingales are put in cages because their songs give pleasure. Whoever heard of keeping a crow?" - Rumi

"Electricity, water, gas, and steam course through the walls of my building, keeping it alive." - Mason Cooley

"The constancy of the wise is only the art of keeping disquietude to one's self." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping." - Dale Carnegie

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Edward Everett Hale

"O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, By keeping men off, you keep them on." - John Gay

"Infinite possibilities exist by keeping focus on what you really want to create your bliss." - Steve Redhead

"Keep on keeping on!!!" - Joel Osteen

"Love is giving your kids your undivided attention and time" - Kevin Heath

"That which holds our attention determines our action." - Prince William

"Your attention has to be on your Spirit." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Never pay attention to the rumors and what they assume" - Drake

"He has the attention span of a lightning bolt." - Robert Redford

"The tongues of dying men enforce attention like deep harmony." - William Shakespeare

"Paradoxes are useful to attract attention to ideas." - Mandell Creighton

"A lot of what acting is is paying attention." - Robert Redford

"Where attention goes, energy flows and results show." - T Harv Eker

"The main thing that God asks for is our attention." - Jim Cymbala

"His socks compelled one's attention without losing one's respect." - Hector Hugh Munro

" attention to what users do, not what they say." - Jakob Nielsen

"The attention one gets from being a poet isnt great." - Nick Flynn

"People dont pay attention until they have to" - Meredith Whitney

"The conclusion is straightforward : self-control requires attention and effort." - Daniel Kahneman

"Pay attention. Don't just stagger through the day." - Jim Rohn

"Give your fullest attention to whatever the moment presents." - Eckhart Tolle

"You are responsible for what you give your attention to." - T. B. Joshua

"Attention is a little-noticed and underrated mental asset." - Daniel Goleman

"Problems can only exist if they have your attention." - Michael Beckwith

"Making money is pretty pointless and it needs constant attention." - Adam Faith

"If you're not nervous then you're not paying attention." - Miles Davis

"The cow's point of view deserves more literary attention." - Mason Cooley

"Pain pays no attention to moans or excuses." - Mason Cooley

"The quality of our attention determines our experience." - Deepak Chopra

"Pay attention to the timeless core of your being." - Deepak Chopra

"Give full attention and devotion to each act." - Marcus Aurelius

"Attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it." - Tryon Edwards

"If you are bored, you are not paying attention." - Frederick Salomon Perls

"If you ain't angry, you ain't paying attention." - Mumia Abu-Jamal

"The audience loves it when you pay attention to details." - Idris Elba

"I think the killers get far too much attention." - Doug Coupland

"The surface of things is not where attention should rest." - Terence Mckenna

"Pay close attention to any flame of enthusiasm." - Gretchen Rubin

"Art is always the replacement of indifference by attention." - Guy Davenport

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" - L Frank Baum

"China will certainly pay more attention to human rights." - Liu Jingmin

"I have enough attention already. More, I don't really need." - Chris Noth

"I was always jealous of something getting more attention." - Robyn Hitchcock

"Attention has to be concentrated upon your Spirit. Then you become the best instrument, your attention very powerful." - Nirmala Srivastava

"I pay attention only to what people do or say. I never pay attention to what they think." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving." - Dick Van Dyke

"Philosophers get attention only when they appear to be doing something sinister-corrupting the youth, undermining the foundations of civilization, sneering at all we hold dear. The rest of the time everybody assumes that they are hard at work somewhere down in the sub-basement, keeping those foundations in good repair. Nobody much cares what brand of intellectual duct tape is being used." - Richard Rorty

"Hi. Cat was just keeping me company until you came back." He glanced in the direction she'd just disappeared to before returning his attention to me. "Fourteen hundred and thirty-one." I blinked. "What's that?" "The year I was born, which is not, as you'll note, yesterday." - Jeaniene Frost

"Video marketing is the most effective way for you to get someone's attention and engage them for a substantial period of time. Keeping someone engaged is the best and quickest way to gain their trust. Gaining trust is the only way to convert your audience into happy, long-term clients/customers/subscribers." - David Grimes

"I've always felt like an outsider across the board, since day one. The challenge has been to simply not pay attention to my outsider or insider status and just do the work and play the shows and connect with the people. And not even bother to play this game of keeping score, which is what destroys you." - Amanda Palmer

"If a chef says to you that he sits down and eats dinner before service, then it's bulls***. And if they do, then I'd tell them that they are a fat f***! You shouldn't indulge, because you need to keep your palate on edge, and keeping it on edge is all about small attention to detail and tweaking along the way." - Gordon Ramsay

"Look at Germany where 20 percent of the labor force is in manufacturing compared to about 8 percent in the United States. Germany pays a lot more conscious attention at the level of the federal government to attracting and keeping manufacturers in Germany. So this is something that other countries do that the United States has not historically done." - Edward Alden

"I have not been keeping up with it as much as I should have maybe, because it's certainly-This and Paris Hilton are the kind of issues that seem to get a lot more attention than maybe some of us think they deserve." - John Mccain

"The premium so often put in schools upon external discipline, and upon marks and rewards, upon promotion and keeping back, are the obverse of the lack of attention given to life situations in which the meaning of facts, ideas, principles, and problems is vitally brought home." - John Dewey

"Hi. Cat was just keeping me company until you came back." He glanced in the direction she"d just disappeared to before returning his attention to me. "Fourteen hundred and thirty-one." I blinked. "What's that?" "The year I was born, which is not, as you'll note, yesterday." - Jeaniene Frost

"The premium so often put in schools upon external "discipline," and upon marks and rewards, upon promotion and keeping back, are the obverse of the lack of attention given to life situations in which the meaning of facts, ideas, principles, and problems is vitally brought home." - John Dewey

"I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her." - Matthew Perry

"My mother gave up her career bringing us up, and she has played a very important role in keeping us grounded. Even now I don't take my work home, my stardom home. It ends where it is supposed to end. There is a life beyond stardom, and it's a very normal life which I cherish. I anyway don't handle attention very well." - Sonakshi Sinha

"We must pay greater attention to keeping our bodies and minds healthy and able to heal. Yet we are making it difficult for our defences to work. We allow things to be sold that should not be called food. Many have no nutritive value and lead to obesity, salt imbalance, and allergies." - David Suzuki

"I want you to begin keeping a calendar of who you see and when: the first day each year you see buttercups, the first day frogs start singing, the last day you see robins in the fall, the first day for grasshoppers. In short, I want you to pay attention." - Derrick Jensen

"There is only one thing worse than training employees and losing them, and that's not training them and keeping them" - Zig Ziglar

"Just draw on your grit; it's so easy to quit - It's the keeping your chin up that's hard." - Robert W Service

"When we grow careless of keeping our souls, then God recovers our taste of good things again by sharp crosses." - Richard Sibbes

"Creating success is tough. But keeping it is tougher. You have to keep producing, you can't ever stop." - Pete Rose

"For years I've advocated keeping a gratitude journal, writing down five things every day that brought pleasure and gratefulness." - Oprah Winfrey

"Turn your love into promises, that when you doubt your love, you may simply ask, "Am I keeping my promises?"" - Robert Breault



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