Favorite Quotations ~† Attention Inner Work

"The reality of it is you have to be over the top if you want to be noticed." ~ Bob Wright


Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total wellbeing, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life! ~ Greg Anderson

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

In a country where everyone strives for attention, it is better to be bankrupt than to be nothing. ~ Sebastien Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention. ~ Jim Rohn

Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention. ~ Simone Weil

Attention is a silent and perpetual flattery. ~ Anne-Sophie Swetchine

A dog that barks all the time gets little attention. ~ Argentina Proverb

Cinema, radio, television, and magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen without hearing. ~ Robert Bresson

If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent. ~ Isaac Newton

Those who give too much attention to trifling things become generally incapable of great things. ~ La Rouchefouchauld

The true art of memory is the art of attention. ~ Samuel Johnson

The greatest gift we can give one another is rapt attention to one anotherís existence.~ Sue Atchley Ebaugh

You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention, and sometime, maybe somebody, will throw a rock at you. Thatís the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians. ~ David Lee Roth

Any object, intensely regarded, may be a gate of access to the incorruptible eons of the gods. ~ James Joyce, Ulysses

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~ Ray Leblond

How we treasure and admire the people who acknowledge us. ~ Julie Morgenstern

Attentiveness is the natural prayer of the soul. ~ Nicolas Malebranche