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Definition of Attention

Attention

  1. The act or state of attending or heeding; the application of the mind to any object of sense, representation, or thought; notice; exclusive or special consideration; earnest consideration, thought, or regard; obedient or affectionate heed; the supposed power or faculty of attending.
  2. An act of civility or courtesy; care for the comfort and pleasure of others; as, attentions paid to a stranger.

Attention Quotations

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

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

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

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Dalai Lama

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
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Attention Translations

attention in Afrikaans is aandag
attention in Dutch is acht, attentie, aandacht
attention in French is attention, respect
attention in German is Vorsicht, Aufmerksamkeit {f}, Achtung {f}
attention in Italian is attenzione
attention in Latin is intentio
attention in Norwegian is oppmerksomhet

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