The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention.
James Arthur Ray
(November 22, 1957 - )
In solitude we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.
(January 25, 1882 - March 28, 1941)
I would be willing to bet that if one day a woman walked barefoot to the moon and back and a man cleaned out his desk, when the two of them sat down to dinner that night he would say, ‘Boy was that desk a mess.’
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
(May 12, 1895 - February 17, 1986)
Don't trust the referee, set your own goals
(November 24, 1983 - )
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
If you just learn a single trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.