And if we now cast our eyes over the nations of the earth, we shall find that, instead of possessing the pure religion of the Gospel, they may be divided either into infidels, who deny the truth; or politicians who make religion a stalking horse for their ambition; or professors, who walk in the trammels of orthodoxy, and are more attentive to traditions and ordinances of men than to the oracles of truth.
— Samuel Adams

One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife.
Groucho Marx attentive quote

She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in the process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude.
— Unknown

He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.
— Richard Hooker