It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
— Winston Churchill

The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama... Whoever we meet watches us intently at the quick, strange moment of meeting, to see whether we are disposed to be friendly.
Haniel Long intently quote

Any subject is good for opera if the composer feels it so intently he must sing it out.
— Gian Carlo Menotti

People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.
— Brian Koslow

Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.
— Ralph Marston