Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
Author: Francis Beaumont (1584-1616)
Profession: British Dramatist
There are no uninteresting things, there are only uninterested people.
Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
Profession: British Author
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
Author: John Holt (1908-1967)
Profession: Australian Politician, Prime Minister
The virtues and vices are all put in motion by interest.
Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)
Profession: French Classical Writer
I don't believe in principle, but I do in interest.
Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)
Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor
A man's interest in the world is only an overflow from his interest in himself.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interest of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.
Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)
Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA