Attention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Attention

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Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script.
~By Joe Morton ~


There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.
~By Richard Armour ~


Nothing in medicine is so insignificant as to merit attention.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


It takes a big idea to attract the attention of consumers and get them to buy your product. Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night. I doubt if more than one campaign in a hundred contains a big idea.
~By David Ogilvy ~


Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Hoods are good parts because they're always flashy and attract attention. If you've got any ability, you can use that as a stepping stone.
~By Richard Widmark ~


I'm not bothered by the paparazzi and I don't feel hemmed in, I've never felt that. My youth, mind you, there wasn't quite the same attention to celebrities as there is now, but I've never felt that.
~By Albert Finney ~


I've been with certain stars; some are caring and pay attention to their fans and to their fellow performers and some are too busy. Elvis never seemed too busy.
~By Minnie Pearl ~


Women in New York have to work much harder to compete with the supermodels for attention.
~By Jessica Culter ~


Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It's because I understand short attention spans.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you.
~By Mary Wilson Little ~


I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl. But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her.
~By Matthew Perry ~


My only real claim to anyone's attention lies in my writing.
~By Philip Pullman ~


The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going.
~By Phil Crosby ~


We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


There has been an awful lot of time and money spent looking at the president over the last four years The American people saw through those investigations. They voted for the president. And despite all of this time and attention, nothing has turned up because the president and the first lady did nothing wrong.
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don't have much attention from people outside.
~By Hanoi Hannah ~


We're one of the most highly regulated industries, and we have to pay attention to what government is doing.
~By Paul R. Ehrlich ~


Only in a concert situation do I have access to people directly to preach to them, and I don't believe that the bigger your platform is, the more people will pay attention.
~By Larry Norman ~


The bronze powder business, however, no longer required my personal attention, and was well managed by those I had chosen as the guardians of a secret, which was long and honourably kept.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


I knew very early on that there would be quite a bit of attention: Superman is known all over the place.
~By Brandon Routh ~


One of the first things I did as a new Member of Congress was help form a bipartisan Mississippi River Caucus so we could work together from both the North and the South in order to draw attention to the resources that are needed along the Mississippi River.
~By Ron Kind ~


Someone wrote a piece about Henry Green in The Partisan Review that was so intriguing that I got one of his novels, Loving, I believe, which was the first that came to attention in the United States.
~By Terry Southern ~


Never pay the slightest attention to what a company president ever says about his stock.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


There's times when you're having dinner with a good friend and you're in the middle of a conversation and somebody comes up and cuts you off. Can you sign this? Can I take a picture with you? I'm adjusting to all the attention.
~By Verne Troyer ~


Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
~By William Bennett ~


Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
~By John Portman ~


My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task.
~By Pierre Loti ~


I turned my attention for a while to gamma ray astronomy and soon began the first in a continous series of experiments at the Savannah River site to study the properties of the neutrino.
~By Frederick Reines ~


To leave in search of yourself, of your real needs, is easier when you don't have to justify yourself to anyone, when there are not too many people bestowing you their attention.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


Early on, I found the attention completely embarrassing. I'd cringe if I saw my picture on the cover of a magazine.
~By Julie Christie ~


We really teach ourselves. If you want to learn, you will always find someone to learn from, be they dead or alive, great or unknown. You learn from everything you see and hear around you - if you are willing to pay attention.
~By Alexander Volkov ~


The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


I just really don't like being the center of attention that much. It's kind of ironic.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity. She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect.
~By Anne Edwards ~


People are concerned, here again, about life, and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world.
~By Birch Bayh ~


I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be understood better by pious meditation than explained by human language.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


I think there was a sense that the impact was being lost because the audience was so familiar with the form. You combine that with people's attention spans, which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now, and there's a need to vary the paradigm.
~By Jim Lampley ~


Well not really to get attention, but to entertain, but you know to show some elements of rural life as well, it kind of blended all in, its kind of like a mockery in a sense, kind of stab back at people that have those stereotypical ideas of the south.
~By Bubba Sparxxx ~


Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth.
~By Lactantius ~


You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians.
~By David Lee Roth ~


The value of impermanence is to call attention to the permanent.
~By Stuart Davis ~


We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000, even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore. It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that's when I really started paying attention.
~By Mark Edwards ~


Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.
~By Simone Weil ~


The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes, but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises? I can laugh at a puppet show, at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens.
~By David Frum ~


On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


I'm terribly attention-seeking. It's very different once you get all this attention, though. Because then you want to control it. And you can't exactly.
~By David Walliams ~


Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
~By Greg Anderson ~


When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.
~By Abraham Clark ~


Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.
~By James Cook ~


I wanted to write a story that demanded the viewer's attention.
~By Nigel Kneale ~


There's a great deal of attention paid and books written about this change of life in a woman, and really very little written about a man's change of life.
~By Frank Langella ~


There were scenes that just for length purposes, and knowing that the attention span of kids is not great, don't make it much longer than about 90 minutes.
~By John Badham ~


True art tries not to attract attention in order to be noticed.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


Science was something that really caught my attention. It was something I really could sink my teeth into.
~By Michael P. Anderson ~


Opera is given so little attention in the national press.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


When we are out there selling a new picture, when did it become part of the deal that you have to sell the family? To use the juicy part of your life to get attention? I'm not blaming the reporters. It's the system.
~By Jimmy Smits ~


Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.
~By Robert Hall ~


The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before.
~By Dave Eggers ~


In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject quite so worthy of my attention.
~By Jay Dratler ~


Things with my dad were pretty good until I won an Academy Award. He was really loving to me until I got more attention than he did. Then he hated me.
~By Tatum O'Neal ~


If there is a good musical reason, I think it might draw more attention and sell, though it is not guaranteed. To make a record without a musical reason, you have to either be a pop star who sells automatically or just be lucky.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
~By John Stockwell ~


If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
~By Luther Burbank ~


Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention. As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.
~By Charles M. Schwab ~


Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time.
~By Christopher Fry ~


It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment.
~By Barbara Castle ~


Living inside the shuttle was a little like camping out. We ended up sleeping in our seats. You had to pay attention to housekeeping, not get things too dirty.
~By Robert Crippen ~


Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination. I still like to go to record stores, I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


I pay attention to the actors and stuff, but not even that much. I don't pay attention to who's writing.
~By Jason Mewes ~


When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
~By Paul Allen ~


Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


It shifted attention away from that and I've never been someone who liked the attention from the media anyway.
~By Steffi Graf ~


Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


Very often the law of extremity demands an attention to irrelevance.
~By Janet Frame ~


Of all the things Christ wants for us, loving Him and focusing our attention on Him are the most important.
~By Charles Stanley ~


We're going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we're paying attention to the food-safety issues.
~By Mike Johanns ~


I recognize we will pay more attention when we have different leadership.
~By Octavia Butler ~


If anyone would have been paying serious attention to my puppet shows, I would have been sent to therapy very young.
~By Bob Balaban ~


It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
~By Jean Rostand ~


As a teacher you are more or less obliged to pay the same amount of attention to everything. That can wear you down.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Over the years, a number of other intriguing experimental ideas and areas of investigation have been the objects of my attention, and I have devoted some time and effort to exploring the inherent possbilities.
~By Frederick Reines ~


When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
~By George Washington Carver ~


It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time.
~By Paul Giamatti ~


I was a star in Italy, Austrailia, Germany and Japan before the American stations ever paid attention at all.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


It's not surprising to see in my own work, looking back, and in the work of some of my peers, an attention to family. It's nice to write a book that does tend toward significance and meaning, and where else are you sure of finding it?
~By Jonathan Franzen ~


I never really paid attention to sales until the second record.
~By Daniel Johns ~


Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there.
~By Bob Newhart ~


Obviously the shift to gas and the need for large amounts of gas in the United States is going to be a major focus of attention on the part of producers.
~By Andrew Gould ~

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