Attention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Attention

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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 ~


The president, clearly as a result of the war and the afterglow of the war, is in a time of great attention.
~By Bob Graham ~


I have hardly detained the reader long enough on the subject, to give him a just impression of the stress laid on confession. It is one of the great points to which our attention was constantly directed.
~By Maria Monk ~


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 ~


Seeing yourself in print is such an amazing concept: you can get so much attention without having to actually show up somewhere... You don't have to dress up, for instance, and you can't hear them boo you right away.
~By Anne Lamott ~


Conservatives were griping for decades about liberal media and nobody paid attention. Now, all of a sudden, one news channel has gotten a whole new community of people freaked out.
~By Michael K. Powell ~


Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention to detail and total concentration.
~By Willie Sutton ~


Something's going to happen that's going to make us all pay attention at the type of sentences some people are serving and the conditions in which they are served.
~By Christopher Darden ~


Anyone who devotes time and attention to what makes people tick, to me, is a smart person.
~By Ron Silver ~


Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.
~By Nicolas De Chamfort ~


I was a WASP kid going to a high school that was 99 percent Jewish and I wanted attention and I wanted to make a spectacle of myself because I couldn't stand to be ignored.
~By James Ellroy ~


I spend a lot of my time trying to draw the attention of actors to the minute and subtle details of human behavior, which was the sort of thing I was looking at when I was a neurologist.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


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 ~


What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance.
~By Richard Parks Bland ~


I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight, because when you win, it commands attention.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention on something for 45 minutes, whether they like it or not. But above that requires training.
~By Robert Fripp ~


Then there is the further question of what is the relationship of thinking to reality. As careful attention shows, thought itself is in an actual process of movement.
~By David Bohm ~


I don't feel like a dream girl, but I think it's really nice. I guess a part of me wishes I got that sort of attention in my real life. Because in my real life, I'm this weird, dorky girl who just hangs out with her dog.
~By Alicia Silverstone ~


Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


I have enough attention already. More, I don't really need.
~By Chris Noth ~


When you write down your ideas you automatically focus your full attention on them. Few if any of us can write one thought and think another at the same time. Thus a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.
~By Michael LeBoeuf ~


Jim and I are still receiving surgical attention, and will be the remainder of our lives.
~By Cole Younger ~


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 ~


I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation.
~By Robert Baldwin Ross ~


As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


Thank you for leaving us alone but giving us enough attention to boost our egos.
~By Mick Jagger ~


It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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 ~


You have to keep going. The main attention is for us to stay alive and stay a band. You only really become very successful when you stick together. Just keep going and reaching bigger and better.
~By Dan Hawkins ~


I believe that the issue of mental health services for our troops deploying or returning from combat is one that demands the attention of this body, if only for a few minutes today.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
~By Terence ~


We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening. The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists.
~By John Pistole ~


Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense.
~By George Gallup ~


When people are nasty, it gets everybody's attention, and it gives them a name.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


Travellers, like poets, are mostly an angry race: by falling into a daily fit of passion, I proved to the governor and his son, who were profuse in their attentions, that I was in earnest.
~By Richard Francis Burton ~


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 ~


Any man who takes a job with the idea that it is simply a springboard for something else is a chump. His attention will be more on the other things than on the job at hand and so he will fail.
~By Charles Edison ~


There have been times when I have deliberately tried to take my life... I think I must have been crying for some attention.
~By Judy Garland ~


Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
~By Charles Simmons ~


Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?
~By Alice Walker ~


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 ~


In our show you have to pay attention and know what happened before. I think it's very intelligent entertainment. It makes demands of viewers that a lot of shows don't.
~By Victor Garber ~


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 ~


But the exposure we got by doing the stint with Nine Inch Nails brought us a lot of attention.
~By Daisy Berkowitz ~


But while human liberty has engaged the attention of the enlightened, and enlisted the feelings of the generous of all civilized nations, may we not enquire if this liberty has been rightly understood?
~By Francis Wright ~


Genius is nothing but continued attention.
~By Claude Adrien Helvetius ~


The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.
~By Dean Acheson ~


Hopefully, at some point, people will at least credit the Republicans with carrying out their oversight responsibilities and with pursuing a principled course of action even in the face of everyone's short-attention spans.
~By Barbara Olson ~


When exercising, be sure to focus your attention on what you are doing.
~By Lee Haney ~


Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
~By Albert Einstein ~


For to change the norms, the very foci of attention, of a cultural system is a difficult task - far more complex than that of changing an individual's attitudes and interests.
~By James S. Coleman ~


I didn't pay as much attention in school as I would have liked to.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


I have a short attention span.
~By Tony Scott ~


I don't like people looking at me; I hate the attention.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details.
~By Jim Evans ~


Whatever is popular deserves attention.
~By James Mackintosh ~


In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
~By Simone Weil ~


Unfortunately, little attention was paid to how Arafat ruled. In fact, some saw the harsh and repressive nature of Arafat's regime as actually bolstering the prospects for peace.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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


At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


In 1960 I published a book that attempted to direct attention to the possibility of a thermonuclear war, to ways of reducing the likelihood of such a war, and to methods for coping with the consequences should war occur despite our efforts to avoid it.
~By Herman Kahn ~


It is all about being open and paying attention to the music in your head. I think most people have original music playing in their heads from time to time.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates.
~By Mary Landrieu ~


You may not have any extra talent, but maybe you are just paying more attention to what you are doing.
~By Alan Shepard ~


Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.
~By William Throsby Bridges ~


In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome; for the absence of these claims to attention does not expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


If you've got a big mouth and you're controversial, you're going to get attention.
~By Simon Cowell ~


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


We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.
~By Alain de Botton ~


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 ~


At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


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 ~


They're protecting an archaic industry. They should turn their attention to new models.
~By Bob Weir ~


Students of American history will recall that the important place where work gets done in the legislative body, almost without exception, is in the committees, more so than on the floor although sometimes more attention is paid to the floor.
~By Paul Sarbanes ~


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


It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.
~By Pope John XXIII ~


The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films.
~By Charlize Theron ~


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 ~


The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant.
~By Alan Perlis ~


I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


What I would do is a 10-minute short of some kind on video, and if it's good enough, you get it passed around town and just get some attention, so then they'll read what you have.
~By David Zucker ~


The constant attention is what is so difficult.
~By Natalie Wood ~


You have to pay a lot of attention to what's important, what's permanent, what's real.
~By Jim Balsillie ~


My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention. Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.
~By Lorna Luft ~


When I see myself in the videogame it's amazing how realistic I look. This is the most authentic and realistic soccer game I have ever seen. It is like I'm looking in a mirror. The attention to detail is incredible.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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


The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


I always wanted attention, and I realized I could make people laugh.
~By Lusia Strus ~


A fellow with the inventiveness of Albert Einstein but with the attention span of Daffy Duck.
~By Tom Shales ~


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 ~


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 ~


We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~

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July 13 ,2024
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