Attention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Attention

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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 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 should be more attention paid to scientific research in the ecology area, and I think that such attention to proper environmental concerns would make the public feel much better about it.
~By Thomas R. Cech ~


As soon as you get a certain amount of attention, then everybody kinda wants to start taking pot shots at you. All your old friends that supported you don't support you any more.
~By John Zorn ~


I mean, I didn't - I should have demanded attention of the boss maybe, or something like that that might have backfired. This I would just take as it came.
~By James Stockdale ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
~By Jim Carrey ~


I remember that it was never that difficult for me to get a director to look up and pay attention to me. Mind you, I don't know if that's necessarily charm. But I've played roles where my character has to be charming and I've found it quite easy to do. I think some of it is in my bones, but some of it is more deliberate.
~By James McAvoy ~


We throw all our attention on the utterly idle question whether A has done as well as B, when the only question is whether A has done as well as he could.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


The studies indicate that focusing our attention on someone else, takes our mind off of our own problems. We stay healthier and thereby live longer.
~By Allen Klein ~


Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.
~By Augustine of Hippo ~


Being a good songwriter means paying attention and sticking your hand out the window to catch the song on the way to someone else's house!
~By Nanci Griffith ~


In the first place, you must pay great attention to the key note.
~By William Billings ~


Being, belief and reason are pure relations, which cannot be dealt with absolutely, and are not things but pure scholastic concepts, signs for understanding, not for worshipping, aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


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 ~


I guess I'm happy that I'm getting the attention. Otherwise, I'd just be playing in a local bar in front of my family members, and I'm sure they'd get sick of that in no time.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


What perhaps should receive more attention is the effect of the treatment on the virus.
~By Luc Montagnier ~


We always reminisce about how everyone tried to get Diane Lane's attention, to very little success.
~By Rob Lowe ~


Pay attention to your body. The point is everybody is different. You have to figure out what works for you.
~By Andrew Weil ~


I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984. Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
~By Benazir Bhutto ~


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 ~


I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I've learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients and making things beautiful and special.
~By Ted Allen ~


I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
~By Jason Mewes ~


There's a lot of other movies I like, but I don't even pay attention to directors to tell you the truth.
~By Jason Mewes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?
~By Philip Gilbert Hamerton ~


I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
~By Tia Carrere ~


I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000. I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed from inadequate voting systems in various places.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.
~By James Taylor ~


But, if there's any aspect of my career that needs attention, it's writing.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


I think it turned the whole sport around. It got everybody's attention. People who were watching TV live were jumping up and down in their living rooms.
~By Cale Yarborough ~


It is like our foreign policy has attention deficit disorder.
~By Tim Ryan ~


Whether I get adequate attention or not, people here do know the work I have been doing systematically and without compromise for over 40 years. I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't continue the art because they can't make a living.
~By Bill Dixon ~


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 ~


A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
~By John Henrik Clarke ~


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 ~


One of our key strategies has been to restructure traditional high schools into small learning communities with personalized attention and a range of options.
~By Thomas Menino ~


When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


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 ~


We do all the appropriating. They do not do any of it down at the White House. They send a budget up here, and we don't have to pay any attention it to at all. We do what we want to do.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


When a show has gotten as much attention as this one, everyone wants to join in with something to say.
~By Edie Falco ~


The artist finds, that the more he can confine his attention to a particular part of any work, his productions are the more perfect, and grow under his hands in the greater quantities.
~By Adam Ferguson ~


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 ~


I'm a little top heavy, so I have to pay attention to that area. I think it was from my years of swimming in school when I was a kid and it just overdeveloped my upper body. In fact, when I started modeling, my back was so developed, I could not fit into any dresses.
~By Rebecca Romijn ~


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


I think the aim - and certainly the aim of what I've tried to do since leaving - is not political and certainly not a witch hunt at individuals. It's to try to direct our attention at what I believe is a fundamental fault analysis that we must now examine.
~By David Kay ~


Attention is the way social primates measure status. It is highly rewarding because it causes the release of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins.
~By Keith Henson ~


The trouble with most Englishwomen is that they will dress as if they had been a mouse in a previous incarnation they do not want to attract attention.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence - a lot passes you by - simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Commercials capture your attention, that's all.
~By Calvin Klein ~


I believe we are going to move into a situation where the more effective conferences will be smaller, more specialized, more focused, with occasional large gatherings to get the attention of the larger world.
~By Maurice Strong ~


I was always jealous of something getting more attention.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
~By Robert G. Allen ~


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 ~


With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


If you direct your attention to the position of a bird with regard to the wave surface, it will speedily be noticed to be nearly always on the rising side or face of the wave and moving apparently at right angles to the wave's course, but really diagonal to it.
~By Lawrence Hargrave ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


God grant you all your desires and accept my own hearty thanks for all your attention to me. Although indeed, those attentions have tried me more than death can now terrify me.
~By Jane Grey ~


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 ~


You glance at an e-mail. You give more attention to a real letter.
~By Judith Martin ~


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 ~


You have to pay attention to the work on the page and make it as good as possible because it could be your last.
~By Milo Ventimiglia ~


Far too often we see attention paid to the firearm and not the criminal.
~By Jeff Miller ~


There was a generation of people who moved here to make something of themselves. They had to really struggle and created really something on their own apart from a lot of attention. It was a really exciting time here.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


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


It really takes likeable superstars to get the attention of the masses.
~By Jennifer Wyatt ~


You learn a lot more from the lows because it makes you pay attention to what you're doing.
~By John Elway ~


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 ~


To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.
~By Mary Oliver ~


They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.
~By Nikita Khrushchev ~


In terms of Cube I think he's very conscious of the technical aspect of the business whereas when you're just hired as an actor, you're not really secure in that part of your work and you're not really paying attention to where the camera.
~By Nia Long ~


You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


A garden requires patient labor and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfill good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them.
~By Liberty Hyde Bailey ~


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


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


There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting.
~By Terry McMillan ~


Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault, I look at usually scripts as a whole. I should probably pay more attention to the character that I'm going to play and what they do.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


I think we will always have the impulse towards visual poetry with us, and I wouldn't agree with Bly that it's a bad thing. It depends on the ability of the individual poet to do it well, and to make a shape which is interesting enough to hold your attention.
~By James Laughlin ~


I'm used to the golf course playing soft, so tomorrow I'm going to have to pay attention a little bit more.
~By Raymond Floyd ~


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 ~


These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


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


The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.
~By Harrison Ford ~


I think that celebrities should never underestimate their power. I mean just to draw attention, because then people get involved on a personal level.
~By Debbie Gibson ~


Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


I was reared in an atmosphere where a great deal of attention was paid to women's hairdressing.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


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 ~


Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.
~By Mark Poster ~


Movies absorb our attention more completely, I think.
~By Roger Ebert ~


Action leads to Attention. that in the short-term releases Rewarding brain chemicals and in the long term improves reproductive success.
~By Keith Henson ~


With Guard and Reserve units, you can end up with a lot of people from one part of the country dying in one day, and that gets people's attention.
~By Lawrence Korb ~

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