Attention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Attention

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They cannot count on the press and they cannot count on Congressional committees to bring the problems of the scientific community to their own attention, or to police the scientific community.
~By Serge Lang ~


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 ~


I'm not doing this to be a pop star. I've had plenty of money and attention. I'm doing it for credibility.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


Plus the public's attention span is so short right now, if a skater doesn't strike while the iron is hot... well it's not like people will forget you, but they just won't care anymore.
~By Brian Boitano ~


I am conscious of trying to stretch the boundaries of non-fiction writing. It's always surprised me how little attention many non-fiction writers pay to the formal aspects of their work.
~By Alain de Botton ~


The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors, that I should otherwise have done.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


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


If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I ask the people of Connecticut for their forgiveness, I should have paid more attention to people around me and people that I trusted but I am sorry for my actions and take full responsibility.
~By John Rowland ~


What I would pay much more attention to are the few points where the player can inadvertently make a career decision. Most players end up back-tracking, though some actually enjoy this.
~By Graham Nelson ~


The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.
~By Alan Watts ~


I'm used to people not paying me a whole lot of attention and underestimating me and, frankly, for me a big challenge is to have people believe that I can be the president of the United States.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


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 ~


Well the press and things like that are pretty hard core, but I don't pay too much attention to that.
~By Holly Valance ~


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 ~


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 ~


The poet produces the beautiful by fixing his attention on something real.
~By Simone Veil ~


When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


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 ~


To have the recognition of your colleagues is great. The public attention is a mixed blessing.
~By Joshua Lederberg ~


I think I'm a focus for international attention.
~By Sting ~


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 ~


Nearly every coach I've talked with tells me that the attention you get from media and other people is the thing you miss most. I don't know if that's right.
~By Bear Bryant ~


Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
~By Richard Whately ~


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


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


Like, my mother would have company over, and I would sing so they'd pay attention to me.
~By Little Richard ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
~By Douglas Horton ~


I felt like calling attention to AIDS. I had the AIDS ribbon colored into my hair during the playoffs in '95.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?
~By William Booth ~


After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.
~By W. H. Auden ~


The best way to forget ones self is to look at the world with attention and love.
~By Red Auerbach ~


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 ~


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 ~


You can't really tell what the audience wants but you can tell what will keep everybodies attention in the same place.
~By Leo Kottke ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not.
~By Judy Collins ~


I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention.
~By Brandon Routh ~


I was in relationship with a guy who was much older than me - either he was past his prime and I was coming into mine. There was nothing I could do to keep his attention.
~By Deana Carter ~


Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
~By Nadia Boulanger ~


I'm glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I've been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I'm doing because he cares.
~By Benny Green ~


It's a sad day when a cartoon is doing more and cares more and pays more attention to the environment than our president.
~By Kathy Najimy ~


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


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 ~


Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.
~By Minor White ~


Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company.
~By Mark Millar ~


I called their attention also to the absence of all means of ventilating the hall, remarking that, as we had already breathed the air which it contained for a full hour, it must have lost much of its vital properties and needed to be renewed.
~By George Combe ~


The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great.
~By Greg Ginn ~


Successful cult memes induce intense social interaction behaviour between cult members. This trips the attention detectors.
~By Keith Henson ~


The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
~By Julia Margaret Cameron ~


When we are dealing with death we are constantly being dragged down by the event: Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
~By Allen Klein ~


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


So it's not so much that I set out to do something different, it's just that the songs themselves require their own individual voice and attention.
~By Ben Harper ~


A little bit of attention can go a long way.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


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 ~


What we are seeing now is customers shifting their attention from security products like firewalls and intrusion sensors, to the policies that need to be in place, and the technologies that help them enforce policy compliance.
~By John W. Thompson ~


I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention, not necessarily the class clown, but I'd do little unexpected performances.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He's a very, very intelligent man.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms.
~By Michael Pollan ~


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 ~


Instead of yelling and spanking, which don't work anyway, I believe in finding creative ways to keep their attention - turning things into a game, for instance. And, when they do something good, positive reinforcement and praise.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
~By William Bartram ~


My head was always bubbling over with facts and it seems to me this had little to do with my paying close attention in school and more to do with my voracious and omnivorous reading habits.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


It's hard to pay attention these days because of multiple affects of the information technology nowadays. You tend to develop a faster, speedier mind, but I don't think it's necessarily broader or smarter.
~By Robert Redford ~


I never paid attention to what was contemporary or what was commercial, it didn't mean anything to me.
~By Van Morrison ~


Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


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 ~


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 ~


When you're five years old, and you're running a business that people did not think there was room for, getting attention is not a bad thing. Letting it be known by whatever colorful language is necessary is not a bad thing.
~By Brit Hume ~


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


If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.
~By John McCarthy ~


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 ~


And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


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


Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


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


Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music.
~By Brian Eno ~


I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


The kinds of shows that seem to work now, the comedy shows, are those which require very little attention. They're superficial and I like articulate comedy.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


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 would never have been a good scientist - my attention span was too short for that.
~By Octavia Butler ~


Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


I was really kind of shy as a child. But I would do things for attention.
~By Little Richard ~


I don't really try to predict what can and will happen with things. Sometimes you think something's gonna be a huge success, and it isn't. And sometimes you pay no attention to something whatsoever, and God just makes it into everything.
~By Donna Summer ~


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


Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


Some people recovering from drugs or alcohol stay with the programs indefinitely, making the recovery program their family, a long-term source of attention rewards.
~By Keith Henson ~


Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.
~By Camille Paglia ~


I enjoy doing new tunes. It gives me a little bit to perk up, to pay a little bit more attention.
~By Earl Scruggs ~


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

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