Attention Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Attention

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I gave away two dogs years ago because I felt guilty at not being able to give them the time and attention they deserved. I now regularly feed an army of squirrels and wild birds around our house.
~By Mike Farrell ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


We're both accustomed to being the center of attention. We're both accustomed to being spoiled by the people around us. And we don't expect to have to compete with somebody for all of that.
~By Jim Lampley ~


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 ~


I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.
~By Mariah Carey ~


I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


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 ~


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 ~


In a country of such recent civilization as ours, whose almost limitless treasures of material wealth invite the risks of capital and the industry of labor, it is but natural that material interests should absorb the attention of the people to a degree elsewhere unknown.
~By Felix Adler ~


At times, it was an incredible blessing to have all the attention; at times it was a logistical nightmare.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


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


Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form.
~By Robert Morgan ~


I learned more complex ways to manipulate the manipulators, to bring attention to issues about which I felt passionate.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


During the winter my attention was attracted to the changes in the stars and planets in the sky.
~By Paul Nurse ~


We have to be thankful considering our number as a family we enjoy very good health generally but you may be sure me and my partner have quite enough to exercise our minds and occupy our attention.
~By John Hawley ~


Fame is addictive. Money is addictive. Attention is addictive. But golf is second to none.
~By Marc Anthony ~


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 ~


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


At home in Victoria, we have three dogs, Tosh and Lucy, they're half Blue Heelers, and then there's Torrin a little Maltese terrier. She gets more attention in the house than anyone else! Yes, I miss them a lot.
~By Chris Hemsworth ~


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


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 ~


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


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


But you know, there's something about the kids finishing their homework in a given day, working one-on-one, getting all this attention - they go home, they're finished. They don't stall, they don't do their homework in front of the TV.
~By Dave Eggers ~


Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
~By Winston Churchill ~


I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
~By Susan Boyle ~


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 ~


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 ~


I find its attention to living this life rather than the next one exhilarating because I think even independently of Judaism that that's the right way to go about life.
~By Janet Suzman ~


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 most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


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 ~


You have to learn the crowd. I just pay attention to them so I can make sure I can make them laugh.
~By Dane Cook ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sometimes if you get 'em too drunk they don't pay no attention to what you're doin' anyways, so you might as well just do old songs. But if you get one that's paying attention, sometimes we'll do some new material.
~By Merle Haggard ~


One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


Even though it has been very painful, lots of opportunities have come forward journalistically. Once all of this blows over, I think it might actually help that I have gotten this attention.
~By Jeff Gannon ~


Once I had all the attention, all I had to do was deliver.
~By Ethel Merman ~


I don't mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand, but if I'm in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture, I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw more attention to myself, which is exactly the opposite of what I want.
~By Macaulay Culkin ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The individual couldn't find any attention in Italy.
~By Emma Bonino ~


The fact is five months ago this was an issue that people weren't really talking that much about. Because of the president's leadership, because he's brought it to people's attention, it's now a top issue.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


I was born with a need to be the center of attention, and, of course, you're the center of the world when you're acting.
~By Julie Christie ~


I believe that given the audience attention level, we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes.
~By Vince McMahon ~


A lot of attention has been going to social values - abortion, gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important.
~By Robert Reich ~


If you call attention to yourself at the expense of the song, that's the cardinal sin.
~By Benmont Tench ~


In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.
~By Lou Holtz ~


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 ~


It's quite hard for me being an actress because I actually don't like attention.
~By Julie Christie ~


Basically, all my life I'd been told you can't do that because you're female. So I guess I just didn't pay any attention. I just went ahead and did what I could and then, when the stars aligned, I was ready.
~By Shannon Lucid ~


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 ~


I never set out to write songs about the world around me... it just kind of came about as a result of paying more attention to things.
~By Iris DeMent ~


The true art of memory is the art of attention.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


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 ~


I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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


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 ~


Growing up, my brother and I were begging for attention.
~By Jeremy London ~


There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion, and people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


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 ~


You have to give the press confrontations. When you give them confrontations, you get attention; when you get attention, you can educate.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
~By Jane Austen ~


With the success of a show, you get an opportunity to call attention to things that you believe in.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


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 ~


Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.
~By Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ~


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 ~


Well, I mean, we are developing the other parts, and we can't give quite all our attention to the upper part, but soon the lower parts will be developed, and the upper part and the lower part will become partners, that will be wonderful.
~By Ninette de Valois ~


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


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 ~


Australians are a fantastic bunch of people but the attention can be overwhelming for someone like me.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


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


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 ~


Al Gore is not just whistling in the wind. Global warming is for real. Every scientist knows that now, and we are on our way to the destruction of every species on earth, if we don't pay attention and reverse our course.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


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


When I'm alone at home, I really prefer to listen to Wagner's orchestral music rather than any vocal music. I find it illuminating not to have to pay attention to voices in the recordings.
~By Kiri Te Kanawa ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet.
~By John Olver ~


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


If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.
~By Abigail Adams ~


When you arrive at your destination, pay absolutely no attention to the thing people call jetlag.
~By Lara St. John ~


If you don't pay attention and if your imagination isn't pretty much engaged, you're going to miss things and you're going to miss opportunities for it to be as compelling and as creepy as it can be.
~By Bruce Greenwood ~


One performs a very different act when reading a movie and when reading a novel. Your attention behaves differently.
~By Manuel Puig ~


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


The day is past when schools could afford to give sufficient time and attention to the teaching of the ancient languages to enable the student to get that enjoyment out of classical literature that made the lives of our grandfathers so rich.
~By James Loeb ~


That said, we don't approach these improvements as only a surface aesthetic. The producers and we think that these men are helped with their inner needs when they pay attention to their externals.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


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 ~

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