> Topic Index > A - Topics > Attention Quotes

Attention Quotes

Pages: Prev 12345678910... Next

In a world where discovery is more important than delivery, it's the people who find, remix and direct attention to old stuff that should be rewarded, not the people who deliver it or sit on it waiting for someone to show up.

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.

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.

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.

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

In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

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.

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.

It is attention, more than any difference between minds and men. - In this is the source of poetic genius, and of the genius of discovery in science. - It was this that led Newton to the invention of fluxions, and the discovery of gravitation, and Harvey to find out the circulation of the blood, and Davy to those views which laid the foundation of modern chemistry.

It is more difficult to keep the attention of hearers than of readers.

It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.

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.

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.

James Bond has a license to kill, rockstars have a license to be outrageous. Rock is about grabbing people's attention.

Lennon was not very fond of me. Lennon didn't like to be around somebody else who was likely to be the center of attention and didn't like being on deck with somebody who was intellectually as hot as he was.

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.

Like when I had long hair, you kind of got male attention from everything. But when you had short hair, it was a different kind of man that was attracted to you or I found coming up.

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

Pages: Prev 12345678910... Next