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

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.

Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.

Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.

People say I pay too much attention to the look of a movie but for God's sake, I'm not producing a Radio 4 Play for Today, I'm making a movie that people are going to look at.

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

Receiving far less attention are the working class heroes, who go about their solitary work routines with quiet dignity, come home from another grueling day, yet still find time to interact with their children.

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.

So if people will pay attention to what I say because of our success as a group, I am going to use that.

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.

Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always exceptions that break the rules. There are always a few people doing it in a way weird enough to grab my attention.

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.

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.

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

Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention. As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.

Such being the nature of mental life, the business of psychology is primarily to describe in detail the various forms which attention or conation assumes upon the different levels of that life.

Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society.

Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.

Telling lies and showing off to get attention are mistakes I made that I don't want my kids to make.


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