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I have a short attention span.
– Tony Scott
You’re a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it.
Brands frantically tried to compete for users’ fragmented attention, spraying content on every platform in a 24/7 race to stay relevant.
– Shawn Amos
As we consider the shared values of the U.S. and India, due attention to the fundamental human right of religious freedom is of the utmost importance.
– Trent Franks
While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.
– Sylvia Mathews Burwell
Someone wrote a piece about Henry Green in The Partisan Review that was so intriguing that I got one of his novels, Loving, I believe, which was the first that came to attention in the United States.
– Terry Southern
Comics are given serious attention now and I’m quite surprised. You see them reviewed in major newspapers and exhibited in serious museums. I wouldn’t have predicted it.
Attention, it just comes and goes. Since we don’t have a major label, it’s like, what are we gonna do next? You have to make your own decisions.
– Yolandi Visser
I mean, I haven’t been completely lacking in some enjoyment of Chuck Berry or Buddy Holly. But I just didn’t pay attention to that period of music, obviously.
– Warren Zevon
During the Reagan Administration, so much attention was devoted to fighting Marxism in Nicaragua and El Salvador that Washington lost sight of longer-term challenges in other countries.
– Stephen Kinzer
Character design, like story design, requires a hook to grab the reader’s attention.
– Ted Naifeh
Sound is a huge influence on peoples’ attention.
– Walter Murch
There are so many different things out there trying to hook our attention, we writers have to be very selective and make certain that it is coming from inside out, not outside in.
– Sue Monk Kidd
I don’t pay any attention to records. I don’t want pressure. I just want to get to that line.
– Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
I prefer to be covered. I don’t wear a lot of low-cut things. I’d rather keep the attention to my brain, my face.
– Sarah Hay
I have to phrase this perfectly: I’m just not convinced that the attention we give to creating what we think of as a character isn’t actually quite often the means by which an actor overcomes his own terror of standing there onstage and creating a mask to hide behind.
– Stephen Dillane
We just want to make sure the best candidates get the attention they deserve.
– Terry Sanford
Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.
– Wally Lamb
If, as they say, the threat of the hangman’s noose has a powerful way of focusing one’s attention, the same can be said of pregnancy.
– Walter Cronkite
I was always working; it’s just that no one was paying attention.
– Thora Birch
Alzheimer’s is literally killing us, and the only way to fight this ‘crime’ is through a groundswell of people who continue to raise their voices and funds to ensure it gets the attention it deserves.
– Tess Gerritsen
But I quite like that the public has a very short attention span. If I haven’t been on telly for a little bit, I can sense it. People don’t take as much notice of you, it’s really quite palpable.
– Sophie Ellis-Bextor
As an actor you’re used to being the focus of attention.
– Yasmine Bleeth
The art of photography is all about directing the attention of the viewer.
– Steven Pinker
In the industry, I got a lot of attention for ‘Mad Men,’ because everyone in the industry watches it.
– Sarah Drew
We need to pay attention to each other. We are our brother’s keepers. We are our sister’s keepers.
– Trai Byers
When people are nasty, it gets everybody’s attention, and it gives them a name.
– Steve Guttenberg
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.
– Terry McMillan
If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention.
– Tom Peters
I never want to draw attention to myself, but that’s all I do.