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If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.

Tom Peters

When you are an independent artist, it is hard to be heard or seen. This is a way for independent artists to get more attention.

John Wicks

A lie should be tried in a place where it will attract the attention of the world.

Ariel Sharon

It's personal attention, seeing Greece from the inside out.

Marguerite Dalianes

Most scientists - no matter what they're doing, good or bad - never get any attention at all.

Marc Abrahams

It's a chance for these kids to be the center of attention in a very positive way.

Rochel Bryski

I think we've drawn a lot of attention to ourselves.

Rebecca Brown

This is intended to get people's attention.

Larry Klein

The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.

Julia Cameron

The effort was there. The attention to detail was there all week. . . . We were never able to get into a rhythm.

Blair Albright

Countries in Africa deserve special attention.

David Harcharik

He's not looking for the attention some of the other receivers are looking for.

Patrick Surtain

He draws attention. We're at our best when he's playing well in the middle.

Mike Hackett

People just aren't paying attention. They're driving too fast and not paying attention.

John Dilling

He was angry with me and I was angry with him because he would not get medical attention.

John Gadd

Whatever is popular deserves attention.

Sir James MacKintosh

I don't really pay any attention to all that. He's my friend.

Romeo Travis

They are magnets for attention, and that's the name of the game in political advertising.

Martin Kaplan

The only thing we don't have open right now is the Outback and we are focusing all our attention on that right now.

Brent Curtain

Needed to do something dramatic that would attract media attention.

James Gray

A lot of our players do get a lot of national attention.

Tim Tessalone

It's really positive and our players are enjoying that attention.

Jamie Mitchell

I don't care where you were. No matter who was in the room, he demanded the attention.

Jerry Schilling

He really works with you and pays attention.

Josh Thomas

We did this just to bring attention to our fight with Northwest Airlines.

Bob Rose

You take it, you understand it, you learn from it and you pay attention to your own show.

Judy Mendenhall

They actually have to pay attention to it.

Sheila Crowley

I think it's a decent sentence. It gets their attention.

John Madigan

A lot of what acting is paying attention.

Nancy Reagan

Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.

Minor White

Don't let him fool you. He loves the attention.

Michael Robinson

They attracted our attention because they were too boring.

Christopher Reynolds

I only hope Oracle pays attention to that.

Scott Jenkins

We're going to need a lot of money to do this. But we're starting to get their attention.

Leon Abood

I don't know how much attention she wants.

David Beito

People's attention spans are getting short.

Craig Miner

An outbreak is a sad way to get people's attention.

Claudia Coles

But I'm not ambitious for myself, or for attention.

Damien Hirst

It certainly got our attention when we saw the score.

Scott Morrison

Everybody who gets Medicare has to pay attention to this.

Helen Marks Dicks

This is compelling information that will hopefully get people's attention.

Tim Cranton

But we pay particular attention to the spiritual dimension [of penance].

Igor Kovalevsky

I wasn't aware that it would create this much attention.

Matthew Elliott

There's not much that's attention-grabbing. Tom Cruise has grabbed more attention this summer than the war.

Tom Taylor

I think what took place in New Orleans got their attention big time.

Henry Garrett

But in terms of whether it caught the public's attention, yes, I would say it definitely did.

Tom Potiowsky

Every filmmaker, every journalist has to be arrogant. You have to say "I have the truth, you got to pay attention, you got to listen."

Bill Moyers

If you want loyalty - get a dog. If you want loyalty and attention - get a smart dog.

Grant Fairley

We were paying attention to the weather all day, hoping it didn't rain.

Will Johnson

BMW will now be able to turn its attention back to its core brands.

Richard Baldwin

Hmm. Information that could have been brought to my attention yesterday .

John Swofford

It is certainly something authorities would want to pay attention to.

Mark Pitcavage

I don't need all the attention.

Sam Hornish

I know they don't get the attention, but they're critical to our team.

Sue Enquist

He seems to crave the attention -- and do well with it.

Diantha Harris

With the attention on Craig, if you move around you'll always get open shots.

Louis Hinnant

There are quite a few people who actually don't pay attention to what we do up here. This is a very, very sensitive issue.

Sen. David Cappiello

I'm an only child, so when I've got a lot of people around me I'm uncomfortable and don't like a lot of attention.

Andre Benjamin

Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.

Richard Whately

The jury's attention will be riveted on their testimony.

Jonathan Halpern

It was also the governor's personal attention to the company.

Von Hatley

That's a good feeling. That means there's not much attention on you.

Antonio Pittman

But there are more asteroids out there, so we should be paying attention.

Clark Chapman

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.

Mary Oliver

We realize that this is a major area where we need to focus attention.

Jarrod Agen

We just absolutely pay zero (attention) to it.

Randy Ross

I would like to think that people pay attention.

Irene Toner

Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

Andy Warhol

You get to know the customers. It helps you pay attention to the trends.

Cheryln Bennett

They were taken for medical attention but they're back at work.

Paul Perez

This is a number you're not supposed to pay attention to in the summer.

Mike Cloherty

There's no doubt that the roads in the North End need more attention.

Allen Wyett

But what it did was it drew more attention to my own personal health habits.

Jim Pfaff

This game really got everybody's attention.

Chamique Holdsclaw

We definitely got their attention.

Carol Wehle

They both require our attention.

David Vaughan

The pocketbook is where it's going to hurt the most. Students are going to pay attention.

Nate Vassar

It's really been called to our attention. We agree we can do better.

Becky Hill

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

John Mccarthy

Wherever he was, he was the center of attention without trying to be.

Chris Mcdonnell

He paid a little more attention to everything.

Francis Allen

We hope to capture people's attention.

Rozanne Weissman

One of the advertisers we called attention to was Honda, promoting the Ridgeline truck.

Peter Hershberg

Maybe it got some attention. It could have motivated some guys.

Nick Punto

The incentives are the thing. You've got to do something to get their attention.

Carolynn Martin

Toshiba's bid is so overwhelming that I don't know if anyone is going to pay attention to us.

Jim Roddey

It got the coaches' attention.

Ryan Karl

This is an ecosystem that has received very little attention.

George Schaller

If anyone has the attention span of a crazed amoeba, they should enjoy all of these episodes!

Gary Owens

It is something that we are paying attention to very closely.

Amy Crews Cutts

At the end of the day, it ended up that I did not need to have any further medical attention.

Jim Pfaff

That gets your attention.

Kevin Miller

I won't be paying attention. I'll be focusing on the ball trying to win.

Jonathon Modica

We're not paying too much attention to (the trial) at all.

Roger Germann

This gentleman is spooked by all the attention.

Fred Turner

I was the kind of person who got bullied and loved the attention of it.

David Walliams

Anybody who tells you we shouldn't pay attention to these people because there is not a lot of them is a fool.

Warren Kinsella

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Andrew Carnegie

We never really paid attention to the business side of it (before).

Linda Becker

If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention.

Jack Carter

He'll pay whatever attention is needed.

Howard Rubenstein

The people that come up here and really pay attention do well.

Jim Worthing

It was not meant to get any attention. As the alternative press, it's our responsibility to print the things that the mainstream press will not.

Paul Blake

This was kind of cool. Typically, all the athletes get all the attention.

Michael Huggins

I am always embarrassed and a little awkward about receiving this sort of attention.

Amitabh Bachchan

Some of those offers are good, but you have to pay attention.

Sheila Adkins

I always wanted attention, and I realized I could make people laugh.

Lusia Strus

It's a long-standing issue that needs attention.

Bruce Mcclure

I've not seen anything brought to their attention that's not been corrected, as far as I see.

Steve Simpson

You can't get anyone's attention unless you're throwing money at them, and we don't have any.

Anthony Marino

They need to pay particular attention to watermarks.

Lt. David Barbour

We've been dealing with this since it came to our attention.

Gene Johnson

No one paid the least attention, or else they told us to give it up.

Masafumi Miura

We appreciate the premier's attention.

Robin Lee

I have to pay attention. Every three days I have to put gas in it.

Alex Perez

Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.

James Cook

I love it. They need to put attention on us for the good things not just the bad things.

Brenda Gomez

In the first place, you must pay great attention to the key note.

William Billings

They're crying for someone to pay attention.

Tim Smith

We need to get her some (counseling) attention and get it worked out. It's a sad situation, really.

Noah Geary

Florida is sticking out, and it attracts the attention of celebrities.

William Duncan

Community history is something that people need to pay attention to.

Gary Owens

We just didn't pay attention to detail. We just can't get over the hump.

Antonio Webb

Restaurants that have health-conscious consumers will pay attention to this.

Marion Nestle

I'm not a guy that likes the attention that much. I'm a guy that likes to go out and play hockey and have some fun.

Phil Kessel

Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.


We get bored. Our attention span is slim.

Joe Francis

The more attention the market gets, the better. It's free advertising for the category.

Dan Sheeran

It's not that attention doesn't matter. But the surprising thing is that it doesn't matter more than it does.

Robert Frank

The chairman wanted to get our attention. He has our attention.

Pat Neal

Very often the law of extremity demands an attention to irrelevance.

Janet Frame

They're having problems. You've got to do something to get some attention. If they don't work, we don't eat.

Brandon Jackson

It doesn't eat our livestock, and it doesn't get into our garbage, so we don't pay much attention to it.

Jeff Copeland

What I didn't really expect getting into it was probably that it would require so much immediate attention.

David Filo

Brought attention to us.

Blues Brothers

We need to pay as much attention to improper denials as we do to improper grants.

Lane Evans

People pay a lot of attention to their Social Security statements.

Ann Combs

I grew up around writers. And it's all about attention to detail.

Lucinda Williams

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

Jose Ortega y Gasset

As we have grown, my attention has turned more to dogs.

John Arnold

The government has not been paying much attention to the constitution.

Brian Concannon

People should pay attention to this because it's history.

Peter Marks

This has definitely focused our attention.

Karen Haynes

I wrote it just to get my father's attention.

John Prine

We don't want where we are to be publicized. We don't do a lot to draw attention to ourselves. We do what we do quietly.

Debbie Andrews

I don't pay any attention to the crowd. I focus on my match.

Ben Sherrick

It's a tribute. I'm trying to get a little attention, get people talking to me.

Clifton Lee

It's not anticlimactic for us. We've just turned our attention to them and we're ready to get going.

Andy Kennedy

We will get a lot of attention now. It's the guys who people don't know anything about now who can make a difference.

Bruce Kay

We stayed in the zone, but the side Norton was on, we would pay more attention.

Tom Suelzle

Pay attention to weather forecasts.

Susan Weaver

I tried not to pay too much attention. I was very confident about my putt.

Lorena Ochoa

Genius is nothing but continued attention.

Claude Adrien Helvetius

If you're just watching the wrecks, you're not paying attention.

Bill Weber

This is not about avoiding fish. It is about paying attention to the types and amount of fish you eat.

David Acheson

With all of his athletic achievements, ... Aaron never made the focus of attention on him. That, to me, was Aaron O'Neal's legacy.

Bob Bunton

One of the things that make these lines effective is that they grab your attention.

Robert Mclaughlin

He has caught my attention - he showed he can start more games for us.

Felix Magath

That usually gets their attention.

Marc Brown

We are paying close attention to them. It's our business.

Terry Connelly

It really made us pay attention more.

Jamie Jones

And then when they would focus their attention away they would see that the brain activity would go down.

Sean Mackey

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


I have enough attention already. More, I don't really need.

Chris Noth

It's to be expected. If you're the best, you deserve the most attention for what you're doing.

Ted Ligety

It was just us not paying attention to our assignments. We got caught up in the game.

Jeremy Hamilton

China shares will continue to get market attention.

Ben Kwong

I don't know that O.J. would want to draw that type of attention to himself.

Joe Horrigan

I never expected this case to get this kind of attention.

David Defazio

We like to mix things up so you'll pay more attention.

Andrew H. Card Jr

When it spikes, that gets people's attention.

Mantill Williams

The more attention it brings to sports in the that area, the better.

Steve Simpson

I get a lot of attention everywhere I go, but it's the wrong kind of attention.

Jeff Lewis

You have so much media and so many celebrities, some people will do anything to get attention.

Gitesh Pandya

They deserve attention from the world, so they will not have died in vain.

Joseph Wong

He has the attention span of a lightning bolt.

Robert Redford

Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Sit back, sit up, and pay attention. There's a long show ahead.

Jonathan Halpern

He pays attention to everything.

Laura Seeger

Usually, $100,000 invested in the company is enough to make them pay attention.

Nell Minow

But we gave it up because it required so much management attention.

Grace Lee

These alternatives make sense and deserve some attention.

David Stein

Demetrius really grabbed his attention and I was able to come off the edge and block it.

Dan Grossman

We're just happy that what we've set out to do has gotten us some attention.

Scott Niles

That's something that should get your attention immediately. A CEO resigning is a big warning sign.

Tina Vital

If you've got a big mouth and you're controversial, you're going to get attention.

Simon Cowell

Not enough attention is paid to the retention issue.

Michael Larson

We are getting a lot of attention and love, which is very encouraging to us.

Ahn Hyun Soo

He did whatever he had to do to bring attention on him and his campaign.

Charles Dean

I didn't really think anything about it. It got me a little bit of attention. I got to meet Tim, and talk to him about it.

Aaron Stockstel

It's one of those kinds of things that exists and people don't pay attention to until they have to.

Gary Kubic

They force pedestrians to pay attention.

Denise Tyrrell

He causes so much attention that it kind of frees me up with one-on-one blocks and it helps me out.

Joe Anoai

The more attention you pay to your surroundings, the safer you are going to be.

Jane Hagar

We are the better story. We should be getting all the attention, but we're not.

David Gonzalez

Slow down, and pay attention.

Larry Rohr

I think they're going to pay attention to it, but it's not the final word.

Thomas Russo

Although the economic situation is sound, we need to pay attention.

Tang Xu

By age 3, a child has arrived to one of two conclusions: It is his job to pay attention or it his parents' job to pay attention.

John Rosemond

He likes the attention. He seems comfortable with the attention.

Walter Hodge