In this post, you will find great Pay Attention Quotes from famous people, such as Larry Norman, Angela Yee, Jason Bateman, Steve Erickson, Freddie Wong. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Created by writer Beau Willimon, who‘s worked on several political campaigns, ‘House of Cards‘ cannily exploits the current widespread cynicism for our politics, catering to a public scorn that’s warranted and also glib in the sort of cheap pox-on-both-houses way that means not having to pay attention.
It’s very exciting to be able to just work in this business, let alone on stuff you are extremely proud of. So it does make me a little nervous, because ‘Breaking Bad‘ is so special. It’s great being part of something so great because people pay attention to you, hopefully because you’re doing good work.
I think traditional supermarkets have to pay attention to the fact that America is more and more conscious of lifestyle.
If I were put into a college lecture hall right now and told to pay attention for 45 minutes, it would be physically impossible for me to do. I’m one of those people who believe that ADD is a gift. It’s tough to manage, but if you can harness it you can do great things.
I don’t pay attention to the ratings.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
It takes a little bit more mentally to figure out what I need to do to be most effective. The game is ever evolving. So you have to constantly pay attention to the change because you don’t want to be left behind.
We’re all happier when we know less, because the details are frightening and haven‘t really improved much. The more you pay attention, the more horrifying the world is.
We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don’t.
Well, that’s what life is – this collection of extraordinarily ordinary moments. We just need to pay attention to them all. Wake up and pay attention to how beautiful it all is.
I really don’t pay attention to the outside world when I’m incarcerated, because being in prison is like being in a different world. So I don’t pay attention to what’s going on outside of jail, because it’s all beyond my control.
It’s not unreasonable to imagine that, at least as we’re in a transition to a world economy, it’s still necessary now to pay attention to how our country is doing economically in comparison with other countries.
There’s a crazy amount of goodwill, and I don’t know where it came from, and I don’t understand, but the more I pay attention to it, the more it’s going to sting when it flips, so I think I’m almost subconsciously cultivating this naivety to it all.
Being on set is like being in college, for me, because I get to watch other people perform and I can learn from them if I listen and pay attention.
We’ve forgotten how to remember, and just as importantly, we’ve forgotten how to pay attention. So, instead of using your smartphone to jot down crucial notes, or Googling an elusive fact, use every opportunity to practice your memory skills. Memory is a muscle, to be exercised and improved.
Nirvana really touched me as a teenager and started making me pay attention to music as a participatory thing that I could do.
I am interested in imperfections, quirkiness, insanity, unpredictability. That’s what we really pay attention to anyway. We don’t talk about planes flying; we talk about them crashing.
You’re always going to have people who disagree and hate on you. That’s just part of being in entertainment. I’ve been raised in this business, so I’m used to it, I don’t pay attention.
In order to stay ahead of the young talent, you have to pay attention. You have to see what young talents are doing, and I see what a lot of young talents are doing.
Your children can be around you all day, but if you don’t spend quality time with them and you don’t pay attention to them and talk to them and listen to them, it doesn’t matter that they’re just around you.
I’m afraid the parenting advice to come out of developmental psychology is very boring: pay attention to your kids and love them.
You get social pressure from your parents, who teach you to pay attention to certain things and not to others. You get it in school.
My dad grew up really poor in Mississippi. I paid attention to that because I thought that’s a healthier thing to pay attention to than, like, some statue of a great-great-great grandfather who has no connection to my life.
You must trust yourself more than you trust others. Pay attention to your inner voice – it will tell you if how and in what you are investing is right for you.
I’m not deceived by people, because I don’t pay attention to people.
I think you just have to cross your fingers that there’s enough artists out there that keep producing interesting work, and eventually it will form a kind of wave that will force people to pay attention to it.
It’s absolutely true we have to pay attention to whether low-income people of any race are able to access quality, higher education.
I think that every homeowner has a fascination with real estate. You can’t deny that it’s such a huge player in our finances. It’s probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever purchase, so you’re forced to pay attention.
With moviemaking, the audience always has to keep asking, ‘What happens next?’ If you have the wrong piece of music over a scene, people aren’t going to get the scene. If you have the wrong camera angle, people aren’t going to pay attention. That’s as much a part of the process as getting people to talk to you.
I guess I’m just quite observant and I pay attention to a lot of things. Human behavior really fascinates me.
If you pay attention to everything and everyone, you can keep your finger on the pulse and know what’s going on. Then you can pull back when you need to or go forward in a certain way.
My wife is a very attractive woman, and she’s always worried about her diet. But she doesn’t pay attention to me, and I don’t pay attention to her. She’s a vegetarian, and it drives me crazy.
I’m really not good with money, and I don’t pay attention.
When it comes to the work, I’m excited to see what people think. When it comes to the private life, that’s when I don’t pay attention.
Pay attention to how you think and speak, and if it turns out that you’re sounding snide or crappy or doubtful, make the conscious decision to change.
I truly find inspiration everywhere. I always tell students, and young people starting out, that the single most important skill, next to listening, is to pay attention. You never know where inspiration will strike.
Kids are no longer interested in reading comic books; they’ve got television and the electronic games that they can bury themselves in like ostriches. They don’t have to pay attention to what’s going on in the world around them.
Yesterday I was thinking about the whole idea of genius and creative people, and the notion that if you create some magical art, somehow that exempts you from having to pay attention to the small things.
I really pay attention to makeup artists and what they do with me.
I pay attention to every minute of the day.
There is an actor’s responsibility in presenting the emotional content of the lyrics to an audience. But whether you do that in a straightforward fashion or an ironic fashion or a blase fashion is all about opportunities, and singers are missing opportunities as artists if they don’t pay attention to the lyric.
Pay attention to science and not myths: We think liars won’t look you in the eyes, but it turns out an honest person will only look you in the eyes about 60 percent of the time.
We should never have to do whatever Messi says. I did not pay attention to him, not even in the national team. But that is the myth that has been formed. But it is not just me: a lot of people have said it, but of course you won’t believe it from me… It is not me who is denying it. The facts deny it.
I’m already self-motivated, so I don’t really pay attention what people are saying.
I devour books. But for the longest time, I refused to pay attention to genre or labels.
One thing I always think about is, at the end of the day, nobody really cares about you as much as they do about themselves. It’s a very reassuring thing, in a good way. Pay attention to yourself, and use that energy and put it towards yourself.
I’m not strict on my calorie count; I just pay attention to my body.
I have vowed never to take antibiotics again unless I really need them. I also learned to pay attention to my body, know the difference between indigestion, an allergic reaction to food, a parasitic infection or worms. It’s incredible how well I know my body. I really love that.
Virtually any appliance is going to be online. Appliances will talk to each other and to the power-generation system. Our appliances will pay attention to our preferences.
With Manchester United I want to win. I therefore do not pay attention to what happens in other clubs, I’m totally focused on Manchester United.
I’m used to the golf course playing soft, so tomorrow I’m going to have to pay attention a little bit more.
We’re not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it’s not about appearances. It’s about effectiveness.
’24’ is not an anti-government show, really. We’ve always relied on Jack to fight for the greater good in his own way, and at times, ’24’ is very patriotic. For me personally, I definitely pay attention to things in a different way.
Pay attention to how your thoughts change when you’re faced with negative people. The more time you spend dreading, fretting, worrying, and rehashing, the less time you’ll have to devote to more productive things. Make a conscious effort to reduce the amount of mental energy you expend on negative people.
Being a lifeguard was boring. Bo-ring. It was an indoor pool and it’s so hot and humid in there. All you can do is sit there – you can’t have music on because you need to pay attention and not be distracted. So you’re just sat there, you’re looking at people swim up and down, up and down. That was so boring.
It’s good to aggravate people a little. It makes them pay attention.
If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments.
I’m not talking about what you hear from 5 per cent of the population on the radio, in the papers. I don’t pay attention to it. I travel around the country. I’m happy I have a good relationship with the people.
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.
Ryan Gosling’s, like, my crush, but I don’t really pay attention to his personal style.
The people I’ve respected most in the industry over the years – Paul Newman, for instance. I just loved the way he handled growing old on-screen. It’s understanding that you’re now basically a character actor. Which is fine, but you have to pay attention to it.
I pay attention to how every makeup artist does everything.
Writers and artists never pay attention to advice given by their elders, quite rightly. The only worthwhile advice is the most general: ‘Keep trying, don’t give up, don’t be discouraged, don’t pay attention to detractors.’ Everyone knows this.
Actors, by very definition, we want people to pay attention to us, and so usually, that comes in the package of insecurity. So if we’re not comfortable, we don’t really show you a lot.
If you want to get into the creative world, you have to just keep flogging away even when nobody’s paying attention. Because then when somebody finally does pay attention, it’s certainly a lot more interesting when you have a ton of stuff to show.
Fans are always asking me where I get my ideas from. The answer is that I’m very curious, and I get inspiration from everywhere. I read the newspapers voraciously, so I know what’s going on in real crime. I pay attention to the strange stories people tell me, and I also read a lot of scientific and forensic journals.
I would leave school and go to my theater class, and that’s when I’d actually sit down and listen. I wouldn’t pay attention in school, or I’d sing in class and get in trouble – I’d always get in trouble. Theater is the only thing I always came back to.
We do the press because we know logically it influences how we are perceived, but we don’t pay attention to it after the fact.
I don’t want to have a song like ‘My Humps’ and it be sagging down, so I pay attention to that area. A lot.
It makes you a better player when you’re around better competition. If you pay attention, you can learn something.
People generally pay attention to what they already know about and what they care about.
I am not a Luddite. I am suspicious of technology. I am perfectly aware of its benefits, but I also try to pay attention to some of the negative effects.
Guys like Future and me, we help create and shape the sound of music – not just Atlanta music, but music all over. If you really pay attention to the music being made, a lot of that is very heavily influenced by the stuff that we created. I listen to so many songs that’s like, ‘Damn, this sounds like my music!’
Honestly, as hard a profession as acting is, I think music is even harder. Acting, you’re like a leech, because someone else does the hard part for you. They write it for you, then the director tells you what to do. You really just need to know how to pay attention, follow instructions.
When I was growing up, my family was so poor we couldn’t afford to pay attention.
What I’m doing is trying to get kids to pay attention, to look at the physical world more, and to question everything. I am trying to get kids out of the house and away from screens.
Of course I pay attention to the Premier League – it’s one of the greatest leagues in Europe.
I think the more complex your idea of who someone is or who a particular group is, the less able you are to separate ‘we’ and ‘outside’ or ‘us and them.’ I think that that’s something that we really, really need to pay attention to.
Brazil needs the individual creativity of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, Douglas Costa. But it needs the collective creativity that sometimes people don’t pay attention to.
I learned long ago to focus on things you can control and don’t even pay attention to things you don’t.
I’ve spoken before on how the art of storytelling has been lost a bit. I definitely feel ‘Empire‘ is helping to reprogram us back to that place where we pay attention and invest emotionally in the records and the artists.
You have to pay attention to the moment and make it the best it can be for you. I’ve been trying to do that. It’s really made a major difference for me. I’m a happier person.
For me, it seems to help me take the pressure off if I don’t pay attention to what other people are telling me.
Rebuilding the military is something Putin will pay attention to.
I’ve played festivals in Australia. If it’s a dance music festival or mainstream festival, there’s maybe, like, 10 percent who pay attention to the music.
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.
Keep your blood pressure under control and pay attention to your urine. If it’s foamy, that’s not a good sign, and you need to check out your kidneys.
My beginnings in the Southwest are clear and palpable. My beginnings here made me pay attention to where the sun is, where the winds are, the power of the site… I take that baggage with me.
I suffer from an amazing amount of insecurities, and I’m grateful that my body image, it’s normally not something I pay attention to.
I don’t pay attention a whole lot to what my numbers are.
My theme song is always: ‘Pay attention to your viewer. Follow them.’
The political process does not end on Election Day. Young people need to stay involved in the process by continuing to pay attention to the conversation and holding their leaders accountable for the decisions they make.
People pay attention to artists and celebrities, so they have the opportunity to do something great with this limelight. I, for one, have no problem with Kanye running for president, because if it’s something that he truly believes in and it can lead to greater good, why not? I’m all for that.
We are descended from people who paid attention to dangerous things in the environment. People who didn’t pay attention to dangerous things in the environment didn’t get to survive and to breed.
Being an actor adjacent to the media industry, I pay attention to that landscape.
If you don’t pay attention to me, I’m going to make you pay attention to me. I’ve always been that way.
I am just always trying to pay attention to how to communicate things that may not always be the hot topic issues and ways they can be entertaining and engaging. That’s what I think has always been my passion, even if it comes to the type of music that I do.
I pay attention to the things that nobody else is looking at.
My sisters play ball. My older brother, he’s in my ear. My younger brother, he’s in my ear. Critiquing me on my game. That’s who I mostly pay attention to.
Girls are smitten by guys who pay attention to the simple things in life which are mostly the small things that we tend to ignore.
Pay attention, don’t let life go by you. Fall in love with the back of your cereal box.
We tend to pay attention to that which is the most current on our radar screen.
Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those who are wedded to a vision.
The haters out there, I don’t really pay attention to them, because I feel like I’m doing the best I can, and I just don’t want that negativity into my heart and into my mind.
When I’m on, people watch; people pay attention.
I went back to the notion of story, which is always a good thing to have if you’re trying to get people to pay attention to a book and pick up information along the way.
We used to think that you could pay attention to five to nine things at a time. We now know that’s not true. That’s a crazy overestimate. The conscious mind can attend to about three things at once. Trying to juggle any more than that, and you’re going to lose some brainpower.
People in New York pay attention to national issues – a huge percentage of people.
Some entertainers don’t pay attention to what’s going on around them.
I really like United States so I pay attention to what goes on here. I don’t really pay attention to what goes on overseas or in other countries, unless it affects us, then I’ll pay attention.
I kinda halfway paid attention to politics during my early years, but the older you get, the more you realize it’s very important to pay attention to who gets elected. They can ruin the country.
A lot of guys picked up an instrument because they couldn’t get girls to pay attention to them in high school. They turned to the guitar as a sure-fire aphrodisiac. And most of the time, it did the trick.
I don’t really pay attention to WWE stuff as it’s just not for me.
If I put my name on something, I’m going to be involved. I’m not just going to put my name on it and not pay attention.
My job is to pay attention to the feel of the game and always add a positive energy to it on my team through the ups and downs of the game.
One of the great things about being in entertainment is you have access to the media. People pay attention to you.
I pay serious attention to new artists. I pay attention to dope artists.
Trolling never bothers me. There are so many times when I don’t even pay attention to it.
All one needs to do is read – books, magazines, research the Internet – and pay attention to the influencers in their lives to discover the myriad people of strong moral character who have and still are making positive, meaningful contributions and differences in our world.
You have to pay attention to the moments when you’ve felt on top on the world. I remember the first time I was on stage, I was doing ‘West Side Story,’ I was 17 and this woman was crying because she liked what I was doing so much.
At Gallaudet, deafness isn’t an issue. You don’t even think about it. Students can pay attention to accounting or psychology or journalism. But when a deaf person goes to another college, no matter how supportive it is, that person doesn’t get the same access.
Pay attention to the beauty surrounding you.
I am a control freak. I am very hands on and pay attention to details.
I mean, defense to me is something that when you watch a game you don’t really pay attention to defense unless you’re very – unless you’re a specialist.
I could go insane if I obsessed over every little detail of all of my companies. My management philosophy is to pay attention to the vital few and ignore the trivial many.
If you pay attention, stand-up can be great improv training ground. But one of the things that helped me the most was doing warm-up for the ‘Mr. Show’ tapings way back when.
Just listen to your coaches; pay attention to what they’re telling you to do.
Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
The least anyone can do is pay attention to their parents and people who are elder to them.
In wrestling, there’s a shelf life, and some wrestlers don’t pay attention to the shelf life.
We want you to pay attention.
I pay attention to how I look but I don’t let it go too far.
I don’t know if I owned a toothbrush until I was 19, maybe. I didn’t come from stock that placed any importance on the toothbrush. But a couple of girls I met changed that. And I would do anything to get a girl to pay attention to me long enough that I could feel good about myself.
When men are romantically interested in you, it’s really simple. Just ignore everything they say and only pay attention to what they do.
I don’t really like to pay attention too much to what is being said about me, only because the people closest to me – my parents, family, and friends – know me best. So I feel like their opinions mean more to me than anyone else‘s.
So if people will pay attention to what I say because of our success as a group, I am going to use that.
A movie is painting, it’s photography, it’s literature – because you have to have the screenplay – it’s music. Put a different soundtrack to a comedy and it’s a tragedy. A movie combines all those forms and forces you to pay attention for two hours with a group of people.
I think what everybody really wants is attention; we just want someone to pay attention to us.
As lawmakers, our job is to listen to our constituents. If our phones are ringing off the hook with people demanding to know where we stand on an issue, we pay attention.
But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don’t say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don’t like about what Republicans are saying.
You have to pay attention, like with tours and expenses; you have to factor that all in. You want to play music for the rest of your life, you have to pay attention to all the things. You want to know what’s always going on.
With music, you’re laying it all out there. They’re judging you right away, and you can lose them quick. With the comedy, you’ve always got another joke to redeem yourself. Or, even if you’ve only got one joke, at least the punch line is at the end. Then they have to at least pay attention until the end.
Particularly women need to pay attention to what is unique to their own personal biology and emotional systems, and not deny it.
I don’t really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
One of the more noble things the Oscars can do is pay attention to movies no one knows about. Blockbusters don’t need much help.
The last thing I will pay attention to is any of the usual Washington back and forth.
The Great Migration can get forgotten if we don’t pay attention or bear witness to it. It’s part of my personal history and the history of millions of African Americans who left those oppressive conditions for better lives in the North. It’s important to put that on the page.
I do everything with a purpose, and I don’t really pay attention to the negativity.
History is made every day. The challenge is getting everyone to pay attention to it.
I try not to go crazy, but yes, I pay attention to what I eat.
We’re one of the most highly regulated industries, and we have to pay attention to what government is doing.
When you are ‘world building,’ people will oftentimes judge how well you built your world. They want to know: Is the culture believable? Does it feel like it has a history? I try very hard to pay attention to details.
I don’t pay attention to negative stuff.
Automating some of your finances can be incredibly convenient and is a great way to save time, but automating everything makes it too easy to go on autopilot and forget to pay attention to your personal finances.
Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.
The strength of my mother is something I didn’t pay attention to for so long. Here she was, this single mom, who was part of the Great Migration, who was part of a Jim Crow south, who said, ‘I’m getting my kids out of here. I’m creating opportunities for these young people by any means necessary.’
I don’t know what hype you’re talking about, I don’t pay attention to it.
I don’t really pay attention to much online.
We’ve always been huge fans of the Dixie Chicks. They talked about subject matter that people didn’t necessarily want to talk about and made people pay attention to issues.
I knew nothing of American History because I didn’t pay attention to American History in school. Because I did not see myself in American History in school.
Did Amy Winehouse have a hit single from ‘Frank?’ I love ‘Frank,’ but people didn’t really pay attention to her until ‘Back to Black.’ So no, I haven’t had a hit single. I personally am not bothered about that.
Some people will go for the quick joke and not pay attention to the consequences.
Basically, the actor’s job is to pay attention to the script.
A director’s job is like parenting. You have to look after your actors like children, pay attention to each of their different abilities.
If you don’t love your job, you can’t maintain the discipline in playing that many years. It starts with the love, discipline and taking care of your body. Understanding the older you get, you have to pay attention to every single detail.
As I started to study old blues recordings and really pay attention to my favorites, it really started to come to me that all of my favorite pieces of music weren’t produced, they were performed. The producer is nearly invisible: no thumbprint other than the composition and the performers.
I pay attention to the actors and stuff, but not even that much. I don’t pay attention to who’s writing.
Like my best friend, I asked for drums for Christmas, and got them. But when he moved on to guitar, I realized two things: (1) guitar is a much more expressive instrument, (2) way more girls pay attention to guitar players than to drummers.
Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.
We all know the feeling of surrendering to the embedded biases of our devices. We let our cell phones ping us every time there’s an incoming message and check our e-mail even when we’d best pay attention to what’s going on around us in the real world. We text while driving.
The muse is not an angelic voice that sits on your shoulder and sings sweetly. The muse is the most annoying whine. The muse isn’t hard to find, just hard to like – she follows you everywhere, tapping you on the shoulder, demanding that you stop doing whatever else you might be doing and pay attention to her.
I watch for emergent technologies and pay attention to what people say they’ll be good for, then see what we actually use them for. It never occurred to me that a tiny telephone with a wireless transceiver would do whatever it is that it’s done to us.
I try not to pay attention to talk of comparisons. I only want to focus on myself. It is good to hear that people are talking like that, but the truth is I am not at Cruyff’s level of talent, and I never will be, so it is not something I think about.
An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
All enterprises and major players need to pay attention to the needs of the government of the country of which they are a part. At one level, it would be unconscionable for a company like Huawei not to be responsive to Chinese national-security needs.
I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they’ll need to really pay attention to it.
I almost never go to news sites – it’s overwhelming how much content is out there. But I will pay attention to what my friends are picking up and sharing.
I don’t keep a lot of the trophy stuff. I don’t pay attention to it.
To pay attention to flattery or criticism is a waste of time for artists.
When you change defenses, it’s the same thing a lot of times. But different terminology means different things in that new defense. So you have to get accustomed to that. You have to study. Get in your books and pay attention.
I just think old old movies, they make you concentrate and pay attention so much more. They feel so warm. A lot of modern digital videotape, it’s just too bright. Don’t know why, it’s not warm.
Pay attention to other people’s nightmares because they might be contagious.
My sense of proprietorship has been so weak that actually I didn’t pay attention and I lost the copyrights on a lot of the songs.
I’m not Ryan Seacrest. If I want people to pay attention to me, I have to just eat scorching-hot food.
I don’t pay attention to which foot I’m developing. I just train normally and use both feet. I’d say I’m right-footed.
You kinda got to embrace expectations, but it’s not something I pay attention to.
Mercury is most commonly recognized as a developmental toxin, threatening to young children and fetuses as they develop their nervous system. Prenatal exposure to even low levels of mercury can cause life-long problems with language skills, fine motor function, and the ability to pay attention.
Hip-hop is a part of rock & roll because it comes from DJ culture. DJ culture is the embodiment of all genres and all recorded music, if you actually pay attention to it.
I have made a promise to myself that I will have no limitations as an actor. I have realised I have to pay attention to the commercials or the business aspect of cinema, but deep inside, I am purely an artiste.
Most Americans will let liberals and conservatives play their games because most Americans don’t pay attention.
You have to pay attention to the work on the page and make it as good as possible because it could be your last.
We need to do whatever it takes to get our children together and pay attention to them, because that’s our future. What’s in the hearts and minds of our children is what’s in our future.
I don’t pay attention to how I feel about anything.
I don’t really pay attention to the guy I outwork for the rebound, it’s really just hearing the crowd just be like, ‘Ohhhhh.’ They just get frustrated. That’s a good feeling.
The characteristics of people according to their star sign are similar, and we pay attention to how we can get the best out of them.
Men don’t pay attention to small things.
It’s not accidental that products get worse over time; it’s because companies stop paying attention to them. They stop caring as much about maintaining the same quality they did when they were just trying to fight for survival and no one would pay attention unless they had the best technology.