I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.
Although we have, in theory, abolished human slavery, recognized women's rights, and stopped child labor, we continue to enslave other species who, if we simply pay attention, show quite clearly that they experience parental love, pain, and the desire for freedom, just as we do.
Digital technology has several features that can make it much easier for teachers to pay special attention to all their students.
I've been amazed watching people who are not ready with their scripts when they're getting a lot of attention.
I'm a strong believer that you can build great companies in time of both greed and fear. But you have to be paying attention and operating under the right assumptions. You don't have to believe history repeats itself, but you should accept that history rhymes.
If you're not confused, you're not paying attention.
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 have no attention span. I get bored so fast.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
By bringing current events into the classroom, everyday discussion, and social media, maybe we don't need to wait for our grandchildren's questions to remind us we should have paid more attention to current events.
Attention — quotes and aphorisms
History is made every day. The challenge is getting everyone to pay attention to it.
When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.
In Hollywood, for me, it's all about the movie stars and the singers. Baseball players don't draw too much attention; we're low key. I'm good with faces and sometimes bad with names, but I'll walk up to somebody if I know who they are... show them some love.
Teenagers talk about the idea of having each other's 'full attention'. They grew up in a culture of distraction. They remember their parents were on cell phones when they were pushed on swings as toddlers. Now, their parents text at the dinner table and don't look up from their BlackBerry when they come for end-of-school day pickup.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.
Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.