P. J. O'Rourke Quotes
One thing talk can't accomplish is communication. This is because everybody's talking too much to pay attention to what anyone is saying
P. J. O'Rourke
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Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
I met wonderful people playing in the NBA. Whether it is the officials, the scorekeepers, all the people who work for the NBA, not just for the Lakers, but I'm talking about just for the league itself.
I hate these platforms that are all over the place today; they are all about grabbing attention. They are suburban! I never do a platform. Well, I did, in the 1970s, but that was a bad experience.
All my life, I've been working with male directors, which I've really enjoyed. And I'm lucky in that I've worked with men who have a lot of respect for women. But working with a woman is a different experience. It feels like the communication is different.
I was a star in Italy, Austrailia, Germany and Japan before the American stations ever paid attention at all.
I always paid attention to Lil Wayne - close attention. He's my idol. He's still my idol.
Jeffery Lamar Williams
Just like all great stories, our fears focus our attention on a question that is as important in life as it is in literature: What will happen next?
Karen Thompson Walker
A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.
In reference to the Army and Navy, lately employed with so much distinction on active service, care shall be taken to insure the highest condition of efficiency; and in furtherance of that object, the Military and Naval Schools, sustained by the liberality of Congress, shall receive the special attention of the Executive.
Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don't have much attention from people outside.
I think it's difficult to be No. 1. 'There's too much attention, too much expectation from other people.
If a person wants to enjoy attention, he will create situations to get it.