Follow the dreams of others and you will receive a paycheck. Follow your own dreams and you will never check your pay.
If you think the ’80s were dumber than the ’70s, either you weren’t there or you weren’t paying attention.
A maiden’s dress,
And ancient thrills;
A girl’s caress.
(—Roman Payne; Valencia, Spain, November 2nd 2012)
Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.
Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.
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When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.
death stars light
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.
soul hollywood kiss
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
When it comes to men who are romantically interested in you, it’s really simple. Just ignore everything they say and only pay attention to what they do.
You have a... remarkable memory."
"I remember everything about you. You're the one who wasn't paying attention.
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The real heroes anyway aren't the people doing things; the real heroes are the people NOTICING things, paying attention.