Short Attention Spans Quotes

Short Attention Spans Quotes by Michael Morpurgo, Barbara Kruger, John Scalzi, Maira Kalman, Thighpaulsandra, Dan Quayle and many others.

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As a young child my attention span was, as I remember it, rather short.
Michael Morpurgo
Do you know why language manifests itself the way it does in my work? It’s because I understand short attention spans.
Barbara Kruger
As a reader, I have a very short attention span and a low tolerance for boredom, and I find that comes in handy with my writing. If I get bored writing something, I pity the people who will then try to read it.
John Scalzi
My short attention span has allowed me a life of diversity in work and place.
Maira Kalman
As a person who has a pretty short attention span I think of music like that, completely. That’s why I can quite happily change genres mid-song.
I’ve heard people say that [I have a short attention span]. I don’t feel I do, because when I’m interested in something I’ll stay in focus as long as it is necessary… If you get off on something I’m not very interested in, it’s very easy for me to block it out. It’s easy for me to block things out.
Dan Quayle
I wrote the column. I – you know, – the column simply said that [Clay] Felker is destroying this paper. And I heard that he was about ready to fire me, but two other people on The Voice interceded and, fortunately, he had a very short attention span, so I wasn’t fired.
Nat Hentoff
Being effective at social media, whether for business or personal use, means capturing people who have short attention spans. They’re only a click away from a picture of a funny cat, so you have to make your thing more compelling than that cat. And that can be a high bar.
Alexis Ohanian
I have a short attention span.
Tony Scott
Children from like 8 and even up to the college age – Spider-Man appeals to a fairly broad demographic but, like I said, a mean age probably of 12 is a good mark – they process information so quickly and it’s not because of attention deficit or short attention span.
Thomas Haden Church
Land of snap decisions, land of short attention spans, nothing is savored long enough to really understand.
Joni Mitchell
One of the great things about being an actor is it serves a short attention span, which is something I have.
Allison Mack
Films to the degree that they glorify mindlessness and short attention span they are bad, to the degree that they encourage empathy with people not like ourselves and encourage us to think about life, they are good.
Roger Ebert
I can sketch up a storm, and I’m very involved in how clothes are constructed, but I have a short attention span.
Michael Kors
I don’t think people really do listen. We plug into music, and we have short attention spans. We tend to download individual tracks from iTunes rather than a whole album. We buy music DVDs and watch them once, and then they disappear into a drawer, or we loan them to a friend, and we never watch it again.
Ian Anderson
It’s not our fault our generation has short attention spans, Dad. We watch an appalling amount of TV.
Yeardley Smith
I sometimes worry about my short attention span, but not for long.
Herb Caen