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Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
C. S. Lewis
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away.
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot.
I have noticed... that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women.
Have you noticed the debt is exploding? And it's not all because of Medicare.
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
B. B. King
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
I noticed that there are no B batteries. I think that's to avoid confusion, cause if there were you wouldn't know if someone was stuttering. 'Yes, hello I'd like some b-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries.' 'What kind?' 'B-batteries!' and D-batteries that's hard for foreigners. 'Yes, I would like de batteries.'
Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied.
John Kenneth Galbraith
At first, I only laughed at myself. Then I noticed that life itself is amusing. I've been in a generally good mood ever since.
Marilyn vos Savant
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
A good basic selling idea, involvement and relevancy, of course, are as important as ever, but in the advertising din of today, unless you make yourself noticed and believed, you ain't got nothin'.
Oh gosh, I noticed dramatic changes in my body after I started doing yoga, but I also think you have to shake things up.
Have you ever noticed that when you must struggle to hear something, you close your eyes?
Marilyn vos Savant
Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.
I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always firmly closed.
And when I was young, my family was perfectly nice. I write a lot about it, as you noticed. But it was rather limited. I think, I don't think anyone in my family would really feel I'd done them an injustice by saying that. We didn't see many people. There were many books. It was as if I wanted to get away from home.
Have you ever noticed how most critics disagree with the public? That should tell you a lot about critics.
I've noticed a terrible thing, which is I will agree to anything if it's far enough in the future.
I've noticed that when I am selling a lot of records, certain things become easier. I'm not talking about getting a table in a restaurant.
I noticed in the past, a lot of guys who like strong women, they really freak out if you're not strong 24/7. Or they complain about you being strong, then the moment you're not strong, they're like, 'Oh, no, no, no.'
And I think that, of course, there is some dysfunction of needing to be liked or noticed or to feel part of things, something going on there for most actors. For some there's not and I think they really struggle with it.
Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes, I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
Over the past 20 years, I have noticed that the most flexible, dynamic, inquisitive minds among my students have been industrial design majors. Industrial designers are bracingly free of ideology and cant. The industrial designer is trained to be a clear-eyed observer of the commercial world - which, like it or not, is modern reality.
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