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Sometime, while I wasn't paying attention, trickle-down economics got respectable.
I'm not really into the political game as far as paying politicians and stuff like that, I'm not into that. You do your job, and I'll do mine.
A lot of what acting is paying attention.
Most TV shows don't reward you for paying attention.
Paying your employees well is not only the right thing to do but it makes for good business.
From paying off friends' tax bills to rescuing stray dogs and stuffing £20 notes into the hands of homeless people, I can't get rid of my money fast enough.
But MTV relishes its vestigial role as a star maker, so every year it puts all its clout into making the VMAs the biggest, splashiest, loudest show-biz extravaganza of the year, honoring all this music for existing, after a year of paying barely any attention to it.
It's not about battling the original artists when I record these songs, it's about paying tribute to them.
I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema, rather than for the critics.
In market research I did at Microsoft Corp. in the early 1990s, I estimated that the 'Wall Street Journal' took in about 75 cents per copy from subscribers, $1.25 at the newsstand and a whopping $5 per copy from ads. The ad revenue let them run a far bigger newsroom than subscribers were paying for.
We've become such a multitasking society that just paying attention to the road doesn't seem to be that important anymore. I have to remind my kids all the time that that's what you're supposed to be doing in the car.
Pay your utilities, gas and other basic needs before paying on your debts.
I would have been very happy just working from job to job, paying my rent one movie at a time. I never wanted to be this famous. I never imagined this life for myself.
I've been accused of not really paying attention to a sentence unless my name comes up in it twice.
Not graduating high school on time leads to fewer chances of attending college and obtaining good paying jobs, and creates instead higher chances of incarceration and unemployment.
Quite often I can be in a bookshop, standing beneath a great big picture of myself and paying for a book with a credit card clearly marked John Grisham, yet no one recognises me. I often say I'm a famous author in a country where no one reads.
It's really American to avoid paying taxes, legally.
I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today.
My dad was rubbish at all other aspects of his financial life, but he's pretty good at paying the rent.
We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
Like the vast majority of my constituents, I continue to be concerned about record profits reported by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are paying record high prices for gasoline.
Though I had come into the world on 16 November 1922, my official documents show that I was born two days later, on the 18th. It was thanks to this petty fraud that my family escaped from paying the fine for not having registered my birth at the proper legal time.
Environmental concern is a little like dieting or paying off credit-card debt - an episodically terrific idea that burns brightly and then seems to fade when we realize there's a reason we need to diet or pay down our debt. The reason is that it's really, really hard, and too many of us in too many spheres of life choose the easy over the hard.
When you put an album out, you can't do any material from the album if people are paying to see you.
Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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