„Paying attention to the CPI and the others is like leaving your house on a rainy day without carrying an umbrella because a government weather report told you it was sunny.“

Quotes from Crash Proof (2006)

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Peter Schiff
US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftskommentator, Autor und Börsenm… 1963

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„You don't pay prostitutes to come to your house; you pay them to leave.“

—  Charlie Sheen American film and television actor 1965

Attributed to Charlie Sheen by Jon Cryer https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/jon-cryer-reveals-inside-insane-782410

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„My policies are based not on some economics theory, but on things I and millions like me were brought up with: an honest day's work for an honest day's pay; live within your means; put by a nest egg for a rainy day; pay your bills on time; support the police.“

—  Margaret Thatcher British stateswoman and politician 1925 - 2013

The News of the World (20 September 1981), quoted in Chris Ogden, Maggie: An Intimate Portrait of a Woman in Power (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990), p. 342.
First term as Prime Minister

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„Pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, so you can pay attention to what really has your attention.“

—  David Allen American productivity consultant and author 1945

15 September 2011 https://twitter.com/gtdguy/status/114341777418354689
Official Twitter profile (@gtdguy) https://twitter.com/gtdguy

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„I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.“

—  Brian Andreas American artist 1956

Quelle: Story People: Selected Stories & Drawings of Brian Andreas

Su Shi Foto

„The brimming waves delight the eye on sunny days;
The dimming hills give a rare view in rainy haze.
The West Lake looks like the fair lady at her best
Whether she is richly adorned or plainly dressed.“

—  Su Shi Chinese writer 1037 - 1101

"The West Lake, the Beauty" (《饮湖上初晴后雨》) (1073), in Song of the Immortals: An Anthology of Classical Chinese Poetry, trans. Yuanchong Xu (Beijing: New World Press, 1994), p. 200
Original: (zh) 水光潋滟晴方好,山色空蒙雨亦奇。

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„I learned to pay attention to the readers and not to the madness…Because to be a writer in Turkey is a bit like being kissed on one cheek and slapped on the other.“

—  Elif Shafak Turkish writer 1971

On focusing on her readership in “Elif Shafak: ‘I thought the British were calm about politics. Not any longer’” https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/16/elif-shalak-i-thought-the-british-were-calm-about-politics-booker-prize-shortlist in The Guardian (2019 Sep 16)

Citát „If you do not want it to rain, always carry an umbrella.“
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„If you do not want it to rain, always carry an umbrella.“

—  Andrzej Majewski Polish writer and photographer 1966

Aphorisms. Magnum in Parvo (2000)

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„Training and smoking pot like I should, instead of paying attention to other bullshit“

—  Nick Diaz American mixed martial artist 1983

Diaz defending his hobby of smoking marijuana

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„Oh rainy day woman,
I've never seem to see you for the good times or the sunshine.
You have been a friend of mine, rainy day woman.“

—  Waylon Jennings American country music singer, songwriter, and musician 1937 - 2002

Rainy Day Woman, from The Ramblin' Man (1974).
Song lyrics

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„COINCIDENCE You weren’t paying attention to the other half of what was going on.“

—  John Brunner, buch Morgenwelt

context (3) “You Have to Push Him Over”
Stand on Zanzibar (1968)

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