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Preoccupied Quotes

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Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if
our thoughts are focused on regretting the past,
preoccupied with anticipating the future,
or lost in the mind-fog of unconscious habitual behavior.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

I think there is a rage against women.
I've come to see that now although at the time I did not notice it.
I was preoccupied with my teaching and my writing.
- Marguerite Young

A lot of people seem to get preoccupied with what I'm
wearing as opposed to the music.
- Sheryl Crow

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

 

Yes, I've been very preoccupied with the survivor all through my work.
- Robert Jay Lifton

I would be remiss if I left the impression that my
life has been totally preoccupied with scholarly research.
- Douglass North

Consider any individual at any period of his life,
and you will always find him preoccupied with fresh
plans to increase his comfort.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

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Fill you mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world
preoccupied with meaningless things,
and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
- Marianne Williamson

Without deadlines and restrictions I just tend to become
preoccupied with other things.
- Val Kilmer

By then, I was making the slow transition from classical
biochemistry to molecular biology and becoming increasingly
preoccupied with how genes act and how proteins are made.
- Paul Berg

A soul preoccupied with great ideas best performs small duties.
- Harriet Martineau

There would seem to be a limit, even for an art preoccupied
with boundaries and transgressions,
beyond which a work reaches its breaking point and
becomes an actual failure,
a mere experimentation.
- Brian Ferneyhough

But I try not to become preoccupied with that because
with whatever direction I follow,
with whatever advice I've followed or not followed,
It's landed me in New York, in a very beautiful hotel,
talking to people about something that I love.
So I ain't that far off.
- Eriq La Salle

Just the fact that I've lived more, and I'm not concerned
about when I am going to get my next job anymore.
This business is free-lance and it's not a steady job.
Younger, I would have been more preoccupied with myself.
- Raul Julia

It's interesting to play a role where you don't really
have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince
yourself that you're not acting.
- Michael C. Hall

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

It is an interesting question how far men
would retain their relative rank
if they were divested of their clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Decorate your home.
It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
- Charles M. Schulz

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't
it be interesting if...';
And then do it.
- Duane Michals

Success is never so interesting as struggle
- Willa Cather

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting
and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants
to get to work and deal with them.
- Paul Hawken

I don't want to be interesting.
I want to be good.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The perplexity of life arises from there being too
many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Enjoy your time in public service.
It may well be one of the most interesting and challenging times of your life.
- Donald Rumsfeld

The best museums and museum exhibits about science
or technology give you the feeling that,
hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here,
too.
- Paul Allen

I've made it clear to my agents that I want more interesting stuff.
- Tom Wopat

I am now reading Cooper's Naval History which I find very interesting.
- John D. Long

Now I feel I have an unspoken deal with the paparazzi:
"I won't do anything publicly interesting if you agree not to follow me."
- Matt Damon

It is definitely a challenge to play Nathan,
but the more different he is from myself,
the more interesting the character becomes for me.
- James Lafferty

I can't read historical fiction because I find the
real thing so much more interesting.
- Antonia Fraser

All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets.
I can focus on working in interesting movies without
having to worry about supporting myself.
- Mark Wahlberg

Until you know that life is interesting -
and find it so -
you haven't found your soul.
- Geoffrey Fisher

We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted
responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat.
These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of
people I want to be with.
- Hedy Lamarr

It's almost like, it's often the bad recording quality
of things which makes them interesting.
- Danielle Dax

An intellectual is someone who has found something
more interesting than sex.
- Edgar Wallace

Although technical discussions are interesting to composers,
I suspect that the truly magical and spiritual powers
of music arise from deeper levels of our psyche.
- George Crumb

So we should preserve it.
I don't think that digital storage is necessarily a good thing,
but I definitely think that digital manipulation is interesting.
- Sean Booth

My interesting diet tips are eat early and don't nosh between meals.
I mean, I can pack it away.
- Carol Burnett

I notice that students, particularly for gay students,
it's too easy to write about my last trick or something.
It's not very interesting to the reader.
- Thom Gunn

And I think a good writer's gonna make it interesting.
From the first paragraph it will all be interesting.
Just work at it and work at it and work at it.
- Kurt Loder

God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made
a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too.
- Bob Balaban

Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only
the starting point of systematic analysis,
for alone they do not yield many interesting implications.
- Gary Becker

Recently I heard a 'wise guy' story that I had a party
at my home for twenty-five men.
It's an interesting story, but I don't know twenty-five
men I'd want to invite ta a party.
- Joan Crawford

Architecture theory is very interesting.
- David Byrne

I'm not Chinese.
I thrive in interesting times.
- Charles de Lint

You must make the product interesting,
not just make the ad different.
And that's what too many of the copywriters in the U.S.
today don't yet understand.
- Rosser Reeves

With comics you can put interesting and solid information
in a format that's pretty palatable.
- Joe Sacco

I find the most interesting and most daring scripts
tend to be for independent films.
- Neve Campbell

There's something interesting about playing live;
you're in the moment,
and I think it would be beneficial.
- Herb Alpert

America is rather like life.
You can usually find in it what you look for.
It will probably be interesting, and it is sure to be large.
- E. M. Forster

Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
- John Russell

I used to be interested in Windows NT,
but the more I see it, the more it looks like traditional
Windows with a stabler kernel.
I don't find anything technically interesting there.
- Linus Torvalds

I'm sort of an experimenter; I thought it'd be interesting
to play around and see what's there.
- Corbin Bernsen

I think the best pictures are often on the edges of any situation,
I don't find photographing the situation nearly as
interesting as photographing the edges.
- William Albert Allard

Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've
seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot
more interesting than the input that I put in.
- David Bowie

I would say that one of the things that we are proud
of is that we are attracting very interesting guest stars.
One is Tyne Daly, who has done a wonderful job.
- Michael Biehn

It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration.
Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me.
- Cecilia Bartoli

I've always believed that the facts about dancing are
more interesting than the myths,
and this was a great chance for me to explore how the
human body does such incredible things.
- Deborah Bull

The most fun you can possibly have as an actor is to
walk that line between what's real and what's interesting.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

And, of course, supernatural elements just make a story more interesting.
- John Foster

Whatever the course, whether the course was boring or interesting to me,
whether I was talented in mathematics or not talented in languages,
my parents expected A's.
- Martin Lewis Perl


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