Top 60 Attention Span Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Attention Span Quotes from famous people such as Ryan Bingham, John Scalzi, Dan Levy, Howie Mandel, Olly Murs, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I have kind of a short attention span, so if it doesn't

I have kind of a short attention span, so if it doesn’t come really quick then I set it down, and hopefully come back to it another time.
Ryan Bingham
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
In my head, I’m a purist that doesn’t require anything but a group of good friends and a bottle of wine. In reality, I’m co-dependent on my iPhone and fully conscious of the fact that my attention span is corroding.
Dan Levy
If you come to any of my live shows, you’ll see, it’s very frenetic. I have the attention span of a gnat.
Howie Mandel
I’m not really one for reading books. I have a very poor attention span. I’d rather listen to music, play games or watch films on my iPad.
Olly Murs
When I was young, and I would see bands playing, I would dig the rock & roll and get excited, but when they would start to take the pace down, my attention span would start going.
Angus Young
I don’t have a background in music… and I have a short attention span. If you put me in the studio every day, I’m gonna get lost.
I think we have the attention span of a gnat. You know, with cell phones and Twitter.
Jeff Daniels
I have a very short attention span, so sitting down with a book is very difficult for me.
Tomi Lahren
Our sport is surrounded by nine seconds, and that’s how long the attention span is for fans: if you can grasp those nine seconds, you’re the man of the hour.
Justin Gatlin
My attention span, when it comes to exercise, is pretty minimal.
Betty Gilpin
Most of the jobs I had when I was younger, I got fired from. I never had the attention span.
Marty Scurll
I’m not a great reader, believe it or not. It’s not the vocabulary – my father made me read the dictionary when I was little – but my attention span is poor. Takes me months to read one book.
David Robinson
Everyone has a really short attention span nowadays with social media, our phones. Even me – I can’t go without touching my phone every five minutes.
Alexa Bliss
Being a member of the Nintendo generation, I’ve got a really short attention span.
Jesse Kellerman
My attention span is very short.
There’s a palpable frustration with the assumption that everyone who’s under the age of 25 has got the attention span of a gnat and isn’t interested in events and ideas.
Claire Fox
People have a very short attention span when it comes to television, but nobody forgets the movie you do.
Ayushmann Khurrana
They made a three-hour ‘Raw,’ but two hours is about my time limit. I ain’t got that kind of attention span.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
If you are heartbroken and can’t face the world, you need something with a fantastic plot. You won’t be able to read anything boring because your attention span when you are heartbroken decreases by three-quarters.
Isabel Gillies
I don’t feel like the album format is sacred anymore, and things have got to change. I don’t listen to music in terms of albums anymore. I’ve got a short attention span.
Jamie Hince
I get bored quickly. Always have. Short attention span.
Rupert Friend
I have no attention span. I get bored so fast.
Carrie Underwood
I have a very short attention span.
Frances McDormand
Everyone has a really short attention span, and you have to bombard them with content, content, content.
I’m the perfect kind of personality for making YouTube videos. I deal in short attention span theater. I do wild things.
I don’t have the attention span to practice sleight of hand.
Jeremy Sisto
I have a short attention span, so when one book isn’t working out, I just work on another.
Jacqueline Woodson
If you can present your case clearly and visually, anyone can understand it. No one has an attention span.
Bill Browder
I’ve got a short attention span, so it makes sense that I like movies because, for the most part, they immerse you in lots of action.
Doug Liman
On every Bright Eyes record, there’s some kind of sound collage that begins it. Some of them have dialogue, some don’t. I like it because it can kind of slow down the attention span a bit. It’s a way to draw you in to the rest of the record.
Conor Oberst
I'm the sort of person with a very short attention span

I’m the sort of person with a very short attention span, and I lose interest in things very quickly.
Finn Balor
My attention span has never been on point – in school as well – unless I’m very, very, very into something.
Ann Makosinski
I would never have been a good scientist – my attention span was too short for that.
Octavia E. Butler
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
Karl Kraus
It takes me forever to read a book. I have such a small attention span.
Lewis Hamilton
In a world where the body politic has the attention span at times of a goldfish, yep, you’ve got to have the ability to reinvent yourself in this game many times.
Matt Gaetz
One of the great things about being an actor is it serves a short attention span, which is something I have.
Allison Mack
I have a short attention span.
Raphael Bob-Waksberg
The first thing you learn when you’re blogging is that people are one click away from leaving you. So you’ve got to get to the point, you can’t waste people’s time, you’ve got to give them some value for their limited attention span.
Alex Tabarrok
I try to read, but my attention span is so bad, and ever since Netflix was invented, that’s all I do in my spare time, which is really bad, but it’s like a chore to read for me.
Eliot Sumner
I have a short attention span, so I go through short nerd-out phases.
Ron Livingston
I was pretty anti-academic, and I wasn’t much of a student. I had a really short attention span and did not get a lot out of high school academically. I think college was a little the same way.
Chris Crutcher
I have a short attention span.
Tony Scott
Pat Moynihan could write books with one hand and legislate with the other. I can’t; I have a short attention span. The slightest distraction would take me away from writing.
Barney Frank
I have an attention span that’s as long as it has to be.
Donald Trump
I have the attention span of a 2-year-old. I like to jump from project-to-project.
Reba McEntire
As a young child my attention span was, as I remember it, rather short.
Michael Morpurgo
I came to Hollywood to write and found out I don’t have the attention span.
Lee Daniels
Theatre is a more difficult visual medium than films. You need to hold the attention span of the audience without goofing up and be able to express yourself as vividly as possible.
Poonam Dhillon
My attention span was quite short and I just wanted to use a lot of beautiful words. When I read a poem like ‘Howl’, or ‘Lady Lazarus’ by Sylvia Plath, I felt myself being moved – I wanted to do that for other people.
Arlo Parks
I don’t have much of an attention span for TV – I nod off during the basketball playoffs – but when I watch ‘Game of Thrones’ on On Demand, I’m glued to the set. It’s mystical and addictive. Tyrion Lannister, that’s my man.
Steve Harvey
I have an extraordinary attention span. I manage to juggle two or three different ideas at the same time, and that’s probably – if I have a gift, that’s probably the best gift that’s given me.
Paul Newman
I don’t have a good attention span and can’t spend long in record stores or video shops or games emporiums without getting grumpy.
Beth Ditto
A fellow with the inventiveness of Albert Einstein but with the attention span of Daffy Duck.
Tom Shales
I’m a Gemini, and my attention span is limited. So, I don’t dwell on long-term goals.
R. Madhavan
I bought a guitar CD-ROM because we had a new computer, but I had no attention span for that. I spent about three hours on it desperate to be brilliant. Eventually, I got some proper lessons.
James Bay
I’m not someone who has a lengthy attention span, and that applies to my exercise routine as well.
Jai Courtney
I have a short attention span. I couldn’t stay doing the same thing for 30 years.
Esther Dyson
Everyone’s attention span is getting shorter. As a result, everything – films, music, art – gets watered down and dumber. Every now and again, you get something great, but not often.