public attention Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about public attention
  1. #1
    “He was prepared to joke with them, to tell them stories from his journeyman years, and in turn to listen to their stories, anything just so as to keep them awake, to be able to show them again and again that he had nothing edible in the cage, and that he starved in a way that not one of them could.”
  2. #2
    “The prospect of those visiting hours, for which the starvation artist naturally yearned, since they were the meaning of his life, also made him shudder.”
  3. #3
    “Then again, he shrank completely into himself once more, concerned with no one.”