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Detail Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Detail

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And now, without having wearied my friends, I hope, with detailed scientific accounts, theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself.
~By Joshua Slocum ~


Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are.
~By Susan Sontag ~


I've been working on my autobiography, just pecking away in longhand. The more you write, the more you remember. The more you remember, the more detail you recall. It's not all pleasant!
~By Pat Morita ~


We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


The reason Apple is really good, I think, and the reason their stores succeeded, is not just 'cause we know the big idea, but we have a real passion for the littlest detail. It's legendary in our products.
~By Ron Johnson ~


Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene, after the climax of the scene, there was one little change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out. It was in the detail of the tears of blood.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


Occasionally, I would focus on a particular school project and become obsessed with, what seemed to my mother, to be trivial details instead of apportioning the time I spent on school work in a more efficient way.
~By Steven Chu ~


I have been watching and drawing the surface of Mars. It is wonderfully full of detail. There is certainly no question about there being mountains and large greatly elevated plateaus.
~By Edward E. Barnard ~


Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture.
~By Helen Hayes ~


I do not keep up with the details of particle physics.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


I do like to work on a Marvel method, so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it, I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page, but not saying what happens in every scene.
~By David Lloyd ~


Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
~By Heraclitus ~


In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories can be objectively verified, sometimes with remarkable detail.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I will have a one-hour program called the Mission Watch, where I will describe details of the mission and give additional information about the lessons from space.
~By Christa McAuliffe ~


Success is the sum of details.
~By Harvey S. Firestone ~


We've played producers almost our entire lives in everything else we've created. But when working on a feature and even dealing with something like Warner Bros. or another production company, or other details that you can worry about - we definitely learned a lot.
~By Mary-Kate Olsen ~


Fear is a great motivator. Look at what 9-11 has accomplished - My god. It's slammed the economy, It's - I can't even begin to detail all it's actually done, other than bring down the buildings and hit the Pentagon. It's stunned the entire nation.
~By Art Bell ~


Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture.
~By Ed Wood ~


Consistency is found in that work whose whole and detail are suitable to the occasion. It arises from circumstance, custom, and nature.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along, and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people. I couldn't get interested in it. And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture.
~By Ben Shahn ~


It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.
~By Alan Perlis ~


Writing in other voices is almost Japanese in the sense that there's a certain formality there which allows me to sidestep the embarrassment of directly expressing to complete strangers the most intimate details of my life.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.
~By Theophile Gautier ~


All the details of the life and the quirks and the friendships can be laid out for us, but the mystery of the writing will remain. No amount of documentation, however fascinating, can take us there.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


I never kept a diary, but I wrote detailed notes of my travels.
~By David Rockefeller ~


In all works on Natural History, we constantly find details of the marvellous adaptation of animals to their food, their habits, and the localities in which they are found.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting of a totem for meaning is attached to every line. You must be most particular about detail and proportion.
~By Emily Carr ~


The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
~By Sean Bean ~


With prose you can incorporate more details, develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way. Prose has its own speed.
~By Robert Morgan ~


The amount of detailed information which an individual has at his command and his theoretical elaborations of the same are mutually dependent; they grow in and through each other.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
~By Ethel Rosenberg ~


The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
~By Michael Korda ~


Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details.
~By Crystal Chappell ~


Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.
~By Steven Pinker ~


I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


This time all the historical details and things were right. But I'd written it again in third person, and people found it dry. I decided to throw that one away.
~By Arthur Golden ~


You don't forget the movies, but you forget the details of them.
~By Sissy Spacek ~


I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail.
~By Malcolm Bradbury ~


I did not know many of the details relevant to the Iran and contra initiatives.
~By Fawn Hall ~


With my somewhat vague aspiring mind, to be imprisoned in the rude details of a most material life was often irksome.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war. I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention, but I did know of that prohibition.
~By Otto Hahn ~


I don't really like to talk specifically about customers by name - but we work with nearly all the leading manufacturers of consumer products worldwide and at quite a detailed engineering level.
~By David Milne ~


You can't imagine how much detail we know about brains. There were 28,000 people who went to the neuroscience conference this year, and every one of them is doing research in brains. A lot of data. But there's no theory. There's a little, wimpy box on top there.
~By Jeff Hawkins ~


The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.
~By Harrison Ford ~


It takes a couple of years just to get the background and knowledge that you need before you can go into detailed training for your mission.
~By Sally Ride ~


In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention.
~By Lou Holtz ~


It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


I think in any writing you're paying attention to detail.
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


Since I was doing all of it myself, I had to decide where I wanted to go with the songs, how to proceed with the chords, if the sound was alright, and all that detail on my own.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
~By Anne Tyler ~


I may not have a practical mind, but it's very fixated on concrete things. I like detail.
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


The great thing about Stephen is that he sees the movie as a separate thing, I think. He wants it to capture the essence of the book, and if he feels that's been done, then he's not too particular about the details. I think that's why he's happy.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


For me, there's a fine line between telling a story that's fictional with lots of details and then removing yourself too much from it, so it's bloodless, a little too fictional.
~By Aimee Mann ~


If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


When has there ever been a government in German history that came to the people and revealed its detailed plans for the coming years? That could not happen before, since German governments planned war and conquest.
~By Walter Ulbricht ~


Well, it's because I gladly acknowledge some ideas that are part of process theology, but which I think are not tied to all the details of process thought, and are very illuminating and helpful.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail had been brought in to teach readers who were being entertained.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.
~By Barbara Hepworth ~


I have always made an effort to render every detail of my reality with the greatest accuracy; but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation of historical facts was an exact one.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention to detail and total concentration.
~By Willie Sutton ~


The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
~By Ronald Fisher ~


I always wanted to write something illustrated, and the Details strip finally gave me the opportunity.
~By Rick Moody ~


Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.
~By Piers Anthony ~


As a journalist, the details always tell the story.
~By James McBride ~


Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


Mandatory sentencing guidelines have become as complicated and detailed as the IRS code!
~By Harold H. Greene ~


The reports of the eclipse parties not only described the scientific observations in great detail, but also the travels and experiences, and were sometimes marked by a piquancy not common in official documents.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
~By Adam Smith ~


From a consideration of the immense volume of newly discovered facts in the field of physics, especially atomic physics, in recent years it might well appear to the layman that the main problems were already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary.
~By Victor Francis Hess ~


Never neglect details. When everyone's mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.
~By Colin Powell ~


The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I worked every day there, so I knew all the details. But I needed only some proof. So the proof was photos.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


It turns out that my memory is just not that great, so for specific scenes with people doing stuff, sometimes I'd have the details all wrong or I couldn't remember what happened exactly, so I just let that be.
~By Rick Moody ~


On the other track I got to talk with Jon Poll, my editor, and we go into more detail about the decisions we made in both the production and the post-production. So I hope the combination becomes something worth collecting.
~By Jay Roach ~


In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
~By L. Sprague de Camp ~


It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
~By Alexander Fleming ~


Once I start writing about something, it goes off rather fast, and sometimes details which might be interesting such as what the room looked like or what somebody said that was not exactly on the same subject tend to get lost.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


The details are not the details. They make the design.
~By Charles Eames ~


Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details.
~By Henri Poincare ~


I am a control freak. I am very hands on and pay attention to details.
~By Victoria Beckham ~


Caress the detail, the divine detail.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


We were fortunate enough to have several good books detailing the camps and the women. Some were by the survivors. I also got to talk to some of the women who had been in the camp, survivors.
~By Glenn Close ~


I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid.
~By Mariah Carey ~


As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it.
~By Joshua Lederberg ~


God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


It was in the 1960s that I began the detailed study of public regulation.
~By George Stigler ~


Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have detailed plans to cut their greenhouse emissions by 20 to 50 percent.
~By Donella Meadows ~


I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style.
~By Stephen Fry ~


Details create the big picture.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


Why can we remember the tiniest detail that has happened to us, and not remember how many times we have told it to the same person.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The function of the politician, therefore, is one of continuous watchfulness and activity, and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he would work out grand results.
~By John George Nicolay ~

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April 22 ,2021
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