Detail Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Detail

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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 ~


If you write a story based on a real person, you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story.
~By Caroline B. Cooney ~


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 ~


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 ~


To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films.
~By Julie Taymor ~


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 ~


Well we took it apart scene by scene. We examined every sentence, every full stop, every comma. He has a most wonderful eye for detail, Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist.
~By Ronald Harwood ~


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 ~


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


He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour, I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him.
~By Henry Villard ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Girls talk to each other like men talk to each other. But girls have an eye for detail.
~By Amy Winehouse ~


I don't have much of a problem with interruptions. I keep a detailed record of paint and materials as a work on each painting. I can restart exactly where I left off.
~By Mike Thompson ~


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 ~


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 ~


We demand that people should be true to the pictures we have of them, no matter how repulsive those pictures may be: we prefer the true portrait in all its homogeneity, to one with a detail added which refuses to fit in.
~By Pamela Hansford Johnson ~


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 didn't want readers to have to make allowances for what they couldn't see, but to be able to say to themselves that the fabric of the magic detailed was perfectly believable.
~By Terry Brooks ~


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 ~


All that is not perfect down to the smallest detail is doomed to perish.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


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


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 ~


With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future.
~By John B. Larson ~


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 ~


Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families.
~By Hernando Cortes ~


People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


I tested the waters on producing a record, but I'm more of a creative guy... I can't get into minute details.
~By Dee Snider ~


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 ~


We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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


We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy.
~By David Hackworth ~


I enjoy learning technical details.
~By Ken Follett ~


With NOAH, you can create some stunning, yet original soundscapes. Therefore, as a performance tool, it really comes into its own because you can make one single performance which has a lot of detail.
~By Geoff Downes ~


All of us want to see the details of any legislative plan if there's going to be a legislative response, but Congress, I believe, is in the mood to do whatever it takes to win this war against terrorism.
~By Richard Shelby ~


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


If you take a book of a thousand pages on the Second World War, in which 50 million people died, the concentration camps occupy two pages and the gas chambers ten or 15 lines, and that's what one calls a detail.
~By Jean-Marie Le Pen ~


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


The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


How people are around a director, it really does affect everything, every detail of the life of the movie.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~


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 ~


Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society.
~By Yuan T. Lee ~


Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
~By Andy Warhol ~


Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
~By Albert Speer ~


People have criticised me because my security detail is larger than the president's. But you must ask yourself: are there more people who want to kill me than who want to kill the president? I can assure you there are.
~By Marion Berry ~


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 ~


Such being the nature of mental life, the business of psychology is primarily to describe in detail the various forms which attention or conation assumes upon the different levels of that life.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


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 ~


The details are details. They make the product. The connections, the connections, the connections. It will in the end be these details that give the product its life.
~By Charles Eames ~


The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
~By Ruth Rendell ~


Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Traffic is about drugs. As detailed a portrait as I can muster about what is happening in the drug world, from top to bottom, from policy to how things move on the street.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


Those early sketches looked too cartoony; I really wanted to do detailed drawings - I was taking anatomy classes - but unfortunately I wasn't able to do it because of the time element.
~By Joe Shuster ~


Al Gore has dedicated his life to detail. George W. Bush has not. He's the first to admit it.
~By Peter Jennings ~


In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
~By Michael Behe ~


The Republicans have put together serious detailed counter-proposals when we have objected to this administration's agenda. And so, I want to tell the President and remind him again, we're not voting no for political expediency. We've got our principles, and we're going to stand up and defend those.
~By Eric Cantor ~


I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings.
~By Thomas Bailey Aldrich ~


I never examined what I did in any great detail because I thought it would spoil things. I never read the scripts at all carefully, and never wanted to know what was going on, because I felt that being a benevolent alien that's the way it should be.
~By Tom Baker ~


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 ~


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


Recently though, our State Governments have discussed instigating a carbon trading scheme - the details are still to be decided - and that's an encouraging sign.
~By Peter Garrett ~


The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It's just that we never had cause to think about it before.
~By Peter Dawson ~


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 ~


What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry.
~By Laurie Lee ~


Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.
~By Anthony Holden ~


A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
~By Sivananda ~


A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.
~By John Foster Dulles ~


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 ~


Whatever the details of union may be, there's no doubt we need more policy coordination in Europe.
~By Gerhard Schroder ~


Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details.
~By Jim Evans ~


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 ~


If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings.
~By Lance Loud ~


I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


One of the problems with sex education... is that it also strips kids - especially girls - of their modesty to have every detail of anatomy, physiology and condom usage made explicit.
~By James Dobson ~


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 ~


I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.
~By Edvard Munch ~


An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
~By Roald Dahl ~


Gradually I became aware of details: a company of French soldiers was marching through the streets of the town. They broke formation, and went in single file along the communication trench leading to the front line. Another group followed them.
~By Ernst Toller ~


Highly educated bores are by far the worst; they know so much, in such fiendish detail, to be boring about.
~By Louis Kronenberger ~


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 ~


Disney is thrilling and informative and important and beautiful and suspect. Butts was a detail I observed later and definitely ties in. I suppose I was programmed, yeah.
~By Mark Morris ~


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


The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail.
~By David O. Selznick ~


Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.
~By William Feather ~


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 ~


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


I have always felt that this story is universal. When I began to understand the details of the history, I felt that the most compelling aspect was not what happened, but what continues to happen and how it is denied.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 ~


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 ~


Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house.
~By Benjamin Britten ~

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