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My religion consists of a humble admiration
of the illimitable superior spirit
who reveals himself in the slight details we are able
to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Spiritual

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

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

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

 

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.
- John George Nicolay

The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls;
the soldier details his wounds,
the shepherd his sheep.
- Laurence J. Peter

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

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It's the little details that are vital.
Little things make big things happen.
- John Wooden

We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle.
We all prefer to think that every man who wore the
blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart.
- Rebecca H. Davis

I knew the Apple II was great when I bought it,
but as I dug into the details it just completely blew
me away the creative artistic approach that the designers had taken.
- Andy Hertzfeld

Every man's life ends the same way.
It is only the details of how he lived and how he died
that distinguish one man from another.
- Ernest Hemingway

I compare it to being in a car accident.
There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that
you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.
- Brooke Langton

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs,
but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

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

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

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.
- Otto Hahn

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

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.
- Charles Eames

After all it is those who have a deep and real inner
life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life.
- Evelyn Underhill

The average husband enjoys the total effect of his
home but is usually unable to contribute any of the
details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.
- Havelock Ellis

The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
- Ruth Rendell

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.
- Peter Garrett

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.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

Why should I go into details, we have nothing that
is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.
- Ovid

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

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

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

I enjoy learning technical details.
- Ken Follett

The details are not the details.
They make the design.
- Charles Eames

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

God is in the details.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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.
- Aimee Mann

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.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

I always work from an outline, so I know all the of
the broad events and some of the finer details before
I begin writing the book.
- Mercedes Lackey

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine
interest in all the details of daily life.
- William Morris

I prefer to explore the most intimate moments,
the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.
- Rita Dove

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.
- Mariah Carey

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

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

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

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of
the night without thinking that the night pleases us
because it suppresses idle details,
just as our memory does.
- Jorge Luis Borges

But Sergio Leone invented totally the way of,
you know, the details, the eyes, the hands -
fantastic.
- Claudia Cardinale

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.
- Stephen Fry

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

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

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.
- Arthur Golden

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

Success is the sum of details.
- Harvey S. Firestone

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

I remember everything, even the dates.
But I don't want others to remember the details,
just the image.
- Gloria Grahame

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

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

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.
- Caroline B. Cooney

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

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

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.
- Christa McAuliffe

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

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

Details create the big picture.
- Sanford I. Weill

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.
- Laurie Lee

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.
- Sivananda

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.
- Ben Shahn

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.
- Ernst Toller

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.
- Zhang Ziyi

If you want to solve very complex problems,
you will have to end up letting machines work out a
lot of the details for themselves,
and in ways that we don't understand what they are doing.
- Joshua Lederberg

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.
- Lance Loud

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.
- Henry Villard

What it values most of all is the sum total of events
and the advance of civilization,
which carries individuals along with it;
but,
indifferent to details, it cares less to have them real than noble or,
rather, grand and complete.
- Alfred de Vigny

My characters have undergone the same process of simplification as the colors.
Now that they have been simplified, they appear more
human and alive than if they had been represented in all their details.
- Joan Miro

I try to keep in touch with the details...
I also look at the product daily.
That doesn't mean you interfere, but it's important
occasionally to show the ability to be involved.
It shows you understand what's happening.
- Rupert Murdoch


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