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The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
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.
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.
Motherhood has most definitely changed me and my life. It's so crazy how drastic even the small details change - in such an amazing way. Even silly things, like the fact that all of my pictures on my cell phone used to be of me at photo shoots - conceited, I know! - but now every single picture on my phone is of Mason.
The details are not the details. They make the design.
Details create the big picture.
Sanford I. Weill
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
This is what customers pay us for - to sweat all these details so it's easy and pleasant for them to use our computers. We're supposed to be really good at this. That doesn't mean we don't listen to customers, but it's hard for them to tell you what they want when they've never seen anything remotely like it.
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.
That's the kind of movie that I like to make, where there is an invented reality and the audience is going to go someplace where hopefully they've never been before. The details, that's what the world is made of.
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.
Never neglect details. When everyone's mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.
If you just focus on the smallest details, you never get the big picture right.
Passion isn't something that lives way up in the sky, in abstract dreams and hopes. It lives at ground level, in the specific details of what you're actually doing every day.
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.
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
I realized going back and writing and explaining in details the difficulties I had lived actually became emotional again. It's like therapy but sometimes therapy can be painful. But it's part of life and part of the autobiography so I'll have to finish it sooner or later.
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.
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.
Not enough books focus on how a culture responds to radically new ideas or discovery. Especially in the biography genre, they tend to focus on all the sordid details in the life of the person who made the discovery. I find this path to be voyeuristic but not enlightening.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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.
Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.
Success is the sum of details.
Harvey S. Firestone
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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