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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.
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.
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.
Gary Ryan Blair
The details are not the details. They make the design.
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.
Details create the big picture.
Sanford I. Weill
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.
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
If you just focus on the smallest details, you never get the big picture right.
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
I don't know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.
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.
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.
Geeks are people who love something so much that all the details matter.
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.
God is in the details.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Success is the sum of details.
Harvey S. Firestone
Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.
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.
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.
When it comes to politics today, the devils' not in the details; the devil's in the big picture, more often than not just hiding in plain sight.
Songs are my diaries; they always have been. You have to put your trust in everyone because putting down those real, personal details and thoughts that make a song authentic also opens you right up. I am constantly misunderstood; a lot of people just don't get me.
Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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