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I laughed when Steven Spielberg said that cloning extinct animals was inevitable. But I'm not laughing anymore, at least about mammoths. This is going to happen. It's just a matter of working out the details.
I want to know all Gods thoughts; all the rest are just details.
The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
Laurence J. Peter
The bearing, rearing, feeding and educating of children; the running of a house with its thousand details; human relationships with their myriad pulls - women's normal occupations in general run counter to creative life, or contemplative life, or saintly life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Life is not significant details, illuminated by a flash, fixed forever. Photographs are.
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.
The tantalizing discomfort of perplexity is what inspires otherwise ordinary men and women to extraordinary feats of ingenuity and creativity; nothing quite focuses the mind like dissonant details awaiting harmonious resolution.
I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.
The knives of jealousy are honed on details.
The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private, and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family.
Most people don't have time to master the very mathematical details of theoretical physics.
Sincere Christians can disagree about the details of Scripture and theology - absolutely.
Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details.
Most of my songs have names of people I've met or are dear to me. There are people who have privacy issues and about people knowing about their private life. But for me, I like to include few special names and few details about them to make the song very special to me.
Don't be so familiar and so much into the details. Keep people dreaming. Close the window, and make them wonder.
I need to know how the clock is made after you tell me what time it is. I want to know all the details so I can understand how it works.
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.
When I read James Joyce, I'm not really interested in the Dublin of 1904. I'm interested in being in the presence of a voice and a sensibility underpinned by an authenticity which, I think, if you're a good writer, you can extract from the specific details of your own time. I think most writers do hope that their books will be read in ten years.
There is a difference between vulnerability and telling people everything about yourself. Vulnerability is a feeling. Telling everyone about yourself is just facts and details.
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. It's in the spirit of it.
Once you get the right image the details aren't that important.
At the solemn moment of death, every man, even when death is sudden, sees the whole of his past life marshalled before him, in its minutest details. For one short instant the personal becomes one with the individual and all-knowing ego. But this instant is enough to show to him the whole chain of causes which have been at work during his life.
We were an ill-matched pair, my husband and I, from the very outset; he, with very high ideas of a husband's authority and a wife's submission, holding strongly to the 'master-in-my-own-house theory,' thinking much of the details of home arrangements, precise, methodical, easily angered and with difficulty appeased.
Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
Alphonse de Lamartine
I like design, I like details, to me it is just another form of self-expression.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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