Quotation Explorer - 'Details'

The best way to waste your life, is by taking notes. The easiest way to avoid living is to just watch. Look for the details. Report. Don't participate. - Chuck Palahniuk
When asked for the details of an ideal date, I answered, "I want him to take me to a book store, so he can see just how happy I can be. - Camille Cabujat
Stories aren't facts, Cait, they're not details. Stories are feelings. You've got your feelings, haven't you?""Too many," I said."Well, that's all you need." He put his hand on mine. "Cry yourself a story, love. It works. Believe me."So that's what I did, I cried myself a story.And this is it. - Kevin Brooks
The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building. - Robert Collier
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
To die for a cause is easy, to live, to be steady day after day doing the small things, taking care of the details, knowing you will be forgotten by history and still choosing to do so, that is real courage - Anonymous
As a civilian, I know nothing about combat, the Marine Corps experience or modern man's struggle adjusting to peace after war. I only know what's been shared with me; confidences I would never betray, nor use as details in a novel. - Tiffany Madison
ex-girlfriends are like car wrecks. You shouldn't want to know the details but you just do - Allison van Diepen
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
I constantly yearn to celebrate life & its infinite manifestations, to examine the details of everything including the human heart & mind. - Jay Woodman
So much of a novelist’s writing takes place in the unconscious: in those depths the last word is written before the word appears on paper. We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them. - Graham Greene
Want to turn your dream in idea? Then write how wonderful it is with all the details. But never forget to plan step by step how to make it a reality. Dream without action does not produce results. - Da Anunciação Marco
Life is unpredictable.We can not tell will happen in a minute.We have no control of tomorrow and it's details. Live a careful life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outline and covering up all the details. - George Orwell
GOD in not just in the details, He is the detail. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
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
In success, people see only the product. But they do not know the details of the process. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Beware of the man who won't be bothered with details. - William Feather
Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don't.
With honest and straightforward business principles, close and careful attention to details, and the ability to take advantage of favourable opportunities and circumstances, there is a scope for success. - Jamsetji Tata
The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. The shortcut to closing a door is to bury yourself in the details. This is how we must look to God. As if everything's just fine. - Chuck Palahniuk
Coming out on June 15 - "For the People, Time to Take Our Country Back!" Just in time for the presidential general election campaign. More details to follow as the date approaches - I.Vicente
He said that the principal function of music was to organize the details into harmonies that were intended to make us forget that there was randomness all around us. The same, he said, could be said for great books. - Selden Edwards
The personal screenplay- where you dive into the terrifying depths of your soul, unearth the most intimate details about yourself, and put it on paper for the world to see. Proceed with caution, for madness lies ahead. - A.D. Posey
It is not required that we know all of the details about every stretch of the river. Indeed, were we to know, it would not be an adventure, and I wonder if there would be much point in the journey. - Jeffrey R. Anderson
God has a plan for you (Jer. 29:11) and you will make it through this time of testing. Keep on believing and moving forward and you will see Him working out the details. God is never early or late but His timing is always perfect. You will see, I promise. - Tamara L. Chilver
The details of what we call our lives go sometimes to form patterns of meaning not unlike those to be found in our preferred sort of fiction. - Gerald Murnane
If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed. - Ernest Hemingway
God is in the details.
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat. - Jean-Paul Sartre
As Bernard Shaw has pointed out, we are all born under the death sentence, so the time and the form may be mere details. - J. Jefferson Farson
Until you are willing to learn the lessons, pay attention to details, and become patient with yourself, you will keep repeating the same patterns over and over again. - Kemi Sogunle
If you go deeper into the details of your calling, finding out new things about it, seeking wisdom and understanding from God on it, this in itself will cause you to be successful. He that tills his land will be satisfied with bread. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
The trouble with lies was that once started, the fiction had to be continued, and it was hard always to be remembering details that you had made up upon the spur of the moment. - Elizabeth Aston
Cherish the fabulous, the fantastic, the beautiful, the graceful, the moments of abandon, laughter, quirkiness. Cherish the tiny incredible details, the gigantic & varied display, and the infinite depths - of life. - Jay Woodman
Why worry about minor little details like clean air, clean water, safe ports and the safety net when Jesus is going to give the world an "Extreme Makeover: Planet Edition" right after he finishes putting Satan in his place once and for all? - Arianna Huffington
Always try to be perceptive and observant in living, sensatory for details and diversity. Always try to see beyond the surface, and look in another perspective. Always try not to judge. Always seeks new experience, embrace and took chances. To live life maximally and develop into a better person. - Nin
In scientific discovery, it’s not the subject or object reveals the information to the scientist, but the awareness field of his own mind, reveals the details, at the time of deep focus on the subject or object. - Roshan Sharma
Urgency means paying the details the attention they deserve, with the respect they deserve, without delay. - Richie Norton
The details of my thoughts bled into thin pieces of paper, spread across miles to touch hearts of the people; who've lost their truest homes- themselves. - Nikki Rowe
I've worked hard to remember it...The problem is I'm not sure what's real memory and what's my brain filling in details, like a guy whose heart stops and he thinks he sees a bright light. Except I'm sure of my bright light. - Phil Klay
The details of life have a tendency to interfere with the actual living of life. - Richard Diaz
One should absorb the colour of life, but one should never remember its details. Details are always vulgar. - Oscar Wilde
Although the author dealt some of John Bunyan's conclusions in spiritualizing the details of Solomon's Temple, he attributes to Bunyan a "consecrated ingenuity". - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I do not know the details of tomorrow, but I have a hope for a better tomorrows. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Enmeshed in the details of life, a diary rarely talks about the important things. It turns out that most of life happens off-screen. - Laura Moncur
Marriages maybe made in heaven, but a lot of the details have to be worked out here on earth. - Gloria Pitzer
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
Aubrey - "Apparently she wears a black leather catsuit and a golden mask."Irene - "Any details on the mask?"Aubrey - "I think people are usually too busy looking at the black leather catsuit. - Genevieve Cogman
TELESCOPE, n. A device having a relation to the eye similar to that of the telephone to the ear, enabling distant objects to plague us with a multitude of needless details. Luckily it is unprovided with a bell summoning us to the sacrifice. - Ambrose Bierce
Don’t just love a person for the image, idea or concept of them, but love them for every fantastically weird and twisted details that makes them up. - lauren klarfeld
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
When Life teaches you a lesson, write it down and use it ASAP. Many destinies have failed because of lack of attention to important details. - Asuni LadyZeal
God is a great illustrator especially when I look at the humankind; different races, different genders, different heights, different weights and different shapes.His illustrations are simply breath taking, full of details and very inspiring. His creativity is beyond great and He's a mighty God. - Euginia Herlihy
"I want to know Gods thoughts.... all the rest are just details - Albert Einstein
I want to know God's thoughts; the rest are details. - Albert Einstein
Life is full of disparate details arbitrarily joined together by dreams, pain and yearning. I do not long for sense, but I call for emotion and imagination amidst this chaos. - Juhani Peltonen
When nobody will look at you, you can stare a hole in them. Picking out all the little details you'd never stare long enough to get if she'd ever just return your gaze, this, this is your revenge. - Chuck Palahniuk
Everything made by human hands looks terrible under magnification--crude, rough, and asymmetrical. But in nature every bit of life is lovely. And the more magnification we use, the more details are brought out, perfectly formed, like endless sets of boxes within boxes. - Roman Vishniac
You've got to make an effort to get the details right, because even through someone picks it up and knows it's a novel, they know someone's made it up and they know it's not real, if you make a small mistake they will cease to imaginatively engage with the story. - Sara Sheridan
Cleanliness makes it easier to see the details. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
It gets harder as times go by, because memory is the first casualty of manic depression. When I'm manic, all I remember is the moment. When I'm depressed, all I remember is the pain. The surrounding details are lost to me. - Terry Cheney
A mirror creates the illusion of distance which makes the client feel more comfortable as he or she shares deep, personal details with their stylist. - StacyK
"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
You can’t prepare for the details of every single possible thing that might come your way in the future, because the future is uncertain. - Auliq Ice
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