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People are afraid of detail and complexity.
– Henry Markram
In photography, the smallest thing can be a great subject. The little, human detail can become a Leitmotiv.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson
The advent of DVD/Blu-ray reissues of classic Hollywood and foreign films has been a boon to film buffs, who can now study their favorites in all their glistening detail and restored palettes.
– James Wolcott
Whatever I’m throwing out there in my work, you either catch that detail because you’re ready to catch it, but if you’re not, that’s OK – you’re still being entertained.
– Isaiah Washington
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
– Jean-Paul Sartre
Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.
– Henry David Thoreau
I may not have a practical mind, but it’s very fixated on concrete things. I like detail.
– Alma Guillermoprieto
A big part of reporting is just being present. You have to show up ten days in a row to get the one telling detail.
– Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
I learned no detail was too small. It was all about the details.
– Brad Grey
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
– Alfred North Whitehead
Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail had been brought in to teach readers who were being entertained.
– Carl Clinton Van Doren
I have always loved beautiful leather objects, especially the detail that goes into designing them both inside and out.
– Colleen Atwood
The notion of the infinite variety of detail and the multiplicity of forms is a pleasing one; in complexity are the fringes of beauty, and in variety are generosity and exuberance.
– Annie Dillard
Watch every detail that affects the accuracy of your work.
– Arthur C. Nielsen
Disney is thrilling and informative and important and beautiful and suspect. Butts was a detail I observed later and definitely ties in. I suppose I was programmed, yeah.
– Mark Morris
I like the comedians that go into detail and tell longer stories.
– Michael Showalter
The distinguishing characteristic of the techno-thriller is technical detail.
– Edward M. Lerner
Memoirs are – memory is – rarely 100 percent accurate. Any autobiography is a construct, ballpark, even unnatural. Private diaries, too, can be unreliable – a detail that matters only if the diary is read.
– Darin Strauss
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
– Edward Gibbon
Often the starting point for characters, for me, is finding a little, most minor detail, and I’ll go from there.
– Patrick deWitt
The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail.
– David O. Selznick
For me, when I read a book, I’m very much about detail.
– Emma Roberts
I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece.
– Gavin Bryars
To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail.
– Giorgio Armani
I spot detail quickly.
– Millard Drexler
As PM, you have got to do everything from chairing the Cabinet to ceremonial things. You have also got to do the nitty gritty. I do get stuck into the detail.
– David Cameron
I’m not trying to be coy here; we’re just not prepared to give a lot of detail about our thinking, but we will be making some announcements in the coming months.
– Jim Walton
The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution.
– John Griffin Carlisle
Although the detail of our sexual energies and their objects and objectives vastly vary, the existence of our sexuality itself is an undeniable truth.
– Lynn Margulis
I love anything really feminine. I love any sort of girly detail – anything with a bow or a heart on it, I’m immediately in love with.
– Lauren Conrad