Quotes on Details Of Life

One of the most effective ways to learn about oneself is by taking seriously the cultures of others. It forces you to pay attention to those details of life which differentiate them from you. Edward T Hall

Something precious is lost if we rush headlong into the details of life without pausing for a moment to pay homage to the mystery of life and the gift of another day. Kent Nerburn

But amid much elegance and precision, the details of life and the Universe also exhibit haphazard, jury-rigged arrangements and much poor planning. What shall we make of this: an edifice abandoned early in construction by the architect? Carl Sagan

If we look at life in its small details, how ridiculous it all seems. It is like a drop of water seen through a microscope, a single drop teeming with protozoa. How we laugh as they bustle about so eagerly and struggle with one another. Whether here, or in the little span of human life, this terrible activity produces a comic effect Irvin D Yalom

Life is not a plot; it's in the details. Jodi Picoult

Life is relationships; the rest is just details. Gary Smalley

Molecular genetics, our latest wonder, has taught us to spell out the connectivity of the tree of life in such palpable detail that we may say in plain words, "This riddle of life has been solved." Max Delbruck

I miss the days when faith was discussed in public and not the most intimate details of our personal lives. Joe Lieberman

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life - purpose - is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.... Denis Waitley

My life has appeared unclothed in court, detail by detail, death-bone witness by death-bone witness, and I was shamed at the verdict.... Anne Sexton

Without knowing every single detail in a man's life, we cannot judge whether he is a good person or not! Mehmet Murat Ildan

We have a long history of snapshot photography that appeared to many to be more arbitrary and idiosyncratic than much of the work of professionals. We valued it for what it could tell us about the details of people's daily lives. Fred Ritchin

Be in love with your life, every detail of it. Jack Kerouac

Do you know how there are moments when the world moves so slowly you can feel your bones shifting, your mind tumbling? When you think that no matter what happens to you for the rest of your life, you will remember every last detail of that one minute forever? Jodi Picoult

I'm fascinated by what people will do to each other. Actually, I'm sort of interested in the gory details of life. Phil Collins

Our thoughts are either focused on what's eternal, life-changing, and true, or lost in the details of our temporary, selfish, false beliefs. Craig Groeschel

The part of life which we really live is short. Seneca the Younger

Only when we are so old, only, are we aware of the beauty of life. Alice Herz-Sommer

The meaning of life can be revealed but never explained. Kenneth Rexroth

Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself. Maxwell Maltz

It is personal vanity of the most flagrant type which intrudes itself, unasked, into other people's affairs. There are few of us who do not feel capable of ordering the daily lives of others, down to the most minute detail. Myrtle Reed

A life's record with God in the details can be a spiritual feast for our souls. When we count our blessings on paper, our gratitude soars. It is all so evident. Elaine A. Cannon

Energy enables a man to force his way through irksome drudgery and dry details and caries him onward and upward to every station in life. Samuel Smiles

Oregano is the spice of life. Henry Tillman

By doubting we come at truth. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Everything in life is most fundamentally a gift. And you receive it best and you live it best by holding it with very open hands. Leo J. O'Donovan

The purpose of life is to live it. Clarence Darrow

The significance of life is living. Jiddu Krishnamurti

The meaning of life is to create meaning for your life. Tucker Max

We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life. Viktor E Frankl

The meaning of life is to see. Huineng

The meaning of life is happiness. Dalai Lama

Gain control of your time, and you will gain control of your life. John Landis Mason

The happiest time of my life is now. Marilyn Monroe

Details are all there are. Taizan Maezumi

Im share a lot of details, but 98 percent of my life is still private. Stephen Amell

We see what we see because we miss all the finer details. Alfred Korzybski

Tiny details imperceptible to us decide everything! W G Sebald

In German. I'm more sensitized to the details, to the emotions. In English, I wouldn't detect as much nuance. Michael Haneke

The evil always comes from details. Henning Mankell

Success is in the details. Zig Ziglar

He knew he couldn't tell stories, that he always included extraneous details & tangents that interested only him. John Green

Everything is important- that success is in the details. Steve Jobs

Who doesn't love a statement sock? I mean, we won't go in to details, but your underwear has to be bright, too. Bubba Watson

He's famous for being obsessive about details. Matt Damon

No one sees further into a generalization than his own knowledge of detail extends. William James

Happiness hides in life's small details. If you're not looking, it becomes invisible. Joyce Brothers

Estragon: Suppose we repented. Vladimir: Repented what? Estragon: Oh...(He reflects.) We wouldn't have to go into the details. Vladimir: Our being born? Samuel Beckett

Details make perfection, and perfection is not a detail. Leonardo Da Vinci

Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness. Our life is frittered away by detail. Henry David Thoreau

Happiness hides in life's small details. If you're not looking, it becomes invisible. Joyce Brothers

A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited. Rajneesh

Nature has given man no better thing than shortness of life. Pliny The Elder

A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality. Jill Briscoe

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Paul Gauguin

For this beauty, beauty without strength, chokes out life. Hilda Doolittle

To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life. Paulo Coelho

The only incontrovertible fact of my work is the importance of life. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life is full of surprises, isn't it? Charlton Heston

I have finally figured out that the purpose of life is to enjoy it. Rita Mae Brown

Convert life into truth. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each moment of life is a step toward death. Sandra Gulland

Just as all thought, and primarily that of non-signification, signifies something, so there is no art that has no signification. Albert Camus

Progress is The law of life: man is not Man as yet. Robert Browning

Interruptions are the spice of life. Don Herold

Beauty is not just physical. It's about what you stand for, how you live your life. Halle Berry

The joy of life is variety. Samuel Johnson

Life is what you celebrate. All of it. Even its end. Joanne Harris

In taking the everyday details of life for granted, we fail to appreciate the extraordinary fact that we are conscious at all. Stephen Batchelor

The beauty of life is in small details, not in big events. Jim Jarmusch

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!.... Henry David Thoreau

One curious result of this inertia, which deserves to rank among the fundamental 'laws' of nature, is that when a discovery has finally won tardy recognition it is usually found to have been anticipated, often with cogent reasons and in great detail. F. C. S. Schiller

Nothing can tend so much to humble us before the mercy and justice of God as the consideration of His benefits and our own sins. Let us, then, consider what He has done for us, and what we have done against Him; let us call to mind our sins in detail, and His gracious benefits in like manner, remembering that whatever there is of good in us is not ours, but His, and then we need not be afraid of vainglory or of taking complacency in ourselves... Francis Of Assisi

Confusion and clutter are failures of design, not attributes of information. And so the point is to find design strategies that reveal detail and complexity - rather than to fault the data for an excess of complication. Or, worse, to fault viewers for a lack of understanding. Edward Tufte

Mindfulness is loving all the details of our lives, and awareness is the natural thing that happens: life begins to open up, and you realize that you're always standing at the center of the world. Pema Chodron

It was a life, she eventually concluded, that had been lived in the middle ground, where contentment and love were found in the smallest details of people's lives. It was a life of dignity and honor, not without sorrows yet fulfilling in a way that few experiences ever were. Nicholas Sparks

The spirit of Route 66 is in the details: every scratch on a fender, every curl of paint on a weathered billboard, every blade of grass growing up through a cracked street. John Lasseter

Lacy had warned me about Drew the first day of school. Apparently the two of them had gone to some summer camp together-blah, blah, I didn't really listen to teh details-and Drew had been just as much a tyrant there. ~Sadie Kane, about Lacy and Drew of Aphrodite cabin. Rick Riordan

I want to wake up with you beside me in the mornings. I want to spend my evenings looking at you across the dinner table. I want to share every mundane detail of my day with you and hear every detail of yours. I want to laugh with you and fall asleep with you in my arms. Nicholas Sparks

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