Details Of Life Quotes by Alexis de Tocqueville, Judy LaMarsh, Carl Sagan, Jim Jarmusch, Edward T. Hall, Betty Friedan and many others.
It must not be forgotten that it is especially dangerous to enslave men in the minor details of life.
Women understand that men must often be kept from soiling themselves with the dirty little details of life in order to accomplish the big shinny jobs unimpeded.
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?
I will say it’s great – that Method Man – Cliff Smith – plays a rapper in a laundromat who is working out some lyrics sort of to the rhythm of a washing machine. And something about hip-hop culture and hip-hop is the ability to use current language and slang and reference details of life is very, very strong for me.
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.
It must not be forgotten that it is especially dangerous to enslave men in the minor details of life. For my part, I should be inclined to think freedom less necessary in the great things than in the little ones, if it were possible to be secure of the one without the other.
the new mystique is that women can have it all. There’s a whole new generation of women today, flogging themselves to compete for success according to the male model – in a work world structured for men with wives to handle the details of life.
In taking the everyday details of life for granted, we fail to appreciate the extraordinary fact that we are conscious at all.
Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.
For Henry James, class was ‘the essentially hierarchial plan of English society’ which was ‘the great and ever-present fact to the mind of a stranger; there is hardly a detail of life that does not in some degree betray it’.
I’m fascinated by what people will do to each other. Actually, I’m sort of interested in the gory details of life.
People are interested in relevant stories. In big events. But I’m not interested in big things; I’m interested in the smaller details of life.