Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Minutiae Quotes from famous authors such as Norm MacDonald, Karen Salmansohn, Hugh Dennis, Anne Lamott, Richard Dormer. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I sort of try to write everything for me. I’m a huge sports fan but have no interest in minutiae. I don’t remember who won Super Bowls five years ago or listen to sports talk radio. I’m trying to make sure the jokes are self-contained so they’re accessible to everyone.
If you want to love your life more, you can begin by living and loving more of it – by zestfully living and loving every teeny-tiny, gorgeously-detailed minutiae moment!
I’m constantly looking for humour in the news. The funniest things are in the minutiae.
I’m a huge sports fan but have no interest in minutiae. I don’t remember who won Super Bowls five years ago or listen to sports talk radio.
If you don’t die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young.
I think, as a writer, you see the big picture, and as an actor, you’re thinking of all the minutiae, all the very small details.
We learn to think of history as something that has already happened, to other people. Our own moment, filled as it is with minutiae destined to be forgotten, always looks smaller in comparison.
Once you stop thinking about the minutiae of what each part might mean for your career, you learn that if you do a good performance, it’s going to be good for you. The work is what matters.
When you’re in the moment and not over thinking the song is when things tend to really work. You’re not so focused on the minutiae. You’re focused on the overall feel, and that’s the stuff that I get from the demos.
If you spend any time in Washington you’ll find nerds. What happens is most of them sublimate their fixations with comics, or baseball cards, or 1960s British comedies to policy minutiae and political arcana. But, like Christians in ancient Rome, you can still spot them if you know the signals.
I think writers need windows on a view to remind them that a whole world is out there, not the minutiae with which they might be dealing on a close scale.
Sadly, I do my homework. I’ve a soft spot for the boring minutiae. I read the Charter of the United Nations before meeting with Kofi Annan. I read the Meltzer report, and then I’ll read C. Fred Bergsten’s defense of institutions like the World Bank and the I.M.F. It’s embarrassing to admit.
Just because I am paying attention to politics and culture doesn’t mean that I should be talking about the health-care bill, talking about the minutiae.
There is a balance between mindful that you don’t upset anyone, yet maintaining an authenticity that is not wrapped up in the minutiae of people’s judgments of you.
Nerds get caught up in minutiae, because there is a tremendous and fulfilling sense of control in understanding every single detail of a thing more than any other living creature.