72+ Best Bigger Picture Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Bigger picture is the most important facts about a situation and the effects of that situation on other things. Profoundly inspirational bigger picture quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Bigger Picture Quotes

I spend a lot of money on the little things that make me happy, like 3 falafels from M&S to eat on the train on the way up to Edinburgh, but I do keep a close eye on the bigger picture. I don’t flash the cash ridiculously on expensive things. — Bob Mortimer

Seeing the bigger picture opens your eyes to what is the truth. — Wadada Leo Smith

I see my songs and shows almost like a mosaic – part of a bigger picture. — Alan Menken

I only play to win. I don’t like losing. I never look at the money or the bigger picture. — Rob Cross

If you’re trying to avoid one move that you don’t think is going to work out, don’t then settle for a different move that maybe doesn’t check all the boxes. Be true to the philosophy and understand the bigger picture. There’s always another day to fight. — Theo Epstein

We have to remember the bigger picture: the U.S.-Israel alliance is too important to be hijacked by political interests or undermined by perceived riffs. — Ted Lieu

Women’s rights are nothing but a part of the bigger picture, which is human rights. Women are trusted with the lives of their kids, even serve as teachers and doctors, but they aren’t trusted with their own lives. — Manal al-Sharif

Life is too short to talk about the small, unimportant things when you catch the bigger picture. — Mya

We should be looking at the bigger picture. It’s all very well going around driving our Priuses, but we have to look to our governments to make us less reliant on oil. — Trudie Styler

Human beings exist that have integrity, that know how to keep their mouth shut, that know the bigger picture, that don’t sell out their friends. — Sandra Bullock

I believe that the sport of football has set itself up to be in a position where it shows itself in the bigger picture to not really care about women – they don’t really care about people of color, but we won’t get into that for NFL either – but as a woman I feel like a person who has been marginalized. — Michelle Beadle

So is civil society prepared for the future? Probably not. Most organisations have to live hand to mouth, juggling short-term funding and perpetual minor crises. Even the bigger ones rarely get much time to stand back and look at the bigger picture. Many are on a treadmill chasing after contracts and new funding. — Geoff Mulgan

You definitely have to think of the perception of things before you actually do certain things. It may not seem like it’s a big deal to you yourself, but there’s a bigger picture. — Ezekiel Elliott

You can never… any job you do, you can never think about the bigger picture. — Gwilym Lee

When I shoot actors, I have that dilemma. I want the actor to be good, and sometimes I have to push them to a place that isn’t pleasant. I always think: ‘Is it worth doing for the sake of the movie?’ But I have to remember the bigger picture. — Michel Gondry

Places are part of nature, of the bigger picture. We are interrelated. When we contemplate them in their own right, they can sometimes change our lives; they can become spiritual experiences. — Etel Adnan

You live in a bubble, generally, when you’re touring and recording – you’re in confined – in alone space, wherever you are, in the dressing room or in the studio – so sometimes it’s hard to grasp that bigger picture of things that are going on. — Josh Groban

I liked his ability to deal with a lot of the negativity that surrounded him. Even though he was in a world that he didn’t want to be in, he still saw the bigger picture. — Dwayne Johnson

I’m always thinking about the bigger picture and always feeling so much for everybody else, and kind of experiencing the pain of the world, personally. — Weyes Blood

I’m looking to see what the bigger picture is. — Chris Daughtry

I want my music to be treated as a book or a movie. It’s not about the one single: it’s about the bigger picture. — Melanie Martinez

It’s only now that I see the bigger picture: Our ways to attain spirituality may be different – through diverse religious, customs and traditions – but they’re modeled on similar principles and ideologies. That’s what ties us all together. — Sunita Williams

Game day can be emotional, and there are a lot of ups and downs throughout a game, but as a quarterback, you have to be able to see the bigger picture, steady that ship, get all the guys focused in on the task at hand, and keep the thing moving. — Alex Smith

I did learn that there’s a bigger picture than just being the best at your sport. — Ashlyn Harris

When it comes to talking about beating certain teams, we can be narrow-minded when we need to look at the bigger picture. — Alun Wyn Jones

I, personally, think there is a really danger of taking food too seriously. Food should be part of the bigger picture. — Anthony Bourdain

We need to have complete certainty that things will work out, not because we are righteous or wise, but because of the time, the effort, the prayers, and the tools we are using. From the moment we are given awareness about some bigger picture or mission, we have to have complete focus on what to do to get to that place. — Yehuda Berg

The busyness of life can keep you running from one activity to the next. If you never step back to consider whether all those activities are really how you want to spend your time, you could miss out on building the kind of life you want. Devote at least 10 minutes each day to examining the bigger picture in your life. — Amy Morin

Social media forced us to look at the bigger picture. More people are standing up saying, ‘Hey, wait, this is beautiful, too,’ and the fashion industry is listening. — Lauren Wasser

When you boil war down or all conflict down to two people, it’s a great advert for humanity sometimes. People can find connections with each other, regardless of the bigger picture. — John Bradley-West

Once I began doing stand-up, I didn’t get a kick out of the applause or being the centre of attention – but I did get a kick out of the jigsaw puzzle aspect of it, searching for the right bit, adding another few pieces each night until the bigger picture appears. That’s the appeal: the challenge of it. — Stephen Merchant

I grew up in a lot of different places. I always saw the bigger picture. I was around rich kids with country houses and private jets. No disrespect to those people, but I never thought they were super geniuses. I couldn’t see how I wasn’t going to have those things, too. — Damon Dash

For me, it is all about the bigger picture and what is right for England. I haven’t enjoyed watching us play in all our games, but away in Germany, against Spain and Germany at home, I’ve enjoyed the performance. — Gareth Southgate

People have to understand what my game is. It’s not all about numbers. There’s a bigger picture here. I don’t create off the dribble. I rely on my teammates; my role is to set screens and get rebounds. — Rebecca Lobo

Some people just don’t want to see change, but thankfully there are a lot of people more optimistic for something new in music, even with the bigger picture like with Obama getting elected. — Kid Cudi

It’s funny: your happiness is contingent on a bigger picture besides just yourself. — Debra Granik

I know that it isn’t just violence against women, it’s how do we support ourselves and our families, how do we deal with health care for ourselves and our families? It’s a bigger picture. — Patricia Ireland

If you start to believe the hype about yourself, then you start to lose the bigger picture, and your focus is in the wrong place. — Justin Chancellor

I’ve never worked in advertising – my experience was as an editorial designer for magazines – but you could say, in the bigger picture, that magazines are vehicles for colour advertising. — Barbara Kruger

It’s important to think about the bigger picture, especially if we are given these platforms. We can make a difference. — Freja Beha Erichsen

Please look at the response to Windrush, and the apology, in terms of trying to put things right and, secondly, the bigger picture about how this government has been committed to trying to deal with the injustices in society, some of which matter more to people from ethnic minorities. — Sajid Javid

Sometimes, players find it impossible to see the bigger picture after games for the simple reason that we are the ones who have actually played. — Gareth Thomas

There’s something cool, even on a philosophical level, about understanding the bigger picture and exploring faith, if you will, in a very real way. The more you delve into it and give into it, you just have to have faith. The more you invest in faith, wherever it takes you, some of those jagged edges become less sharp. — Corbin Bernsen

I run into a lot of ignorance and stupidity. It gets really frustrating, but you have to take yourself out of it and realize what’s happening in the bigger picture. — Carmen Carrera

I don’t know much about politics, but you have to look at it with the bigger picture and think what’s best for us now, what’s best for us in 10 years’ time, what’s best for our kids’ kids’ future – and I don’t know. — Mo Farah

I don’t go out drinking and stuff like that. My friends say ‘Just have one drink, JD.’ I say ‘What’s the point?’ I’ll go to a club and have a Red Bull, get my buzz. And the next day I feel cool. It’s discipline, not just with drinking but a lot of things in life. You’ve just got to look at the bigger picture. — Jermain Defoe

As a director, you realise the bigger picture. — Arbaaz Khan

I enjoy every second I get in the ring. But there’s a bigger picture now and a much bigger purpose to everything, and it’s to take care of my kids and my wife and make sure they have a good future. — Kevin Owens

We normally know Jesus as a humble, loving servant, which He is. But Revelations gives us the bigger picture of who Jesus is, in His glory. — Jud Wilhite

The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director’s somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It’s like conducting an orchestra. — Roland Joffe

The kids get a vote. That’s very important when it comes to raising kids. And always keep the bigger picture in mind. — Joe Perry

A part of the bigger picture is much more interesting to me than just bringing attention or focus on myself or my character. — Eliza Scanlen

For almost 15 years, professional football is about yourself: How can I improve? How can I make myself better? Before winning a game was the short-term reward that meant everything. Now, I can look at the bigger picture. — Per Mertesacker

Fans – they want to see results. I’ve been a fan before. I get it. But I see the bigger picture, too. I would never say an athlete sucks after they’ve been good, because you don’t know what they’re going through. They might be going through something that they can’t shake. — Matt Kemp

Sometimes you need to be aware of the bigger picture you are missing. — Derren Brown

Sometimes you have to make decisions for the bigger picture. — Gareth Southgate

As an assistant coach, the wins and losses don’t tally up on your record, so you don’t necessarily have that to fall back on, so you have to find smaller games within the bigger picture to play in order to get your victories. — J. B. Bickerstaff

Because I live in London I’m always at busy places like airports and gigs. When you’re up in the mountains the air’s so clean and there’s nature and the awesomeness of the slopes. It makes me reflective and think about the bigger picture. — Limahl

People so often forget that their Instagram is more than just their latest post. Before posting, step back and look at the bigger picture, a.k.a. your ‘flow.’ — Cazzie David

I love those moments in any movie or film where there’s a reference to a bigger picture, especially in Marvel where everything is connected. — Charlie Cox

As an actor, you really want to respect and honor the script. You want to try to be in the moment and you also realize that you’re one part of a bigger picture and when they call action, you have your dance. — Carrie-Anne Moss

I never looked at the bigger picture. I was just so passionate about football; I just wanted an opportunity to play with no barriers and no stigma. — Karen Carney

Make no mistake: Tackling climate change is vital. But to see everything through the lens of short-term CO2 reductions, letting our obsession with carbon blind us to the bigger picture, is to court catastrophe. — Alex Steffen

When things don’t happen in my life, I believe that I’ve been pushed into another path for a reason, and there’s a bigger picture. — Alex Scott

As you grow older, you start looking at the bigger picture. You don’t look at only yourself. — Soni Razdan

Work done illegally outdoors or without permission feels like pure freedom to me. I understand how it can upset many in our society, but in the bigger picture, it is ultimately about freedom. We are living in a time where public space has become a commodity for corporations to control and dictate what is seen and heard. — Barry McGee

I try to send out a good message – I sometimes get asked for advice for leaving home and trying to ‘make it’ overseas. I would always say think long term, and think bigger picture: make the sacrifice. — Daniel Ricciardo

Because people with autism are also strongly obsessional, meaning that they pursue their current interest to extraordinary detail and lengths and in great depth, they can develop ‘tunnel vision’ that prevents them from seeing the bigger picture, including the repercussions of their current actions. — Simon Baron-Cohen

I heard we’ll get you a pass because we know you’re married to a black woman. You’re married to a sister so we’ll give you that pass but also, those who know me but also if they look at the body of work, it is the bigger picture. — Blair Underwood

I think I’m a better collaborator, in seeing the bigger picture and trying to just help that, and not be so self-centered in whatever my task is, which is being an actor. — Ray McKinnon

In a bigger picture, all over the world is a boys’ club. — Ilana Glazer

I think when you work on fossils, and you realize that a species is there, and it’s abundant for quite a long period of time, and then at some point it’s no longer there – and so, when you look at that bigger picture, yes, you realize that either you change and adapt, or, as a species, you go extinct. — Louise Leakey