77+ Best Details Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational details quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Details Quotes

Always pay attention to the little details

While drawing I discover what I really want to say.  Dario Fo

Details create the big picture Sanford I. Weill

If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery. It wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all.  Michelangelo

There is no magic in magic, it’s all in the details. Walt Disney      

  Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get the work done. If you wait around for the clouds to part and a bolt of lightning to strike you in the brain, you’re not going to make an awful lot of work.  Chuck Close 

Perfectionists are detail oriented. Monica Ramirez Basco

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.  Paul Cezanne

Details matter. It’s worth waiting to get it right. Steve Jobs      

  Art is never finished, only abandoned  Leonardo da Vinci           

I try to really take my art serious, and pay attention to detail. Chali 2na

There is no must in art because art is free.  Wassily Kandinsky

I learned no detail was too small. It was all about the details. Brad Grey

To my mind a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful and pretty. There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is, without creating still more of them.  Pierre Auguste Renoir

When making experiences, attention to detail matters. Richard Branson  

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.  Salvador Dali

Attention to detail is integral to good character or breeding. Yoruban Proverb

If you as a designer don’t believe in your design and don’t see it beyond the context of the film, instead of as a real creature in a real world then how can you expect the audience to believe it?  Peter Jackson

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Will Durant

Every artist was first an amateur.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail. David O. Selznick

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.  Henry David Thoreau

It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. John Wooden     

Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colours flowers, so does art colour life.  John Lubbock

I am a control freak. I am very hands-on and pay attention to details. Victoria Beckham

Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls  Anais Nin

In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention. Lou Holtz

Whoever wants to know something about me, they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.  Gustav Klimt

When you pay attention to detail, the big picture will take care of itself. Georges St Pierre   

Success is a worn down pencil.  Robert Rauschenberg

Attention to detail is of utmost importance when you want to look good. Carolina Herrera

If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.  Marc Chagall

The difference between mediocrity and excellence is attention to detail. Sebastian J. Barbarito

The Achilles heel of an artist lies in the hope that his art is good.  Kapil Gupta

Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come. Perry Paxton

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.  Aristotle

It’s attention to detail that makes the difference between average and stunning. Francis Atterbury   

Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them  Anais Nin

Attention to detail is a universal challenge. Attention in existence. Detail in experience. Deepthi R

Drawing at its best is not what your eyes see but what our mind understands.  Millard Sheets

Another thing all writers have in common is we’re all observers. We pay attention to detail. Judy Blume

When I paint, I never think of selling. People fail to understand that we paint in order to experiment and to develop ourselves as we strive for greater heights.  Edvard Munch

A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail. John Foster Dulles

Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feelings the artist has experienced. Leo Tolstoy

The difference between something good and something great, is attention to detail. Charles R Swindoll        

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist  Pablo Picasso                                                                                        

Success in any endeavor requires single minded attention to detail and total concentration. Willie Sutton

You have a million excuses. Write anyway.  Carrie Kei Heim

Fastidious attention to detail makes the difference between an OK service and first class service. Ben Elliot

Art is longing. You never arrive, but you keep going in the hope that you will.

As every good hostess knows, attention to detail is essential for successful entertaining  Lilly S. Rottenberg

An empty canvas is full.  Robert Rauschenberg

Attention to detail is not about perfection. It’s about excellence, about constant improvement. Chris Denny

Drawing is not what one sees, but what one can make others see Edgar Degas

A handful of men have become very rich by paying attention to details that most others ignored. Henry Ford

I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.  Georgia O’Keeffe

You have to pay attention to details to have success in the playoffs. You can’t take anyone lightly. Nicklas Lidstrom

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be meaningless, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.  Albert Einstein

Simple ingredients can be used to make elegant dishes with just a little extra attention to detail. Marcus Samuelsson

Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.  Ray Bradbury

Pay attention to details. The most important things are often overlooked in the search for things greater than the obvious.

Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. Make good art.  Neil Gaiman

Money is the most corrosive aspect of life today because it means that all attention to detail is forgotten. Roberto Cavalli

More important than a work of art itself is what it will sow. Art can die, a painting can disappear. What counts is the seed.  Joan Miro

A detail oriented inwardly focused perfectionist can be a good partner if you can find a way to work together. Monica Ramirez Basco

My idea of heaven is to wake up, have a good breakfast, and spend the rest of the day drawing.  Peter Falk

Art is detail. I do not see the attention to detail as an act of masochism, but as the capacity to look, see, listen, and hear. Daša Drndić

For me drawing is an attempt to understand what I feel about the world I live in.  Brian Froud

Attention to detail can’t be and never is added later. It’s an entire development philosophy, methodology, and culture. Marco Arment

Painting from nature is not copying the object, it’s realizing one’s sensations.  Paul Cezanne

We need to focus on our mistakes and learn to improve. It’s important to pay attention to detail and win the small battles. Cara Hendry

I paint flowers so they will not die.  Frida Kahlo

A deep connection starts with interest, open mindedness, and paying attention to every detail including flaws. April Mae Monterrosa

The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.  Wassily Kandinsky

Pay close attention to detail in whatever it is you are doing. Be specific and expect quality from your performance. Robert Cheeke

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.  Saint Francis of Assisi