Particularizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ParticularizingMy Turn is the distilled bathwater of Mrs. Reagan's life. It is for the most part sweetish, with a tart edge of rebuke, but disappointingly free of dirt or particulate matter of any kind.ndash;Barbara EhrenreichThe function of literature, through all its mutations, has been to make us aware of the particularity of selves, and the high authority of the self in its quarrel with its society and its culture. Literature is in that sense subversive.ndash;Lionel TrillingParticularizing ndash; DetailAn old-timer is someone who remembers every detail of their life story, but cannot remember how many times they have told the same person.ndash;AnonymousTo free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.ndash;Marguerite BeecherWhat helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.ndash;Victor CherbuliezRetail is detail.ndash;James GulliverIt is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical?ndash;Alan PerlisWe think in generalities, but we live in detail.ndash;Alfred North WhiteheadParticularizing ndash; ExactnessThe exact sciences also start from the assumption that in the end it will always be possible to understand nature, even in every new field of experience, but that we may make no a priori assumptions about the meaning of the word understand.ndash;Werner HeisenbergPersonnel and their capacity for work on their exact jobs is the basic key to income and success.ndash;L. Ron Hubbard
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