The details of what [Barack] Obama was going to do to the American health care system didn't matter. All that mattered was whether or not Obama was going to get it.

Rush Limbaugh

Paris... is a world meant for the walker alone, for only the pace of strolling can take in all the rich (if muted) detail.

Edmund White

The financial disclosure statements, they don't give you the tax rate. They don't give you all the details that tax returns would.

Hillary Clinton

Nature can afford to be prodigal in everything, the artist must be frugal down to the last detail. Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.

Paul Klee

Newspapers. . . give us the bald, sordid, disgusting facts of life. They chronicle, with degrading avidity, the sins of the second-rate, and with the conscientiousness of the illiterate give us accurate and prosaic details. . .

Oscar Wilde

I think a lot of philosophers get so absorbed and distracted from the real matters of the world that they get lost in irrelevant sub-details.

Pam Gems

There are two phases of enjoyment in journeying through an unknown country - the eager phase of wondering interest in every detail, and the relaxed phase when one feels no longer an observer of the exotic, but a participator in the rhythm of daily life.

Dervla Murphy