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"Details create the big picture." - Sanford Weill

"Details create the big picture." - Sanford I Weill

"The big picture is that there is no big picture. That's why we keep painting it." - Ronald Sukenick

"If you think you are the entire picture, you will never see the big picture." - John C Maxwell

"You are not just a big-picture girl for me, Brooke Parker. You're the only picture." - Julie James

"You are not just a big-picture girl for me, Brooke Parker. You're the only picture." - Julie James

"One rough patch is not the big picture." - Ellen Degeneres

"In the big picture we are all eternal." - Frederick Lenz

"Learn to see the big picture. Often times we get tunnel vision and lose sight of the big picture and what we're really trying to accomplish." - Robert Cheeke

"If you fixate on the big picture, the whole shebang, the overview, you miss the stitching." - Anne Lamott

"To see the big picture, get out of the dark valleys, climb to the sunny summits!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If you just focus on the smallest details, you will never get the big picture right." - Leroy Hood

"May you find INSPIRATION in the big picture, but may you find LOVE in the details." - Adrienne Maloof

"The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up." - Chuck Palahniuk

"We often plough so much energy into the big picture, we forget the pixels." - Silvia Cartwright

"If you just focus on the smallest details, you never get the big picture right." - Leroy Hood

"I think it's really important to look at the big picture instead of just one competition" - Shannon Miller

"I think it's really important to look at the big picture instead of just one competition." - Shannon Miller

"I think The Big Picture was such a huge shift from my second record." - Michael W Smith

"The big picture doesn't just come from distance; it also comes from time." - Simon Sinek

"Intellectuals are good at seeing the big picture. But they are not so good at process." - Michael Ignatieff

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

"I'm very visionary, very big picture." - Max Azria

"Appreciation is a powerful tool to shift perspective. Finding something to appreciate during a difficult situation quickly moves the perspective to the big picture from the little picture." - Doc Childre

"Maturity is many things. It is the ability to base a judgment on the big picture, the long haul." - Ann Landers

"The thing about seeing the big picture and being self-aware is knowing that it's not about you. It's about the big picture. It's not about you. It's not. This is not about you." - Jimmy Iovine

"The big picture is a nice way to think of things if you have the freedom to." - Jack White

"However tight things are, you still need to have the big picture at the forefront of your mind." - Richard Branson

"Everyone is against micro managing but macro managing means you're working at the big picture but don't know the details." - Henry Mintzberg

"The big picture is the Trials and Olympics. I just have to keep focused for that, keep moving forward." - Ryan Lochte

"It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture." - Ed Wood

"It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"When we inject people with positivity, their outlook expands. They see the big picture. When we inject them with neutrality or negativity, their peripheral vision shrinks. There is no big picture, no dots to connect." - Barbara Fredrickson

"We all seem to stumble, planning our own demise, Getting the big picture, and making it wallet-sized." - Kendrick Lamar

"It's incredible to realize that what we do each day has meaning in the big picture of God's plan" - Bill Hybels

"I'd thought of myself as a great big motion picture star from the time I was 6." - Loretta Young

"Fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in isolation, without looking at the big picture, would be short-sighted." - Bethany Mclean

"I really like science because it seems to be that place where you get the big picture, everything connects." - Richard Powers

"The thing about a motion picture is that look of film on a big screen takes you into a magical." - Billy Bob Thornton

"Suffering does not call into question the "big picture" of the Christian faith. It reminds us that we do not see the whole picture, and are thus unable to fit all of the pieces neatly into place." - Alister E. McGrath

"Life is a million different dots making one gigantic picture. And maybe the big picture is nice, maybe it's amazing, but if you're standing with your face pressed up against a bunch of black dots, it's really hard to tell." - Rebecca Stead

"Im like the painter with his nose to the canvas, fussing over details. Gazing from a distance, the reader sees the big picture." - Steven Saylor

"I wonder-maybe the key is balance. Maybe it's about living in the moment while still keeping your eye on the big picture-on all the pictures." - Sarah Mlynowski

"When it comes to politics today, the devils' not in the details; the devil's in the big picture, more often than not just hiding in plain sight." - Marianne Williamson

"I'm like the painter with his nose to the canvas, fussing over details. Gazing from a distance, the reader sees the big picture." - Steven Saylor

"Remember, the Devil loves to make us focus on the little that's wrong so we miss the big picture of all that's right." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Today, more than ever, we need political leaders who can see the big picture, who understand the relationship between the economy and its environmental support systems." - Lester R. Brown

"The hurdles have taught me that if you work really, really hard at perfecting the little things in your life, the big picture will come together." - John Shaffer

"In civilizational issues you don't look at the tiny details as the debate. You have to look at the big picture!" - Vandana Shiva

"...the big picture of our spiritual growth is not an event but the development of the habit of relationship with God." - John Townsend

"If you just think exclusively about what would be the best tasting or the most profitable, you're just not seeing the big picture." - Dan Barber

"In the big picture, architecture is the art and science of making sure that our cities and buildings fit with the way we want to live our lives." - Bjarke Ingels

"In the end it's the big picture which changes nations and whatever our opponents may say, Australia's changed inexorably for good, for the better." - Paul Keating

"I tend to gravitate toward reporters who cover all aspects of the story: from personal aspects to the big picture that answer the 'so what' of a story." - James G Stavridis

"The mind is the most important thing of the big picture and no one has a stronger mindset than amateur wrestlers." - Joe Rogan

"Always keep the big picture in mind- you are greatly loved by Jesus and your job is to love Him and others in return. The rest is detail." - Bear Grylls

"Don't look at the big picture as the only achievement. Start with set, smart goals and work up to something bigger." - Jordyn Wieber

"We learn most readily, most naturally, most effectively, when we start with the big picture - precisely when the basics don't come first." - Alfie Kohn

"For the sake of research, the big picture and definitive conclusions, one would have to transcend time, in which everything scurries and whirls." - Wislawa Szymborska

"I think in music and a lot of creative fields, people's egos get in the way of their ability of seeing the big picture." - John Oates

"I don't know really. I've always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one, and I've always been interested in relationship pictures." - Adrian Lyne

"Most practising scientists focus on 'bite-sized' problems that are timely and tractable. The occupational risk is then to lose sight of the big picture." - Martin Rees

"Everybody dies; that's a fact. Sometimes it blindsides people. Sometimes people get a glimpse of the big picture and decide to cheat." - Lurlene Mcdaniel

"Survey and test a prospective action before undertaking it. Before you proceed, step back and look at the big picture, lest you act rashly on raw impulse." - Epictetus

"It is important to ask yourself why you're doing what you're doing and what purpose it serves in the big picture." - Miley Cyrus

"Your big picture will never be a masterpiece if you ignore the tiny brushstrokes. You're trying so hard to be successful that true success is eluding you." - Andy Andrews

"It is important to ask yourself why you're doing what you're doing and what purpose it serves in the big picture." - Miley Cyrus

"In the big picture, life has a gap in it. It just does. You don't go crazy trying to fill it." - Sarah Silverman

"Marriage was a goal. A family, for me as a young girl, was my image of what I hoped for. It was part of the big picture." - Demi Moore

"The big picture, I think, is that common ancestry is evidentially prior to natural selection in Darwin's theory and in contemporary evolutionary biology as well." - Elliott Sober

"For children: I'm writing a picture book about the Big Dipper and a novel about a cricket, a firefly and a vole. For grownups: I'm writing poems." - Kate Dicamillo

"sometimes you don't need a goal in life, you don't need to know the big picture. you just need to know what you're going to do next!" - Sophie Kinsella

"I think Linux is a great thing, in the big picture. It's a great hacker's tool, and it has a lot of potential to become something more." - Jamie Zawinski

"In order to properly understand the big picture, everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and obsessed with one small section of truth." - Xun Zi

"It seems some have chosen to ignore or have simply forgotten the big-picture vision promoted by Dr. King and his kin." - Al Sharpton

"People who have "their own issues" often don't stand back and look at the big picture- they're too busy orchestrating their own issues." - Laura Schlessinger

"Your work may be great and not make its way into the big picture... like Van Gogh... so who's to say what's good and bad?" - Frank Gehry

"I ask you, what good is a big picture window and the lavish appointments and a priceless decor in a home if there is no mother there?" - Spencer W. Kimball

"We tend to focus on assets and forget about debts. Financial security requires facing up to the big picture: assets minus debts." - Suze Orman

"The picture that approaches sculpture nearest Is the best picture." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Eddie sees the big picture. He's clearly got a vision of how to make this thing the big event. And he never stops working. The minute [the tournament] is completed, he'll be thinking about next year." - Susan Collins

"Trust is always a factor. You've just got to look at the big picture, and you've got to look at the small picture - the small picture in the sense that you've got to make every scene work and you've got to deal with what people are presenting you with, too." - Willem Dafoe

"You face the biggest challenge of all: to have the courage to seek your big dream regardless of what anyone says. You are the only person alive who can see your big picture and even you can't see it all." - Oprah Winfrey

"The high-definition picture is still a perspective picture. That's the real problem, the perspective picture." - David Hockney

"Any big task if you look at the grand picture... it seems to big to accomplish, so just watch the footstep in front of you... And that's what I do; try and win little battles every day." - Forrest Griffin

"Mom. She always says to look at the big picture. How all of the little things don't matter in the long run. . . I know that Mom is right about the big picture. But Dad is right too: Life is really just a bunch of nows, one after the other. The dots matter." - Rebecca Stead

"I really approached the film as if it was a white big piece of paper and I was going to draw a picture on it. And whether that picture was good or bad, whatever people thought of it, what they could never take away was that it was my picture." - Johnny Depp

"Krishna says, fight. He says, go out on the battlefield and kill those people whom it's your job to kill; and whether they were your friends or not, you have to look at the big picture. In the big picture, you can't go kill anybody, you can't be killed." - Frederick Lenz

"I don't think I approach my songs differently from other artists. You get a big picture of it, and you imagine the song and hear and feel it, and that big picture is like a snapshot, and it comes to you as fast as it takes to click a camera." - Steve Vai

"I'm not a 'big picture' sort of guy. I prefer making small improvements each day." - Luke Donald

"Victor Saville was bad news because he wanted money just to do one big picture." - Mickey Spillane

"The ethics of excellence requires a sense of perspective. Look at the big picture. If you live for the moment you might mortgage the future? What happens if you put your reputation at risk and lose the bet?" - Price Pritchett

"It's never something huge that changes the everything, but instead the tiniest of details, irrevocably tweaking the balance of the universe while you're busy focusing on the big picture." - Sarah Dessen

"It's never something huge that changes the everything, but instead the tiniest of details, irrevocably tweaking the balance of the universe while you're busy focusing on the big picture." - Sarah Dessen

"Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing." - Peter Hammill

"Indeed one streak in our economy, we're missing the big oil companies. We're missing other big energy companies. We're missing the big picture, and I have a record of trying to go at the problems that actually exist, and I will continue to do that." - Hillary Clinton

"The motion picture is the people's Art." - Adela Rogers St. Johns

"Bob Geldof feels the big picture all the time, even in the smallest argument when someone's saying, 'Well, no, you've got to have three staples in the program, not just two,' Bob feels people dying somewhere." - Richard Curtis

"Changing the big picture takes time.. and the best things to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives if we're doing all that. That becomes the collage of real change" - Michel'le

"The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. The shortcut to closing a door is to bury yourself in the details. This is how we must look to God. As if everything's fine." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Look at the big picture of the wheel of life. Above it, there is a Buddha. He is pointing, not towards the wheel, but away from it. He is indicating that there is something else - nirvana." - Frederick Lenz

"My job as an actor is to serve the script. If I'm looking at it as to see what the best character is, then it's not really looking at the big picture." - Frank Grillo

"In the big picture I write for an audience of people I've never met. By the final draft I'm looking for anything in the prose that's prospectively boring to strangers." - Lionel Shriver

"Let us make our hearts as big as an ocean, to go beyond all the trifles of the world and see it only as a picture. We can then enjoy the world without being in any way affected by it." - Swami Vivekananda

"My heart belongs to the details. I actually always found them to be more important than the big picture. Nothing works without details. They are everything, the baseline of quality." - Dieter Rams

"The reality, I believe, is that all change starts small. The big picture is just too unwieldy, too incomprehensible and seemingly immovable. But give us something individual, quantifiable and personalize-able and, suddenly, our perspective shifts to the one." - Mick Ebeling

"I was in the tennis bubble. I wasn't thinking about the big picture. I didn't notice what they said on television, I wasn't reading any papers. I had a coach and a manager, and they kept me in the bubble." - Boris Becker

"I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe. I'm in a position to see nature from another point of view, to be outside the earth and see the big picture." - Story Musgrave

"I want[ed] to make a show of really big pictures, because you see male artists doing it all the time. It just seemed like such a big egotistical thing. I thought, 'I don't know that many women that really do that.... Damn it, I'm gonna do that-make this really big picture.'" - Cindy Sherman

"The capacity to see the big picture is perhaps the most important as an antidote to the variety of psychic woes brought forth by the remarkable prosperity and plentitude of our times. Many of us are crunched for time, deluged by information, and paralyzed by the weight of too many choices. The best prescription for these modern maladies may be to approach one's own life in a contextual, big picture fashion - to distinguish between what really matters and what merely annoys." - Daniel H Pink

"I get the picture better than anybody." - Donald Trump

"The soul never thinks without a picture." - Aristotle

"Balance is always tough with the kind of shows and my work ethic and all of that, but that definitely helps me do what I do in the big picture." - Hank Williams III

"I definitely believe in fate. And I believe what you put in is what you get in return. That's the way it's worked for me. As for the big picture - there's some sort of plan.'" - Elisha Cuthbert

"Enjoyment of life is not based on enjoyable circumstances. It is an attitude of the heart, a decision to enjoy everything because everything - even little, seemingly insignificant things - have a part in the overall "big picture" of life." - Joyce Meyer

"Sometimes you've got to be a little flexible. For the most part, it's hard to get players to look at the big picture also. I understand that. They're looking at their next start or their next at-bat." - Terry Francona

"We try to avoid the single-building syndrome. You have to look at the big picture. If you try to put social and cultural development ahead of economic development, it doesn't work. You have to do it all together." - Aga Khan Iv

"I loved the independent spirit of the whole experience, instead of doing a big Hollywood picture, or something like that where I would have felt more out of place." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"We try to avoid the single-building syndrome. You have to look at the big picture. If you try to put social and cultural development ahead of economic development, it does' work. You have to do it all together." - Aga Khan Iv

"As a professional, you can afford to pick some stocks and be wrong about a few of them. To keep your job, you cannot take the risk of being seen to be wrong about the 'big picture' for very long." - Jeremy Grantham

"What's important now are the characteristics of the brain's right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have become first among equals in a whole range of business fields." - Daniel H Pink

"Rockefeller viewed his philanthropy through the lens of his business, and it really mirrored the Industrial Revolution. It was highly centralized, it was top down, it was based on experts, and it was big-picture." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"I have to say, my celebrity is not a big factor in my life. Once in a while someone takes my picture. But I'm not exactly one of the four girls everyone's chasing at the moment." - Helen Hunt

"When they make a woman's picture, they treat it like a 'woman's picture.' In the '40s, they didn't treat Joan Crawford movies like that, but as the big movies of their year. I'm upset that there's no 'Terminator' with a woman in Arnold Schwarzenegger's role. Because that would make just as much money." - Ellen Barkin

"The difference between a good picture and a mediocre picture is a question of millimeters - small, small differences - but it's essential. I didn't think there is such a big difference between photographers. Very little difference. But it is that little difference that counts, maybe" - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"The difference between a good picture and a mediocre picture is a question of millimeters - small, small differences - but it's essential. I did' think there is such a big difference between photographers. Very little difference. But it is that little difference that counts, maybe" - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"When you put a big budget into a film, it doesn't necessarily mean it will be a better picture, but it does help in creating new images on the screen." - Ray Harryhausen

"Orientalism has successfully built my critical awareness to question and see the big picture of knowledge, perspective or idea from a Western point of view and always see things from different perspective." - Okky Madasari

"Positive people are able to maintain a broader perspective and see the big picture which helps them identify solutions where as negative people maintain a narrower perspective and tend to focus on problems." - Barbara Fredrickson

"I don't see the big picture. I don't have a clue. But I know God does. I'm going to declare that, even if I don't feel it right now." - Steven Curtis Chapman

"I had only that one picture, Hitler, the Beast of Berlin, in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone. I tried for better roles over and over again" - Alan Ladd

"[Beaches] is a pretty picture and I just liked having somebody like Bette [Mudler] who can be flying in the big comedy scenes and have her do more like a realistic part." - Garry Marshall

"I wish I would have kept the big picture in my mind at all times - what it most important? That my kids seek to please God and learn about their Creator." - Mary Engelbreit

"'Orientalism' has successfully built my critical awareness to question and see the big picture of knowledge, perspective or idea from a Western point of view and always see things from different perspective." - Okky Madasari

"To be a good citizen, it's important to be able to put yourself in other people's shoes and see the big picture. If everything you see is rooted in your own identity, that becomes difficult or impossible." - Eli Pariser

"Real life ... it was an ambiguous world, where actions sometimes had no meaning, where chaos reigned and no one was allowed to see the big picture, only their small portion of it." - Bentley Little

"It's what everyone is after, I mean they want success and when they get it it's an incredible pressure but what you have to do is try to keep the big picture in view." - Gerry Beckley

"When you put an individual on the cover of a big picture magazine, like 'Life of Look', their career skyrocketed. As a photographer, you were very empowered; people came to you, bowing to you and what you represented." - Douglas Kirkland

"I remember wearing the big oversized baseball and basketball jerseys and Timbaland boots. I was a tomboy growing up. I recently caught a picture of myself, and I was like, 'God! What was I thinking about?'" - Drew Sidora

"'Comfy,' that's one of the worst words! I just picture a woman feeling bad, with a big bottle of alcohol, really puffy. It's really depressing, but she likes her life because she has comfortable clogs." - Christian Louboutin

"I had only that one picture, Hitler, the Beast of Berlin, in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone. I tried for better roles over and over again." - Alan Ladd

"For me, the subject of the picture is always more important than the picture." - Diane Arbus

"The reality is the picture, it is most certainly not in the picture." - Georg Baselitz

"There's something in the very small minutia of life that tells us something about the big, big picture that we see every day all over the place, and so I think the more specific and creative and revelatory you are in the micro, the more powerful the macro will be." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"The Gospel is not a picture of adoption, adoption is a picture of the Gospel." - John Piper

"Picture all the money that I've gotten off tours. Now picture me plotting for more." - Puff Daddy

"I don't want to carry big things around with me. I'm lazy. The snapshot camera, you just carry it around and take the picture. You don't need to think about anything. People in the street are not going to wait for you with a big camera. They would freak out. With a snapshot camera, they are comfortable." - Nikki S. Lee

"Big ideas don't make them selves known as big. They begin with the little, ridiculous ideas that most people would discard or reject. Every successful picture I've done has really been based on taking a very flimsy, fleeting little idea, grabbing hold of it, and taking it seriously." - Wolfgang Tillmans

"Anger is a little thing. Hate is a little thing. Order is a little thing. Each of these little things has a major impact on the big picture. Right thinking, right action, and right response to the little things will help us conquer the big things, like injustice, inequality, poverty, and disorder. Until we are each able to conquer and master the little things in our lives, the big things will remain undone." - Iyanla Vanzant



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