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Pedantry is the showy display of knowledge which crams our heads with learned lumber and then takes out our brains to make room for it.
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Many blunder in business through inability or an unwillingness to adopt new ideas. I have seen many a success turn to failure also, because the thought which should be trained on big things is cluttered up with the burdensome detail of little things.
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Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
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While I am busy with little things, I am not required to do greater things.
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The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
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Details often kill initiative, but there have been few successful men who weren't good at details. Don't ignore details. Lick them.
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In a major matter no details are small.
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Men who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details.
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The fastidious are unfortunate; nothing satisfies them.
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Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle.
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One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite -- that particular peach is but a detail.
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Measure three times before you cut once.
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Carelessness is worse than a thieve.
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Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. When a man tells you that he knows the exact truth about anything, you are safe in inferring that he is an inexact man.
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It is in the treatment of trifles that a person shows what they are.
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The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing it exactly right.
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I have always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.
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