Details

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    Then he told the news media
    the strange details of his death
    and they hammered him up in the marketplace
    and sold him and sold him and sold him.
    My death the same.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request. One must seem to hear the unreasonable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is the least price that a man must pay for a high station.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    If my sons are to become the kind of men our daughters would be pleased to live among, attention to domestic details is critical. The hostilities that arise over housework...are crushing the daughters of my generation....Change takes time, but men’s continued obliviousness to home responsibilities is causing women everywhere to expire of trivialities.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)