Top 25 Specificity Quotes

Here we have the best Specificity Quotes from famous authors such as LaTanya Richardson, Michael Wolff, James Avery, Finneas, Margherita Missoni. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

I think most Americans, when we're building a character
I think most Americans, when we’re building a character, we look at the specificity of what that person is, in particular.

In a career of trying to pry secrets, gossip, specificity and truth out of media executives, Ailes has been the most forthcoming, personal, compelling and honest I’ve ever dealt with.

There’s a specificity of language that’s required in Shakespeare that most drama students in England deal with – a specificity of language that is somehow not as clear in a lot of American schools.

James Avery
I try not to shy away from specificity.

We never pull down the quality of the product, and I think that pays in the long term. People come up to me and say, ‘I’m still wearing a Missoni sweater from 30 years ago, and it still looks great.’ So quality, specificity and passion.

Being able to communicate what your vision is clearly and with specificity is the most important thing a director can do.

I do feel like anything benefits from character logic. That can be from the dumbest ad to the greatest Shakespearean drama to the silliest ‘Saturday Night Livesketch. There is a certain specificity in detail, which you can get when you’re paying attention to stuff like that.

I think by writing about a place with great specificity, you manage to make it universal.

Bonnie Jo Campbell
Parenting advice is mostly useless because every family is uniquely its own; artistic advice is mostly useless because every artist works in their own way. Thus, figuring out how to balance the two has an intense specificity.

I think fiction isn’t so good at being for or against things in general – the rhetorical argument a short story can make is only actualized by the accretion of particular details, and the specificity of these details renders whatever conclusions the story reaches invalid for wider application.

I think that talking about the personal specificity, personal details, is how you get the big, big audiences – by talking about your relationships or your personal tragedies. If you reach out with that energy, you’ll touch people.

The transaction cost approach maintains that some projects are easy to finance by debt and ought to be financed by debt. These are projects for which physical-asset specificity is low to moderate.

Oliver E Williamson
I’m not as worried about the process of writing, simply because I think I’ve got that one down, you know? I think I know what brings specificity to these ideas, what brings specificity to the genre elements, or anything else, and it’s personal emotions.

France has a specificity – the market players who provide Internet access are the telecom operators, and all of the players are French. They had a habit of, let’s say, getting along with each other, and the prices traditionally were very high.

I think what happens with a lot of writing and art is that specificity ends up being relatable while universality becomes vague.

The more specific we are, the more universal something can become. Life is in the details. If you generalize, it doesn’t resonate. The specificity of it is what resonates.

I take particular care in authenticity and specificity when working in cultures not my own. Every aspect of the filmmaking here was meticulously researched, and not just by me but across every department.

I think people wanted to see some specificity in faith on TV.

David Seltzer
Most uses of bioassay involving smooth muscle demand high sensitivity and specificity.

John Vane
Love is universal, luckily, but also in general I’ve found that whenever I’ve been the most specific in my stand-up, revealing some weird neurosis or quirk I’m ashamed of, that’s what people relate to the most. Specificity is key!

My advice would be to write what is most personal and specific to your experience or your life. And your voice will emerge and because of its specificity, it will be universal.

Specificity is what makes good storytelling, and good storytelling is what makes money, and making money is then what encourages new producers to invest in different stories about Asians.

I like comedy that’s very specific and isn’t afraid to lose people through its specificity.

Perhaps where text slides toward ambiguity, film inclines to specificity. A novel contains as many versions of itself as it has readers, whereas a film’s final cut vaporizes every other way it might have been made.

The advantage of writing from experience is that it often provides you with details that you would never think of yourself, no matter how rich your imagination. And specificity in description is something every writer should strive for.

Christopher Paolini