Quotes

A few quotes about detachment:
...reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Simone Weil
An old thing becomes new if you detach it from what usually surrounds it."
Robert Bresson
The detached observer's view is one window on the world.
Kenneth L. Pike
To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course [Replace: in the field]. This is not indifference, it's detachment.
Sam Snead
Every scene, even the commonest, is wonderful, if only one can detach oneself, casting off all memory of use and custom and behold it, as it were, for the first time.
Arnold Bennett
Are you feeling detached yet?
One geologist to another while standing at the base of the
Whipple Mountains.
Is it detachment or ennui?
One geologist to another on a particularly long stretch of road.