If you hammer everything, then everything is a nail.
We dissect everything along the lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it. Benjamin Whorf, Thinking in Primitive Communities, 1964
It has long been an axiom of mine that little things are infinitely the most important. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Write so you can’t be misunderstood, not just so you can be understood.
Many people are busy changing this, that and the other, but at a rate hardly faster than the continental drift.