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What has 'theology' ever said that is of the smallest use to anybody? When has 'theology' ever said anything that is demonstrably true and is not obvious? What makes you think that 'theology' is a subject at all? (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

I could feel immediately the movement. To somebody that understands the game and feels the football, smells the situation, it was obvious (Quote by - Jose Mourinho)

A common language is the most obvious binding element in any society. (Quote by - Michael Howard)

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

Landscape painting is the obvious resource of misanthropy. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. (Quote by - Confucius)

The obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself. (Quote by - Ruth Ginsburg)

The hidden harmony is better than the obvious. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties. (Quote by - Karl Marx)

I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness like success also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other. (Quote by - Donna Fargo)

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. (Quote by - Isaac Asimov)

The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one. (Quote by - Jean De La Bruyere)

A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar. (Quote by - Anita Brookner)

Understand clearly that when a great need appears a great use appears also; when there is small need there is small use; it is obvious, then, that full use is made of all things at all times according to the necessity thereof. (Quote by - Dogen Zenji)

To me it's very obvious there are huge cultural differences between Americans and Canadians. But a lot of what we are is American. (Quote by - David Cronenberg)

Mystic: a person who is puzzled before the obvious, but who understands the non-existent. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious. (Quote by - André Gide)

The question ''Who ought to be boss?'' is like as ''Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?'' obviously, the man who can sing tenor. (Quote by - Henry Ford)

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

It takes a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

That's the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they've been all along. (Quote by - Madeleine L'Engle)


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