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The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey. (Quote by - A. N. Wilson)

Simple style is like white light. It is complex, but its complexity is not obvious. (Quote by - Anatole France)

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

It is grindingly, creakingly, crashingly obvious that if Darwinism was really a theory of chance, it could not work. (Quote by - Richard Dawkins)

Modern pictures are, no doubt, delightful to look at. At least, some of them are. But they are quite impossible to live with; they are too clever, too assertive, too intellectual. Their meaning is too obvious, and their method too clearly defined. One (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The great discoveries are usually obvious (Quote by - Philip Crosby)

She always says she dislikes the abnormal, it is so obvious. She says the normal is so much more simply complicated and interesting. (Quote by - Gertrude Stein)

His immense power is lightened by a rhythm which has in it as little obvious propulsion as a movement of music by Mozart. (Quote by - Neville Cardus)

No people require maxims so much as the American. The reason is obvious: the country is so vast, the people always going somewhere, from Oregon apple valley to boreal New England, that we do not know whether to be temperate orchards or sterile climate. (Quote by - Edward Dahlberg)

This guy is such an obvious cheater that once, when he had a hole in one, he wrote down zero on his scorecard. (Quote by - Anonymous)

In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better. (Quote by - Cynthia Ozick)

It is fairly obvious that those who are in favour of the death penalty have more affinity with assassins than those who are not. (Quote by - Remy de Gourmont)

A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress -- though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris. (Quote by - Bo Gritz)

To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction. (Quote by - Sir Alfred Jules Ayer)

Vulgarity is more obvious in satin than in homespun. (Quote by - Nathaniel P. Willis)

No further evidence is needed to show that ''mental illness'' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious. (Quote by - Thomas Szasz)

It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait. (Quote by - Sir Max Beerbohm)

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious. (Quote by - Oswald Spengler)

Everyone now claims to be a moderniser and it's obvious, really. I mean, no one now says 'We need to go backwards... to the days of Lord Salisbury'. (Quote by - Francis Maude)

God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.' (Quote by - Drew Barrymore)

Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. (Quote by - Randall Jarrell)


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