Best 229 of Obvious quotes - MyQuotes
It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology.
All resources are not obvious; great managers find and develop available talent.
I will always admit immediately to what’s obvious, which is that homo sapiens is inherently erotic or sensual from birth.
This pain, this terrible seeing-through that is in me now. It wasn't necessary. It is all pain, and it buys nothing. Gives birth to nothing. All in vain. All wasted. The older the world becomes, the more obvious it is. The bomb and the tortures in Algeria and the starving babies in the Congo. It gets bigger and darker. More and more suffering for more and more. And more and more in vain.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The tragedy of virtue is that the more obvious, boring, unoriginal, and sermonizing the proverb, the harder it is to implement.
Obvious effort is the antithesis of grace.
To avoid surprises later, spend enough time to know people initially. Don't just ask the obvious. Go the extra mile... Be creative and unconventional...
There will always be much more behind what happens than is initially obvious.
Rich or poor it’s nice to have money
It must be obvious...that there is a contradiction in wanting to be perfectly secure in a universe whose very nature is momentariness and fluidity.
The effective strategies in politics are ones that are so clear and obvious that people can grasp it.
Nothing is wholly obvious without becoming enigmatic. Reality itself is too obvious to be true .
... one doesn't need telepathy to read your intentions.
Teamwork is not always going to be split equally, and being able to work on a team without competing with your peers is an important skill to have. If you're that good, the other things you do independently will be seen, and over time it will be obvious that you're a winner.
Baron De Montesquieu
To lend money without interest, is certainly an action laudable and extremely good; but it is obvious, that it is only a counsel of religion, and not a civil law.
[Donald] Trump has many and one of the most obvious is right here in Washington.
Marie Von Ebner-eschenbach
Be the first to say something obvious and achieve immortality.
Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it's about experience, it's about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious
Is it not obvious that Britain, under the regime of Tony Blair, has ceased to respect the Charter of the United Nations?
Everybody's life has these moments, where one thing leads to another. Some are big and obvious and some are small and seemingly insignificant.
What could be more simple and more complex, more obvious and more profound than a portrait.
Michel De Montaigne
There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
If you only have the ability to see what's hidden, you can't see the obvious! If you only have the ability to see the obvious, you can't see what's hidden!
Abstraction generally involves implication, suggestion and mystery, rather than obvious description.
Show me your flowcharts and conceal your tables, and I shall continue to be mystified. Show me your tables, and I won't usually need your flowcharts; they'll be obvious.
The nativism behind the push to repeal or amend the Fourteenth is ugly and obvious.
When you're a teenager and you're in love, it's obvious to everyone but you and the person you're in love with.
The urge to escape our real self is also an urge to escape the rational and the obvious.
Deutsche Telekom was a brand that people still loved, the nerds loved it, and it was still there, it was still visible. The advertiser was OK. But it was a mess. It was in my mind, though, intuitively obvious what to do. I had some advisers and friends, and we looked at it and said all you have to do is get the iPhone, buy some spectrum, consolidate the industry, reinvigorate the brand, and take this company public.
I pretended I had urgent business at the prosecutor's table which, in one of The System's obvious tells, was always millimeters from the jury box.
Where I get bored is when I show up for a shoot and they want me to wear a feather boa. Too obvious a thing for a poof on the telly to do.
If you give a five thousand dollar diamond ring to a two year old child, sooner or later, that child is going to lose the treasure. Even though you could have meant well, yet the child would misplace the diamond. It is obvious because that child doesn’t know the value of a diamond ring.
The great discoveries are usually obvious.
Every great painting is left incomplete at the point where its completion is obvious.
The further through life I drift the more obvious it becomes that I am lacking in thrift.
Commercial record has never interested me. It's amazing I was in a band like The Police that had such phenomenal commercial success. Part of what made The Police what it was was that we didn't all come in with obvious mainstream musical tastes. We were a rock band and somehow we had to make rock music, but it was informed by a lot of things outside of the mainstream for sure.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime, the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.
Edward De Bono
A characteristic of intuitive solutions and new ideas is that of being obvious once they are discovered.
Girls are not accustomed to jockeying for status in an obvious way; they are more concerned that they be liked.
I think the jokes would have been a bit broader and a bit more obvious in terms of the day-to-day of country life.
Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it.
Success is a refined study of the obvious
Anything that we're connecting with that's happening right now, there's an obvious vulnerability - because we're just fragile human beings in the middle of a just-now expression.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Sometimes the most difficult thing is to be able to see the most obvious thing!
I've always found music that is carnal very attractive but not in the most obvious way.
I had asthma when I was a kid, asthma so bad that it would turn into pneumonia and I almost died several times. Nobody knew why back then, but now it's obvious.
Making the solution seem so completely inevitable and obvious, so uncontrived and natural - it's so hard!
And a more foolish notion can scarcely be imagined, it being obvious that the reader is only informed of what the writer wishes him to know, and is thus seduced into believing almost anything.
Vincent Van Gogh
Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague.
It's obvious what's timeless and what is not timeless, but you need time to find that answer.