Obscurity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Obscurity

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Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn't trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.
~By Jim Carrey ~


Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
~By Thomas Moore ~


Donald had reached its further edge, and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep obscurity of the abyss below, when there rose from the opposite side a strain of the most delightful music he had ever heard.
~By Hugh Miller ~


Obscurity is the realm of error.
~By Luc de Clapier ~


Leave bands, go back to obscurity if I choose to, without a great sense of loss of security because it's all been based on the fact that I did it on my own or was doing, enjoying doing it on my own in the first place.
~By Eric Clapton ~


Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.
~By Ernest Gellner ~


You need a platform upon which to release an orchestral record, otherwise it's just going to be an obscurity.
~By Elvis Costello ~


Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
~By Thomas Merton ~


Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
~By James Thurber ~


It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
~By Emily Bronte ~


When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


No simplicity of mind, no obscurity of station, can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun, and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens, and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


One must choose between Obscurity with Efficiency, and Fame with its inevitable collateral of Bluff.
~By William McFee ~


You have to demand things and believe you're worth more. And once you do demand them, you're usually going to get them. The players who first came in were very humble because we came from obscurity. Today's players, on the other hand, have a sense of entitlement.
~By Sue Wicks ~


The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.
~By George Allen, Sr. ~


I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly. It was a dream gig.
~By Joe Rogan ~


The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance.
~By Pierre Loti ~


I guess I didn't feel confident enough to be searching in a big public way. I was very content at the time to toil in obscurity on things that I thought might point me in certain directions or teach me certain things - not knowing what that would be.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


My English text is chaste, and all licentious passages are left in the decent obscurity of a learned language.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Obscurity can be a fire of ambition in those who have stalwart souls.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries along on its flood all created things and drowns them in the depths of obscurity.
~By Anna Comnena ~


I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning's line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
~By Marie Corelli ~


Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.
~By W. H. Auden ~

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