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Obviously I got known for some other songs early on, and some of those were rock'n'roll songs. Some of them were melodic pop songs. And I've done lots of different things, as you know, but every so often I get drawn back.
~By Elvis Costello ~


The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I want to take roles that challenge me and I want to like the script and obviously feel connected with the director because the director to me is so important.
~By Amy Smart ~


My other Main Man is Muhamed Ali, for the obvious reasons.
~By Randy Castillo ~


The way they were writing Christine as this older woman who got married, which she shouldn't have. Obviously got divorced right away. Reached the glass ceiling in the police precinct. So there is a part of her that died because she knows she couldn't go any farther.
~By Sharon Gless ~


I see no reason for recording the obvious.
~By Edward Weston ~


There's obviously some validity to it. But I think it also points out that you obviously can do it on your own because people have been doing it long before they had the stuff.
~By Frank Shorter ~


The most obvious thing you can't do with a guitar synthesizer is to really sound like a guitar.
~By Andy Summers ~


I'd been to Memphis before, but we stayed out of Memphis early on in the late 70s for obvious reasons. People were very sensitive about Elvis Presley, and my stage name obviously would be provocative to some people in that area at that time.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They have music.
~By Thom Yorke ~


Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
~By George Orwell ~


A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
~By Hesketh Pearson ~


When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Lennon was very helpful. What he taught me seems completely obvious: he expected people to treat each other well.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
~By Douglas Adams ~


I thought this must be obvious to everyone else, as it seemed obvious to me; and that, if once it became apparent that we were on the edge, all the Great Powers would call a halt and recoil from the abyss.
~By Edward Grey ~


When we come to images or memories or thoughts, speculation, while always closely related to practice, is more explicit, and it is in fact not immediately obvious that such processes can be described in any sense as practical.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


But obviously, we're looking for all good ideas to help deal with our long-term debt problem. This is something that is going to affect our economy. It affects our kids. And we need to deal with it.
~By David Axelrod ~


But I remember the moment when my father died. I wasn't a very committed Catholic beforehand, but when that happened it suddenly all felt so obvious: I now believe religion is our attempt to find an explanation, for us to feel more protected.
~By Javier Bardem ~


A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


At the descriptive level, certainly, you would expect different cultures to develop different sorts of ethics and obviously they have; that doesn't mean that you can't think of overarching ethical principles you would want people to follow in all kinds of places.
~By Peter Singer ~


As a German citizen, as a German professor, and as a political person, I hold it to be not only my right but also my moral duty to take part in the shaping of our German destiny, to expose and oppose obvious wrongs.
~By Kurt Huber ~


It's obvious that if you're going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they're in and use as little or as much as necessary.
~By Cillian Murphy ~


Now obviously the propositions of the system have reference to matters of empirical fact; if they did not, they could have no claim to be called scientific.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


I joined Walt Disney, went to work, December 2nd 1935, so obviously, I'm not too young!
~By Marc Davis ~


Obviously, the greater the length of a war the higher is likely to be the number of casualties in it on either side.
~By Douglas Haig ~


The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations.
~By Robert Caro ~


So many people say that obviously my game has changed since I arrived here and I say that it's good that it changed, otherwise it would show a lack of intelligence.
~By Thierry Henry ~


Obviously, if the commander makes certain decisions that the reporter thinks is inhibiting his right to report a legitimate story, he has to appeal to the commander's boss to get that changed.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


If interstellar travel is as time- or energy- demanding as the above figures indicate, it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be.
~By Barney Oliver ~


I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich.
~By Vivian Campbell ~


It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


The Opera is obviously the first draft of a fine spectacle; it suggests the idea of one.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


We're not trying to top ourselves with each record, obviously.
~By Bruce Johnston ~


Flower was a good metaphor for growth. The song is obviously about sexual responsibility, so that was the main metaphor. Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that, but really appreciating what they are now even more.
~By Jody Watley ~


Then I came up with this crazy idea just to walk out on the stage with no band at all and just start singing whatever came to mind. I actually fought the idea for a while because it seemed almost too radical, but it became obvious what I was supposed to be doing.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but these mistakes need not be sins.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


Well, obviously I was excited by the idea that Woody Allen was going to direct it. But at the same time, the script itself and the character was really interesting.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


Obviously it's my second senior event, and I'm tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I've felt in pretty good control of my golf game.
~By Greg Norman ~


Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


I can have incredible self-discipline. But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity.
~By John Malkovich ~


It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.
~By Alice Miller ~


I do support enhanced interrogation techniques. Obviously their value is shining through with respect to the bin Laden killing.
~By Tim Pawlenty ~


One could not have isolated this retrovirus without knowledge of other retroviruses, that's obvious. But I believe we have answered the criteria of isolation.
~By Luc Montagnier ~


It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


And, obviously as a, as one who likes to travel around myself a lot, I think the Earth is a beautiful place. And, I'm looking forward to some new perspectives.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


Sexiness is all in the eye of the beholder. I think it should be. Absolutely. My sex appeal, whatever it might be, isn't obvious... at least to me.
~By Sharon Tate ~


At least believe this many humans, who are interested obviously in this topic. Many of them visited me after lectures and meetings, in hope that I can give concrete answers to their questions. For it was clear: If that does not know it, who is to then know it?
~By Ulrich Walter ~


Movies, obviously, are a little more lucrative. The initial paycheck is better.
~By Carlos Alazraqui ~


Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved.
~By Anne Dudley ~


Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
~By G. Gordon Liddy ~


I've obviously made a very nice amount of money. I have a very nice lifestyle. I get to do what I love. Very few actors get to do that, and even fewer are lucky enough to work steadily for 24 years.
~By Erika Slezak ~


There was always a lot of American music in England until, obviously when the Beatles came around, then there was a shift towards English music, but before then American music was the main thing.
~By John Deacon ~


It is obvious that when I shot him I intended to kill him.
~By Ruth Ellis ~


I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


Our members are very much maligned. Obviously the average age is 60 something, but they all have children and grandchildren, they understand what we need to do, they want to win.
~By Francis Maude ~


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.
~By A. N. Wilson ~


I had started losing weight. I mean he didn't know anything about the journey that I was on at that point obviously but from my highest weight of just over 300 pounds I lost about 45 pounds.
~By Star Jones ~


Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when first I considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it.
~By Amelia Earhart ~


During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris.
~By Bo Gritz ~


Obviously, it gave me a chance to see Barcelona. I won't deny that. But I also had a chance to see something in another country in terms of recycling and reusing nuclear material.
~By Ed Pastor ~


In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


What I do is draw but if you make an animated feature obviously it takes a whole team of people, and Zippy is my work. I felt that turning it over to a team of people would be wrong.
~By Bill Griffith ~


There are obviously two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
~By James Truslow Adams ~


Obviously the first sentiment is disappointment that we didn't get the car home and more disappointment that at the time that it stopped the car was in the lead.
~By John Surtees ~


Is the U.S. better or is the world better? Is the U.S. better off today than we were four years ago? Obviously not, economically not. I think our stature in the world is not the same.
~By Montel Williams ~


If we are to fulfill the promise of this great Nation that everybody in our society has equal access to the law, obviously having the resources to have access to the law is extremely important.
~By Alan Mollohan ~


Ronald has had bicycle safety and safety in the home. Yes, Ronald is McDonald's, second most recognised figure after Santa Claus, and there's an element of obviously benefiting your business.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force.
~By Bulent Ecevit ~


I'm not eager to jump into marriage again. I'm in the corner right now, wearing my dunce cap. That area is obviously a nightmare.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


One layer was certainly 17th century. The 18th century in him is obvious. There was the 19th century, and a large slice, of course, of the 20th century; and another, curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.
~By Clement Attlee ~


Apparently, there's this whole set of disgruntled people but obviously it's not my intention to offend anyone by changing the style of music that I've done.
~By Jonny Lang ~


It's obvious that they're going to want Ali's daughter and Frazier's daughter to fight it out.
~By Robert Goulet ~


The music of language became extremely important to me, and obvious to me. By the time I was seven I was writing myself. I was a poet.
~By June Jordan ~


Everything we talk about is about beating the Packers, the Bears and the Vikings. Obviously there are other teams in the league, but if you can dominate and be on top of your division you are always in the playoff hunt. It's time for us to win that thing.
~By Steve Mariucci ~


I know people look at me and try to make conclusions about me immediately, based on the obvious, let's say.
~By John Lone ~


You always try to work for your audience, to entertain them, but that being said, obviously, within the studio system you feel the sense of responsibility to the bank.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
~By Kurt Vonnegut ~


Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they're honest about everything.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


I really fancy Harrison Ford. I've got to say I think he's really divine. He's, like, an older man, I guess, although he's not really that old, obviously. I don't want to offend him.
~By Minnie Driver ~


I really liked them, not just Syd, but all of them. Roger was very important, I thought, his contribution. And so was Rick's organ playing. It was a good band. It became something else completely, obviously.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Obviously Victoria and Mel B have become mothers and there is a part of me that wants to be a mum.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along.
~By Piers Anthony ~


When you have a Senate that is 50 Democrats and 49 Republicans and one independent, it's quite obvious that the only way we are going to get something done is if we work together.
~By John Breaux ~


There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


If I had to compare any of the two, I'd compare the first one in Edmonton, the first one here in New York because it had been so long in New York since we had won. Obviously, being the first time to ever win the cup in Edmonton, they were fairly similar in that regard.
~By Mark Messier ~


He said this has the potential to be the first broadband killer application, and it has sort of become the truth because obviously it's so bandwidth intensive. I mean, it has been an issue.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn't want them to be checking his writings.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


If the withdrawal from Gaza goes badly, obviously, that will set us back.
~By Jane Harman ~


That the state of knowledge in any country will exert a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it, is a principle too obvious to require investigation.
~By Charles Babbage ~


It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands.
~By Robin Hayes ~


Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest and Northern borders are mounting. We need a major push in Congress to remedy this.
~By Pete Domenici ~


Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats. There is obviously no rule about this, except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche undoubtedly is one and had better be removed.
~By Wolcott Gibbs ~


I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it.
~By Rick Allen ~


This club is all about winning trophies and we've got a chance of bringing the greatest trophy of them all back to Anfield, so it means a great deal obviously.
~By Steven Gerrard ~


Speakers are not supposed to waste time on platitudes, but the capacity of this generation for ignoring the obvious and concentrating on the negative and the obscure is immense.
~By Arthur H. Sulzberger ~

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