Obvious Quotes And Sayings

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Even such an obvious idea as to observe an animal with vertigo or to rotate an animal did not occur to him, in spite of the fact that he conducted numerous vertigo experiments with human subjects and made frequent use of animal experiments.
~By Robert Barany ~


I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. Now it's moving pretty fast. I'm not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoebox anyway.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
~By George W. Bush ~


Reproductive choice has to be straightened out. There will never be a woman of means without choice anymore. That just seems to me so obvious. The states that changed their abortion laws before Roe are not going to change back. So we have a policy that only affects poor women, and it can never be otherwise.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


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 ~


In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word "frustration".
~By Alan Perlis ~


Still, most of those effects occur in the context of harmless play and it is patently obvious that children are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games, since most children do not become aggressive little monsters.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


Obviously the shift to gas and the need for large amounts of gas in the United States is going to be a major focus of attention on the part of producers.
~By Andrew Gould ~


I'm quite obviously not the world's most handsome man - I'm the second world's most handsome man!
~By Robbie Williams ~


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


I'm fairly in control and I don't like to flirt particularly. I mean, obviously if I meet someone who I think is hot, of course I'll want to flirt with him, But in general I don't use it in day-to-day life.
~By Shirley Manson ~


It is not a mystical thing, however, it is obvious and practical and I think that what the performer does is to try to get to that point with every choice you make from the phrasing in a tune to the choice of tunes.
~By Leo Kottke ~


We all enjoyed the success of Rumours obviously.
~By Christine McVie ~


I will always admit immediately to what's obvious, which is that Homo sapiens is inherently erotic or inherently sensual from birth.
~By Jock Sturges ~


In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.
~By Cynthia Ozick ~


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


We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
~By George Orwell ~


Obviously, a writer can't know everything about what she writes. It's impossible.
~By Anne Rice ~


While there are no easy solutions to this problem, the Deficit Reduction Act gets us started in the right direction by beginning with the most obvious, commonsense reforms to save taxpayer dollars.
~By Jim Ryun ~


There is some reason, obviously, that you are drawn to your material, but the way in which you explore it might come to be quite different from what you would expect.
~By Ann Beattie ~


I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts, though not in obvious ways, it seems to me. I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data.
~By Henry M. Morris ~


In art, the obvious is a sin.
~By Edward Dmytryk ~


What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
~By Herbert Simon ~


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


Terri and her mother arrived. She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because she was loaded down with camera equipment, looking like a Japanese tourist.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them.
~By John George Nicolay ~


Obviously, I did a couple of things right on the old casting couch.
~By Jason Bateman ~


Obviously, CGI in the last ten years has gone through such leaps and bounds that today, people are looking for these kinds of movies to wow audiences with technology.
~By Avi Arad ~


I've never set out consciously to write American music. I don't know what that would be unless the obvious Appalachian folk references.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


Obviously given good health, and a continuing audience and a record company that allows me to do music. So given those things yes, I'm introducing some new music that people haven't really heard me do in quite this fashion.
~By Al Jarreau ~


I mean, I'm obviously not one of those people who's so beautiful women take their clothes off when I walk into the room. I didn't become a star overnight.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely.
~By Xavier Becerra ~


Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
~By Arundhati Roy ~


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


And there are certain things, and they are evident, obviously, without being boring about it, but I mean obviously, the two evident and easy ones being Gandhi and Cry Freedom, there are things which I do care about very much and which I would like to stand up and be counted.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


I like Soderbergh, Spielberg, Lucas. There's a lot of talented guys out there obviously, and if you're a fan of films, you have to look at that stuff and learn from them.
~By David R. Ellis ~


But obviously, we can't afford to make some bad long-term decisions with regard to basic commitments our country has - trade those away for some short-term assistance that may or may not be there a month from now.
~By Fred Thompson ~


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.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


What can I do, I asked myself, that is so spectacular that no one will be able to say he had seen it before? The answer was perfectly obvious. I would send a midget up to bat.
~By Bill Veeck ~


It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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 was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive.
~By Marvin Hamlisch ~


Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United States in geographic range of production, acreage, and quantity of product. The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop, properly cared for, therefore, is obvious.
~By David F. Houston ~


I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn't see any.
~By Merton Miller ~


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


The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
~By Salvador Dali ~


Without sounding too pretentious, I was sort of a slave to the narrative. When the narrative cracks in, I have to go where it takes me. I had to go to the Bohemian Grove. It was the obvious end to the book.
~By Jon Ronson ~


Obviously you don't want to be anonymous, but you don't want everyone to know your life.
~By Alison Lohman ~


Obviously I wouldn't be able to do it without the support of so many people.
~By Jamelia ~


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 ~


The payment of taxes is an obvious and insistent duty, and its sanction is usually punitive.
~By Joseph McKenna ~


Syria and Iran have always had a pretty tight relationship, and it looks to me like they just cooked up a press release to put out to sort of restate the obvious. They're both problem countries; we know that. And this doesn't change anything.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


Nobody wants you to stop, obviously because you're a moneymaking machine. But you have to make the decision and you have to move forward. So I took time off to have babies and do all that.
~By Donna Summer ~


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


Obviously this is the world descending into worse and worse standards of targeting civilians both in state violence in Iraq, Gaza and so on and the terrorist retaliation.
~By Clare Short ~


Nick and Simon had come to a natural end of their working relationship with Warren, which obviously opened the door for a reunion of the original five.
~By Roger Andrew Taylor ~


If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
~By Lewis H. Lapham ~


Everyone recognizes that's a joke because obviously the number and shape of the pieces doesn't affect the size of the pizza. And similarly, the stocks, bonds, warrants, etc., issued don't affect the aggregate value of the firm.
~By Merton Miller ~


I don't even know what the odds are for one kid or one team to make it here. Obviously, being from Canada this is their Stanley Cup - they made it. It's hard enough to get here and it's hard enough to advance.
~By John Atkinson ~


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 ~


Well family is obviously the most important. There was a time when I thought football was the most important.
~By Brett Favre ~


Obviously, for me, story is first and foremost, even in the face of the attractive idea of having all the cast there, or having a great piece of talent come to it.
~By Vin Diesel ~


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 ~


Obviously, all of us have been influenced by those around us.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


It's my mother's engagement ring so I thought it was quite nice because obviously she's not going to be around to share any of the fun and excitement of it all - this was my way of keeping her close to it all.
~By Prince William ~


This autocue was obviously written for someone else and I've been brought in at the last minute.
~By Johnny Vegas ~


Obviously it's critical that the three cars are able to contribute to the program. I think that certainly has given much of the reason as to why we did so well at Indy over the last several years.
~By Bobby Rahal ~


Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.
~By Christopher Walken ~


One girl was helped from my appearance on the show, and I swore I would not keep quiet again. When you talk about things that are embarrassing or devastating, obviously you can help people when you do.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


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


Yeah, I had gay friends. The first thing I realized was that everybody's different, and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Sides are being divided now. It's very obvious. So if you're on the other side of the fence, you're suddenly anti-American. It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side.
~By Sam Shepard ~


We love Cyclops and as you know, we love James. It's a great team and we'll continue the team, obviously.
~By Avi Arad ~


Ummm... well, the only thing I want to do is stuff with people who care about what they're doing, which sounds obvious, but it's really not.
~By Joseph Gordon-Levitt ~


A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


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 ~


Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show.
~By Major Taylor ~


At a time when we have much work to do to address our Nation's critical infrastructure, and, as I said, which is currently in dire need of upgrade and repair, this legislation is also a jobs bill and is obviously a jobs creator.
~By Howard Coble ~


Obviously, I'm not a trained actress, and right now I'll come out and say I'm glad I'm not.
~By Jenny McCarthy ~


People make jokes about my bosoms, why don't they look underneath the breasts at the heart? It's obvious I've got big ones and if people want to assume they're not mine, then let them.
~By Dolly Parton ~


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.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Never assume the obvious is true.
~By William Safire ~


I will entertain anything; it doesn't matter. You know, it's not obviously about the price, it's not about who, it's kind of about when and what. It's material, that's all.
~By Tom Hanks ~


You want to do something that shows some type individuality and talent and imagination - at the same time, you want to be truthful to the predecessors, because obviously the audience liked something about them and you have to replicate that experience to a certain extent.
~By Renny Harlin ~


We were both very much the same. We were both very impulsive. We both loved life. We both loved shopping. We both had a love of clothes, obviously, because he was the designer that I kind of wore forever and ever.
~By Elton John ~


So Liam and movies are obviously big passions, and I read and write.
~By Faye Dunaway ~


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 ~


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 bring other constituencies - I also have ties to minority communities. And obviously, to the world of world-class research universities. So I can bring some constituencies that I'm used to working with.
~By Donna Shalala ~


I read a whole bunch of bits and pieces over the years, obviously from the fan magazines and the rest of the stuff, and I just wanted to give a little more insight into what's happening in my personal life.
~By Davy Jones ~


The thing I thought about doing it was it's Comic Relief and you've got to be funny. So although I did try to sing properly it obviously has hilarious results when you can't sing.
~By Jo Brand ~


The truth is that as we move forward, if one side says we can't raise any taxes on anybody or any interest, and the other side says we can't cut anything, we're obviously not going to make progress on this. And our interest is in making progress on this.
~By David Axelrod ~


Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control.
~By Chris Cannon ~


My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me.
~By Juan Cole ~


We see considerable strain in Russia, and that's obviously a matter of concern to us. It's in the very strong self-interest of Russia to continue on the reform path.
~By Warren Christopher ~


Obviously the people that I admired, like the Beatles, were really into rock'n'roll, but it was already a little past rock'n'roll when I started listening and making my own choices about music.
~By Elvis Costello ~

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