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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 ~


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 ~


Heath, I believed in him when I first met him, and helped and supported him. He went on to obvious success in the States and then I had him support me. It can be a lonely, horrible, hard place. It's great just to have someone to call to say 'I know, man, I was there'
~By Martin Henderson ~


It's tedious to watch something very obvious being worked out, like a movie that's not particularly good and after about half an hour you know how it's going to end.
~By Rudy Rucker ~


There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Now, the impact on export markets - we export about 10 percent of what we produce, so obviously that will probably have some impact on the market. At this point it's too early to determine how much.
~By Ann Veneman ~


I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


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 ~


Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice, and I don't want to sway anyone one way or another. But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip: Always remember to remove the bell from the cat's collar before cooking.
~By Mike Royko ~


People are naming it the Third Wave, the Information Age, etc. but I would say those are basically technological descriptions, and this next shift is not about technology - although obviously it will be influenced and in some cases expressed by technologies.
~By Paul Hawken ~


Obviously I'd love to work with any of these great directors because every time I've worked with them I've gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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 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 ~


But there is no obvious reason for holding that some normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults, as paternalists of both left and right believe.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home I listen to a lot more rock music.
~By Ville Valo ~


Obviously classical music tends to be stuff that is usually at least a hundred years old.
~By Steve Hackett ~


I'd much rather do an obviously commercial writing project than get a day job.
~By Poppy Z. Brite ~


And then of course, obviously as far as issues such as global warming, something has to be done on the corporate side, there has to be some mandate or some legislation.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


It is obvious that taking the country from a state of war to being a lawful state won't be easy.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


But the debt limit obviously is something that needs to and will be passed. That is not inconsistent with a process and a belief that we have to get significant deficit reduction.
~By David Plouffe ~


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 ~


Obviously, people with low or even moderate incomes could not afford such savings rates, and even diligent savings from their low wages would not be enough to pay for either retirement or healthcare.
~By William Greider ~


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 ~


Dali had a good sense of humor - obviously you could tell just looking at him; he was funny.
~By Joe Grant ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It'll become obvious that we've really been working against ourselves.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort.
~By Toni Morrison ~


And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.
~By Richard Branson ~


Obviously I am not the young man who came to Hollywood in 1946.
~By Burt Lancaster ~


It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


I do have a family, and obviously I spend as much time as I can with them. Though even when I'm with my family, my mind tends to drift toward baseball.
~By Bill James ~


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


Obviously there are times with acting when exactly what is required is just going through the motions, and when doing nothing is the best thing. But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set.
~By Christian Bale ~


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 ~


I obviously have a lot of love and affection for the people of Hamilton from playing there for so long.
~By Darren Flutie ~


Because if you don't have a great workforce, a great higher education system, you're not going to have the next eBay, the next AmGen, the next, you know, Miasole, and not only California but America is going to fall behind a whole new competitive context which is obviously China, India, and other countries.
~By Meg Whitman ~


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 ~


Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
~By William Moulton Marston ~


Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also.
~By Billy Wilder ~


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 ~


Well, a lot of politics is communicating with people, and obviously comedy has something to do with that. I've been a producer and led people. Also, being a comedian, you're under pressure.
~By Al Franken ~


Obviously, people in Texas have big hearts.
~By Katie Couric ~


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 ~


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 ~


Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I would be terribly disappointed if anything would get in the way of my being cast in something, or if performances were canceled. It was a fix that I obviously needed.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The French had an obvious financial interest in Iraq. That's been documented. They were involved financially in Iraq and in some cases, I think with weapons of mass destruction.
~By Curt Weldon ~


You know, it was a small, independent movie and with Paramount becoming involved, it was obviously a good thing, but you can't put a round peg in a square hole.
~By Ray Liotta ~


I know it's popular to say this because she's the woman of the moment, but Halle Berry. Not only does she have obvious audience appeal and star quality, but she's a damn good actress too.
~By Paul Kane ~


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 ~


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 ~


Obviously every one of them was special to that particular team, all the people that were involved with it.
~By Mark Messier ~


The great discoveries are usually obvious.
~By Phil Crosby ~


A new poll shows that Senator Kerry's support in the South is strongest amongst blacks. Kerry's appeal to Southern blacks is obvious. He is a white man who lives far, far away.
~By Dennis Miller ~


And of course there's so much music in and around our family. I had a piano during Christmas because it's obviously useful through the season. There are so many people, songwriters, who are around.
~By Ashley Judd ~


All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
~By Roger Bacon ~


Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Having seen war, you obviously learned to hate war.
~By Mark Hatfield ~


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 ~


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 ~


And obviously, when I started out, I had a little bit more curiosity than some, and went seeking out the original artists, or in some cases searching up country music.
~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 ~


I'm not Tom Cruise. Very few British actors are. If you look at the body of work I've done it's pretty obvious I'm not going to make a 'Mission: Impossible.'
~By Jude Law ~


You know, you know, obviously, if my daughter's happy, you know, then I don't have any problem.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


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 ~


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 ~


Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


Well, you know, Pudge Rodriguez, obviously is as good as it gets.
~By Johnny Bench ~


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 ~


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 ~


The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.
~By John Sculley ~


What has 'theology' ever said that is of the smallest use to anybody? When has 'theology' ever said anything that is demonstrably true and is not obvious? What makes you think that 'theology' is a subject at all?
~By Richard Dawkins ~


With everything it has to offer, Las Vegas is an obvious destination for tourists, as proven by the over 40 million visitors the city welcomes per year.
~By Jon Porter ~


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 ~


I teach at USC, and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency.
~By Robert Scheer ~


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 ~


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


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


And it is because a series of elements in Spanish life which operate today the same way as they did in the times of Blanco White made obvious my relationship with him, based on a similarity in Spain's condition.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid.
~By Freddie Mercury ~


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 ~


The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


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 ~


Every once in while, a person will do something obvious and direct that is no more than it appears to be. I think they do it to throw you off.
~By Steven Brust ~


Obviously, I've seen what the press has done to my cousins. I would never let that rule my life, but I'm not the kind of person to rebel or do things. I don't know. I don't let the potential for bad press dictate who I am, but I keep that in mind. How can you not?
~By Lauren Bush ~


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 ~


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 all of us have thought about Vietnam, particularly in my generation in Australia that were part of conscription and fought there. Our friends came back, forever changed. So there were a lot of questions.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


Previously people were treated anonymously particular on a drugs situation which is obviously highly emotive. They have been treated anonymously even after the verdict had been reached.
~By David Gill ~

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