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Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.
If we think about the obvious long enough, it dissolves.
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.
To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.
Jim Bakker spells his name with two k's because three would be too obvious.
It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.
E. O. Wilson
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
Robert Anton Wilson
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.
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.
It's obvious that I come down on the side of free speech for anybody's work.
None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone's help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.
Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it.
Never assume the obvious is true.
It's pretty simple, pretty obvious: that people's first impressions of people are really a big mistake.
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.
Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
One of the most obvious ways dogs can improve our physical and mental health is via daily walks.
It seems to be a law of nature that no man, unless he has some obvious physical deformity, ever is loth to sit for his portrait.
I question the political judgement of those who would have the nerve to paint Christ white with his obvious African nose, lips and wooly hair.
John Henrik Clarke
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
Edward R. Murrow
I'm a little bit perverse, and I just hate doing the thing that's the most obvious.
Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also.
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
Alfred North Whitehead
A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.
My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception.
It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than the investigation of the obscure.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.
If you really wanted to settle down the Middle East, if what you wanted was change in the Middle East, it is perfectly obvious that the first step is resolving the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
Britain's got talent, enormous talent; that's very obvious.
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