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Definition of Self-Evident

Self-Evident

  1. Evident without proof or reasoning; producing certainty or conviction upon a bare presentation to the mind; as, a self-evident proposition or truth.

Self-Evident Quotations

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Everything is self-evident.
Rene Descartes

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear.
Mahatma Gandhi
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Self-Evident Translations

self-evident in Dutch is vanzelfsprekend
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