Obvious Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old obvious quotes, obvious sayings, and obvious proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Every high civilization decays by forgetting obvious things.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The true test of a brilliant theory [is] what first is thought to be wrong is later shown to be obvious.
No question is so difficult to answer as that which the answer is obvious.
George Bernard Shaw
It's obvious what's timeless and what is not timeless, but you need time to find that answer.
The obvious can sometimes be illuminating when perceived in an unhabitual way.
It is bad to want something that not even God could attain, especially when the impossibility becomes obvious.
Jealousy is the most obvious sign of impotency.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Readers are made by readers - it is so obvious it is almost banal to say it.
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
Arthur Conan Doyle
It's obvious that humanity continues to be torn by religious violence.
A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.
Experts always tend to obscure the obvious.
D. V. Ager
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. To be natural is to be obvious, and to be obvious is to be inartistic.
The obvious is better than obvious avoidance of it.
Henry Watson Fowler
It may not seem obvious at first glance, but the way we make decisions in life tells a lot about the kind of faith we have in Jesus Christ.
When somebody says that all statements are false, the obvious problem is that as an assertion it's self-defeating.
Forgive me for stating the obvious, but the world is made up of all kinds of people.
It is obvious that the best qualities in man must atrophy in a standing-room-only environment.
There is perhaps no more obvious vanity than to write of it so vainly.
Michel de Montaigne
Everything, in retrospect, is obvious. But if everything were obvious, authors of histories of financial folly would be rich.
Some of the best opportunities in the world are the most obvious ones.
Thomas G. Stemberg
All that is obvious detracts completely from all that is not.
Emma Restall Orr
Obvious to you is amazing to others.
People tell me this is obvious. But it's ok to be obvious. Knowing and doing are different. Many people know many obvious things they completely fail to do, despite their knowledge.
The hardest lessons to learn are those that are the most obvious.
If something doesn't work, it becomes obvious immediately. This just isn't going to work.
Let us beware of common folk, common sense, sentiment, inspiration, and the obvious.
History is not life, but since only life makes history, the union of the two is obvious.
Louis D. Brandeis