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Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more. I think it's obvious that after 40 years of war on drugs, it has not worked. There should be decriminalization of drugs.
American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious - because the obvious is what people need to be told.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
British Writer 1938-
A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is.... A man who gives in to temptation after five minutes simply does not know what it would have been like an hour later. That is why bad people, in one sense, know very little about badness. They have lived a sheltered life by always giving in.
English philosopher and Franciscan 1214-1294
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.
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
American writer 1945-
As I plotted 'Blueprints,' I realized that ageism against women is most obvious in the field of entertainment - and that I needed a TV show in my book.
American author and newspaper columnist
Commissions add up, taxes are a big drag, margin ain't cheap. A good accountant costs money as well. The math on this one is obvious, yet investors often fail to recognize it: Keep your costs low and your turnover lower, and you will win in the end.
Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also.
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
Everything you've learned in school as obvious becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.
Alfred N. Whitehead
English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
American actress 1978-
I'm always looking for that sense of fun and adventure and even unlikeability. I don't want to be the obvious leading lady. I have the most fun playing these girls who are a little damaged and maybe a little insecure and trying to overcompensate for it.
American actor and singer 1978-
I'm excited that 'The Good Guy' is getting distribution because indie movies they're not - people ran out of money and they're not making these movies anymore. It's all superhero movies or real obvious tent pole studio films.
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