Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
— Douglas Adams

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
Edgar Rice Burroghs apparent quote

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
— Charles Caleb Colton

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
— Thomas Szasz

The obscure we see eventually, the completely apparent takes longer.
— Edward R. Murrow