1. 10

    If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.

  2. 9

    The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.

  3. 8

    Obscurity brings safety.

  4. 7

    Obscurity and competence: That is the life that is worth living.

  5. 6

    Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.

  6. 5

    Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.

  7. 4

    Well has he lived who has lived well in obscurity.

  8. 3

    It is better to be looked over than overlooked.

  9. 2

    The line between greatness and obscurity is very, very small.

  10. 1

    Obscurity is the realm of error.