It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
I write my own quotes. Except this one. I obviously stole this from somebody really clever.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.
In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say -- because they were too obvious.
The intimate revelations of young men, or at least the terms in which they express them, are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions.
Since the Bible and the church are obviously mistaken in telling us where we came from, how can we trust them to tell us where we are going?
Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought.
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
In my day, the players used to work their socks off. It's all changed now, obviously.
The power of ads rests more in the repetition of obvious exhortations than in the subtle transmission of values.
Never assume the obvious is true.
You're fucked. You thought you were going to be someone, but now it's obvious you're nobody. You haven't got as much talent as you thought you had, and there was no Plan B, and you got no skills and no education, and now you're looking at forty or fifty years of nothing. Less than nothing, probably. That's pretty heavy. That's worse than having the brain thing, because what you got now will take a lot longer to kill you. You've got the choice of a slow, painful death, or a quick, merciful one.