quote by Douglas MacArthur

Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.

— Douglas MacArthur

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Obviously quote Everything is obvious when we think about it, but how often do we take time to t
Everything is obvious when we think about it, but how often do we take time to think?

The meaning of life is just to be alive.

It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.

Donald Trump is obviously the most pro-gay candidate in American electoral history.

Obviously quote Good design is obvious, great design is transparent.
Good design is obvious, great design is transparent.
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You're a quiet, beautiful woman in a loud, ugly place. An orchid among weeds. You define obvious.

I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.


When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the Brain and the Fancy: It is now high time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of Observations on material and obvious things.

Oh! This'll impress you - I'm actually in the Abnormal Psychology textbook.

Obviously my family is so proud. Keep in mind though, I'm a PEZ dispenser and I'm in the abnormal Psychology textbook. Who says you can't have it all?

I thought the secret of life was obvious: be here now, love as if your whole life depended on it, find your life's work, and try to get hold of a giant panda.

If someone speaks badly of you, do not defend yourself against the accusations, but reply; "you obviously don't know about my other vices, otherwise you would have mentioned these as well


The obvious goals were there- State Champion, NCAA Champion, Olympic Champion.

To get there I had to set an everyday goal which was to push myself to exhaustion or, in other words, to work so hard in practice that someone would have to carry me off the mat.

I think that every decision I make in my life is based off of an emotion - and it definitely hurts me in some situations, and helps in some situations, like obviously writing and stuff is my favourite thing to do because I get to use all of my emotions and express them in that way.

Obviously I am not happy but they can throw what they want at me, I will come back stronger.

I think it's obvious that the psychedelics are demonized and illegalized by our society because somewhere in our society are controlling minds that realize that these substances have the potential, have the power to unpick the controlling hierarchy.

It must be obvious...that there is a contradiction in wanting to be perfectly secure in a universe whose very nature is momentariness and fluidity.


The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful.

The hazards are much less well appreciated.

I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.

I'm very much a word person, so that's why typography for me is the obvious extension. It just makes my words visible.

I'm quite obviously not the world's most handsome man - I'm the second world's most handsome man!

I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.


Never assume the obvious is true.

When I saw how the European Union was developing, it was very obvious what they had in mind was not democratic. In Britain, you vote for a government so the government has to listen to you, and if you don't like it you can change it.

Years ago, I thought up the name Queen.

It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid.

Fine declamation does not consist in flowery periods, delicate allusions of musical cadences, but in a plain, open, loose style, where the periods are long and obvious, where the same thought is often exhibited in several points of view.

I realized up there that our planet is not infinite.

It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space.


One of the things Ford Prefect had always found hardest to understand about humans was their habit of continually stating and repeating the very very obvious.

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And for our fans, they're just crazy people anyway.

I always look at people in a Green Day shirt, and I think, 'What's wrong with that person? What kind of hang-ups does that person have?' Obviously, it's not just the catchy songs, it goes deeper than that.

Modern man must descend the spiral of his own absurdity to the lowest point;

only then can he look beyond it. It is obviously impossible to get around it, jump over it, or simply avoid it.

If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay.

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.


There is no doubt that man is a competitive animal and there is no place where this fact is more obvious than in the ring. There is no second place. Either you win or you lose. When they call you a champion, it's because you don't lose. To win takes a complete commitment of mind and body.

If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her.

Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.

Whatever the price of the Chinese Revolution, it has obviously succeeded not only in producing more efficient and dedicated administration, but also in fostering high morale and community of purpose. The social experiment in China under Chairman Mao's leadership is one of the most important and successful in human history.

The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.

Sometimes the situation is only a problem because it is looked at in a certain way. Looked at in another way, the right course of action may be so obvious that the problem no longer exists.

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