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Obvious Choices Quotes


"What's obvious to me isn't always obvious to other people." - Mike Watt

"Nothing is so treacherous as the obvious." - Joseph Schumpeter

"There's nothing scarier than unlimited choices." - Oscar Isaac

"It's all about being flexible, and avoiding choices whenever possible. Choices suck, they are inherently limiting." - Craig Armstrong

"the inferred is always more effective than the obvious." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"When man's whole frame is obvious to a flea." - Alexander Pope

"But there is no obvious reason for holding that some normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults, as paternalists of both left and right believe." - Tom G Palmer

"Acceptance means focusing on the present while assessing the choices available to you in this moment. If there are many possibilities, make the choice that is likely to bring the most evolutionary results. If there is only one choice, take it. If there are no obvious choices, relax and accept the fact that for now, you cannot do anything." - David Simon

"In the world of Art there are no wrong choices." - Herbie Hancock

"There are always more choices than you think." - Catherine DeVrye

"Money is simply a tool to give you choices." - Hill Harper

"Life is the sum of all your choices." - Albert Camus

"Nobody is perfect, but life is about choices." - Ll Cool J

"Seemingly small choices and small actions add up over time." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"You really don't create an authoritarian society unless you control the personal choices including the sexual choices of the people." - Hugh Hefner

"Nothing is so obvious that it's obvious." - Errol Morris

"Throughout history, one of the biggest problems is that the correct course of action is not always obvious, and the obvious course of action is not always correct." - Mardy Grothe

"I like movies that deal with trapped men. Men that need to make choices that are not obvious or easy choices. Then how do you visualize this? You create this character conflicted between two sides, because drama is about the conflict of two things, between your duty and your will, between what you want and what you can't have. It is all conflict between two things, and this is why you put your character in a place where you can visualize the conflict." - Hany Abu-Assad

"Keep it simple, when you get too complex you forget the obvious." - Al Mcguire

"Things that are obvious don't need to be talked about. Things that are missing, do." - Ron Kaufman

"To spell out the obvious is often to call it into question." - Eric Hoffer

"Make subtlety obvious." - Billy Wilder

"Socrates ... did not write. It seems academically obvious that he perished because he did not publish!" - Umberto Eco

"Social psychology is the scientific study of the obvious, which invariably leads to conflicting results." - David Levy

"It requires a very unusual mind to make an analysis of the obvious." - Georges Bataille

"If one could always choose the right question, then every answer could be as obvious." - Steven Erikson

"Jim Bakker spells his name with two k's because three would be too obvious." - Bill Maher

"All women are wonders because they reduce all men to the obvious." - Daniel Mainwaring

"Mystic: a person who is puzzled before the obvious, but who understands the non-existent." - Elbert Hubbard

"Everyone has choices to make; no one has the right to take those choices away from us. Not even out of love." - Cassandra Clare

"In heaven, there is no judgment, but rather an opportunity to examine our lives-who we touched, the choices we made, and the consequences of those choices." - Mitch Albom

"This is where the question always come up, "Aren't you going to split the vote?" To which the obvious answer is: Well let's just rank peoples' choices. This is a voting system we use across the country, from San Francisco to Portland, Maine, and the Twin Cities. It's used very successfully in single-office elections like mayor. It could be used for governor." - Jill Stein

"My choices in projects have all been character or role-based, and on a financial level, it's obvious: as an actor on a TV series, I get a wonderful paycheck, and a consistent paycheck, which doesn't always happen when you're doing theater or movies." - Jim Parsons

"Remember there are no mistakes, only lessons. Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible" - Cherie Carter-Scott

"Make choices-not excuses." - Charles J Givens

"One step at a time, I get to make positive choices to fulfill my dreams." - Deena Kastor

"The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave." - Tavis Smiley

"There is no magic to achievement. It's really about hard work, choices, and persistence." - Michelle Obama

"The choices you make will make all of the difference in what you want to achieve." - L. Tom Perry

"Emotions are choices." - Wayne Dyer

"You are your choices." - Seneca the Younger

"The choices you've made in the past are the direct cause of all your unhappiness today." - Harold Klemp

"God does not make our choices easier because temptation is his character development curriculum." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"I'd love for someone to ask me about comedic technique and choices." - Hari Kondabolu

"I think the Democratic Party has got to make fundamental choices." - Bernie Sanders

"No regrets, only choices." - Jason Roy

"Our destiny hides among our free choices, disguised as the free-est of all." - Robert Brault

"The biggest part of my fashion choices is how comfortable it is." - L'Wren Scott

"It's absolutely crucial that we come face to face with the power of our choices." - Rob Bell

"We are our choices." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices." - Theodor Adorno

"Choices determine character." - Brandon Mull

"I like being able to provide consistent and frequent literary choices for my fans." - Janet Evanovich

"I'm saying the federal government is taking away the freedom of Americans to make choices." - Paul Lepage

"Everybody's a mix of good and bad choices that they make." - Joel Edgerton

"We are people in circumstances who make choices that we think are right at the time." - Joel Edgerton

"No one is born evil; it's just the choices that they make." - Maisie Williams

"Companies have choices to make about what extent they're handling their users' content." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"What's obvious to you is obvious to you." - John Medina

"The obvious is better than obvious avoidance of it." - Henry Watson Fowler

"You know what? The obvious is obvious for a reason." - Paul Reiser

"Not all dangers are obvious." - Leah Cypess

"All serious writers want the obvious rewards: fame, money, women, love - and most of all, an audience!" - Edward Abbey

"It is obvious that the best qualities in man must atrophy in a standing-room-only environment." - Stewart Udall

"Did evangelical Christians mistake Donald Trump's hairpiece for a halo, while ignoring the obvious signs that he worships Mammon?" - Michael R. Burch

"Far from the self succeeding increasingly in being itself, it becomes increasingly obvious that it is a hypothetical self." - Soren Kierkegaard

"The obvious is obviously wrong." - Joseph Granville

"Goal scoring is a recurring theme. If you aren't scoring then you aren't going to win games. That's obvious." - Gary Speed

"It's painfully obvious to see that as Americans we can sometimes be wrapped up in our own affairs." - Monica Johnson

"Nothing can be more obvious than that all animals were created solely and exclusively for the use of man." - Thomas Love Peacock

"It seems to me that at this time we need education in the obvious more than investigation of the obscure." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"It is increasingly obvious that environmentally sustainable solutions to world hunger can only emerge as people eat more plant foods and fewer animal products. To me it is deeply moving that the same food choices that give us the best chance to eliminate world hunger are also those that take the least toll on the environment, contribute the most to our long-term health, are the safest, and are also, far and away, the most compassionate towards our fellow creatures." - John Robbins

"It was obvious uh, that uh, the situation in Vietnam was far from stable in 1964 and that there, if in fact the United States was going to uh carry out its declared intent to uh, do its best to prevent uh, a Communist overrun of South Vietnam, uh, there would be at least hard choices to make, and there might be a choice for uh, stronger action." - McGeorge Bundy

"Choice! The key is choice. You have options. You need not spend your life wallowing in failure, ignorance, grief, poverty, shame, and self-pity. But hold on! If this is true then why have so many among us apparently elected to live in this manner? The answer is obvious. Those who live in unhappy failure have never exercised their options for a better way of life because they have never been aware that had any choices" - Og Mandino

"And in a world where we have too many choices and too little time, the obvious thing to do is just ignore stuff. And my parable here is, you're driving down the road and you see a cow, and you keep driving 'cause you've seen cows before. Cows are invisible. Cows are boring. Who's going to stop and pull over and say, oh, look, a cow? Nobody." - Seth Godin

"We all have choices. (Astrid) No we don't, princess. Only people with money and influence have choices. For the rest of us, basic necessity dictates what we have to do to survive. (Zarek)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"People make their own choices, and sometimes those choices suck." - Carol Plum-Ucci

"The ground for taking ignorance to be restrictive of freedom is that it causes people to make choices which they would not have made if they had seen what the realization of their choices involved." - Alfred Jules Ayer

"There are no safe choices. Only other choices." - Libba Bray

"We have to make sure that when we make choices as a society, people understand the choices, agree with them, and are behind them. Otherwise, the system is going to fall apart." - Juan Enriquez

"Opposition provides choices, and choices bring consequences - good or bad." - Ezra Taft Benson

"There are no easy choices. Easy choices are long gone." - Alan Greenspan

"The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control." - Joan D Vinge

"When people have too many choices, they make bad choices." - Thom Browne

"Love takes your choices away." - Cassandra Clare

"Our choices determine our destiny" - A. R. Bernard

"The way you activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you mobilize vast human energies and resources which otherwise go untapped. All too often people fail to focus their choices upon results and therefore their choices are ineffective. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible of reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise." - Robert Fritz

"Todays decisions are tomorrows realities. Remember you have three choices: take it, leave it or change it." - Marsha Petrie Sue

"I am limited by what I can think of to do-my choices are not so great" - Lyle Lovett

"We're products of our choices." - Susane Colasanti

"One of the fundamental choices you face in every encounter is the choice to approach or avoid." - Steve Pavlina

"It would be cool for someone to ask me about some of the structural choices I make with my albums." - Hari Kondabolu

"The kaleidoscope of colour which is my life, shows the interesting choices I've made along the way." - Auntie Koekie

"Health is a function of three things. 1. Luck 2. Genetics and 3. Choices in your lifestyle." - Bill Walton

"Real vision demands that we make tough choices. Real vision is responsible and it is paid for." - Michael F Easley

"It's very useful when politicians have doubts because there are so many choices to be made in the world." - Antonio Tabucchi

"My choices were never wrong." - Anthony Anderson

"Every day brings new choices." - Martha Beck

"We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take." - Gloria Estefan

"Progressivism is the belief that we have too much freedom with which to make too many stupid choices." - David Harsanyi

"I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that's fine." - Marlee Matlin

"My father's peripatetic career also gave me critical perspective when it came to my own career choices." - Hannah Storm

"Me, as a human, I never want to take away another human being's choices or lifestyles or anything." - John Lydon

"People who achieve great things are people who make choices. Far too many people today let life dictate their future instead of the other way around. Choices are hard - that's why so few actually make them. But as the saying goes - not to make a choice is to make a choice. When it comes to choices, The question is - what choices will you make today? The world doesn't care about your problems, or what's holding you back. They don't care about your past failures, or any other obstacles you face. Stop making excuses and start making choices." - Phil Cooke

"Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious..." - Michael Stipe

"Success is the study of the obvious. Everyone should take Obvious 1 and Obvious 2 in school." - Jim Rohn

"Creativity: Take the obvious, add a cupful of brains, a generous pinch of imagination, a bucketful of courage and daring, stir well and bring to a boil." - Bernard Baruch

"To the question, "When were your spirits at the lowest ebb?" the obvious answer seemed to be, "When the gin gave out."" - Francis Chichester

"She plunged into a sea of platitudes, and with the powerful breast stroke of a channel swimmer, made her confident way towards the white cliffs of the obvious." - W Somerset Maugham

"repression, however, is not the most obvious characteristic of the sea; the sea is a collector, quick to return a rapacious look." - Marianne Moore

"Nothing is as invisible as the obvious." - Richard Farson

"If it's obvious, it's obviously wrong." - Joseph Granville

"Experts always tend to obscure the obvious." - D. V. Ager

"Nothing is so treacherous as the obvious." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"When in doubt, do the obvious." - Joy Browne

"Things always become obvious after the fact" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"He who made all men hath made the truths necessary to human happiness obvious to all... Our forefathers opened the Bible to all." - Samuel Adams

"Suddenly it was obvious to me in my analysis I had missed what Fischer had found with the greatest of ease at the board" - Mikhail Botvinnik

"Question everything generally thought to be obvious." - Dieter Rams

"Evil is obvious only in retrospect." - Gloria Steinem

"Insight is 'mental vision,' one of the ways in which the mind escapes the limits of the obvious or the familiar." - Jennifer James

"The obvious is always least understood." - Klemens von Metternich

"Discount the obvious, bet on the unexpected" - George Soros

"I am at war with the obvious." - William Eggleston

"There are no 'perfect liars' in the world; there are only 'perfect believers' who believe in even the most obvious lies!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Obvious to you is amazing to others." - Derek Sivers

"At the moment we seem to be heading in the opposite direction. However you dress it up, it's pretty obvious who is being affected by the government's cuts." - Jonathan Trigell

"I think it's quite painfully obvious when someone's practicing through an amp, as opposed to someone who's really laying down some stuff that just happens to be fast." - Joe Satriani

"There's often more than one correct thing. There's often more than one right thing. There's often more than one obvious thing." - Larry Wall

"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." - Alan Watts

"It is fairly obvious that those who are in favor of the death penalty have more affinity with assassins than those who are not." - Remy De Gourmont

"Take the obvious, add a cupful of brains, a generous pinch of imagination, a bucketful of courage and daring, stir well and bring to a boil." - Bernard Baruch

"It is obvious that no difficulty in the way of world government can match the danger of a world without it." - Carl Van Doren

"The elaborate argument against the constitutionality of the Act if interpreted as we read it, in accordance with its obvious meaning does not need an elaborate answer." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"While you were gone, these spaces filled with darkness. The obvious was hidden. With nothing to believe in. The compass always points to Terrapin." - Robert Hunter

"If history offers no obvious solutions, however, it does at least provide the comfort of knowing that failure is nothing new." - Eamon Duffy

"It was obvious that he was a man who marched through life to the rhythms of some drum I would never hear." - Hunter S Thompson

"Everybody's life has these moments, where one thing leads to another. Some are big and obvious and some are small and seemingly insignificant." - Peter Jackson

"One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child." - Randall Jarrell

"Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Only the prophets see the obvious." - Nelson Rodrigues

"Never assume the obvious is true." - William Safire

"The great discoveries are usually obvious." - Phil Crosby

"In art, the obvious is a sin." - Edward Dmytryk

"I'm very interested, in all my books, in community, what binds people together, which I think is an obvious consequence of being the fourth of six children." - Beth Gutcheon

"I'm allergic to doing the obvious thing." - Neneh Cherry

"Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected." - George Soros

"Mr. Obama would be a disheartening president even during a super boom, with his grim demeanor and empty rhetoric, as well as his obvious hatred of business bravado." - Paul Johnson

"The goal, I submit, is obvious: subjugating the world (which is barbarian, dangerous, envious and ungrateful) to US power for the sake of America's interests." - Breyten Breytenbach

"Obvious effort is the antithesis of grace." - Baldassare Castiglione



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