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It is evident that one cannot say anything demonstrable
by Georges Cuvier

It is evident that one cannot say anything demonstrable
about the problem before having resolved these preliminary questions,
and yet we hardly possess the necessary information to solve some of them.
- Georges Cuvier

Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth
to a theory about the formation of the earth,
that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that
there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe.
- Georges Cuvier

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

 

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day,
so is the reason in our soul to the things which are
by nature most evident of all.
- Aristotle

Generalised anger and frustration is something that gets you in the studio,
and gets you to work - though it's not necessarily
evident in anything that's finished.
- Bruce Nauman

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Long before we understand ourselves through the process of self-examination,
we understand ourselves in a self-evident way in the family,
society and state in which we live.
- Hans-Georg Gadamer

After the horrific attacks of September 11th,
it was evident that our Government needed to be transformed
to meet the new challenges of this dangerous world.
- Jim Ryun

The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but
using the concept of order just the same are evident
if one examines the present terminology of information theory.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Global warming has melted the polar ice caps,
raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities.
Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
- Godfried Danneels

To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy,
northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.
- Carroll Quigley

This is indeed not only relevant to Documentary but
is evident is most type of film making.
The film often mirrors the experience,
understanding and politics of the director.
- Ben Edwards

How we are using up our home, how we are living and
polluting the planet is frightening.
It was evident when I was a child.
It's more evident now.
- Maya Lin

The antagonism between the poet and the politician
has generally been evident in all cultures.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Everything is self-evident.
- Rene Descartes

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody had decided not to see.
- Ayn Rand

Where everything is possible miracles become commonplaces,
but the familiar ceases to be self-evident.
- Eric Hoffer

It seems to me self-evident that if you have a life,
things happen in it, and certain things do change;
certain things end.
People you know die.
- Jonathan Franzen

And I think one way or another it's evident to those
who work with me that as a writer,
a director, a friend, as somebody's there that's very
anxious to get the movie made.
- Robert Towne

I mean, I would hope that I have a style or personality
that is evident wherever I go.
- Trevor Dunn

Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes
already evident in the Arctic are a call to action.
- Susan Collins

That which is not, shall never be; that which is,
shall never cease to be.
To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
- William Hazlitt

No!
on Human Rights and Freedom, on a subject that is as
self-evident as that two and two make four,
there is no need of any written authority.
- Ernestine L. Rose

It is self-evident that at sixty-five a man has done
all that he is fit to do.
- Anthony Trollope

It has become evident that the primary lesson of the
study of evolution is that all evolution is coevolution:
every organism is evolving in tandem with the organisms around it.
- Kevin Kelly

The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.
- Francesco Guicciardini

It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man,
always makes him feel better.
- Ambrose Bierce

That we must love one God only is a thing so evident
that it does not require miracles to prove it.
- Blaise Pascal

Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it
self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get
their clocks cleaned if they start one.
- John W. Vessey, Jr.

It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings,
when Rome commenced her career of conquest,
she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city.
- Goldwin Smith

In scoring we have a lot that was not evident in the shooting.
The radio is on all the time.
- Debbie Allen

I think it should be evident by now,
but I'm as lost as anyone.
- Paul Westerberg

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men and women are created equal.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted,
may make significant progress alone and without material help is past.
This fact is most self-evident in our work.
- Ernest Lawrence

It is evident that not all people that have the confidence
of the prime minister are the same ones that have the
confidence of the head of state.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.
- Millard Fillmore

It is evident that an acquaintance with natural laws
means no less than an acquaintance with the mind of God therein expressed.
- James Prescott Joule

No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian
religion must be the basis of any government intended
to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
- Noah Webster

Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down
as a self-evident proposition that no people ought
to be free till they are fit to use their freedom.
The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who
resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain
control of Europe to maintain its empire.
- Barbara Amiel

Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the
proper repository or custody,
and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger,
the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the
opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise.
- Simon Greenleaf

From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy,
it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor,
and that therefore, in its best analysis there could
be no natural conflict between capital and labor.
- Leland Stanford

It will appear evident upon attentive consideration
that equality of intellectual and physical advantages
is the only sure foundation of liberty,
and that such equality may best, and perhaps only,
be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor.
- Francis Wright

Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas -
an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible
and self-evident propositions,
seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence
there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

I am concerned because even in the past two years that were the jubilee years,
I have seen evident signs which show that the people
are still in great difficulties,
and there are things that still need to be remedied
and looked after in many areas.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

And there are certain things, and they are evident,
obviously, without being boring about it,
but I mean obviously, the two evident and easy ones
being Gandhi and Cry Freedom,
there are things which I do care about very much and
which I would like to stand up and be counted.
- Richard Attenborough

Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs
of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication;
this,
joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail
with the natives of the interior.
- Charles Sturt

Your body must become familiar with its death -
in all its possible forms and degrees -
as a self-evident,
imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards
the goal you have found worthy of your life.
- Dag Hammarskjold

If God and man are in themselves one,
and if religion is the human side of this unity then
must this unity be made evident to man in religion,
and become in him consciousness and reality.
- David Friedrich Strauss

Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies,
have been left in a great measure to grope their way
as they could through the darkness which surrounds them,
almost totally unaided by the parent state?
- John Strachan

It became evident to me that there was a very serious
political element at work.
I know that the term impeachment was bandied about.
I do not believe, however, that the word was used with
the ferocity it was more recently or that it was in the Nixon years.
- Fred F. Fielding

In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New,
it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart.
That fire was the harbinger of a new era,
for it was not to be extinguished.
- Charles Kendall Adams

God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions,
but an immediate insight, self-evident as light.
He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason.
He is the light.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Maintaining order in the classrooms has never been
easy and it is evident that the school setting requires
some easing of the restrictions to which searches by
public authorities are ordinarily subject.
- Byron White

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal;
that they are endowed by their Creator
with certain unalienable rights;
that among these are life, liberty,
and the pursuit of happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

The progress in Iraq is still fragile.
And it could still be reversed.
Iraq still faces innumerable challenges,
and they will be evident during what will likely be
a difficult process as the newly elected Council of
Representatives selects the next prime minister,
president, and speaker of the council.
- David Petraeus

Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that,
or something that James Gray has directed,
a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything
being lit bright and flat,
where everything is evident.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security.
I think the reason for that is fairly evident,
in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the
harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have,
in fact, been harmed.
- Stephen Cambone

There's a lot of reflection that goes on whenever I write a song -
it's been a wild whirlwind last couple of years and
there's a lot to talk about,
and hopefully that's evident in the music.
- Nick Lachey

Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains
relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution,
but significant change and progress are now becoming
evident in several countries.
- Norman Borlaug

If you do things with a certain type of result and
cause a certain type of reaction or effect,
then you increase your market value.
It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar,
and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game.
- Julius Erving

We can use techniques in modifying things,
in controlling things, but the first impulse has to
be something that you simply cannot make just out of technique,
or else it becomes perfectly evident that it is nothing
but technique that you're exercising.
- Leo Ornstein

That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity,
is evident from this, that man is then spiritual,
and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man,
separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity,
for man's state cannot be changed after death.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

I do not pretend to know precisely what is on foot there;
but I think it pretty evident that there is a very
free communication between that country and this body,
and unless I am greatly mistaken, I see the dwarfish
medium by which that communication is kept up.
- Benjamin F. Wade

What does gene A do? What does gene B do? What does
it do in different contexts? What's its importance?
We know the answer to that for a very small number of genes,
the ones that made themselves evident many years ago.
- David Baltimore

Throughout the years, many Christian women have told
me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work,
perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or
a Nile River Goddess pendants.
- Carol P. Christ

It is only since linguistics has become more aware of its object of study,
i.e.
perceives the whole extent of it, that it is evident
that this science can make a contribution to a range
of studies that will be of interest to almost anyone.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

But in due course it became evident that not only a
physical situation qua physics,
but the meaning of that situation to people,
was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people,
in the start of a fire.
- Benjamin Whorf

There's a certain logic to systems, and that logic is fairly self-evident.
It's very straightforward, usually.
It might take a little research, it might take a little
bit of industry to prize it out,
but it's there to be seen.
- Michael Nesmith

It is all too evident that our nation,
and the governments of other countries,
require all the help they can get in order to fight
the War on Terrorism against people who have no qualms
about taking the lives of innocent men,
women, and children.
- Jim Sensenbrenner


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