Quotation Explorer - 'Clearly'

The cable TV sex channels don't expand our horizons, don't make us better people, and don't come in clearly enough.
Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand. - Thomas Carlyle
I learned an important lesson in the art of debate. Present your argument clearly, arm yourself with cutting wit and of course, bob and weave!
Try being an indie author, a minority author, a woman, and a person with health issues in the world of traditional - that's where you are clearly 'different' and marginalized. I am all of that, yet I am still here and smiling. Life is good! - Kailin Gow
A wiry crewman named Kobis sat at the end of a couch, reading a book in the low light, clearly relishing the closest thing he ever found to peace and quiet - V.E. Schwab
What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death. - Frida Kahlo
You can get into a habit of thought in which you enjoy making fun of all those other people who don't see things as clearly as you do. We have to guard carefully against it. - Carl Sagan
Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do.
To be mindful of social phenomena is thus to identify more clearly hatred, greed, and delusion as well as the seeds of wisdom and compassion both around us and in us. (p. 52) - Donald Rothberg
Tongue - a variety of meat, rarely served because it clearly crosses the line between a cut of beef and a piece of dead cow.
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly. - Brendan Francis Brown
Thus, dear friends, I have said it clearly enough, and I believe you ought to understand it and not make liberty a law... - Martin Luther
It is hard for people to think clearly because their emotional needs keep getting in the way. The trick is to make thinking clearly an emotional need. - George Hammond
Love gives you the strength to face an army, vampire or human...Love gives you a reason to press on through the storm. Love helps you think clearly and follow the clues ahead, if you know where they lead. - J.X. Burros
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good. - Ruth Benedict
To fall down is to face the weakness of my humanity, test the mettle of my character, and push the limits of my strength. Therefore, falling down will tell me who I am far more clearly than most things I might learn when I’m standing up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly. - Helen Keller
The truth is no more clearly revealed than when one is aware of the blatant lie. - Rythmic Karma
God clearly communicates His will for us through His Word. - Jim George
In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age. - Thomas Gold
Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is only with one's heart that one can see clearly. What is essential is invisible to the eye. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by , evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another. Ernst W. Mayr - Lamarck
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life. - Brigham Young
There's nothing more demoralizing than a leader who can't clearly articulate why we're doing what we're doing. - James Kouzes and Barry Posner
Ignorance is toxic. If a man hands you a cup of coffee and pours in what he calls liquid sugar when the container clearly says poison, how bliss is your ignorance? - James Jean-Pierre
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion, all in one. - John Ruskin
I'm still trying to defog the bathroom mirror to see the dream for what it clearly is. - From A Wildflower
Another great contribution to science of Imam Jafar al-Sadiq (A) was his Theory of Light. He said that light reflected by different objects comes to us, but only a part of the rays enter our eyes. That is the reason why we do not see distant objects clearly. - Infallible Imam (A) (www.alhassanain.org/english/?com=book&id=721)
No m’lord. It wouldn’t be a secret army if we had seen it. My squire, who has not had the opportunity to be clearly informed about the presence of a secret army, has been ignorant of its existence. - Gary Edward Gedall
...when I see a man or woman alone, he or she looks mysterious to me, which is only to say that for a moment I see another human being clearly. - Marilynne Robinson
Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
The shortest and best ways to make your fortune is to let people see clearly that it is in their interests to promote yours. - Jean de la Bruyere
With words at your disposal, you can see more clearly. Finding the words is another step in learning to see. - Robin Wall Kimmerer
There is no way to clearly capture or sum up life...when fully lived. - Jill Telford
It sure does, Ben, it definitely does...this is definite...it specifically clearly, unequivocally says that Russia and other countries will enter into war and God will destroy Russia through earthquakes, volcanoes... - Pat Robertson
Soldiers who are not afraid of guns, bombs, capture, torture or death say they are afraid of homosexuals. Clearly we should not be used as soldiers; we should be used as weapons. - anonymous
Clearly he had his own strange way of judging things. I suspect he acquired it from the gospels. - Victor Hugo
Zen is a liberation from time. For if we open our eyes and see clearly, it becomes obvious that there is no other time than this instant, and that the past and the future are abstractions without any concrete reality. - Alan W. Watts
Ironically, the only way to see clearly is to stand at a distance. You might be focused, but that doesn't mean you are seeing correctly. Sometimes, you have you to grab the camera from the idiot taking all the shots in your life because they don't realize the lens is dirty. - Shannon L. Alder
The more words you know, the more clearly and powerfully you will think...and the more ideas you will invite into your mind. - Wilfred Funk
We praise God, not because he needs our praise (for all glory resides in and on him), but in order to see him more clearly, enlarge our soul, and relieve our spirit. - Ron Brackin
The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
We go through life and don't pay attention to God even when he's yelling. Then there are the moments you never expect and can't avoid. It is at those times when you can hear him ever so clearly; even when he's whispering. - Benjamin J. Carey
Sister? Jessie Kay scowled. Do I really look like his sister? I clearly come from grade-A stock while his ancestors made a few poor choices along the way. - Gena Showalter
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and what it saw in a plain way. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion--all in one. - John Ruskin
Clearly articulated goals aligned with your vision and mission statements motivate you and galvanize your efforts to move forward towards your dream. - Julie Connor
Ani saw herself clearly in that moment, as a face in darkness gains sudden dimensions in a flash of lightning - a young girl, a silly thing, a lapdog, a broken mare. - Shannon Hale
Babbit was an average father. He was affectionate, bullying, opinionated, ignorant, and rather wistful. Like most parents he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing. - Sinclair Lewis
One must have one's delusions to live. If you look at life too honestly and clearly, life becomes unbearable because it's a pretty grim enterprise, you will admit. - Woody Allen
The very essence of leadership is that you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion.Whatever you value, be committed to it and let nothing distract you from this goal. The uncommitted life, like Plato's unexamined life, is not worth living. - Theodore M. Hesburgh
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves. - Lynn Hall
Whatever we conceive well we express clearly, and words flow with ease. - Nicolas Boileau
Wisdom is not to be at the top of a giant pyramid and hence see everywhere clearly, but wisdom is to be at the top, at the bottom, to be inside the pyramid, it is to be everywhere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The more words you know, the more clearly and powerfully you will think and the more ideas you will invite into your mind.
I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy. - Anna Quindlen
To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master. - Milton Glaser
Clearly it's not all that pacific on the Pacific Ocean - Ilya Ilf
There's no such thing as failure. Mistakes happen in your life to bring into focus more clearly who you really are. - Oprah Winfrey
As was the case for Nobel's own invention of dynamite, the uses that are made of increased knowledge can serve both beneficial and potentially harmful ends. Increased knowledge clearly implies increased responsibility. - Nicolaas Bloembergen
And Flock Rule Number Two is, Don't argue with Max or you'll live to regret it." I spun and stomped out to the clearing, turning back for one last jab at Dylan. "And by the way, you clearly DON'T know me better than Fang does. Do you see Fang arguing with me? No, you do not."Fang rolled his eyes. - James Patterson
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. - Theodore Hesburgh
Pro and con are opposites, that fact is clearly seen. If progress means to move forward, then what does congress mean? - Nipsey Russell
You can see clearly in sacred moment of light. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Publishing is a business and writing is an art. The two have to be crammed together despite the clearly different motivations behind them. - Michelle M. Pillow
[On David Hume]Although he never admitted to being an atheist as such, he was clearly and unquestionably the most vividly elegant skeptic of them all. - Jonathan Miller
Understand clearly that when a great need appears a great use appears also; when there is a small need there is small use; it is obvious, then, that full use is made of all things at all times according to the necessity thereof.
Unfortunately what is little recognized is that the most worthwhile scientific books are those in which the author clearly indicates what he does not know; for an author most hurts his readers by concealing difficulties. - Évariste Galois
There are things that you might forget, but you might not clearly forget. Time is the only coin you have to buy the things you want to remember, and to pay for the things you want to leave behind. - Aileene Mhar Jabarani
The more science discovers and the more comprehension it gives us of the mechanisms of existence, the more clearly does the mystery of existence itself stand out. - Aldous Huxley
Any actor who tells you that they have become the people they play, unless they’re clearly diagnosed as a schizophrenic, is bullshitting you. - Gary Oldman
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
Clearly, a civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself. - Jean Francois Revel
Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly.
You can see clearly in a sacred dawn of light. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We can only bring about change in our lives when we clearly see two truths: that the pain of remaining the same is greater than the pain of fighting our toughest battles, and that by taking the biggest risks, we gain the most valuable rewards. - Elaine Moran
We’re not crazy. We’re just not in the dark anymore. And my goodness, we can see you so clearly now. - Saeed Jones
To see the universe clearly, you need not only a clear sky but also a clear mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It’s clearly a budget. It’s got lots of numbers in it. - George W. Bush
I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today my own government. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle ofsoftness overcoming hardness. - Lao Tzu
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane. - Nikola Tesla
The eye fixed on Christ sees clearly, succumbing to neither pride nor inferiority, because it is not concerned with the self at all. - Andree Seu World Magazine
A day without laughter is like living in darkness; you try to find your way around, but you can't see clearly. - Emily Mitchell
She, the clear heart'ed soul shall show a small crack (in heart) as clearly as the equally transparent, but dirty rogue can cleverly hide it. - Priyavrat Thareja
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. - Rachel Carson
Ranting about her being hard to understand? Wait until you lose her. You will clearly understand, what an effortless power a woman has! - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard."(Interview with NEH chairman Bruce Cole, Humanities, July/Aug. 2002, Vol. 23/No. 4) - David McCullough
Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. - —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
Success can be compared to a camera. Always focus closely on your objective. Ignore distractions. Develop your pictures. If they don't turn out, take more shots for success. Visualize clearly what you want. Make success happen by being persistent. - Mark F. LaMoure
We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot be touched by exterior attacks. - Vernon Howard
Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others. - Ellen DeGeneres
Have the wisdom to perceive all there is to be thankful for, and then be thankful for the wisdom to perceive things so clearly. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Whether you deny your wounds or see them clearly, they bring a great source of power because they lived in the same place as your heart. - Shannon L. Alder
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw
In dreams we see ourselves naked and acting our real characters, even more clearly than we see others awake. - Henry David Thoreau
I can see clearly my visions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
At this moment, I saw more clearly than ever the brutalizing effects of slavery upon the slave and slaveholder. - Frederick Douglass
We are dealing with God's thoughts: we are obligated to take the greatest pains to understand them truly and to explain them clearly. - D.A. Carson
The are things that you might forget, but you might not clearly forget. Time is the only coin you have to buy the things you want to remember, and to pay for the things you want to leave behind. - Aileene Mhar Jabarani
When Jesus said Whoever eats my flesh & drinks my blood has eternal life John 6:54 He was CLEARLY talking to Zombies & Vampires - Pablo
Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves. - Stephen Covey
If you can't write clearly, you probably don't think nearly as well as you think you do. - Kurt Vonnegut
Life is gassy you just have to blow through it to see clearly and if eventually you see through, don't be misleaded by what you see either good or bad. - Mark Abraham
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
I only knew what was in my mind, and I wished to express it clearly - Ulysses S. Grant
Name and form are simply illusions of separation. Love doesn’t make us blind; rather, it erases the illusions so we can see clearly. - Kamand Kojouri
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think. - Niels Bohr
Men show their characters in nothing more clearly than in what they think laughable. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You cannot live a political life, you cannot live a moral life if you're not willing to open your eyes and see the world more clearly. See some of the injustice that's going on. Try to make yourself aware of what's happening in the world. And when you are aware, you have a responsibility to act. - Bill Ayers
If ours is an examined faith, we should be unafraid to doubt. If doubt is eventually justified, we were believing what clearly was not worth believing. But if doubt is answered, our faith has grown stronger. It knows God more certainly and it can enjoy God more deeply. - Os Guinness
Trusting the resolve in my heart is but a stepping stone to the future I now see clearly. - S.K. Logsdon
There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined. - Albert Camus
If some animals are good at hunting and others are suitable for hunting, then the Gods must clearly smile on hunting. - Aristotle
Becoming a part of a movement doesn't help anybody think clearly. - Sam Harris
And here's the surprising truth: As you gaze at yourself in the mirror held by another, you will see far more than your flaws. You also will see the beauty that is uniquely you; beauty that others see clearly and you may hardly know exists. That is also part of the truth about you. - Steve Goodier
What gets measured (and clearly defined) does get done. - Mike Schmoker
When the purpose of clearly exposing the differences between the Aryan and the Tamil culture, civilization, conduct and creed Thirukkural was written. I am of that firm view. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them. - Shakti Gawain
There are no ordinary people. The blur or everyday reality has created a world in which most of us have forgotten our unique and sacred existence...it is [our] true self, once discovered, that enables us to understand more clearly the nature of our world, and our own existence. - Kim Chestney
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
When the drum beat comes to an end, you shall not hear the drum beat again, but you shall remember how it sounded, and you shall understand clearly how you should or should not have danced to the drum beat - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
How inappropriate to call this planet "Earth," when it is clearly "Ocean. - Arthur C. Clarke
Some Christians say god is the source of morality, these people have clearly never read the bible. - Gabriel Neil
In general, I feel if you can't say it clearly you don't understand it yourself. - John Rogers Searle
...it is precisely because the world appears to us to be multiple, ambiguous, and paradoxical, that we must strive to speak and write clearly. - Mark Dintenfass
If there is a powerful light within you, it will be clearly visible to others! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One sees clearly only with the heart, anything that is essential is invisible to the eye."- The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The astounding natural beauty of the USA is offset by its extremely poor social security system that is clearly apparent when driving around the country. - Steven Magee
I sort of kind of said something a little like that but maybe not clearly enough to sound like that... But it's what I meant. - Mary Eva Swatek
Clearly, naming the major figures in the tradition had become a tradition in itself. - Gregory Woods
I overstand loud and clearly with my sound mind. - Andrea L'Artiste
To be a futurist, in pursuit of improving reality, is not to have your face continually turned upstream, waiting for the future to come. To improve reality is to clearly see where you are, and then wonder how to make that better. - Warren Ellis
101 Reasons why its great to be a woman:We have an excuse to justify an inordinate indulgence in bitchiness: It's clearly feminine intuition. - Summersdale Publishers
Many folks describe arrogant people as jerks, idiots, creeps, and much worse. A person that treats you like you are stupid and says the only right way is their way even when it clearly is not is arrogant. They try to make up for their own lack of confidence by hammering away at others. - Stephen Richards
He sits, strong and blunt as a Celtic cross, Clearly used to silence and an armchair: Tonight the wife and children will be quiet At slammed door and smoker's cough in the hall. - Seamus Heaney
Politicians and others are stuck in a horrible world where being emotional in any way counts as being unbalanced, and unable to think clearly. For me, emotions are thought. - Hofesh Shechter
The problem with the Mindset of a fair Democracy is that it purports to be a fair and trustworthy system, but history shows clearly how the voters' trust has been constantly abused. - Tony Dovale
If you can see the vision of your goal clearly, you can plan and map effectively, and navigate efficiently. - Steve Maraboli
In the future, violence would clearly become a valuable form of social cement. - J.G. Ballard
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