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Top 44 Patently Quotes

#1. It seems to me patently obvious that we can no more respect and tolerate vast differences in notions of human well-being than we can respect or tolerate vast differences in the notions about how disease spreads, or in the safety standards of buildings and airplanes. - Author: Sam Harris
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#2. Gear-shifting is thus a phenomenon of a higher logical type than giving gas, and it would be patently nonsensical to talk about the mechanics of complex gears in the language of the thermodynamics of fuel supply. - Author: Paul Watzlawick
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#3. That old saying about opportunity only knocking once is as archaic as the flat-earth theory and as patently untrue. Opportunity knocks all the time - and it rings your doorbell, calls you up, and sends you e-mails. - Author: Victoria Moran
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#4. There is something patently insane about all the typewriters sleeping with all the beautiful plumbing in the beautiful office buildings -and all the people sleeping in the slums. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#5. time to time, someone will tell me something so patently unbelievable that I manage not to understand the words as they're spoken. This usually leads to my blathering something incredibly insensitive or incongruous which makes me look like a tremendous jackass. This was one of those moments. - Author: J.P. Sloan
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#6. Why did you choose that name for me?"
"Why, it is who you are." Angharath's tone indicated that the answer was patently obvious. "There is no other name for you. I see you before me, and your Essence shines with that one. You could not be anything else. - Author: D.R. Ranshaw
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#7. People enquire as to the craft behind our art and we reply by making references to a patently childish notion. - Author: Jay Sankey
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#8. She hadn't ascribed to this modern notion of equality between the sexes. Woman were patently superior. - Author: Laura Kinsale
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#9. [M]y determined and strenuous endeavours to take in absolutely nothing of what I had regarded as entirely the most irrelevant part of my schooling had patently not met with total success - Author: Iain M. Banks
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#10. It occurred to him that the increasing patience of age was as great a myth as the unalloyed joy of youth. The longer he lived, the less tolerance he had for the patently evil. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#11. I have limited experience, but I know this: moments of connection with another human being are patently rare. But rarer still are those who can recognize such a connection when they see one. - Author: David Arnold
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#12. Our inability to think beyond our own species, or to be able to co-habit with other life forms in what is patently a massive collaborative quest for survival, is surely a malady that pervades the human soul. - Author: Lawrence Anthony
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#13. Scientists have calculated that the chances of something so patently absurd actually existing are millions to one.
But magicians have calculated that million-to-one chances crop up nine times out of ten. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#14. The problem is that most people, most of the time, are desperate to believe ridiculous and divisive ideas for patently emotional reasons,and while rarely explicit what they're really worried about is death - Author: Sam Harris
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#15. While religious tolerance is surely better than religious war, tolerance is not without its problems. Our fear of provoking religious hatred has rendered us unwilling to criticize ideas that are increasingly maladaptive and patently ridiculous. - Author: Sam Harris
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#16. It seems to me to be kind of inescapable that one has to be interested in the issue of gender and gender equality. I don't really expect any credit for going in that direction. It's the only natural direction to go in. Why is it that some people don't see that as so patently obvious as it should be? - Author: Amartya Sen
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#17. There's nothing inherently or patently wrong with anybody who does well, works hard, earns a living, betters themselves. I'm not against any of these things. It's about how you make that money, and then what you do with it. - Author: Michael Moore
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#18. He then closes the buttons, leaving me decent, and patently marked out as his. - Author: Ashe Barker
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#19. Currently under FCC policy, indecency determinations hinge on two factors. First, material must describe or depict sexual or excretory organs or activities. Second, the material must be patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium. - Author: Doug Ose
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#20. I took a slice of melon and perched on the edge of a couch, watching them both, patently uncomfortable with the undefined nature of my role here. - Author: Jacqueline Carey
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#21. Labor force needs and economic conditions are disregarded in our policies. Many aspects of our current policies and procedures are patently wrong. For example, legal immigration has almost no link to U.S. employment needs or economic conditions. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#22. To say I'm an overrated troll, when you have never even seen me guard a bridge, is patently unfair. - Author: Tina Fey
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#23. I treat him [Donald Trump] as an entertainer. I laugh it off. It's like going to the circus and seeing the acrobats and the dancing bears. He's willing to say things that are patently false. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#24. In our time the blasphemies are threadbare. Pessimism is now patently, as it always was essentially, more commonplace than piety. Profanity is now more than an affectation - it is a convention. The curse against God is Exercise 1 in the primer of minor poetry. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#25. He was wondering why, in Britain, he could get just about every type of coffee possible, including some he felt were patently ridiculous, but finding a good cup of tea was becoming harder and harder. - Author: Gavin G. Smith
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#26. People ask me about if, being a Republican, you guys want to cut everything and stop everything and not help people. I find that patently false. - Author: Tim Scott
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#27. Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous. - Author: Elmer Bernstein
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#28. In America, there's no idea so patently absurd that it can't catch on. - Author: Bill Maher
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#29. No, I'm not rich. I had a tax problem in this country, curiously enough, and my accountant said the British government was patently wrong in taxing me, and they were, but we couldn't persuade them and it cost me everything I had. - Author: Donald Sutherland
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#30. In the 1980s ... it was a liberal philosophy of government that changed the rules to suit its own political ends. We were forfeiting our freedoms to conform to a humanistic philosophy that was patently antireligious. - Author: James G. Watt
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#31. The prospect of sitting across the table from Caleb Halliday, knowing he thought she was a trollop, was patently unappealing. Besides, one had to take a personality as strong as Caleb's in small, measured doses. Like castor oil. - Author: Linda Lael Miller
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#32. Any such inklings were like a few scattered grains of truth dissolved in an ocean of nonsense, and were anyway generally inextricably bound up with patently paranoid ravings which served only to devalue the small amounts of sense and pertinence with which they were associated. - Author: Iain Banks
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#33. There's a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don't need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way. - Author: Harriet Lerner
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#34. Still, most of those effects occur in the context of harmless play and it is patently obvious that children are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games, since most children do not become aggressive little monsters. - Author: Hugh Mackay
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#35. Behind the honeyed but patently absurd pleas for equality is a ruthless drive for placing themselves (the elites) at the top of a new hierarchy of power. - Author: Murray Rothbard
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#36. In adopting a patently false but stubbornly clung-to mythology of human sexuality that makes demons out of natural drives, we've entered a stage of moral sickness, not of moral health. - Author: Jesse Bering
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#37. You bastard!" Wax shouted toward the box.
"Now, now," the box said. "That's patently false, Waxillium. You have a very clear understanding of my parentage. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#38. Any conception of human well-being you could plausibly have, the Taliban patently fails to maximize it. - Author: Sam Harris
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#39. [N]o serious historian of nations and nationalism can be a committed political nationalist ... Nationalism requires too much belief in what is patently not so. - Author: Eric Hobsbawm
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#40. Irrationality is the exclusive preserve of humans as among all creatures only we have the power to rationalise, that being the art of packaging patently irrational as apparently rational. - Author: R.N. Prasher
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#41. Statistically, this wasn't merely unlikely. It was like being struck by a three-mile-wide meteor the day you hit the Powerball jackpot and walking away from the impact. Patently - Author: Evan Currie
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#42. Jimmy shot him a look that patently said: 'Mon noo, Wee-man, whit are ye waitin fur? Ah've set ye up tae get in her knickers! - Author: Jamie Holoran
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#43. It's patently impossible for a Muslim character to represent 'all Muslims.' - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#44. This all has got to be, patently, the most unbelievable, the most ridiculous story I have ever heard. Somehow coming from your mouth, it has the ring of truth, but I doubt anyone would believe me if I told them what happened today. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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