My Favorite Quotes

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 Marcus V. Pollio - “Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language because it is necessary to use many Greek words to which there are none corresponding in Latin.”  
 Martin Short - “Sometimes people get passionate about the obscure jokes.”  
 Dennis Potter - “To love it too much is to obscure and not see what is there.”  
 Kary Mullis - “You don't discover the cause of something like AIDS by dealing with incredibly obscure things. You just look at what the hell is going on.”  
 Horace - “I strive to be brief but I become obscure.”  
 Arthur H. Sulzberger - “Speakers are not supposed to waste time on platitudes, but the capacity of this generation for ignoring the obvious and concentrating on the negative and the obscure is immense.”  
 George H. Lewes - “It is not enough that a man has clearness of Vision, and reliance on Sincerity, he must also have the art of Expression, or he will remain obscure.”  
 Desiderius Erasmus - “Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.”  
 Jacques Delors - “The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people.”  
 Don DeLillo - “I've always liked being relatively obscure. I feel that's where I belong, that's where my work belongs.”  
 Nicolaus Copernicus - “Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place.”  
 Jay Chiat - “Right now most of the communication going on about technology seems unnecessarily obscure and overly technical. Apple still seems to do the best job.”  
 Bjork - “I'm a bit of a nerd, I wouldn't mind working in a shop selling records, or having a radio show where I could play obscure singles.”  
 George Berkeley - “The eye by long use comes to see even in the darkest cavern and there is no subject so obscure but we may discern some glimpse of truth by long poring on it.”  
 Mose Allison - “I do very few standards. Hardly any. Other people's tunes that I do are usually obscure tunes, for the most part, although I do a couple of Duke Ellington tunes that are well known.”  
 Anne Dudley - “I think the thing about being a film composer is that you have to be pretty eclectic-be able to turn your hand to all sorts of different styles and genres and be familiar with the latest rhythms and the range of an obscure instrument.”  
 Bill Wyman - “People will say that they never heard any of those songs before but back then, no one had heard the obscure songs the Stones were doing.”  
 Bill Dunn - “Obviously, if we deploy something that detects explosives, the enemy will simply try to obscure them more and more. We want to be able to detect the explosives within a lot of clutter.”  
 Bob Costas - “Figure skating is always a huge deal. Winter Olympics frequently create new heroes in America, even in rather obscure events ... or at least some unforgettable characters, like (British ski jumper) Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards who managed, quite flamboyantly, to not get himself killed when flying off a ramp 18 years ago at Calgary.”  
 Erik Brynjolfsson - “These phenomena are pushing the trend toward more obscure products. And that will feed back to what products get created in the first place.”  
 Gord Lacey - “What amazes me is that no matter how obscure or generic a TV show might be, theres always someone wholl buy it. As long as the studios recognize this, they can manufacture modest quantities and generate respectable sales.”  
 Ted Lawson - “It's a challenge because we really have to do our homework. We're used to looking for obscure hotels.”  
 Bob Tippee - “Gasoline tends to obscure everything, especially since we aren't paying heating bills right now. But we were already looking at a winter fuel problem. We're about to take another hit that will cause a lot of problems.”  
 Phil Collen - “DEF LEPPARD recently pushed back the release date of their all-covers set, entitled Yeah ... a bunch of stuff all '70s stuff. Most of it is songs that we grew up with in England. 'No Matter What' by BADFINGER is going to be the leadoff single. We've done 'Waterloo Sunset' by THE KINKS , T. REX , MOTT THE HOOPLE , ROXY MUSIC and THIN LIZZY . And a lot of it is obscure it's not the standard stuff. It's not like STONES or BEATLES songs.”  
 Tim Cahill - “A lot of times these destinations are obscure,”  

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