The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England.
Conspicuous - Inconspicuous Quotes
Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides.
Was it my conspicuousness that distressed me? Not at all. It was merely that I was not beautifully conspicuous but uglily conspicuous – it makes all the difference in the world.
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
Thought is one of the manifestations of human energy, and among the earlier and simpler phases of thought, two stand conspicuous – Fear and Greed. Fear, which, by stimulating the imagination, creates a belief in an invisible world, and ultimately develops a priesthood; and Greed, which dissipates energy in war and trade.
Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
My function in life was to render clear what was already blindingly conspicuous.
If you have a mother-in-law with only one eye and she has it in the center of her forehead, don’t keep her in the living room.