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Obscurity Quotes


These are some of the best 'Obscurity' quotations and sayings.

Blindness of heart beclouds the understanding, conscience, memory, and indeed all the intellectual powers, and throws a mischievous obscurity over theological, moral, and even classical science.

Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.

Full many a gem of purest ray serene the dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear: full many a flower is born to blush unseen, and waste its sweetness on the desert air.

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot.

How many a rustic Milton has passed by, Stifling the speechless longings of his heart In unremitting drudgery and care! How many a vulgar Cato has compelled His energies, no longer tameless then, To mold a pin, or fabricate a nail!

How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.

I give the fight up; let there be an end, A privacy, an obscure nook for me, I want to be forgotten even by God.

Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity.

Objects imperfectly discerned take forms from the hope or fear of the beholder.

Obscurity and innocence, twin sisters, escape temptations which would pierce their gossamer armor in contact with the world.

The obscurity of a writer is generally in proportion to his incapacity.

There is no defence against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.

Thus let me live, unseen, unknown, Thus unlamented let me die; Steal from the world, and not a stone Tell where I lie.