Quotes of apparent

  1. Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not have to entail a loss of national sovereignty, but can actually be a benefit. – Ulrich Beck
  2. The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent – Dick Cheney
  3. I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein, but an opponent also, of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States' apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war. – George Galloway
  4. I thought this must be obvious to everyone else, as it seemed obvious to me; and that, if once it became apparent that we were on the edge, all the Great Powers would call a halt and recoil from the abyss. – Edward Grey
  5. A novel's whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme. – Diane Johnson
  6. It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion. – Aly Khan
  7. The elements, if arranged according to their atomic weights, exhibit an apparent periodicity of properties. – Dmitri Mendeleev
  8. The worst manifestations of exhaustion were successfully cured by a long period of rest but it was immediately apparent to me that I had lost once and for all my former capacity for carrying out experimental work until physically tired. – Wilhelm Ostwald
  9. Sure, it is apparent that presidents are looking at polls, but they are also stepping up on issues. President Clinton stepped up on tobacco. He shaped the polls on the tobacco issue. – Donna Shalala
  10. Human beings, viewed as behaving systems, are quite simple. The apparent complexity of our behavior over time is largely a reflection of the complexity of the environment in which we find ourselves. – Herbert Simon
  11. A narrative is like a room on whose walls a number of false doors have been painted; while within the narrative, we have many apparent choices of exit, but when the author leads us to one particular door, we know it is the right one because it opens. – John Updike
  12. It was immediately apparent that it was full of tricky ingredients to balance. In fact, I found it very intriguing. What held me back from saying yes to the producer was that I wasn't sure who could play Truman. – Peter Weir
  13. I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success. – Tennessee Williams

Usage examples for apparent

  1. Suddenly, without any apparent cause, he looked first to the right and then to the left of him. – From Whose Bourne by Robert Barr
  2. At a first glance they are not apparent – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  3. Breckenridge, for some reason that was not very apparent seemed pleased to agree, but a faint smile just showed in Torrance's eyes when he went out again. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  4. To Eliza there was a certain joy merely in being near the man she loved, even though she could not help being hurt by his apparent indifference. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  5. Among the women there was even more apparent self- sacrifice. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  6. If there is any change,- and I think there is,- it seems to me more apparent to- night than it was when I saw you the other day. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  7. The Emperor was seated on his horse, a few steps in front of his staff, his countenance wearing a calm and grave expression, in spite of which the joy which filled his heart was apparent in his glance. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. It was apparent that in their minds, he was again to blame for something. – Baby Mine by Margaret Mayo
  9. Then suddenly, without any apparent object or reason, the scene changed. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  10. When at last they had succeeded, and paused to take breath, the light in the distance had become stronger and more apparent – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. I do not remember to have seen assigned any where, the cause of the apparent color of the sea. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. She had learned to ride well and easily, and no apparent fear, at least of Siwash, remained. – Virginia of Elk Creek Valley by Mary Ellen Chase
  13. At this he would often sit till nine or ten, or even eleven in the evening, without any apparent ill results from such effects, and then go home to his dinner and port wine. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  14. He believed just what he saw, and saw only what was clearly apparent – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  15. There was no apparent reason why he should object to remaining in the cabin with a pretty woman who did not seem eager to leave it. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  16. For a moment it was not apparent – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  17. With apparent surprise, I asked the meaning of the inquiry. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  18. Then the truth became apparent – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  19. But the man took it without apparent hesitation. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. " You were up in this room earlier tonight," he said in tones of apparent certainty. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart

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