Random Self-Evident Quotes
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer
Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one. John W. Vessey, Jr.
It seems to me self-evident that if you have a life, things happen in it, and certain things do change; certain things end. People you know die. Jonathan Franzen
Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives. Morris Raphael Cohen
Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim. Thomas B. Macaulay