Top 160 Seemingly Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Seemingly Quotes from famous people such as Stephen Kinzer, Douglas Coupland, Ann Widdecombe, Billy Eichner, Shashi Tharoor, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

If a leader comes to office in a seemingly fair electio

If a leader comes to office in a seemingly fair election and tolerates dissent, he or she qualifies for our seal of approval.
Stephen Kinzer
Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it’s seemingly smooth.
Douglas Coupland
The Royal Opera House? I once had the immense privilege of appearing there and was awed by the air of refinement of those seemingly ethereal beings who floated about in the highest echelons of musical accomplishment, effortlessly producing virtuoso performances in several different languages.
Ann Widdecombe
Facebook is weird. They have all of these seemingly random rules that I’m sure make sense to them, but don’t make sense to me or any people.
Billy Eichner
In China, national priorities are established by the Government and then funded by the state; in India, priorities emerge from seemingly endless discussions and arguments amongst myriad interests, and funds have to be found where they might.
Shashi Tharoor
The GOP grows more and more unpopular with female voters seemingly every time one of its leaders gets in front of a microphone. Misogynist is as misogynist does. The GOP and its bloviating pundits don’t like women and they are unable to hide it, nor do they seem to make much attempt to do so.
Henry Rollins
Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon’s unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.
Walt Disney
In the case of the second world war the distorting factor is not poetry but our seemingly insatiable need to view the war through the prism of national mythology.
David Olusoga
Movement is exercise. Seemingly simple things – taking a walk, for example – can be just the spark your body needs to get back on a healthy track.
David Kirsch
From before I was born, we Arabs have been caught between two forces that, seemingly, cannot be defeated: our ruthless dictators, who oppress and humiliate us, and the cynical western powers, who would rather see us ruled by criminals loyal to them than have democratically elected leaders accountable to us.
Hisham Matar
Great software has seemingly limitless potential to solve human problems – and it can spread around the world in the blink of an eye. Malicious code moves just as quickly, and when software is created for the wrong reason, it has a huge and growing capacity to harm millions of people.
Craig Federighi
Every clinical encounter is an opportunity to generate social capital. Even in situations where patient needs are complex or seemingly insurmountable, it is the empathy and goodwill which makes the difference.
Tony Tan
Everybody is improving but I am improving slowly, which seemingly widens our distance.
Yao Ming
Whenever we try something new, mistakes will happen. Seemingly good ideas will fail and need to be re-thought.
Abhijit Banerjee
I always loved the Yorkshire members and was passionate about playing for the county, but the people who were running the club made it at times unbearable for me. The rulers had a history of doing what they wanted and sacking players seemingly on a whim.
Geoffrey Boycott
What makes me laugh about politics, sometimes, is it seems like once we get to a point where our problems are seemingly unsolvable, it’s because we’re looking through a wrong point of view. If we turn the thing on its head, then maybe we might see it differently.
Dave Davies
If one person in a group of ten is missing the tip of his little finger, I will notice it almost immediately. This extreme attention to visual detail is not a virtue, just a fact of my person. It happens seemingly involuntarily and strikes me as neither good nor bad.
Rosemary Mahoney
Just as most of us prefer to watch a trapeze artist work without a net, we like to be absolutely sure that a virtuoso is giving us our money’s worth, and a seemingly effortless performance, no matter how spectacular it may be, deprives us of that slightly sadistic thrill.
Terry Teachout
The investigations which have seemingly been the most purely abstract have often formed the foundation of the most important changes or improvements in the conditions of human life.
Theodor Svedberg
The Cure is clearly above average but seemingly unable to rally itself to move to a higher plateau.
Robert Hilburn
In ‘Fifty Shades,’ seemingly, Christian has all the power and control – but actually, Anastasia does.
Sam Taylor-Johnson
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, ‘What are you talking about?’ Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it’s not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.
Joan Jett
As our focus turns to the oceans and the seemingly impossible task of repairing our marine habitat, we could look at Everest as a fine example of turning back the clock.
Ben Fogle
Fire has always been and, seemingly, will always remain, the most terrible of the elements.
Harry Houdini
Scarlett Johansson was wonderful in ‘Lost in Translation,’ and then, seemingly within a couple of weeks, she became completely Hollywoodised. I was shocked. I didn’t recognise her. I hope to God it’s just a phase.
Ian Holm
There’s certainly something very uncomfortable about the voyeurism involved in being in the press, being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about, you.
Claire Danes
A great sense of peace entered my body, and seemingly into every cell.
Harold E. Hughes
Fiction leaves us so much work to do, allows the individual so much input; you have to see, you have to hear, you have to taste the madeleine, and while you are seemingly passive in your chair, you have to travel.
Hilary Mantel
I believe that my children, who are young, will look back on the early years of the 21st century in rather the same way I look back on the middle of the 20th: as a time when seemingly respectable people supported discrimination against Americans simply because those Americans were different from themselves.
Jon Meacham
The enthusiasm for Tesla and other bubble-basket stocks is reminiscent of the March 2000 dot-com bubble. As was the case then, the bulls rejected conventional valuation methods for a handful of stocks that seemingly could only go up. While we don’t know exactly when the bubble will pop, it eventually will.
David Einhorn
While I’ve won five Junos, I’ve donated four of them to the National Archives in Ottawa. Which left my fifth Juno sitting, seemingly abandoned by its four family members, on my bookcase in my dining room.
Dan Hill
The Air Force has it far worse than the Navy in terms o

The Air Force has it far worse than the Navy in terms of existential fears, primarily due to the rapid rise and unbelievable dissemination of drones, where seemingly now every military unit has their own miniature air wing of what would have recently passed as toys.
Thomas P.M. Barnett
Art brings to life things that can seemingly be dead, and can put a fresh perspective on things that are living. It’s so important we keep creating.
Mark Foster
Federal rules and regulations too often become seemingly insurmountable obstacles to simple changes that can have a positive impact.
Cindy Hyde-Smith
I sketched out what I believed to be my optimal strategy for ‘Jeopardy:’ Play fast, build a stack, bet big, and hope for the best. In my mind, playing a seemingly risky game actually minimizes my chances of losing.
James Holzhauer
All of us… anyone that’s been in Fleetwood Mac, as far as I’ve been aware, has been seemingly pretty well brought up by their parents: not goody two-shoes – God knows we weren’t – but there was a level of civility that the lads in the band were aware of, what is over the brink of decency.
Mick Fleetwood
The Nazis and the Khmer Rouge went to great lengths to hide their crimes against humanity. Instead, ISIS posts its many crimes on social media for global distribution with seemingly no thoughts for the consequences.
Peter Bergen
In our ‘Strictly’ group, we really did bond. It’s seemingly disappointing to some that we had no diva meltdowns. I made true friends during the experience, which is surprising because I’m not a new-pals sort of person.
Robert Rinder
The job market improved impressively under Barack Obama’s presidency after the Great Recession, when millions of jobs vanished seemingly overnight.
Stephen Moore
I did not study science at school until I was 13, when I was totally turned on by a seemingly dreary old teacher who suddenly, unannounced, manufactured a huge explosion in the middle of a totally boring monologue. From then on, all of his class wanted to make explosions.
Robert Winston
A very receptive state of mind… not unlike a sheet of film itself – seemingly inert, yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second’s exposure conceives a life in it.
Minor White
As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such a twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air – however slight – lest we become unwitting victims of darkness.
William O. Douglas
I try to remember our relative insignificance on this planet and that these seemingly important things do not mean quite as much as we think they do.
Billy Squier
The Internet is a seemingly unreal environment where we think we are anonymous. It’s a potentially provocative place. As a result, we may not behave the way we would in the real world. Some of us are drawn into what could become a dangerous situation.
Drew Pinsky
Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don’t know how to quit.
Robert H. Schuller
I have a fascination with the nasty things people do to each other and the way relationships go wrong, and how there can be this very dark underbelly to seemingly normal, mundane domestic life. They’re the stories in the newspapers I always find interesting. That’s not a very nice thing to admit to, is it?
Paula Hawkins