Explanation Quotes

Before he can devote himself to God or a woman, a boy will devote himself to his father, even foolishly, even beyond explanation.

Albom, Mitch

Its art if cant be explained. Its fashion if no one asks for an explanation. Its design if it doesnt need explanation

Wouter Stokkel

Embla lies with each thing, Ask looks and knows. Understanding without explanation they depart and separate.

John Carder Bush

The painter's portrait and the physicist's explanation are both rooted in reality, but they have been changed by the painter or the physicist into something more subtly imagined than the photographic appearance of things.

Jacob Bronowski

God is not creative, for God is not. But God as made by man reflects what man is, unbeknownst to himself. God is said to have made the world of concern to us out of nothing; so man makes something, God, out of nothing. The faith in God and the belief in miracles are closer to the truth than any scientific explanation, which has to overlook or explain away the creative in man.

Allan David Bloom

The best argument is that which seems merely an explanation.

Dale Carnegie

The reason that Israel has been able to appropriate Palestine unto itself with American aid and support is that Israel controls the explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At least 90% of Americans, if they know anything at all of the issue, know only the Israeli propaganda line. Israel has been able to control the explanation, because the powerful Israel Lobby brands every critic of Israeli policy as an anti-semite who favors a second holocaust of the Jews.

Paul Craig Roberts

It is stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil, when he is the only explanation of it.

Knox, Ronald Arbuthnot

When stupidity is a sufficient explanation, there is no need to have recourse to any other

Mitchell Ulmann

Who is like the wise man? Who knows the explanation of things? Wisdom brightens a man's face and changes its hard appearance


If wishes were horses, there would be an easy explanation for all this horseshit

Dave Barry

Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs.

Hamid Karzai

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.

Ronald Knox

And do you accept the idea that there is no explanation?

Julio Cortazar

I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues. Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming that every fact confirms it: rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures. No matter what the weather, some model of global warming offers a watertight explanation.

Javier Cuadros
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