Explanation Quotes

For those who believe in God no explanation is necessary. For those who do not believe in God no explanation is possible.

Seaton, George

Many people apparently don't trust their reactions to art or to music unless there is a verbal explanation for it.In music the only thing that matters is whether you feel it or not.

Coleman, Ornette

And Coleridge, too, has lately taken wing, But, like a hawk encumbered with his hood, Explaining metaphysics to the nationĖ† I wished he would explain his explanation.

Rochdale

The persons of their world lived in an atmosphere of faint implications and pale delicacies, and the fact that he and she understood each other without a word seemed to the young man to bring them nearer than any explanation would have done.

Edith Wharton

For those who understand, no explanation is necessary; for those who don't understand, no explanation is possible

Samuel

Explaining metaphysics to the nation - / I wish he would explain his explanation.

Lord Byron

Why need every honest poet be suspected of leading a quadruple life? Sometimes the second or third meaning is less interesting than the first, and the only really difficult thing about a poem is the critic's explanation of it

Frank Moore Colby

You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles -- events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily.

Harry Browne

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

Mitchell Ulmann

If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

A superstition is a premature explanation that overstays its time.

George Iles

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

Ronald Knox

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

Bible

Somehow, the conversation mentioned your name. And someone asked if I knew you. Looking away I thought of all the times we had together; Sharing laughter, tears, jokes and tons more. And then, without explanation you were gone. I looked to where they

Robert

We operate with nothing but things which do not exist, with lines, planes, bodies, atoms, divisible time, divisible space -- how should explanation even be possible when we first make everything into an image, into our own image!

Friedrich Nietzsche
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