Explanation Quotes

There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.

W. Somerset Maugham

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.

George Eliot

There has to be a mathematical explanation for how bad that tie is.

Russell Crowe

The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way.

Thomas Sowell

The Rose is without an explanation; She blooms, because She blooms.

Angelus Silesius

The point of my explanation is I'm very subjective when it comes to describing my characters: they are all a little bit a part of me from the outside in or the inside out - but to put your mind at ease, I built Paul Snider from the outside in.

Eric Roberts

The place to find the explanation for the liberal-activist mindset of the courts is in the political arena.

Stockwell Day

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision.

Bruce Barton

The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.

Charles Babbage

The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible; that is, that one is male and the other female.

Anna Quindlen

Stupidity trumps Machiavelli almost every time when you are looking for an explanation.

Robert Foster Bennett

People would ask me why I was doing what I was doing - but I always told them that I just loved to skate. There was no other explanation.

Nancy Kerrigan

Of course, the simple explanation of the fact is that marriage is the most important act of man's life in Europe or America, and that everything depends upon it.

Lafcadio Hearn

My explanation remains the same: It was an attempt to make the point that anyone who opposed the war can achieve their objective by working within their sphere of influence, whether their political party or community of faith.

James P. Moran

Most intellectuals today have a phobia of any explanation of the mind that invokes genetics.

Steven Pinker
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