For those who believe in God no explanation is necessary. For those who do not believe in God no explanation is possible.
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world
The one man who should never attempt an explanation on poetry is its author. If the poem can be improved by its author?s explanations, it never should have been published.
Since we think we understand when we know the explanation, and there are four types of explanation (one, what it is to be a thing; one, that if certain things hold it is necessary that this does; another, what initiated the change; and fourth, the aim), all these are proved through the middle term.
Twenty years ago many chemists would have defended the theory of bond arms as a satisfactory explanation because they had become accustomed to thinking of it as unique and as ultimate.
When there is no explanation, then give it a name, which immediately explains everything
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
And do you accept the idea that there is no explanation?
I believe I am entitled to a public explanation.
The simplest explanation is that it doesn't make sense.
I wish he would explain his explanation
The best argument is that which seems merely an explanation
No explanation ever explains the necessity of making one.
A little inaccuracy saves a world of explanation.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation
With the unknown, one is confronted with danger, discomfort, and care; the first instinct is to abolish these painful states. First principle: any explanation is better than none. . . . The causal instinct is thus conditional upon, and excited by, the feeling of fear. The "why?" shall, if at all possible, not give the cause for its own sake so much as for a particular kind of cause -- a cause that is comforting, liberating, and relieving.
Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god but a great rock and the sun a hot rock.
The explanation of the propensity of the English people to portrait painting is to be found in their relish for a Fact. Let a man do the grandest things, fight the greatest battles, or be distinguished by the most brilliant personal heroism, yet the English people would prefer his portrait to a painting of the great deed. The likeness they can judge of; his existence is a Fact. But the truth of the picture of his deeds they cannot judge of, for they have no imagination.
The fate of all explanation is to close one door only to have another fly wide open.
Its art if cant be explained.
Its fashion if no one asks for an explanation.
Its design if it doesnt need explanation
Before he can devote himself to God or a woman, a boy will devote himself to his father, even foolishly, even beyond explanation.