Explanation Quotes

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.

Hector Hugh Munro

Good luck needs no explanation.

Shirley Temple

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

The simplest explanation is that it doesn't make sense.

William Buechner

The best argument is that which seems merely an explanation

Dale Carnegie

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

I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.

Abraham Lincoln

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

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

Seaton, George

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

C.S. Lewis

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.

Archibald MacLeish

A premature attempt to explain something that thrills you will destroy your perceptivity rather than increase it, because your tendency will be to explain away rather than seek out.

Edwin Herbert Land

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.

Aristotle

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.

Henry Margenau

When there is no explanation, then give it a name, which immediately explains everything

Martin H. Fischer

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Updated On : March 16, 2010
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