Explanation Quotes

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

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

Bruce Barton

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.

Red Auerbach

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

Stockwell Day

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

Angelus Silesius

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

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

Russell Crowe

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 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

This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.

Simone de Beauvoir

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.

Salman Rushdie

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

What can be more clear and sound in explanation, than the love of a parent to his child?

William Godwin

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Updated On : March 16, 2010
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