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Nothing I say can explain to you Divine Love
Yet all of creation cannot seem to stop talking about it.
- Rumi

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Love is an endless mystery,
for it has nothing else to explain it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your
enemies will not believe you anyway.
- Elbert Hubbard

 

What then is time? If no one asks me,
I know what it is.
If I wish to explain it to him who asks,
I do not know.
- Saint Augustine

I always felt that the great high privilege,
relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
- Katherine Mansfield

If you can't explain it simply,
you don't understand it well enough.
- Albert Einstein

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The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To have the kind of year you want to have,
something has to happen that you can't explain why it happened.
Something has to happen that you can't coach.
- Bobby Bowden

There is only one valuable thing in art:
the thing you cannot explain.
- Georges Braque

It is function of government to invent philosophies
to explain the demands of its own convenience.
- Murray Kempton

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain,
but simply points the way.
- Florence Scovel Shinn

Psychology is still trying to explain the perception
of the position of an object in space,
along with its shape, size, and so on,
and to understand the sensations of color.
- James J. Gibson

I found it very difficult to explain to someone why you did a film.
It's not like having a conversation.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain.
- George Saunders

Science may eventually explain the world of How.
The ultimate world of Why may remain for contemplation,
philosophy, religion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave
him every opportunity to explain himself.
- Martin Bashir

Before we decide to trust you with this power,
we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views.
Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf.
- Herb Kohl

Here an attempt is made to explain suffering:
the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate;
it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
- Walter Kaufmann

The paradox of anti-Semitism is that it is invariably
up to the Jews to explain away the charges.
The anti-Semite simply has to make them.
- Jack Schwartz

I write, or used to write, to explain to myself situations
I couldn't otherwise solve or understand.
Meditation comes very naturally to me.
- Anne Stevenson

If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?
- Harold Grange

A rule to live by: I won't use anything I can't explain in five minutes.
- Phil Crosby

The Holy Bible is an abyss.
It is impossible to explain how profound it is,
impossible to explain how simple it is.
- Ernest Hello

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in
terms of the not worth knowing.
- H. L. Mencken

At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept
in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered
the new idea too complicated to implement.
- Michael Bergdahl

I've seen lights in the sky, I've seen UFOs,
I've even seen something on the ground that I can't explain,
but I've never actually seen a being.
I wish I had.
- Uri Geller

It's just not easy to explain to someone else what
you don't understand yourself.
- Wislawa Szymborska

Giving a phenomenon a label does not explain it.
- Taylor Caldwell

I suppose if you've never bitten your nails,
there isn't any way to explain the habit.
It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction -
pride in a job well done.
- Anderson Cooper

In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do,
and no one can explain why women are affected most
often from the waist down.
- Annette Funicello

Because, you know, it's never a hard work when you enjoy yourself.
Look, I've been here since 57 years,
and I don't have to explain why I've stayed so long.
I always enjoyed it.
- John Hench

I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars
why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper,
and then put them in my mouth.
- Mignon McLaughlin

It's weird...
people say they're not like apes.
Now how do you explain football then?
- Mitch Hedberg

The Edge...
there is no honest way to explain it because the only
people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries;
but who can tell or who can explain them!
- Max Muller

No one ever taught me and I can't teach anyone.
If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?
- Red Grange

Let me explain what I do here.
I don't want to confuse you any more than absolutely necessary.
- Eugene Ormandy

We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about.
We could quote things, talk about books we'd read;
you can say something,
you don't have to explain it.
- Kevin Ayers

I could explain a hundred fold more than I ever have
of the glories of the kingdoms manifested to me in the vision,
were I permitted, and were the people prepared to receive them.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The artist likes to seem totally responsible for his work.
Often he begins to explain it, to make it appear as
if it were a reasonable process.
- Arthur Erickson

People tell me there are a lot of guys like me,
which doesn't explain why I'm lonely.
- Mort Sahl

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody had decided not to see.
- Ayn Rand

Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work.
We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
- Lewis Thomas

Never explain what you do.
It speaks for itself.
You only muddle it by talking about it.
- Shel Silverstein

My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose
a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that
Liszt himself had composed.
- Sergei Prokofiev

I cannot explain why they made that sequel to Secret of NIMH.
Because they claim that it the original didn't make money,
so what was the enthusiasm to make a sequel?
- Don Bluth

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
- Vladimir Nabokov

How do I explain Neil Young? Great question!
I explain Neil Young as, I would kill to see his acoustic shows.
- Bob Mould

Sure, women sportswriters look when they're in the clubhouse.
Read their stories.
How else do you explain a capital letter in the middle of a word?
- Bob Uecker

Maybe John Kerry does not know - but I am happy to explain it to him -
that my commitment to withdraw the troops goes back before the tragic,
dramatic terrorist attack.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
- Joseph Joubert

Then a friend of Jim's suggested we make a theme song to explain the story,
and this is where the Mads came from.
Josh and I wrote it into the theme song.
- Joel Hodgson

I learned this about coaching: You don't have to explain
victory and you can't explain defeat.
- Darrell Royal

It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to
deny what exists and to explain what does not exist.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure;
to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
- David Brooks

Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much,
Vodka puts my mouth in gear.
I hope this refrain, Will help me explain,
As a matter of fact, I like beer.
- Tom T. Hall

I do not know any way to explain why God's grace touches
a man who seems unworthy of it.
- Whittaker Chambers

I can't explain it, but spiritually it makes sense -
though I don't understand how it does make sense.
- Kevin McDonald

We must explain the truth: There is no free lunch.
- Grace Napolitano

Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand
and explain the many mysteries of our bodies,
such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
- John Cameron

There's something about an American soldier you can't explain.
They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.
- Marlene Dietrich

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.
- John Steinbeck

I can explain that shot.
Arnold moved his wallet to the other pocket.
- Ben Crenshaw

Once you accept the existence of God -
however you define him,
however you explain your relationship to him -
then you are caught forever with his presence in the center of all things.
- Morris West

If I started worrying about how my constituents are
going to react to every move I make,
I wouldn't be able to do my job here.
I'll do what I think is right and explain it later.
- Ed Harris

If it were possible to talk to the unborn,
one could never explain to them how it feels to be alive,
for life is washed in the speechless real.
- Jacques Barzun

We must also be permitted to bear in mind that evolution,
though it may explain everything else,
cannot explain itself.
- Goldwin Smith

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
- Charles Dickens

We must break problems down into small,
digestible bits.
We must define the concepts that we use and explain
what components they consist of.
We must tackle small problems.
- Abdolkarim Soroush


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