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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book! The book exists for us, perchance, that will explain our miracles and reveal new ones. The at present unutterable things we may find somewhere uttered.
American Boxer 1942-
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
Remy de Gourmont
French Novelist, Philosopher, Poet, Playwright 1858-1915
The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.
New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
American industrialist 1863-1947
Never complain. Never explain.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
A person's genetic endowment, a product of the evolution of the species, is said to explain part of the workings of his mind and his personal history the rest.
A professional whose job it is to explain to others what it personally does not understand.
American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
American feminist writer 1934-
At my age, in this still hierarchical time, people often ask me if I’m passing the torch. I explain that I’m keeping my torch, thank you very much-and I’m using it to light the torches of others.
American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and professional 1960-
Broadway was without doubt the hardest I ever worked in my life and the highest highs I've ever had as an actor. The unadulterated fear was on a level that was hard to explain.
William Carlos Williams
American poet 1883-1963
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.
American professor, writer
Darwinism doesn't explain where gravity comes from. It doesn't explain where thermodynamics comes from. It doesn't explain where the laws of physics come from. It doesn't explain where matter came from.
American writer 1949-
For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
Generally speaking, the Smritikars never care to explain the why and the how of their dogmas.
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