Quotes by explain

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  • Lewis Thomas
    Lewis Thomas
    American arts 1913-
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    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.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Never explain - your friends don't need it and your enemies won't believe you anyway.
  • Nellie Mcclung
    Nellie Mcclung
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    Never retract, never explain, never apologize; get things done and let them howl.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    No, this trick wont work...How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Politicians have the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterward to explain why it didn't happen.
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    Psychoanalysis can unravel some of the forms of madness; it remains a stranger to the sovereign enterprise of unreason. It can neither limit nor transcribe, nor most certainly explain, what is essential in this enterprise.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    Science has authority, not because of white coats, or titles, but because of precision and transparency: you explain your theory, set out your evidence, and reference the studies that support your case.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
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    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?
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    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.
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
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    The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    The brainwashing which has been going on for 150 years has also resulted in the replacement of intellectual activities and religion by ideologies and science....I have nothing against Marx, except that his theories do not explain what happened.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    The more you try to explain it out , the less I understand.
  • Basil Bunting
    Basil Bunting
    British poet 1900-1985
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    The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.
  • Bernard Williams
    Bernard Williams
    English philosopher 1929-2003
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    The people I really do dislike are the morally unimaginative kind of evolutionary reductionists who, in the name of science, think they can explain everything in terms of our early hominid ancestors or our genes, with their combination of high-handed tone and disregard for history. Such reductive speculation encourages a really empty scientism.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    The reason political party platforms are so long is that when you straddle anything it takes a long time to explain it.
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