Quotes: explaining

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.
  • Ben Miles
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    Economists largely confine themselves to three key factors - capital, labor and productivity - when explaining how and why a country grows.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
  • Ben Horowitz
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    From a systematic standpoint, I think that capitalism is the best system. I can spend a lot of time explaining why I like communism, but it is actually not a good solution. Nor is socialism. So, capitalism is the right model.
  • Hector Hugh Munro
    Hector Hugh Munro
    British Novelist, Writer 1870-1916
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    He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it.
  • Asa Gray
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    I accept extinction as best explaining disjoined species. I see that the same cause must have reduced many species of great range to small, and that it may have reduced large genera to so small, and of families.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
  • Anita Diament
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    I got nice rejections explaining that historical fiction was a difficult sell. But I kept trying.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    I refused to attend his funeral. But I wrote a very nice letter explaining that I approved of it.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
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    I thought that by saying no and explaining my reasons my employer would abandon his social suggestions. However, to my regret, in the following few weeks, he continued to ask me out on several occasions.
  • It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
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    One of the things I did in my book, I start off with, is explaining how great our grace was: the things we were able to accomplish after the first one-hundred years from slavery.
  • Greg Anderson
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    Stop the mindless wishing that things would be different. Rather than wasting time and emotional and spiritual energy in explaining why we don't have what we want, we can start to pursue other ways to get it.
  • Bonnie Hunt
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    There's nothing funnier than religion. Try explaining it to a kid. I had it all wrong when I was a kid.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
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