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  • Saki
    Saki
    British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro 1870-1916
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    A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
  • Harold S. Geneen
    Harold S. Geneen
    American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
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    In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
  • Ask five economists and you'll get five different explanations… six if one went to Harvard.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    For a long time the human instinct to understand was thwarted by facile religious explanations.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Mystical explanations are considered deep. The truth is that they are not even superficial.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Sing the melody line you hear in your own head. Remember, you don't owe anybody any explanations, you don't owe your parents any explanations, you don't owe your professors any explanations.
    Source: PENN Address (2004)
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    Watching a whole cluster of friends, and my own mother, die over quite a short space of time convinced me that purely materialist 'explanations' for our mysterious human existence simply won't do - on an intellectual level.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
  • Harry Browne
    Harry Browne
    American financial adviser and writer 1933-
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    You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles - events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily.
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