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  1. Picture quote by Sayings about learn

    Learn to say No without explaining yourself. ⏤ Sayings


  2. Picture quote by Elbert Hubbard about friend

    Never explain; your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you anyway. ⏤ Elbert Hubbard


  3. Picture quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow about right

    It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong. ⏤ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


  4. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

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


  5. Picture quote by Unknown about perception

    I stopped explaining myself when I realized people only understand from their level of perception. ⏤ Unknown


  6. Picture quote about yourself

    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.


  7. Picture quote by William Arthur Ward about inspirational

    The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ⏤ William Arthur Ward


  8. Picture quote by Benjamin Jowett about retreat

    Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl. ⏤ Benjamin Jowett


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If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

Albert Einstein

It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.

P. J. O'Rourke

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.

John Steinbeck

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

Ernest Hello

If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize.

Richard P. Feynman

Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.

Robert Ley

One of my rules is never explain. A writer is a lot like a magician, if you explain how the trick works then a lot of the magic turns mundane.

Laurell K. Hamilton

Natural science, does not simply describe and explain nature; it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.

Werner Heisenberg

At the moment there are some England players who are the stars of their club teams, but not for their country. It's difficult to explain.

Diego Maradona

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

Mitch Hedberg

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

There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.

Indira Gandhi

My mother told me never explain, never complain. Even as a young actress, I determined I would never give personal interviews, since they made me so uncomfortable.

Jennifer Jones

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'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

I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?

Jean Cocteau

Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.

Simon Sinek

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.

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

Walt Disney

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

The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.

Lillian Gish

Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it.

Max Jacob

The best way to explain it is that I'm not yearning anymore, on or off the course. I appreciate what I have. I feel like I'm blessed.

David Duval

Journalism: A profession whose business is to explain to others what it personally does not understand.

Lord Northcliffe

It would be useless for any player to attempt to explain successful batting.

Tris Speaker

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

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Winston Churchill

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

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

H. L. Mencken

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.

Benjamin Jowett

You explain how it went, and as far as you can figure out how it got that way.

Virgil Thomson

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

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

Joseph Joubert

Don't try to explain it, just sell it.

Colonel Tom Parker

We're long past having to defend or explain why women should be on boards, given all the data that shows how companies with female as well as male directors perform better. It's unfortunate when companies with a large percentage of women constituents don't reflect that in their boardrooms.

Anne M. Mulcahy

Perhaps the mistake I made at the start of my mandate is not understanding the symbolic dimension of the president's role and not being solemn enough in my acts. A mistake for which I would like to apologise or explain myself and which I will not make again. Now, I know the job.

Nicolas Sarkozy

When you do not have the dialogue to explain things, you will use everything to show and to tell the story. I think that this is what makes you believe that it is impeccable.

Michel Hazanavicius

When you explain to people what you're trying to do, as opposed to just making demands or delegating tasks, you can build instant trust, even if it's just for that short time you're on the phone.

Simon Sinek

I keep wondering how to explain the experience of child abuse from the inside. I'm going to try to explain what my world was like when I was sexually abused. The thing you have to remember is that this was the thinking of a child.

Robin Quivers

I get heartfelt thanks from all kinds of people. Today I heard from a waitress in Georgia who has lost her job and is trying to figure out how her local bank can change the terms on her credit card, and I heard from a physicist at a major research university who wants to explain a better theory of financial stress tests.

Elizabeth Warren

There's no excuse, it's just an opportunity that presented in a limited way and that happened and as soon as the press rang me I didn't deny it I just said 'that's it' and I had to go home and explain it.

John Prescott

Amazingly when you add life and consciousness to the equation you can actually explain some of the biggest puzzles of science.

Robert Lanza

Modern science cannot explain why the laws of physics are exactly balanced for animal life to exist.

Robert Lanza

Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?

Ted Olson

I believe the anthropogenic effect for climate change is still only one of the hypotheses to explain the variability of climate.

Kanya Kusano

It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.

Barack Obama

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

Small-business customers are very conservative and very cheap. We don't have to explain ourselves for the most part.

Paul Graham

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

I think sport in general affects what people see in movies. I always try to explain to people in Hollywood that we have to make movies more like sport because, in sport, everything can happen and it's so much better than movies in some ways.

Roland Emmerich

I felt like I was betraying my family. But I knew that trying to explain my emotions in a movie like this was more important than leaving them unspoken.

John Robinson

Every day I run into people who don't know what I do. And even after I explain it they still don't know what I do. So now I can just say, 'Pick up the Locas book!' And that tells them all.

Jaime Hernandez

It has long been known that the chemical atomic weight of hydrogen was greater than one-quarter of that of helium, but so long as fractional weights were general there was no particular need to explain this fact, nor could any definite conclusions be drawn from it.

Francis William Aston

We're on tour to kind of explain why we do what we do, how its done and how we put it together.

Eric San

We are just fans of music, we are not fans of a specific kind of music. We just happen to be a rock band. Until we explain ourselves, sometimes people don't understand why we limit ourselves to just being a rock band. It's because that is what we like doing.

Joe Elliott

History had its own way of explaining things. The way historians explain things is by telling a story.

Donald Kagan

I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you.

Ryan Gosling

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

Liberty Hyde Bailey

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

Bob Mould

Let me explain something when I'm talking about sin, and I'm talking about all sin. One of the biggest ones that has been talked about that has really become a debate in America is homosexuality.

Reggie White

Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do.

Donald Knuth

A mathematical theory is not to be considered complete until you have made it so clear that you can explain it to the first man whom you meet on the street.

David Hilbert

History is all explained by geography.

Robert Penn Warren

Never retreat. Never explain. Get it dkne and let them howl.

Benjamin Jowett

I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.

Marvin Gaye

Never explain, never complain.

Wallis Simpson

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.

Frank A. Clark

When Mozart is playing in my room, I am in conjunction with something I can't explain... I don't need to. I know that if there's a purpose for life, it was for me to hear Mozart.

Maurice Sendak

It's easier to lecture women on sexual morality than it is to explain why all Americans shouldn't have comprehensive, fair, and equal health care coverage.

Martha Plimpton

I try to explain to people that you get the roles that are right when they're right. If you have a nerd character but you're kind of a cool guy, you're probably not going to get the nerd part. The nerd is going to get the nerd part. You know, someone like me.

Ed Helms

One of the primary motivations for the series is that I never really felt that I was a person who could explain verbally what I thought all that well.

Lev Yilmaz

And I know this happens because I took economics, and I'd explain it to ya, but I flunked that course. Not my fault. They taught it at 8 o'clock in the morning. And there is absolutely nothing you can learn out of one bloodshot eye.

Lewis Black

Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them.

Richard Dooling

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

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

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

Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.

Phillip E. Johnson

The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began.

Phillip E. Johnson

The theory of founder effects does not explain how novel features like plumage traits arise.

Peter R. Grant

There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor.

Frank Howard Clark

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

It doesn't happen very often that you get to work with some really good friends of yours and there's a common language between everyone, you don't have to explain what you're doing, you can just run with it. It makes it just so much easier and more relaxed.

Elizabeth Perkins

The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.

Richard Reeves

Perhaps, to the uninformed, it may appear unaccountable that a man should be able to retain in his memory such a variety of learning; but the close alliance with each other, of the different branches of science, will explain the difficulty.

Marcus V. Pollio

Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about.

Jim Jarmusch

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

Kevin McDonald

You don't want to spend your life explaining yourself.

Peter Garrett

We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action, development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world, Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.

Bruce Jackson

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

Almost every time I am in a lectureship on a college campus, young people will say, If there is a God and if he is a loving and merciful God, how do you explain the problems of suffering and death and all the tragedies that happen to people?

John Clayton

In acting process, it's very difficult to explain. It's something very intimate, very private.

Monica Bellucci

It was Jung who first said to explain the symbol as if talking to a man from mars who knew nothing about our life on earth.

Henry Reed

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

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.

Arthur Keith

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