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Picture quote by Sayings about learn

Learn to say No without explaining yourself. ⏤ Sayings


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


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


Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

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


Picture quote by Unknown about perception

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


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


Picture quote about yourself

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


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, physicist

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

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, comedian

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, composer

In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.

John Steinbeck, author

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, writer

Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.

Robert Ley, soldier

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

Ernest Hello, critic

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

Richard P. Feynman, physicist

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

Mitch Hedberg, comedian

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, poet

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

Werner Heisenberg, physicist

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, actress

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

Indira Gandhi, politician

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, footballer

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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, journalist

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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, entertainer

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, musician

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, artist

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, cartoonist

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, philosopher

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

Simon Sinek, author

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., clergyman

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

Max Jacob, poet

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, athlete

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

Jean Cocteau, director

Whenever I was with a woman, I always sort of want another one. So there was always another one. I can't explain this.

Klaus Kinski, actor

To remove this obstacle I repeat or refer to such knowledge as has come under my notice, my own previously expressed views, and also describe and exhibit my last experiments and explain their novelty and utility.

Lawrence Hargrave, scientist

To describe and explain my ideas is to lose them.

Marino Marini, sculptor

I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way.

Paul Mazursky, actor

Things explain each other, not themselves.

George Oppen, poet

It is impossible, in principle, to explain any pattern by invoking a single quantity.

Gregory Bateson, scientist

The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.

Hart Crane, poet

It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.

Rowan Atkinson, comedian

I do not know any way to explain why God's grace touches a man who seems unworthy of it.

Whittaker Chambers, writer

There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to invoke quantities of tension, energy, and whatnot to explain the genesis of pattern. I believe that all such explanations are inappropriate or wrong.

Gregory Bateson, scientist

In TV, and in particular in commercials, you don't really need to explain very much at all - you just say he's a spy and he's a little bit theatrical and overblown and smug and he's not very good at his job.

Rowan Atkinson, comedian

Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language.

Roman Jakobson, scientist

My parents were second cousins. That is enough to explain all of my peculiarities.

Sargent Shriver, politician

The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

You know, whatever happens between the two of us that's created when we come together as actors is not something I think we can explain.

Laurence Fishburne, actor

When I first became interested in photography, I thought it was the whole cheese. My idea was to have it recognized as one of the fine arts. Today I don't give a hoot in hell about that. The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each man to himself.

Edward Steichen, photographer

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.

Ayn Rand, writer

I can't explain 9/11, except the evil of man.

Billy Graham, evangelist

An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

Charles Dickens, writer

I just don't feel like I have to explain myself.

Dolly Parton, musician

I dislike Allegory - the conscious and intentional allegory - yet any attempt to explain the purport of myth or fairytale must use allegorical language.

J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and to explain what does not exist.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.

Mark Twain, author

Let me explain something: I'm not incredibly rich.

Nikki Sixx, musician

Everybody in the Middle East wants to explain why they're right.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.

Rabindranath Tagore, poet

Quarks came in a number of varieties - in fact, at first, only three were needed to explain all the hundreds of particles and the different kinds of quarks - they are called u-type, d-type, s-type.

Richard P. Feynman, physicist

It's hard to explain why I like Europe so much.

Broderick Crawford, actor

I've always been interested in a lot of things, and a lot of things at the same time, and I always tried to explain them to myself. I ask a lot of questions.

Jared Diamond, author

Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain.

George Saunders, writer

But I say these things in an objective dispassionate manner because, you know, and I can't explain why, but being one of the greatest guitarists in the world simply is not very important to me.

John Fahey, musician

You will find in politics that you are much exposed to the attribution of false motive. Never complain and never explain.

Stanley Baldwin, statesman

We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them.

Barbara Boxer, politician

I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done.

Anderson Cooper, journalist

To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.

David Brooks, politician

I think it is impossible to explain faith. It is like trying to explain air, which one cannot do by dividing it into its component parts and labeling them scientifically. It must be breathed to be understood.

Patrick White, author

The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.

Tom Cruise, actor

Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves.

Patrick Leahy, politician

If a listener nods his head when you're explaining your program, wake him up.

Alan Perlis, scientist

A rule to live by: I won't use anything I can't explain in five minutes.

Phil Crosby, businessman

I've seen lights in the sky, I've seen UFOs, I've even seen something on the ground that I can't explain, but I've never actually seen a being. I wish I had.

Uri Geller, entertainer

You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple.

Phil Knight, businessman

I really try not to read the tennis articles, because a lot of times they're guessing at how a player is feeling, and I like to keep myself kind of open minded about how I'm feeling, rather than have someone else explain to me what's going on.

Jim Courier, athlete

They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors. It's hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good.

J. D. Salinger, novelist

I find it difficult to explain, but I'm quite ashamed of being an actress.

Kristin Scott Thomas, actress

It's hard to decide how to match words to music. It's not like it's twice the work. It's always difficult for me to explain to the composer what I'm looking for. I'm not a professional; I lack even basic knowledge about writing music.

Ayumi Hamasaki, musician

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.

Harry Browne, writer

What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops.

Chubby Checker, musician

Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system.

Larry Elder, journalist

I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.

Timothy McVeigh, criminal

I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not.

Kazuo Ishiguro, author

There are legitimate, even powerful arguments, to be made against the Bush administration's foreign policy. But those arguments are complicated, hard to explain, and, in the end, not all that sensational.

Tucker Carlson, journalist

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement, explain American development.

Frederick Jackson Turner, historian

The soldiers never explained to the government when an Indian was wronged, but reported the misdeeds of the Indians.

Geronimo, statesman

How do you explain certain physical qualities that somehow sell on screen? You're born with it... Certain people are just more watchable, and I was more watchable, but I don't think I understood acting or drama very well when I was a kid.

Joan Chen, actress

Our problem, from the point of view of psychology and from the point of view of genetic epistemology, is to explain how the transition is made from a lower level of knowledge to a level that is judged to be higher.

Jean Piaget, psychologist

What we can do is to explain as clearly as possible what the benefits would be of him going down one path, and what the potential consequences would be if he chooses another path.

Mitchell Reiss, diplomat

In my view, there is an urgent need to communicate with the public and help to explain where there is consensus, and where are there doubts about the issues of sustainable development.

Jeffrey Sachs, economist

There's an inner feeling you get when you get in a situation to do well in a game. It's hard to explain.

Jim Thome, athlete

It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.

Wislawa Szymborska, poet

No one ever taught me and I can't teach anyone. If you can't explain it, how can you take credit for it?

Red Grange, athlete

Here is my theory on this one. If you write things down, if there is a mystery and you try and explain it, once you've written it down for permanent, in due time, it'll be proven stupid.

Joey Santiago, musician

There are words that work, that are meant to explain and educate on policies that work, on products that work, on services that work. I'm not going to ever try to sell a lemon. I don't do that.

Frank Luntz, politician

So often corporate America, business America, are the worst communicators, because all they understand are facts, and they cannot tell a story. They know how to explain their quarterly results, but they don't know how to explain what they mean.

Frank Luntz, politician

I cannot explain why they made that sequel to Secret of NIMH. Because they claim that it the original didn't make money, so what was the enthusiasm to make a sequel?

Don Bluth, animator

We had literary references, so we knew what we were talking about. We could quote things, talk about books we'd read; you can say something, you don't have to explain it.

Kevin Ayers, composer

The theory of evolution is totally inadequate to explain the origin and manifestation of the inorganic world.

John Ambrose Fleming, inventor

Too many radiologists still believe there is a risk from a chest x-ray. Few radiologists can explain radiation to the patient in words the patient can understand.

John Cameron, scientist

Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.

John Cameron, scientist

Psychology is still trying to explain the perception of the position of an object in space, along with its shape, size, and so on, and to understand the sensations of color.

James J. Gibson, psychologist

The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each to himself. And that is the most complicated thing on earth.

Edward Steichen, photographer

I believe that I was a dog in a past life. That's the only thing that would explain why I like to snack on Purina Dog Chow.

Dean Koontz, author

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