Quotation Explorer - 'Explain'

It's a power that I can't explain. As it flows and it grows and it shapes my faith. There've been hundreds of moments I can't deny. When it brushe against the fire or dwelt in the Fire of God. - Kenneth Copeland
I know many versions of truth that explain one fact. - Toba Beta
If you have to explain a joke, it hasn't worked. - Susanna Flister
Sometimes the word 'gratitude' feels too thin to explain things. - Dee Williams
Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it. - Epictetus
Art is the expression that the soul makes without having to explain itself, nor regard the criticism of others. - Reed Abbitt Moore
You can't explain your life: you have to reveal it. - Debasish Mridha
You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother. - Albert Einstein
Art is the expression of appreciation of beauty real or imagined. It's also an examination of what it means to be alive with all its varied things, emotions, and experiences. We are forever trying to explain ourselves to the world or the world to ourselves. - Jay Woodman
You can never explain it. At its best, you can only feel love and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Our eyes see only that which language can explain, but our hearts see that which is invisible and unexplainable. - Debasish Mridha
Explain it as we may, a martial strain will urge a man into the front rank of battle sooner than an argument, and a fine anthem excite his devotion more certainly than a logical discourse.
When you are falling short in vocabulary to explain the emotion in your story.Than you are writing the right story - Tushar Upreti
Abundant evidence exists to prove that we are continually creating excuses to explain why we do not reach our goals. - Andrea Goeglein
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. - Stephen King
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. - Walt Disney
The length of words used to explain something does not determine the quality of the thought. Yet, I tend to believe that the shorter one can say something, the better it is. - Eric Roxas
The great delusion of modernity, is that the laws of nature explain the universe for us. The laws of nature describe the universe, they describe the regularities. But they explain nothing. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
People will listen a great deal more patiently while you explain your mistakes than when you explain your successes.
There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. - Indira Gandhi
Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks. - Euripides
Without your stories, without your heroes and their awesome powers, how could you explain this, this here, this incomprehensible real that ever refuses to embrace any rule, any cliché besides the intransigent, pathetic truth that we all end, that no one comes back. - Tom King
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. - Muhammad Ali
Physicists explain creation by telling us that the universe began with the Big Bang, an intense energy singularity that continued expanding. But pray, please do explain who created the singularity? - Ashwin Sanghi
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
It is your ego that needs to explain itself. The self just is. - Kamand Kojouri
If you have to explain it, you've told the wrong people. - Iimani David
Explanations can’t explain love--only deep perception can do that. - Debasish Mridha
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.
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have to explain your sense of humor, then you are performing for the wrong crowd. - Shannon L. Alder
If I wanted you to understand, I would explain it better. - Johan Cruyff
If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don’t explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say thank you and smile; that was the purpose. - Travis Culliton
When my children were little, always I had to explain things.Now they don't ask much more, have I become more stupid? - Hannu Vilponen
I won't explain why. If you're interested, you'll find out who I am. One clue, I'm a ghost. - Eka Prasetyani
Artist, never explains his work, it’s the audience that explores it. Explain Vs Explore is what we should adopt in our personality- Be unique always. - Praveen Chenna
Messy" is a word we use to explain a conflict with an expectation we had. Eliminate the expectation, and you eliminate the "messy". - Steve Maraboli
The church has never been asked to explain anything, our speciality, along with ballistics, has always been the neutralisation of the overly curious mind through faith. - José Saramago
So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Thats where the sadness came in. - Lauren Myracle
People always say that they want to understand so that they can believe. But in MY reality it’s just the opposite. I believe because I DON’T understand. I HAVE to believe, because there’s no other way to explain what I’m seeing, feeling, or experiencing. - Sean Patrick Flanery
Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them! - Friedrich Max Müller
love canembellish its beginningsing its blossomingand engrave its eternitiesbut can never explain its loss. - Sanober Khan
I wanted to explain so much to him at that moment, but you can't give a six-year-old the perspective of a 40-year-old, not really, so I gave him the short course. - David Skinner
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Words cannot explain the bruise that festers into a river that runs deep filled with pain n sorrows which only the visible can cure - A.N. Knight
The cop looks annoyed, like we're giving him a headache. I want to explain everything to him that its really not as screwed up as it all sounds, but then I remember that it is. - johnathon trooper
If You Do Not Know, it is Useless to Explain, Because You Would Not Understand"__nickc - nick catricala
Why don't they let us explain who we are?' Derin protested 'It's not fair judging us like that without giving us a chance to speak'Marna laughed mirthlessly.'Do you think that would help?' she responded. 'The face of fear has neither eyes nor ears. It is blind and deaf to all but its own terrors. - Victor Kelleher
I won't explain why. If you're interesting, you'll find out who I am. One clue, I'm a ghost. - Eka Prasetyani
Literature tries to express the intricate inner beauties of life. Philosophy tries to explain the intricate inner beauties and conflicts of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Stop trying to explain yourself. People only understand things from their level of perception; within the parameters of their agreement with reality. Save your energy. - Steve Maraboli
I never knew how much I missed pickles and pickle juice. It's like, an overwhelming feeling that I can't even explain. - Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion. - Isaac Newton
We betray all that is beautiful in us by trying to explain it. - Marty Rubin
To look at the work of your peers, and learn how to explain with kindness and precision, the nature of their mistakes is, in fact, how you learn to diagnose your own work. - Steve Almond
What is the purpose of writing? For me personally, it is really to explain the mystery of life, and the mystery of life includes, of course, the personal, the political, the forces that make us what we are while there's another force from inside battling to make us something else. - Nadine Gordimer
Some things you cannot see or explain, but they are there, lurking.Some things dwell in the dark: waiting…watching…haunting.Sometimes evil takes on many forms, many faces.And silence is the last thing you hear, when it’s already too late.THE SILENCE - Barry Brickey
Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it. - Rabindranath Tagore
It's important for us to explain to our nation that life is important. It's not only life of babies, but it's life of children living in, you know, the dark dungeons of the Internet. - George W. Bush
Leave some room in your theology for God to be bigger than you can explain - Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
There is enough knowledge in the books to explain the existing, your knowledge must inspire what is possible. - Amit Kalantri
I think insecurity underscores most human behavior. Because we're insecure, we want to be able to explain and control everything in order to protect ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Love don't have definition .It was just as it was since the world was created. People are just trying to explain it in vain. - Bikash Bhandari
I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud. —Psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung in a 1919 address to the Society for Psychical Research in England - C.G. Jung
A politician needs 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 S. Churchill
You don’t have to explain yourself to anyone. It’s your life, live it in whatever way is best for you. - Elle Sommer
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? - Albert Einstein
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
Perhaps I should explain to him that it has been my particular way of frustrating time's attrition, postponing death and sustaining the illusion that one can always erase everything and make a fresh start. - Nathacha Appanah
The separation of sexuality from procreation in Greek culture helps explain the terrible demographic decay that Greece would suffer during the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E. - Daniel P. Goldman
Oh, I'm starting to cry again. That's what happens when you think about life being fair. And I can't explain why it isn't . . . I don't think it's something anybody knows. - L.J. Smith
I can't explain some of the things I've seen and...I've done some things I can't explain. - Josh Gates
Enzymes are things invented by biologists that explain things which otherwise require harder thinking.
Woman, especially her sexuality, provides the object of endless commentary , description, supposition. But the result of all the telling only deepens the enigma and makes woman's erotic force something that male storytelling can never quite explain or contain. - Peter Brooks
I can't explain why your name seems so familiar to me, or why it feels like I've heard your voice a thousand times before, but I can explain this ~ your the type of chaos Id bleed for. - Nikki Rowe
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses. - Brian Tracy
Now let me explain why this makes intuitive sense.
Just as it is impossible to explain childbirth to a woman who has never given birth, it is impossible to explain child loss to a person who has never lost a child. - Lynda Cheldelin Fell
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
Don’t waste your time trying to explain yourself to people that are committed to misunderstanding you. Instead, commit your time to explaining who they are to them. When you get a person to see the positive similarities you share, it begins to restore the loss of respect between you. - Shannon L. Alder
A rule to live by: I won't use anything I can't explain in five minutes.
There is a solitude, or perhaps a solemnity, in the few hours that precede the dawn of day which is unlike that of any others in the twenty-four, and which I cannot explain or account for. Thoughts come to me at this time that I never have at any other. - George Bird Grinnell
I have been one acquainted with the night.I have walked out in rain - and back in rain.I have outwalked the furthest city light.I have looked down the saddest city lane.I have passed by the watchman on his beatAnd dropped my eyes, unwilling to explain. - Robert Frost
Life is not something you ponder to explain; life is something you deeply love and live. - Debasish Mridha
This guy and this guy and this guy… knew a lot of but couldn't find the words which could explain the "knowledge". - Deyth Banger
I wonder how biology can explain the physical pain you feel in your chest when all you want to do is be with someone. - Dan Howell
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? - Jean Cocteau
Never complain. Never explain. - Katherine Hepburn
It is only the inferior thinker who hastens to explain the singular and the complex by the primitive shortcut of supernaturalism. - H. P. Lovecraft
When a writer tries to explain too much, he's out of time before he begins. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
And The Monster Said "Define Morality" Later To Explain That It Depends On The Person If They Are A Person..... - The Monster Pyro
We are dealing with God's thoughts: we are obligated to take the greatest pains to understand them truly and to explain them clearly. - D.A. Carson
Explain yourself when it is a must, but sometimes, in life, keep quit when people think you are mad or you shall speak and speak how mad they think you are! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Magic is magic as long as humans can explain it logically! - Asse Sauga
As much as we want God to explain Himself to us, His creation, we are in no place to demand that He give an account to us. - Francis Chan
Moths don't need to explain why they're attracted to the light. - Marty Rubin
Never increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything. - William Ockham
And that's what I don't like about magic, Captain. 'cos it's *magic*. You can't ask questions, it's magic. It doesn't explain anything, it's magic. You don't know where it comes from, it's magic! That's what I don't like about magic, it does everything by magic! - Terry Pratchett
To explain God after merely reading the scriptures is like explaining the city of New York after seeing it only in a map. - Abhijit Naskar
Oh, Eeyore, you are wet! said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet what happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time. - A.A. Milne
I just tell you what happens. I don't explain it. - Dashiell Hammett
They wanted facts. Facts! They demanded facts from him, as if facts could explain anything. - Joseph Conrad
I think that it's important for scientists to explain their work, particularly in cosmology. This now answers many questions once asked of religion. - Stephen Hawking
Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone. Yogi Raman was the first person to explain to me that the best thing you can do for yourself is regularly move beyond it. - Robin Sharma
I love him in ways that I can’t explain to other people. They don’t understand… it’s not their fault. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Don't listen to anyone. Trust what gives you pleasure. Trust the emotions. If you love something but can't explain why, that's enough - Calice Becker
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it. - Rabindranath Tagore
The fact that Iam writing to youin Englishalready falsifies what Iwanted to tell you.My subject:how to explain to youthat I don't belong to Englishthough I belong nowhere else,if not herein English. - Gustavo Perez Firmat
No purpose, no science, only love alone can justify and explain the mysteries of creation. - Debasish Mridha
To describe what I feel for you would lack the words, I love you more than I can explain. - Auliq Ice
When you’re called to Revival & Awakening you walk closer to God and most people won't understand your calling so save your breathe you don’t have to explain yourself - Joe Joe Dawson
Homo voluntatis cannot explain why some things that can be done should not be done. - George Weigel
Tears have always been easier to shed than explain. - Marty Rubin
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 Bruce
Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance. ~Jubal Harshaw - Robert A. Heinlein
I understood that it was time to quit postponing the embracing of my own potential. There was nothing more I needed to do to be worthy enough and any other excuse I could muster to explain why I couldn’t step up right away was simply that… an excuse. - Janet Louise Stephenson
God is only a word dreamed up to explain the world - Gustave Flaubert
I will explain You why I'm a dreamer, because in my dream everything is possible and I'm always positive nothing bad will happen in my dream only love is there with me. - Jan Jansen
Moths don't need to explain why their attracted to the light. - Marty Rubin
Who can explain life? Who can understand it? Like cats, we just do what we do. - Marty Rubin
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H. L. Mencken
Words were never invented to fully explain the peaceful aura that surrounds us when we are in communion with minds of the same thoughts.
The effect of a concept-driven revolution is to explain old things in new ways. The effect of a tool-driven revolution is to discover new things that have to be explained. - Frank Watson Dyson
All I knew was that in a way I couldn't explain, his hug matched his stare. - Juliana Mae
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. - Stephen King
Respect should be found in your own heart and never demanded, sacraficed, begged for or negotiated. If you have to explain why you deserve it then you never had it. - Shannon L. Alder
Human emotions have deep evolutionary roots, a fact that may explain their complexity and provide tools for clinical practice.The Nature of Emotions (2001) - Robert Plutchik
Always keep your smile. That's how I explain my long life. - Jeanne Calment
To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age - Isaac Newton
The strange paradox of science is that it does not explain reality, it explains our fantasy. It is a beautiful thing. - Laren Grey Umphlett
How am I going to explain to my kids one day that I can't buy them a happy meal because the toy will make them fat? - Carroll Bryant
Having to explain to a child of today, who has learned to swipe before they can speak, that certain aspects of a person’s life must remain private for the preservation of one’s sanity is almost frivolous. - Aysha Taryam
Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint. - Pablo Picasso
I may no explain you much about myself but we both have one thing in common & its tears. - Srinivas Shenoy
On the morning in question, she wore white shorts and a pink T-shirt that featured a green dragon breathing a fire of orange glitter. It is difficult to explain how awesome I found this T-shirt at the time. - John Green
If you need someone to explain morality to you, then you likely have little of it to draw from. - Auliq-Ice
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. - H.L. Mencken
You can't truthfully explain your smallest action without fully revealing your character.
A man becomes God. This is the culture of life power of a human being. This is such a culture of unimaginable life power.The term God is the self -prejudiced word. This is used to explain the thing. But whatever happens is encircling a man. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
No one can understand your pain until they experience it. Stop trying to explain. - Kemi Sogunle
Language, she said, was just our way to explain away the wonder and glory of the world. To deconstruct. To dismiss. She said people can't deal with how beautiful the world really is. How it can't be explained and understood. - Chuck Palahniuk
Don’t complain, don’t explain. - Raymond Carver
Empathy and a huge imagination explain a lot of mysteries in the universe. - Shannon L. Alder
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise. - Abraham H. Maslow
I wish I could find MY books listed on GOODREADS - DODGING JOE, THE WOMAN WHO WOULDN'T EXPLAIN, THE BITTER GRAPES - ll available through Amazon and Createspace - - Saaskia Aark-Bennett
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
No, I'm not going to explain it. If you can't figure it out, you didn't want to know anyway... :-)
If you win, you need not have to explain...If you lose, you should not be there to explain! - Adolf Hitler
People love a happy ending. So every episode, I will explain once again that I don't like people. And then Mal will shoot someone. Someone we like. And their puppy. - Joss Whedon
Metaphorically, Tom said, if you take knowledge as light, and ignorance as dark, there does sometimes seem to be a real presence to the dark -- to ignorance. Something more tactile and muscley than just lack of knowledge. A sort of will to ignorance. It would explain some politicians. - Elizabeth Moon
I've found out so much about electricity that I've reached the point where I understand nothing and can explain nothing.[Describing his experiments with the Leyden jar.] - Pieter van Musschenbroek
Some memories are meant for not to be said, either they are too Scary to tell, or we love them that much, that we can’t explain those in oral words. - Dhruv Agrawal
...they needed someone to explain, to spin, the parts of the tale that couldn't be suppressed. Someone reputable and educated. Someone brilliant yet absolutely committed to the faith. Someone like my father. - Martha N. Beck
We can’t really explain what the goal of mentoring is, until we understand what the church is for. - Rhys Bezzant
I don’t write about you. I describe you. I explain you. - Dominic Riccitello
The task of the theologian is to explain everything through God, and to explain God as unexplainable. - Karl Rahner
When someone asks me what a song is about, it’s like, I feel like I might ruin it if you ask me that. I feel like I did my best to explain the song in the song on its own terms as a song. - Kyle Morton
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search. - Rick Riordan
Such is the power of truth that even the slightest whisper of it can handily drown out the most boisterous of lies, which may explain why in many instances God only needs to whisper. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Words cant explain everything.But silence never fails to mean something - Anonymous
You can invoke neither time nor space nor matter not energy nor the laws of nature to explain the origin of the universe. General relativity points to the need for a cause that transcends those domains. ~Stephen C. Meyer, PHD~ - Lee Strobel
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself. - Charles Dickens
I must warn you that the books I like are not necessarily the ones I think are the best. I like them for various reasons not always easy to explain. - Gabriel García Márquez
He who knows the past well can best explain the present and can tell the probable certainties and uncertainties of the future better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
A God that can be understood is no God. Who can explain the Infinite in words? - W. Somerset Maugham
Sometimes It is really important to explain how much love and care you have for someone. It doesn't mean that If you have lot and do not need to explain but it means that explanations make a relationship more strong. - Pawan Mehra
You don't have to explain something you haven't said. - Calvin Coolidge
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