Quotation Explorer - 'Explanations'

Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
Explanations can’t explain love--only deep perception can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Simply having the courage to say senseless things made me euphoric. I was free, with no need to seek or to give explanations for what I was doing. This freedom lifted me to the heavens - where greater love, one that forgives everything and never allows you to feel abandoned, once again enveloped me. - Paulo Coelho
Man is so intelligent that he feels impelled to invent theories to account for what happens in the world. Unfortunately, he is not quite intelligent enough, in most cases, to find correct explanations. So that when he acts on his theories, he behaves very often like a lunatic. - Aldous Huxley
The challenge of elucidating living processes -- including consciousness and all its baggage which we bundle together as 'the human spirit' -- is only one example of a challenge where hard work is paying off and science does not need to accept the false explanations peddled by religions. - Peter Atkins
Life is not about reasons, explanations, interpretations, or solutions. It's all about actions and reactions. - Dipin Damodharan
Science is the process of obscuring the marvelous with explanations. - James Rozoff
We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for. - Malcolm Gladwell
I love it," I say. "So I learned it." It's an explanation that leaves a lot out. But I learned a long time ago that people don't really want explanations. - Jael McHenry
Give your children big truths they will grow into rather than light explanations they will grow out of. - Tedd Tripp
I'm lying, yes, but why do you force me to give a linear explanation; linear explanations are almost always lies. - Elena Ferrante
Any philosophy is a sacrilege against creation. It just gives people the kinds of explanations that they want to hear. - Sadghuru
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is. Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I've said before, bugs in amber. - Kurt Vonnegut
I think that's the way people absorb television. All the explanations in Doctor Who are there if that's your bag, but they're not essential to your enjoyment of it. An awful lot of storytelling isn't really about making people understand it's about making people care. - Steven Moffat
With all our ideas and explanations we only trivialize life. - Marty Rubin
What you owe your critics are your RESULTS not explanations not defence just RESULTS.Evidence terminates Arguments. - Fela Durotoye
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
Money is like a child—rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there. - Lemony Snicket
Philosophers console themselves with explanations. - Marty Rubin
You don't get explanations in real life. You just get moments that are absolutely, utterly, inexplicably odd. - Neil Gaiman
There are 10,000 explanations for why evil exist, but only one that I agree with, " And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. - R.A.Delmonico
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