explain quotes

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

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

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

I don't know how to explain how, probably to my detriment, unselfpromoting I am. I used to have a cabaret act and I didn't even like to tell me people about that. I really hate selling myself.Zooey Deschanel

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

I've never had to explain 'Prometheus' to people, ever. Most people get it.Idris Elba

The best way to investigate the elusive phenomenon called the creative process may well be to target all the misconceptions, to explain what the creative process is not.Lukas Foss

How do you explain the bond between man and wife? Well, for one thing, it's private. What people do in their own marriage is their own business.Robin Gibb

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

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

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

I believe that it is a whole lifetime of work on Shakespeare's part that enabled him to do what he did. But the question is how you can explain this whole lifetime in such a way to make it accessible and available to us, to me.Stephen Greenblatt

It's funny, when bands or younger musicians ask me: 'So, what does it take to make it?' Well, first explain to me what you mean by 'making it': Do you want to be a rock star or do you want music to be your livelihood?Eddie Van Halen

I've gone to skin doctors and they'll say to you, 'We should remove this because it's pre-cancerous,' and I'll say, 'Explain pre-cancerous to me.' I'll listen for about twenty minutes and I'll say excuse me, 'Is pre-cancerous like pre-dead? So you're saying it could turn into cancer but it's not cancer?'George Hamilton

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

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

I went to Catholic school and they basically just said don't have sex, but would never explain anything.Khloe Kardashian

It is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience.Murray Kempton

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

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