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Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation.
Success needs no explanation. Failure does not have one that matters.
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.
This has always been a man's world, and none of the reasons that have been offered in explanation have seemed adequate.
Simone de Beauvoir
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
Our existence is beyond our explanation, whether we believe in God or we have religion or we're atheist. Our existence is beyond our understanding. No one has an answer.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
Hector Hugh Munro
What can be more clear and sound in explanation, than the love of a parent to his child?
Whenever you're faced with an explanation of what's going on in Washington, the choice between incompetence and conspiracy, always choose incompetence.
Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs.
There's no explanation for success. Success just comes out of life.
The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish, to bewail it senseless.
W. Somerset Maugham
I think you can have 10,000 explanations for failure, but no good explanation for success.
The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way.
On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation.
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
D. H. Lawrence
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test.
Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible; that is, that one is male and the other female.
Most intellectuals today have a phobia of any explanation of the mind that invokes genetics.
I would love to give you a more in-depth coherent explanation of my view of the soul, and if I had one I would. The soul and my concept of it are as ephemeral as anybody's, and possibly more so.
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.
There has to be a mathematical explanation for how bad that tie is.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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