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Explanations Quotes

William Shakespeare
There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.
William Shakespeare
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We accept too damned many things on the explanations of people who could have good reasons for lying
Frank Herbert
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There were several possible explanations: Either people had hidden them, killed them, eaten them or sold them off. The key to containing the virus is stopping movement of flocks, but traders may take advantage and offer people a low price to be rid of their birds.
Serge Verniau
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[L]et my reader who is puzzled by my awkward explanations close his eyes for no more than two minutes, and see if he does not find himself suddenly not a compact human being at all, but only a consciousness on a sea of sound and touch . . .
Shirley Jackson
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Abraham Lincoln
I fear explanations explanatory of things explained
Abraham Lincoln
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Benjamin Disraeli
There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
Benjamin Disraeli
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Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
Eugene Ionesco
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The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests.
David Deutsch
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I've heard many explanations for why Montana is as famous for its writers as it is for its scenery. There's the scenery. There's space. People leave you alone if that's what you want. It's cheap (or at least it used to be). Winters are long. There's a tradition.
Kim Anderson
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I'm sure there will be a lot of legalistic explanations pointing out that the president lied under oath, ... His (Livingston's) situation was not under oath. The bottom line, though, is that he still lied. He lied under a different oath, and that's the oath to his wife. So it's got to be taken seriously.
Mark Sanford
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Pat Riley
When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
Pat Riley
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I'm sure there will be a lot of legalistic explanations pointing out that the president lied under oath. His (Livingston's) situation was not under oath. The bottom line, though, is that he still lied. He lied under a different oath, and that's the oath to his wife. So it's got to be taken seriously.
Mark Sanford
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North Korea only repeated the same explanations. It is important to find out what would be the most efficient way and timing for applying pressure.
Koichi Haraguchi
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Ron Gardenhire
When you have 13 hits and you've got no runs, there's not many explanations for it,
Ron Gardenhire
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When companies make explanations for a shortfall in earnings, they take the two or three most obvious things to blame and focus on them so they can simplify the message. But quite frankly, it is usually more complex than that,
Roger Kay
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When companies make explanations for a shortfall in earnings, they take the two or three most obvious things to blame and focus on them so they can simplify the message. But quite frankly, it is usually more complex than that.
Roger Kay
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We simply provided additional explanations of what we had in place when the first team came.
Roy Weaver
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
We are tired of aristocratic explanations in Harvard words.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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There's too many holes, no smoking gun, there's too many explanations, they can't put it together.
Steven Feldman
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This is really up to the individual judgment of each lawmaker ... but I think those explanations have cleared the doubts raised previously on the bill,
Hiroyuki Hosoda
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I believe decisions should be made in daylight, explanations for them should be given, consultations about them should have been had beforehand and the burden of that decision should have been in the hands of the faculty,
Hugh Miller
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I believe decisions should be made in daylight, explanations for them should be given, consultations about them should have been had beforehand and the burden of that decision should have been in the hands of the faculty.
Hugh Miller
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There were inconsistent and false explanations in some cases given to auditors examining a number of these charges.
Randy Brock
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What we?re asking for are reasonable explanations for proposals.
Kathy Baker
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Whatever his explanations are as to what he said, he's got to clean up his own house. I'm concerned about what is happening on the field. All the other stuff I can't be concerned about.
Kenny Williams
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I haven't taken it seriously. Whatever his explanations are as to what he said, he's got to clean up his own house.
Kenny Williams
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The coincidences that I listed tonight could have the most distressing of possible explanations or the most encouraging of possible explanations or a mixture. But there's a larger issue, and I hope you have an idea of how to address it. Last Thursday, when New York City issued that warning within hours of that Karl Rove story, there were enough people who doubted the authenticity of the warning or who worried that the process had been contaminated in some way by politics, that they just did not believe it. What does the government have to do to eliminate the perception, even if it is a terrible tragic misperception that some of our leaders on this subject would cry wolf?
Keith Olbermann
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It's still not clear ... It could have just been a fluke. There are a variety of plausible explanations for what occurred ... but at this point we have not isolated any one factor as the sole cause.
Matt Lindsay
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All my explanations are in the letter.
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Dave Rose
They had good explanations. You just go with it.
Dave Rose
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