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#1. I can't explain chemistry. I really can't. I haven't got a clue what it's all about. It just happens. It's like falling in love. You can't explain why you fall in love or explain why it's this particular person. - Author: Elaine Stritch
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#2. It's too hard to explain. I can't say why I love the book. I just do. You don't pick the books you fall in love with any more than you pick the people you fall in love with. It just happens, and when it happens, you know. Who's to say where love comes from? - Author: Sarah Combs
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#3. The album requires a certain focus of mine that I can't really explain - let's just say it's all I can really do while I'm doing it. - Author: Eminem
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#4. I've just always liked watching people dance. I can't explain it. It used to just make me laugh. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#5. I can't explain why one wants to pass a particular sort of pain onto other people, but you do. - Author: Alexis Korner
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#6. I don't explain love, Bart. I don't think anyone can. It grows from day to day from having contact with that other person who understands your needs, and you understand theirs. It starts with a faltering flutter that touches your heart and makes you vulnerable to everything beautiful. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#7. Poetry is what you can't translate. Art is what you can't define. Film is what you can't explain. But we're going to try, anyway. - Author: James Monaco
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#8. If you can't explain what you are doing to a nine-year-old, then either you still don't understand it very well, or it's not all that worthwile in the first place. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#9. I can't explain inspiration. A writer is either compelled to write or not. And if I waited for inspiration I wouldn't really be a writer. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#10. Scrabble - The game is available in Braille. That's a nice fact. This makes me feel better about humanity for some reason. I can't really explain why. - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#11. Our religion has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood. Some people can understand this, while others can't. You cannot explain this to feminists because they don't accept the concept of motherhood. - Author: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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#12. My guess is that people look at me and project their own values - importance of family, ego is healthy but not the biggest thing. I don't know. I can't explain my popularity. - Author: Jane Pauley
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#13. I'm hungry, Garion, and I don't think well when I'm hungry."
"That might explain a lot," Beldin noted blandly. "We should have fed you more often when you were younger."
"You can be terribly offensive sometimes, do you know that?"
"Why, yes, as a matter of fact I do. - Author: David Eddings
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#14. For some reason I can't explain, artist and musicians tend to look younger than our age. Being in music, you need this youthful sense of discovery and wonder for what you're doing and keep your imagination open. That's a youthful way of looking at life and I think that reflects in how you age. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#15. You're not damaged. But even if you were, I'd spend the rest of my life fixing you. My life isn't mine either,Caitlin. I can't explain it, but since I've met you, I've felt a connection to you so strong that I can't deny it. I don't want to deny it. So my life isn't my own. It's yours. - Author: S.H. Kolee
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#16. I am compelled to continuously see the bright side. It is in my DNA. My kids look at me and say: 'Mom, you're so happy!' And I do feel happy. I feel joyful inside. I can't explain it. - Author: Goldie Hawn
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#17. Sometimes when that kind of evil comes into our lives, we can't explain it, so we blame it on God or ourselves. In both cases we're wrong. Maybe it's time you let yourself out of prison. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#18. I am sensitive to life, and somehow acting comes to me. I can't explain it. - Author: Luise Rainer
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#19. A building is no good if someone's got to explain to you why it's good. You can't say you don't know enough about architecture - that's ridiculous. It's got to work on many levels. - Author: David Chipperfield
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#20. No is a complete sentence and so often we forget that.
When we don't want to do something we can simply smile and say no.
We don't have to explain ourselves, we can just say 'No.' - Author: Susan Gregg
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#21. But it's your Oracle," I protested. "Can't you tell us what the prophecy means?"
Apollo sighed. "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 through the search. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#22. I'm not sure that it's possible to write a novel about people who don't transgress or stumble, people who don't surprise themselves with the things they do, people who can explain all their actions with perfect logical consistency. At least it's not possible for me to write that sort of novel. - Author: Tom Perrotta
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#23. Shipwreck? Snow Job? I know. Firefly. I sort of feel a connection to him. Can't explain it. - Author: Richard Castle
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#24. If you can't explain it better leave it... (Dexter Season 2....) - Author: Deyth Banger
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#25. You can't explain grace, anyway, especially when it arrives almost despite yourself. I didn't even ask for it, yet somehow it breached and began to work. - Author: Leif Enger
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#26. Some things You have to let be lost Some battles, some battles You have to leave unfought. Then the truth just wastes away In all we dare not say. And in all we can't explain But I faithfully remain. - Author: Ben Harper
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#27. I can't explain why I think I can get there, when all the odds are against me. But I do. Even when a big part of me is saying I should give up, I can't. Even when I don't want to keep going, I still do it - Author: Rachel Joyce
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#28. I work hard in the orchard, not for the money anymore, but for something I can't explain. Something worth more than money. - Author: Steven Herrick
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#29. And who knew?
That an unlettered man from the middle of the desert,
Would change the whole world from darkness into heaven
You may have every title, every big shot degree,
But you still can't explain: Alif-Laam-Meem - Author: Boonaa Mohammed
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#30. I do feel like my music, in some weird way, is probably better suited for cinema than for anything else - I can't really explain, other than I think that music has been mostly inspired often by soundtracks. - Author: Zach Condon
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#31. It's hard to go out in front of people with an acoustic guitar and improvise for 30 or 40 minutes, but I had a compulsion to do it. I just had to in a way that I can't really explain. - Author: Bill Orcutt
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#32. Science can't explain why two specific people are magnetically drawn to each other instead of repelled. Only love can. - Author: Colleen Oakley
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#33. To a frog that's never left his pond, the ocean seems like a gamble. Look what he's giving up: security, mastery of his world, recognition! The ocean frog just shakes his head. "I can't explain where I live, but someday I'll take you there." - Author: Rumi
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#34. Our brains are obviously capable of astoundingly fast and complex calculations that happen subconsciously. We can't explain them because most of the time we hardly even realize they're happening. - Author: Joshua Foer
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#35. One of the highlights of my career was playing first class rugby for my province, which was Wellington. Another highlight was playing first class rugby with my brothers. Not many brothers get to do that. I can't explain what it felt like to be out there, playing with them. It was a great feeling. - Author: Filo Tiatia
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#36. We can't really explain what the goal of mentoring is, until we understand what the church is for. - Author: Rhys Bezzant
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#37. I've seen things I can't explain. And I believe in things I can't see. I believe in fate and luck and curses. - Author: Abigail Roux
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#38. I don't think you can explain why all these other sports and college basketball have a fair representation of African American coaches, but college football doesn't. You can dig and scramble and scratch, but at the end of the day I think it's just pure, old-fashioned racism. - Author: Frank Deford
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#39. I can't reveal the mystery to either saint or sinner; I can't state at length what I've said curtly; I achieve an altered state that I can't explain; I have a secret that I cannot share. - Author: Omar Khayyam
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#40. World is full of people so troubled they don't even understand themselves. You could offer them a thousand dollars to explain their motivations, but they can't tell you what they don't know. - Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
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#41. Most religious persons would say that "truth is God", but they can't explain clearly who is God and hold a perspective of truth that is actually a religious dogma. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#42. His voice has invaded me. I'm not just hearing it. I'm taking it in through all five senses. It's intimate in a way I can't even begin to explain. - Author: Kim Holden
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#43. If you can't explain something simply, you don't know enough about it. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#44. People need things like that to go on living - mental landscapes that have meaning for them, even if they can't explain them in words. Part of why we live is to come up with explanations with these things. That's what I think. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#45. People are funny sometimes, and that includes me. Every now and then we do or don't do something and we can't explain it, not even to ourselves. But do it anyway. - Author: Gil Miller
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#46. Sometimes when you're in love, there are things you feel that you can't really explain. It doesn't really make sense. That's how I feel when i'm in love - Author: Selena Gomez
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#47. I was a very, I think, lonely kid, very introspective. I felt very much at odds with my environment and my culture ... Probably a genetic flaw. I can't really explain it. - Author: Maxine Kumin
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#48. The spirit of a painting is very hard to explain and articulate. I can't say it's not intentional because that is the mark I'm trying to hit, however I don't feel I have much control over it. - Author: Danny Fox
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#49. Sometimes there are reasons for our fears that we can't
quite explain. Sometimes it's just something we feel in our bones, something we know to be true, but
would sound foolish to anyone else. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#50. ... both spiritual teachers and preachers fall into the trap of using imprecise, emotional mumbo jumbo - if you can't define it or explain it, then it's mumbo jumbo - to connect with an audience. The audience reads into it what they want, and it makes for good theater. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#51. I don't even understand it myself. Almost every myth references love, betrayal. Heartbreak. Universal truths that I've read a thousand times but still can't comprehend. No story can explain this pain that feels too big for my body. - Author: Skye Warren
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#52. I can't wait until we get to the stage where we don't have to explain anymore. - Author: Dan Hawkins
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#53. I no longer feel I'll be dead by thirty; now it's sixty. I suppose these deadlines we set for ourselves are really a way of saying we appreciate time, and want to use all of it. I'm still
writing, I'm still writing poetry, I still can't explain why, and I'm still running out of time. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#54. You can't explain the unknown in terms of the incomprehensible. - Author: Theodore Schick
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#55. That's crazy," I say as I wipe my eyes. "So are we. I'm crazy about you, Charlie. I can't explain it. It's ridiculous, because half the time I don't even like you. - Author: Corinne Michaels
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#56. I've seen some things I can't explain and ... I've done things I can't quite explain. - Author: Josh Gates
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#57. There's plenty about God that I don't understand and can't explain. But I come back to my core belief that God is good, that He's for us. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#58. You know how questing goes. You can't explain it to anyone else; it would be like telling them your dreams. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#59. I think a good poem should have some inscrutable part. You can't quite explain it. The poem can only explain itself to a certain limit and at that point you enter into a little bit of mystery. That for me is the perfect poem: to begin in clarity and to end in mystery. - Author: Billy Collins
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#60. Are you teasing me?" "Absolutely. Does it bother you? I just thought you could use a little humor. Am I wrong?" "No. I like to be teased. It kind of makes me feel like I'm a part of something, or that someone likes me... I can't explain it, but it feels good. - Author: Sarah Ann Walker
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#61. Alex's eyes went wide. You can't bury them in my backyard. Damn it, Ian, we're putting in a swimming pool in the next couple of weeks. How am I supposed to explain that? First my French doors, then the hardwoods, and now you want to turn my backyard into a fucking body dump. It's not happening, Ian. - Author: Lexi Blake
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#62. I think these nine months of pregnancy are a gift nature gives you to get you ready to be a mother. You couldn't be a mother without thinking about it. You want to be ready. Of course that influences you, but in a way I can't really explain. - Author: Juana Molina
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#63. You can't explain success in retrospect. The moment you leap into the void, that moment is impossible to negate, after success. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#64. I need to explain all this to Adam in private. I can't get McGillicuddy to explain it to him. Something will be lost in translation."
"Well, excuse me that I can't look at him all googly-eyed," my brother said.
"And he's liable to punch you," I said. - Author: Jennifer Echols
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#65. There's something about you," Tate tried to explain as he traced his fingers along his jaw. "In the way you are. It pulls me in, Logan. I can't imagine knowing you and not feeling it. - Author: Ella Frank
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#66. There's an element to songwriting that I can't explain, that comes from somewhere else. I can't explain that dividing line between nothing and something that happens within a song, where you have absolutely nothing, and then suddenly you have something. It's like the origin of the universe. - Author: Nick Cave
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#67. I don't pretend to be wise, but I am observing, and I see a great deal more than you'd imagine. I'm interested in other people's experiences and inconsistencies, and, though I can't explain, I remember and use them for my own benefit. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#68. You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple. - Author: Phil Knight
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#69. So what you're saying is you can't explain it."
"I did explain it."
"No, you used nouns and verbs together in a pleasing but illogical format. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#70. I lift my arm out of the water. It's a log. Put it back under and it blows up even bigger. People see the log and call it a twig. They yell at me because I can't see what they see. Nobody can explain to me why my eyes work different than theirs. Nobody can make it stop. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#71. Tell me, love, what I can't explain:
Should I spend this short, horrid time
with thoughts only, and alone
know no love and give none?
Must one think? Won't he be missed? - Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
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#72. One of the fascinating things about researching Heaven and Hell is, of course, the fact that there are so few descriptions of Heaven, because most people can't really explain what it would be like beyond a couple of sentences, whereas Hell is quite often personal. - Author: Tad Williams
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#73. Can you take me back into town?" I say. "I can't get my voicemails."
"Why don't you calm down, D-Dub. I know you're menstruating, but everything's going to be fine. Once we get inside, I'll explain all about maxi pads, personal hygiene and the feel of a man's penis. - Author: Victoria Scott
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#74. His face clouded over when Calvin and Peachy tried to explain women. Peachy pressed on bravely. "Now, the purpose of the vagina," he was saying. He stopped and said to Calvin, "Why can't we just buy him a book? - Author: David Pratt
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#75. If you're running to be president of the United States, you can't just tell people you're going to make America great again. I think you need to begin to explain exactly how you're going to do it policy-wise. We're not going to win a general election with a candidate that refuses to detail policy. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#76. To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can't explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can't coach. - Author: Bobby Bowden
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#77. Just because science can't in practice explain things like the love that motivates a poet to write a sonnet, that doesn't mean that religion can. It's a simple and logical fallacy to say, 'If science can't do something therefore religion can.' - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#78. I don't want to hear any of your worries or your doubts or your remote possibilities based on so little evidence even you can't explain where those thoughts are coming from aside from the ever-popular, 'I just have this feeling'. - Author: Jessica Lave
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#79. 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. - Author: Nikki Rowe
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#80. You can't ask me to explain the lyrics because I won't do it. - Author: Lou Reed
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#81. I'm Scottish," as if that would explain everything. The duke nodded, as if it did. "Yes, well, we can't all be from the right side of the country. Would - Author: Gail Carriger
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#82. You can't just move backward. You can't push the chicken back into the egg, wine back into the grape, the boy back into the womb. If you want the baby to let go of your watch, you don't just try to explain that he ought to do it - you offer him something he would rather have. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#83. 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. - Author: Sean Patrick Flanery
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#84. Someone responding to intuition, to chance and fortune, often can't explain himself well. - Author: Alec Wilkinson
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#85. I just used a very simple way to explain what are deep ideas, and why can't that be literature? - Author: Mian Mian
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#86. When Mozart is playing in my room, I am in conjunction with something I can't explain ... I don't need to. I know that if there's a purpose for life, it was for me to hear Mozart. - Author: Maurice Sendak
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#87. Don't do stuff which you can't explain. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#88. I have to be very careful, however, because I have no intention of providing an excuse for this behavior. It's an attempt to explain how so many women come from backgrounds where the pressure to be a good mother is so severe that if they can't do it, something really snaps. - Author: Caleb Carr
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#89. I don't think that faith, whatever you're being faithful about, really can be scientifically explained. And I don't want to explain this whole life business through truth, science. There's so much mystery. There's so much awe. - Author: Jane Goodall
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#90. You have to talk about why things happened the way they did. You can't actually explain my political life except by a series of situations rather than by some carefully constructed, rigidly progressed ascendancy. - Author: David Lange
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#91. If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it enough. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#92. Now. My turn. Look, if you say that science will eventually prove there is no God, on that I must differ. No matter how small they take it back, to a tadpole, to an atom, there is always something they can't explain, something that created it all at the end of the search. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#93. As far as I'm concerned, if something is so complicated that you can't explain it in 10 seconds, then it's probably not worth knowing anyway. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#94. Could never explain it to anyone, the way a fear can live inside you. The way it dictates how you think and how you act, what you say, what you don't dare say. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#95. But I say these things in an objective dispassionate manner because, you know, and I can't explain why, but being one of the greatest guitarists in the world simply is not very important to me. - Author: John Fahey
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#96. 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. - Author: L.J.Smith
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#97. I can't really explain what it's like to be in love, but I feel like it's being comfortable. It's almost like having a best friend. It's a beautiful thing. - Author: Ashton Irwin
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#98. If Joanie dies before me, I wonder if I'll ever be with another woman. I can't imagine going through all of the preliminary stuff - the talk, the chatter, the dinners. I'd have to take someone places, explain my history, make jokes, dole out compliments, hold back farts. - Author: Kaui Hart Hemmings
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#99. The mind can't explain it, and you can't make it go away. It's called love. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#100. To put it bluntly, there isn't one economic theory that can single-handedly explain Singapore's success; its economy combines extreme features of capitalism and socialism. All theories are partial; reality is complex. - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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