An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





The simplest explanation is that it doesn't make sense.


Professor William Buechner


There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.


Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881, British statesman, Prime Minister)


Never explain -- your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you anyway.


Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915, American author, publisher)


A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.


Saki (1870 - 1916, British (Burmese-born) short story author)


Explaining is generally half confessing.


George Savile


The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.


Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860, German philosopher)


There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


The less you know about a subject, the longer it takes you to explain it.


Author Unknown


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