Explain Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old explain quotes, explain sayings, and explain proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Don't explain why it works; explain how you use it.     

Steven Brust

Never explain what you do. It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it.     

Shel Silverstein

You can't truthfully explain your smallest action without fully revealing your character.     

Mignon McLaughlin

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.     

Mark Twain

Never apologize. Never explain. Just get the thing done, and let them howl.     

Agnes Macphail

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.     

Albert Einstein

It's easier to explain price once than to apologize for quality forever.     

Zig Ziglar

For when any one explains himself guardedly, nothing is more uncivil than to put a new question.     

Jean Paul

Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it.     


You can't explain the unknown in terms of the incomprehensible.     

Theodore Schick

It's just not easy to explain to someone else what you don't understand yourself.     

Wislawa Szymborska

If you can't explain something in a few words, try fewer.     

Robert Breault

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

Elbert Hubbard

Never complain and never explain.     

Benjamin Disraeli

When you explain to people what you're trying to do, as opposed to just making demands or delegating tasks, you can build instant trust, even if it's just for that short time you're on the phone.     

Simon Sinek

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.     

Ayn Rand

The desire to explain what is simple by what is complex, what is easy by what is difficult, is a calamity.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe