A. S. Byatt
A. S. Byatt

Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Aaron Taylor-Johnson

I think with anything where you delve into the back story of an artist, it kind of explains their work more intimately.

Abdolkarim Soroush
Abdolkarim Soroush

We must break problems down into small, digestible bits. We must define the concepts that we use and explain what components they consist of. We must tackle small problems.

Abdolkarim Soroush
Abdolkarim Soroush

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.

Action Bronson
Action Bronson

You have to be talented. You have to work hard; you have to get the right pieces flowin' for you at the right time. And that's just what happened to me. I can't explain what happened.

Adam Curtis
Adam Curtis

Documentaries shouldn't just reflect the world: they should try and explain why reality is like it is.

Adam Curtis
Adam Curtis

There is a lurking sense that there is a kind of seedy corruption underlying a lot of public life today. But while journalism does a very good job of describing that corruption, it is failing to bring it into a bigger focus. To explain what it is all about.

Adam Grant
Adam Grant

To generate creative ideas, it's important to start from an unusual place. But to explain those ideas, they have to be connected to something familiar.

Adam Grant
Adam Grant

If you want to find out if someone's a taker, it's not actually that useful to know what they've accomplished. What you want to want to know is how they explain them.

Adam Lallana
Adam Lallana

It is something you can't quite explain unless you have experienced it. There is that difference when you pull on a Liverpool shirt.