Understanding Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Understanding

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Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly.
~By Richard Bach ~


More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


This is just the beginning, the beginning of understanding that cyberspace has no limits, no boundaries.
~By Nicholas Negroponte ~


The knowledge and understanding of the world which science gives us and the magnificent opportunity which it extends to us to control and use the world for the extension of our pleasure in it has never been greater than it now is.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.
~By David Gerrold ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate. People understand what property is. But it's a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


We're understanding what Obama is. He is the great teacher. He is this guy that stands above everybody. There's some condescension in it, but he stands above everybody and says, 'Now, listen. You people have to stop blaming each other unreasonably. You have to get along here and I am going to show you the way.' It is a pretty brave role in many ways.
~By Evan Thomas ~


The economic and political roots of the conflicts are too strong for us to pretend to create a lasting state of harmonious understanding between men.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
~By Edward Albert ~


Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
~By Andre Gide ~


And as we continue to improve our understanding of the basic science on which applications increasingly depend, material benefits of this and other kinds are secured for the future.
~By Henry Taube ~


I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
~By Epicurus ~


A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
~By Robert Hall ~


Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.
~By William James ~


What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city, that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized.
~By Walter Washington ~


My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
~By Stephen Hawking ~


If there were a science of human beings it would be anthropology that aims at understanding the totality of experience through structural context.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.
~By Prince Andrew ~


As we rise higher in the understanding of ourselves, the national and racial dissonances will be forgotten in the universal rhythms of Truth and Love.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Our understanding is correlative to our perception.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


My interest in matters more directly concerned with the handling of particles was growing, in the meantime, stimulated by many contacts with people understanding accelerators.
~By Simon van der Meer ~


Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death, according to which biological death represents the final end of existence and of all conscious activity.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, attention, and labor, make himself what- ever he pleases, except a great poet.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


You can be interested in a Jane Smiley novel whether or not anyone says a word. She enters into her characters' thoughts with great understanding and depth.
~By Richard Russo ~


Starting out in a beginner class and really understanding the fundamentals of yoga is really important.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.
~By Andy Goldsworthy ~


In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


In my solitude, many miles from men and houses, I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind, which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


Maybe our telling of the story wasn't as clear as it should have been, but I don't think that's true. In terms of understanding the story, it comes across.
~By Joel Coen ~


Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.
~By Marge Piercy ~


For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.
~By Xenophon ~


The world changes materially. Science makes advances in technology and understanding. But the world of humanity doesn't change.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


So I would hope they would develop some kind of habit that involves understanding that their life is so full they can afford to give in all kinds of ways to other people. I consider that to be baseline spirituality.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
~By Butch Otter ~


The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.
~By John Ruskin ~


Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
~By Diane Arbus ~


I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world.
~By Ted Allen ~


I definitely feel we're moving forward. There's a lot more understanding... there's less fear and we're working on there being less hatred.
~By Melissa Etheridge ~


Actions are always more complex and nuanced than they seem. We have to be willing to wrestle with paradox in pursuing understanding.
~By Harold Evans ~


The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make-nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step.
~By Patricia Sun ~


The greatest obstacle to international understanding is the barrier of language.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Just as women's bodies are softer than men's, so their understanding is sharper.
~By Christine de Pisan ~


We have to understand how the extremists got the way they are. Without that kind of understanding, we'd never really get to know them. I put in nothing about their childhoods. But what I have put in is stuff about the weird symbiotic relationship between us and them.
~By Jon Ronson ~


Mediocre minds usually dismiss anything which reaches beyond their own understanding.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


If you're in such a position of power and your ego is such that this is not possible, then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright, committed people who are questioning, exploring and understanding these emerging concepts.
~By Dee Hock ~


This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
~By Rockwell Kent ~


I'm always annoyed about why black people have to bear the brunt of everybody else's contempt. If we are not totally understanding and smiling, suddenly we're demons.
~By Toni Morrison ~


I feel that an understanding could be reached with Germany which would result in a lasting peace with Europe and believe that a German victory is preferable to a British and Soviet victory.
~By Pierre Laval ~


The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.
~By Abdullah Ibrahim ~


Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


This path that we are now starting will be long, and we must follow it to remind ourselves of the great principles that, in our understanding, should always inspire us.
~By Marc Forne Molne ~


The will to label will always prevail over what's being labeled, usually at the expense of either truth or understanding.
~By Boyd Rice ~


It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
~By Halle Berry ~


When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


An understanding is perhaps better than an alliance, which may stereotype arrangements which cannot be regarded as permanent in view of the changing circumstances from day to day.
~By Edward Grey ~


Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Well, gauge theory is very fundamental to our understanding of physical forces these days. But they are also dependent on a mathematical idea, which has been around for longer than gauge theory has.
~By Roger Penrose ~


I want a man who's kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire?
~By Zsa Zsa Gabor ~


In particular, people have trouble understanding where I stand in relation to my characters, and very often this gets reduced to me making vicious fun of them.
~By Todd Solondz ~


A novel's whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme.
~By Diane Johnson ~


The scientist's inquiry into the causes of things is providing an ever more extensive understanding of nature.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself.
~By George G. Simpson ~


The one thing I seek above all else is understanding. Sometimes I'm so frustrated and I don't get it. But I'm lucky to have a good management team and people around me who explain things and answer my questions.
~By Justin Guarini ~


Sometimes it's a little bit like being a politician. We have work to do in understanding our users' sentiments.
~By Meg Whitman ~


Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action.
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


If you take the contempt some Americans have for yuppies and multiply it by 10 you might come close to understanding their attitude towards the City, as they call it - London, the people of the south.
~By Martin C. Smith ~


Understanding is a three-edged sword. Your side, my side, and the truth.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies.
~By James L. Buckley ~


In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding.
~By Hu Shih ~


Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
~By Helen Keller ~


I don't believe in devils. Indifference and misunderstandings can create evil situations. Most of the time, people who appear to be evil are really victims of evil deeds.
~By Max von Sydow ~


People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


User-centered design means understanding what your users need, how they think, and how they behave - and incorporating that understanding into every aspect of your process.
~By Jesse James Garrett ~


This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.
~By Allen West ~


My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.
~By Wil Wheaton ~


Toby not being there doesn't bother me, I mean I can work with anybody as long as we get along and as long as they've got an understanding of what I want and what I'm aiming for. To start with, when he left, it was difficult.
~By Jay Kay ~


The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding.
~By Winifred Holtby ~


We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things.
~By Kathy Acker ~


Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and discipline yourself to do it.
~By Arthur Lydiard ~


A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience.
~By Roland Allen ~


Prior to the PATRIOT Act, the ability of government agencies to share information with each other was limited, which kept investigators from fully understanding what terrorists might be planning and to prevent their attacks.
~By Chris Chocola ~


When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins.
~By Donald Johanson ~


Culture's essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.
~By Northrop Frye ~


An international race in the relevant technologies is getting under way at this point, not necessarily with an understanding of where that race leads in the long run, but strongly motivated by the short-term payoffs.
~By K. Eric Drexler ~


A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting.
~By George Savile ~


A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
~By Bob Dylan ~


I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
~By Tim Burton ~


It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~

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