Understanding Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Understanding

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Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
~By Norman Maclean ~


There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


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 ~


Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
~By Og Mandino ~


We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
~By Robert Hall ~


My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
~By Anne Sullivan ~


If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
~By Vannevar Bush ~


Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


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


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 ~


It's like you asked me about the depression thing: you grope towards an understanding of whatever it is your going through, and it's not personal, there are forces in play around you, and you seek to understand them and that way you can go on.
~By Bob Geldof ~


I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.
~By Sally Schneider ~


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 ~


We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes.
~By Aaron Klug ~


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 ~


If people have a basic understanding of right from wrong, possess a strong desire to better themselves and persist in there cause, they can break the chain of any negative environment.
~By Dave Pelzer ~


The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it.
~By Errol Morris ~


It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
~By Upton Sinclair ~


We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.
~By Dave Davies ~


Every day we make more progress toward understanding the concert hall.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


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 ~


With European powers no new subjects of difficulty have arisen, and those which were under discussion, although not terminated, do not present a more unfavorable aspect for the future preservation of that good understanding which it has ever been our desire to cultivate.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


The earth incites the wonder and admiration of man even though he is imperfect and his understanding greatly limited.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


We need to be more careful, but more compassionate. We must strike, not deal with terrorists, but to broaden our understanding of the world outside our borders.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


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 ~


I believe that nothing is more important to our ability to effectively address our present than understanding the lessons learned from those who have come before us.
~By Charlie Gonzalez ~


A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
~By Minna Antrim ~


The white people of the South are the greatest minority in this nation. They deserve consideration and understanding instead of the persecution of twisted propaganda.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


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 ~


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


A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of a thorough understanding of principles, in order to stop the vivacity of his mind, and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


If we are all in agreement on the decision - then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.
~By Alfred P. Sloan ~


It states, History should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future. It also suggests that this celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States.
~By Mark Foley ~


A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others.
~By Chin-Ning Chu ~


What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding." He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice.
~By Karl Rove ~


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 ~


You can get digital technology that almost is film quality, and go make little films and do everything you can to find a little understanding of your own voice and it will grow - Don't take no for an answer - Take every opportunity you can to do something.
~By Jon Voight ~


By the time I returned to Czechoslovakia, I had an understanding of the principles of the market.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
~By Maya Angelou ~


In thinking about nanotechnology today, what's most important is understanding where it leads, what nanotechnology will look like after we reach the assembler breakthrough.
~By K. Eric Drexler ~


What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.
~By Anita Hill ~


The capacity you're thinking of is imagination; without it there can be no understanding, indeed no fiction.
~By William Trevor ~


The great artist is the man who most obviously succeeds in turning his pains to advantage, in letting suffering deepens his understanding and sensibility, in growing through his pains.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


With women and women, I think there's an understanding. Nobody knows what a woman feels or experiences but another woman. We are the nurturers, and there are times when we need to be nurtured.
~By Dana Plato ~


Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude.
~By Raymond Holliwell ~


During the war years I worked on the development of radar and other radio systems for the R.A.F. and, though gaining much in engineering experience and in understanding people, rapidly forgot most of the physics I had learned.
~By Martin Ryle ~


I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


Ronald Reagan gave our party a bowling alley image as opposed to a country club image. We were talking to people who go bowling on Thursday night, and they were understanding what we were saying.
~By Pete du Pont ~


Despite Japan's desires and efforts, unfortunate differences in the ways that Japan, England, the United States, and China understood circumstances, together with misunderstandings of attitudes, made it impossible for the parties to agree.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


You grow up a lot in terms of your understanding of the industry and how to deal with the corporate things.
~By Dougray Scott ~


Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.
~By Edward Abbey ~


The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom.
~By Willard Libby ~


When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
~By John Woolman ~


It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion.
~By Aly Khan ~


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 ~


The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


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 ~


What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


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


The public's nerves are raw and edgy. You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.
~By Jack Valenti ~


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 ~


The other thing about FEMA, my understanding is that it was supposed to move into the Department of Homeland Security... and be what it was, but also having a lot of lateral communication with all those others involved in that issue of homeland security.
~By Warren Rudman ~


In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
~By Marian Anderson ~


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 ~


We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
~By LaToya Jackson ~


The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth, and with little understanding of what wage-earners must do to make ends meet.
~By Martin L. Gross ~


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 ~


When I meet large women who walk with confidence and are articulate and really have an understanding of how they walk in this world, I love them so deeply for being able to overcome such unbelievable odds.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


My ideas are always better. We have an understanding in place.
~By Larry Wachowski ~


It's understanding the intention of a composer that allows a producer and an arranger to make those moments speak.
~By Michael Bolton ~


Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.
~By William Glasser ~


It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world.
~By David Korten ~


I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think what I'm trying to do is create moments of recognition. To try to detonate some kind of feeling or understanding of lived experience.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns, and oceans, and coastlines.
~By Laurel Clark ~


Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes.
~By Avi Arad ~


For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Myth expresses in terms of the world - that is, of the other world or the second world - the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


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 ~


People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


There is no teacher, living or past, who can give us the actual understanding of Truth. A teacher can only put our feet upon the path and point the way. That is all. It is wholly dependent on the individual to make his way to Truth.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.
~By David Ansen ~

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July 31 ,2021
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