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


Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
~By C. Wright Mills ~


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


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 ~


We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding of the people we meet here or abroad. Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life.
~By Ella Maillart ~


The frontiers of knowledge in the various fields of our subject are expanding at such a rate that, work as hard as one can, one finds oneself further and further away from an understanding of the whole.
~By James Meade ~


Well, the fact is that one imagination is critically important, and if you have had your imagination stimulated by what is basically a variety of subjects, you are much more amenable to accepting, to understanding and interacting with the realities of the world.
~By Ashley Judd ~


What we call 'evil' doesn't necessarily deserve any kind of respect or understanding, by any means; it just deserves an acknowledgement of its complexity so we can better understand it - so we can help prevent it.
~By Bryan Singer ~


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 ~


The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins.
~By Saint Patrick ~


The question really is how do we get Embassy Officers into the minds of the American business community. That is a much more difficult task than understanding a statistical matrix.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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


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 ~


Bottom up thinkers try to start from experience and move from experience to understanding. They don't start with certain general principles they think beforehand are likely to be true; they just hope to find out what reality is like.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


Without television and mass communication, that knowledge wouldn't exist. So I think it actually has the possibility of turning people into more understanding and more empathetic people.
~By John Warnock ~


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 ~


The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.
~By Dee Hock ~


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 ~


Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued without an understanding of the world in which scientific knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait.
~By Nick Lampson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Only to he avoid misunderstandings, I must say that even last year, when I wrote my pamphlet, I heartily wished that Prussia should declare war against Napoleon.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


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 ~


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 ~


Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
~By Susan Taylor ~


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 ~


The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


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


I came literally to the table with a wealth of knowledge by simply understanding how food should taste.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected - the best - evolutions.
~By Saul Steinberg ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The thing that got me started on the science that I've been building now for about 20 years or so was the question of okay, if mathematical equations can't make progress in understanding complex phenomena in the natural world, how might we make progress?
~By Stephen Wolfram ~


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 ~


For me context is the key - from that comes the understanding of everything.
~By Kenneth Noland ~


I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
~By John Abizaid ~


The tendency of philosophers who know nothing of machinery is to talk of man as a mere mechanism, intending by this to imply that he is without purpose. This shows a lack of understanding of machines as well as of man.
~By Arthur Young ~


Never be possessive. If a female friend lets on that she is going out with another man, be kind and understanding. If she says she would like to go out with the Dallas Cowboys, including the coaching staff, the same rule applies.
~By Bruce Jay Friedman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
~By David Hume ~


You need a graphic understanding of a situation to make a complete judgment and we didn't have that.
~By William Scranton ~


It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


If somebody comes to a neighborhood coffee hour, or goes to a discussion group, and they have a discussion, I do think that people really walk away with a real understanding of the issues.
~By Mike Lowry ~


The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
~By James Talent ~


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 ~


In reality I have said very little things; I didn't point out many things to Geoffrey, I trusted very much not only his understanding of what I was doing, or what I wanted to do, in that moment.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.
~By Lynn Davies ~


I believe that a contract, or at least an understanding, exists between the American public and the American advertiser concerning what advertising is, what its limitations are and what price people will pay for it.
~By John O'Toole ~


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 ~


Lives have been altered in fundamental ways, and later, after they acquire a more complete understanding of what goals are actually attainable, many are left facing a lot of pain and frustration. And yet, there's no culture of complaint.
~By Garry Trudeau ~


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 ~


A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding from the people I have met in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat, competitive world in which I spent my life.
~By Anthony Perkins ~


In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
~By Mark Foley ~


Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
~By Martin Luther ~


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 effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda.
~By John Yoo ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


Being, belief and reason are pure relations, which cannot be dealt with absolutely, and are not things but pure scholastic concepts, signs for understanding, not for worshipping, aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


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


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


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


Not only the entire ability to think rests on language... but language is also the crux of the misunderstanding of reason with itself.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
~By Fernand Leger ~


What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains.
~By Anatoli Boukreev ~


Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
~By Philip Roth ~


If you want that good feeling that comes from doing things for other folks then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


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 ~


We are glorious accidents of an unpredictable process with no drive to complexity, not the expected results of evolutionary principles that yearn to produce a creature capable of understanding the mode of its own necessary construction.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
~By Bo Bennett ~


We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The super power that I would choose would be compassion. Because that's what I think it takes to make it through life-an understanding, a give and take. It saves an awful lot of resentment.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


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


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 ~


There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is.
~By Ellen Terry ~


People whose understanding and taste in literature, painting, and music are beyond question are, for the most part, ignorant of what is good or bad art in the theater.
~By Minnie Maddern Fiske ~


I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it.
~By John Anderson ~


High value information came from interrogations in which those methods were used and provided a deeper understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country.
~By Dennis C. Blair ~


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 ~


We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


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 ~


The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the fancy, as it improves the understanding, and as it strengthens virtue.
~By David Hume ~


Every Body has so good an Opinion of their own Understanding as to think their own way the best.
~By Mary Astell ~


More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor.
~By John W. Vessey, Jr. ~


There is no reason why challenging themes and engaging stories have to be mutually exclusive - in fact, each can fuel the other. As a filmmaker, I want to entertain people first and foremost. If out of that comes a greater awareness and understanding of a time or a circumstance, then the hope is that change can happen.
~By Edward Zwick ~


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

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