The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.— Soren Kierkegaard
Sublime Lack Of Understanding quotations
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.
.. When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
The problem is not a lack of understanding of what we are saying and doing;
the problem is difference of opinion about what to do.
Patience is when you're supposed to be mad but you choose to understand.
In perplexities-when we cannot tell what to do, when we cannot understand what is going on around us, let us be calmed and steadied and made patient by the thought that what is hidden from us is not hidden from Him
'Understanding' art is like having a sense of humour - if you don't have one, no amount of explanation is going to make you laugh.
The lack of understanding of something is not evidence for God.
It's evidence of a lack of understanding.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
Nobody can see the trouble I see, nobody knows my sorrow.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
A sage once said, ‘How shall I open my heart, oh friend? It is forbidden for me to speak. I am about to die for lack of a kindred soul to understand my misery. Simply by looking in her eyes I find the beloved of my heart. But rare is such a soul who swims in ecstatic bliss on the high tide of heavenly love.
Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.
The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important.
She live in a mindset that I could never move to
My darling girl, when are you going to understand that "normal" isn't a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.
We do not understand democracy in its bourgeois meaning--of babbling, lack of discipline, anarchy. We understand democracy as the active participation of the citizens in formulating and implementing the Party's policy.
I came to accept during my freshman year that many of the gaps in my knowledge and understanding were simply limits of class and cultural background, not lack of aptitude or application as I'd feared.
We live in a world, it's very hard for Americans to understand that every 20 seconds a kid dies, a kid under the age of five, right, dies somewhere on the Earth because of lack of access to clean water and sanitation. Every 20 seconds that happens on our planet. It's just very hard for us to relate to.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
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.
Some people underestimate how erotic it is to be understood.
Marxian exploitation is the exploitation of people's lack of understanding of economics.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.
How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.
Here then is the real problem of our negligence.
We fail in our duty to study God's Word not so much because it is difficult to understand, not so much because it is dull and boring, but because it is work. Our problem is not a lack of intelligence or a lack of passion. Our problem is that we are lazy.
Not every person is going to understand you and that's okay.
They have a right to their opinion and you have every right to ignore it.
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.
When we enlarge our view of the world, we deepen our understanding of our own lives.
Fear comes from a lack of understanding how powerful you really are.
Confusion and clutter are failures of design, not attributes of information.
And so the point is to find design strategies that reveal detail and complexity - rather than to fault the data for an excess of complication. Or, worse, to fault viewers for a lack of understanding.
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.
Poverty is about low, self-esteem and a lack of role models and opportunities.
Without money, people resort to de-dignifying activities in order to support themselves. We free people through education and entrepreneurship. Freedom is self-determination, and you can't self-determine without understanding money and capitalism.
The understanding of "evolutionary consciousness" is perhaps the most important thing lacking in spiritual practices today. Evolution means growth and development. This means that there are aspects of reality that have not yet arisen in our consciousness. But they will arise if we grow.
Speak up, speak often and don’t worry about those that at this point cannot understand as they can never un-hear what we tell them.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Don't probe darkness to understand light.
Don't dwell on sickness to be healthy. Don't indulge in thoughts of lack to have supply.
My theory is that humans aren't really bad;
we all do bad things, but being bad is not our natural state. You're acting out of fear, lack of understanding, compassion, but essentially communication. Human beings are made of love, an overwhelming desire to love. When we communicate, we exist in our natural state.
Lying is, almost by definition, a refusal to cooperate with others.
It condenses a lack of trust and trustworthiness into a single act. It is both a failure of understanding and an unwillingness to be understood. To lie is to recoil from relationship.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess.
It's not anything that is just perpetuated by White America or just perpetuated by Black America. It's just a cultural understanding that you're just not a part of the equation when it comes to sexuality and I think that people mistake your lack of opportunity with the level of your talent.
The failure of modern evangelicalism is the failure to understand the holiness of God.
History will help to remedy intellectual faults such as excessive concentration on one line of thought, absence of understanding for other points of view, belief in simple solutions, lack of balance of mind, absence of an imaginative understanding.
As a writer I have always fought for the right to write.
For writing is a time-honored means of communication. Lack of communication, the refusal of some to understand, or outright refusal to learn about other human beings is based on fear. Fear is what keeps people apart.