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  1. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

    Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ⏤ Albert Einstein

  2. Picture quote by Jimi Hendrix about wisdom

    Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ⏤ Jimi Hendrix

  3. Picture quote by Carl Jung about irritates

    Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ⏤ Carl Jung

  4. Picture quote about communication

    The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

  5. Picture quote by Sayings about people

    The worst distance between to people is misunderstanding. ⏤ Sayings

  6. Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about anger

    Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

  7. Picture quote by Voltaire about sense

    Common sense is not so common. ⏤ Voltaire

  8. Picture quote by Michael J. Fox about acceptance

    Acceptance doesn't mean resignation. It means understanding that something is what it is and there's got to be a way through it. ⏤ Michael J. Fox

  9. Picture quote by Lloyd Alexander about reality

    Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. ⏤ Lloyd Alexander

  10. Picture quote by Denzel Washington about thankful

    I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them. And while you're down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding. ⏤ Denzel Washington

  11. Picture quote by E. M. Forster about memories

    Unless we remember we cannot understand. ⏤ E. M. Forster

  12. Picture quote by Rich Simmonds about activity

    If you only observe you will lack understanding. To fully understand anything you must get involved in the activity. ⏤ Rich Simmonds

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There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.

Vladimir Lenin

The more you know, the more you know you don't know.


Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding.

Steve Maraboli

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.

Lao Tzu

Friendship needs no words...

Dag Hammarskjold

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

Ernest Hemingway

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

Indira Gandhi

The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.

Emma Goldman

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.

Neil Armstrong

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard

Never explain yourself. Your friend don't need it and your enemies won't believe it.


Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't mean.

Bob Dylan

Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known.

Leonardo da Vinci

UNDERSTANDING does not necessarily mean AGREEMENT.


Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.


The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

Albert Einstein

The key to understanding others is to first understand yourself


I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.

Richard Dawkins

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle.

Harvey Keitel

You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.

Guy Finley

To perceive is to suffer.


The man of understanding finds everything laughable.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Leonardo da Vinci

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

Upton Sinclair

Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.

Carl Jung

If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused.

Walter F. Mondale

The less you know about a subject, the longer it takes you to explain it.


A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.

Franz Kafka

I started out with nothing. I still have most of it.

Michael Davis

It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.

Anatole France

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

Thomas Hobbes

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

Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza

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

Stephen Hawking

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.

Carl Jung

If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not.

G. K. Chesterton

When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Understanding is a two-way street.

Eleanor Roosevelt

All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.

George Eliot

There are three things I have loved but never understood. Art, music and women.

Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.


I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.

Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.

Pearl Buck

To understand one woman is not necessarily to understand any other woman.

John Stuart Mill

If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else.

Nikki Giovanni

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.

Norman Maclean

Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.

John Steinbeck

There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.

Benjamin Disraeli

Folks never understand the folks they hate.

James Russell Lowell

The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.

Alfred Adler

Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

The fact that you are willing to say, I do not understand, and it is fine, is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.

Wayne Dyer

Man know much more than he understands.

Alfred Adler

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

James Barrie

A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.

Vernon Howard

Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.

Emma Goldman

He said, 'From then on, I realized that I was not just abandoned. I was chosen. I was special.' And I think that's the key to understanding Steve Jobs.

Walter Isaacson

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.

Carl Sagan

We are slaves to whatever we don't understand

Vernon Howard

Understanding is a three-edged sword. Your side, my side, and the truth.

J. Michael Straczynski

Subject the material world to the higher ends by understanding it in all its relations to daily life and action.

Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

Mother Teresa

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.


When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.


Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.

Charles Kettering

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Erma Bombeck

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.

Carl Sagan

We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.

Adlai Stevenson

There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things.

William Shakespeare

Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

Norman Vincent Peale

If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.

Kurt Lewin

BetweenOur birth and death we may touch understandingAs a moth brushes a window with its wing.

Christopher Fry

A man is given the choice between loving women and understanding them.

Ninon De L'Enclos

Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.

Robert Ley

Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it.

Glenn Beck

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

Muhammad Iqbal

Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg).


Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that thou mayest believe, but believe, that thou mayest understand.

Saint Augustine

Many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request.


Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.

Art Linkletter

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

Philip Roth

Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.

Jonathan Swift

I still understand a few words in life, but I no longer think they make a sentence.

Jean Rostand

Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?

Andre Gide

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Marie E. Eschenbach

The world only goes round by misunderstanding.

Charles Baudelaire

The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality.

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn

It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control.

Oprah Winfrey

There's something in this country that is so opposed to understanding the complexity of children.

Maurice Sendak

The simplest explanation is that it doesn't make sense.

Professor William Buechner

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

Arthur Lydiard

Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious.

Phillips Brooks

But my activities have been pretty much focused in the last almost 30 years on the recovery, of my own recovery, the understanding for my family of my recovery.

Betty Ford

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

Zsa Zsa Gabor

An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.

Bryant H. McGill

When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.

Stephen Covey

If you play it straight it's funny - the best comedy is always played straight down the middle. The adjustment is understanding from the screenplay that a moment is hilarious.

Tom Hiddleston

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