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Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

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

Picture quote by Jimi Hendrix about wisdom

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ⏤ Jimi Hendrix

Picture quote by Carl Jung about irritates

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

Picture quote about communication

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

Picture quote by Sayings about people

The worst distance between to people is misunderstanding. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about anger

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

Picture quote by Voltaire about sense

Common sense is not so common. ⏤ Voltaire

Picture quote by Lloyd Alexander about reality

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

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

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

Picture quote by E. M. Forster about memories

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

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, leader

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

Aristotle, philosopher

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, speaker

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Stephen Covey, businessman

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

Lao Tzu, philosopher

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

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

Indira Gandhi, politician

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

Emma Goldman, activist

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

Neil Armstrong, astronaut

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

Albert Einstein, physicist

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, author

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

Elbert Hubbard, writer

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, singer songwriter

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

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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, physicist

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, scientist

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, actor

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

Guy Finley, writer

To perceive is to suffer.

Aristotle, philosopher

The man of understanding finds everything laughable.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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

Upton Sinclair, author

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

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

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

Walter F. Mondale, lawyer

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Leonardo da Vinci, artist

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, novelist

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, novelist

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

Thomas Hobbes, philosopher

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, scientist

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

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

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, writer

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., judge

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

George Eliot, author

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

Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle,

Understanding is a two-way street.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

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, philosopher

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

Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister

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

Nikki Giovanni, poet

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, author

Folks never understand the folks they hate.

James Russell Lowell, poet

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

Homer, poet

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, author

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, psychologist

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

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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, psychologist

Man know much more than he understands.

Alfred Adler, psychologist

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, author

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

Emma Goldman, activist

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, writer

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

Carl Sagan, astronomer

We are slaves to whatever we don't understand

Vernon Howard, author

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

J. Michael Straczynski, producer

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, leader

No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

Plato, philosopher

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

Euripides, poet

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, inventor

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

Erma Bombeck, humorist

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

Carl Sagan, astronomer

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

Adlai Stevenson, politician

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

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

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

Kurt Lewin, psychologist

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

Christopher Fry, playwright

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

Ninon De L'Enclos, author

Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something.

Robert Ley, soldier

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

Glenn Beck, journalist

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, poet

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

Saint Augustine, philosopher

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, journalist

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

Philip Roth, novelist

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

Jonathan Swift, writer

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

Jean Rostand, scientist

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

Andre Gide, novelist

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Marie E. Eschenbach,

The world only goes round by misunderstanding.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

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

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, coach

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, entertainer

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

Maurice Sendak, artist

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, athlete

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

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

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

Phillips Brooks, clergyman

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


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, first lady

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

Zsa Zsa Gabor, actress

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

Bryant H. McGill, poet

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, actor

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.

Martin H. Fischer,

The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.

Woodrow Wilson, president

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