Understanding Quotes And Sayings


Understanding Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of understanding quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.”
– Aaron Burr

“When I’m ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say. ”
Abraham Lincoln

“The special virtue of freedom is not that it makes you richer and more powerful but that it gives you more time to understand what it means to be alive.”
– Adam Gopnik

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

“Not being understood may be taken as a sign that there is much in one to understand.”
– Alain de Botton

Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.”
– Alan Dean Foster

“The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.”
Albert Einstein

“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”
– Albert Einstein

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ”
– Albert Einstein

“And we all know love is a glass which makes even a monster appear fascinating.”
– Alberto Moravia

“But then every man is ludicrous if you look at him from outside, without taking into account what’s going on in his heart and mind.”
– Aldous Huxley

“What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears.”
– Alice Walker

“You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.”
– Amy Tan

“Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.”
– Anais Nin, Henry and June

“And without understanding, could each properly love the other?”
– Anita Brookner

“It’s always about timing. If it’s too soon, no one understands. If it’s too late, everyone’s forgotten.”
– Anna Wintour

“A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning.”
– Anonymous

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.”

“The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one’s sympathy the gloom of somebody else.”
– Arnold Bennett

“There’s nothing as significant as a human face. Nor as eloquent. We can never really know another person, except by our first glance at him. Because, in that glance, we know everything. Even though we’re not always wise enough to unravel the knowledge.”
– Ayn Rand

“Yearn to understand first and to be understood second.”
– Beca Lewis

“Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean.”
– Bob Dylan

“There’s nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else.”
– Brad Meltzer

“Understanding requires insight. Insight must be anchored.”
– Brian Greene

“To understand everything is to forgive everything.”

“We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest, also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.”
– Carl Jung

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

“Understanding is a kind of ecstasy”
– Carl Sagan

“There are those who know and those who don’t know. And for every ten thousand who don’t know there’s only one who knows. That’s the miracle of all time–the fact that these millions know so much but don’t know this.”
– Carson McCuller

“There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.”
– Charles Kettering

“I could not answer the ceaseless inward question-why I thus suffered; now, at the distance of-I will not say how many years, I see it clearly.”
– Charlotte Brontë

“Knowledge is comfortable and a necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, but if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.”
– Chesterfield

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
Chinese Proverb

“The one who understands does not speak; the one who speaks does not understand.”
– Chinese Proverb

“Sometimes it is only a True Friend who knows what we mean when we try to speak. Somebody who has spent a lot of time with us, and listens carefully to what we are trying to say, and tries to understand.”
– Cressida Cowell

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