Quotes About Understand

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Albert Einstein
“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
Albert Einstein

Elbert Hubbard
“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.”
Elbert Hubbard

Nicholas Sparks
“I dont think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.”
Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

Marvin J. Ashton
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”
Marvin J. Ashton

Vera Nazarian
“Love is made up of three unconditional properties in equal measure:

1. Acceptance
2. Understanding
3. Appreciation

Remove any one of the three and the triangle falls apart.

Which, by the way, is something highly inadvisable. Think about it — do you really want to live in a world of only two dimensions?

So, for the love of a triangle, please keep love whole.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Victoria Schwab
“When no one understands, that's usually a good sign that you're wrong.”
Victoria Schwab, Vicious

Nicholas Sparks
“I know the Lord has a plan for us all, but sometimes, I just don't understand what the message can be.”
Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

Anton Chekhov
“You have lost your reason and taken the wrong path. You have taken lies for truth, and hideousness for beauty. You would marvel if, owing to strange events of some sorts, frogs and lizards suddenly grew on apple and orange trees instead of fruit, or if roses began to smell like a sweating horse; so I marvel at you who exchange heaven for earth. I don't want to understand you.”
Anton Chekhov

Chaim Potok
“…everything has a past. Everything – a person, an object, a word, everything. If you don’t know the past, you can’t understand the present and plan properly for the future.”
Chaim Potok, Davita's Harp

Steve Maraboli
“The more I understand the mind and the human experience, the more I begin to suspect there is no such thing as unhappiness; there is only ungratefulness.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Jonathan Safran Foer
“Darling,
You asked me to write you a letter, so I am writing you a letter. I do not know why I am writing you this letter, or what this letter is supposed to be about, but I am writing it nonetheless, because I love you very much and trust that you have some good purpose for having me write this letter. I hope that one day you will have the experience of doing something you do not understand for someone you love.
Your father”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Lao Tzu
“Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.”
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Shannon A. Thompson
“I wanted to punch him and understand him at the same time.”
Shannon A. Thompson, Take Me Tomorrow

Peter Høeg
“To want to understand is an attempt to recapture something we have lost.”
Peter Høeg, Smilla's Sense of Snow

Habeeb Akande
“The more you overthink the less you will understand.”
Habeeb Akande

Richard Feynman
“(Joan,1941) She wrote me a letter asking,"How can I read it?,Its so hard." I told her to start at the beginning and read as far as you can get until you're lost. Then start again at the beginning and keep working through until you can understand the whole book. And thats what she did”
Richard Feynman

Jorge Luis Borges
“There is an hour of the afternoon when the plain is on the verge of saying something. It never says, or perhaps it says it infinitely, or perhaps we do not understand it, or we understand it and it is untranslatable as music.”
Jorge Luis Borges

Werner Heisenberg
“Whenever we proceed from the known into the unknown we may hope to understand, but we may have to learn at the same time a new meaning of the word 'understanding.”
Werner Heisenberg, Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science

Megan Chance
“Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don't understand.”
Megan Chance, The Spiritualist

Toba Beta
“If I lie about truth which you will know somehow later,
then you would call me a liar. But If you're willing to dig
further about truth that force me do it, then you would
understand my reason. But you wouldn't acknowledge it.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Dejan Stojanovic
“He will understand when it is too late that it is easier to love.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

Kurt Lewin
“If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.”
Kurt Lewin

Aimee Carter
“But the world is out there, and it understands that the illusion of knowledge and freedom is not the same as the real thing. Eventually it will fade, and there are those who will do whatever it takes to make that happen sooner rather than later.”
Aimee Carter, Pawn

Phyllis McGinley
“A mother's hardest to forgive.
Life is the fruit she longs to hand you
Ripe on a plate. And while you live,
Relentlessly she understands you.”
Phyllis McGinley

“Let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the LORD, exercising loving kindness, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight,” says the LORD.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

Ally Condie
“My mother looks at me with love and understanding, and I realize: she knows what my father did. She knows what I want. She knows and even though she would not destroy a tissue sample or love someone who is not her Match, she still loves us, even though we have done those things.”
Ally Condie, Matched

Criss Jami
“Question like a child, reason like an adult, and write like a sage.”
Criss Jami, Healology

Anne Bishop
“The Dimwit's Guide to the Female Mind might assist your efforts in understanding human females. But it must be pointed out that this subject can be a dangerous adventure and should be undertaken with extreme caution. After all, human males have been trying to understand their females for generations, and most of the time they come away from these encounters looking like someone stuck their tails into an electric socket.”
Anne Bishop, Marked in Flesh

“Understanding languages and other cultures builds bridges. It is the fastest way to bring the world closer together and to Truth. Through understanding, people will be able to see their similarities before differences.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Confucius
“You can force the people to obey; you cannot force them to understand.”
Confucius

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