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The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
I am told that the first comprehensible word I uttered as a child was 'home.'
What does culture want? To make infinity comprehensible.
For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.
Products have to be designed in a way that they are comprehensible.
If you're going to believe in God, if you're going to take that leap of faith, as I do, then the God that seems the most comprehensible to me would be the God who set us spinning and said 'Good luck.'
I cannot imagine a context that would some day, in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September 11 an understandable or comprehensible political act.
No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution.
This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation. This is what makes it so frightening. This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion. They don't want to confront this horror. So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.
Life provides material for its agitation which makes its general views comprehensible to the masses.
The idea of 'advice,' in terms of telling people advice or asking people for advice, has become not comprehensible to me, to a certain degree, due to feeling, like, for something to be accurately defined as 'good' or 'bad,' I would want to know the context, goal, perspective for it.
My gift seems to be that I am able to tell a story in a comprehensible and engaging way.
Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding.
Textbook science is beautiful! Textbook science is comprehensible, unlike mere fascinating words that can never be truly beautiful. Elementary science textbooks describe simple theories, and simplicity is the core of scientific beauty. Fascinating words have no power, nor yet any meaning, without the math.
Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
I think the law should be comprehensible not only to those who work with it but also to those who are governed by it.
Many performance poets seem to believe that yelling a poem makes it comprehensible. They are wrong.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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