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People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
In order to more fully understand this reality, we must take into account other dimensions of a broader reality.
John Archibald Wheeler
You gotta understand, when moving images first started, people wanted sound, color, big screen and depth.
People have to start talking to know more about other cultures and to understand each other.
You've got to understand when a collaborator isn't satisfied anymore.
I never wanted to become an actress because I'd read great literature or seen great Shakespeare. It was more just wanting to understand what the people were really like, why they said all the strange things they did.
I can't understand why the front pages of newspapers can cover bird flu and swine flu and everybody is up in arms about that and we still haven't really woken up to the fact that so many women in sub-Saharan Africa - 60 percent of people in - infected with HIV are women.
Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it.
The endeavor to understand is the first and only basis of virtue.
If you don't understand your limitations you won't achieve much in your life.
I have a great relationship with my mother-in-law. We're both Leos, we understand each other.
It's no use of talking unless people understand what you say.
Zora Neale Hurston
We only understand that which already is within us.
Henri Frederic Amiel
If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else.
I'm fascinated by musicians who don't completely understand their territory; that's when you do your best work.
As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.
Women can't do everything at the same time, we need to understand milestones in our lives comes in segments.
Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?
On some levels, you can also have this feeling that we are being duped, somehow. And that the world is at play for something you would understand more if it were pure ideology. It is a very strange time and also basic things are being taken away.
No man can understand why a woman shouldn't prefer a good reputation to a good time.
I don't understand a way to work other than bold-facedly running towards failure.
Don't be gullible, use life before it uses you. Understand there are no free lunches, and for every action you take, there's a reaction.
It is hard to think of practical applications of the black hole. Because practical applications are so remote, many people assume we should not be interested. But this quest to understand the world is what defines us as human beings.
The problem is that modern fundamental physics is so far from you and me. The mathematics has become so much more complicated that you need at least 10 years to understand it. Fundamental physics has advanced so far from the understanding of most people that there is really a big disconnect.
For a songwriter, you don't really go to songwriting school; you learn by listening to tunes. And you try to understand them and take them apart and see what they're made of, and wonder if you can make one, too.
Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it!
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
The second truism that we must understand is that poverty does not create our social problems, our social problems create our poverty.
Affirmative action is a little like the professional football draft. The NFL awards its No. 1 draft choices to the lowest-ranked team in the league. It doesn't do this out of compassion or guilt. It's done for mutual survival. They understand that a league can only be as strong as its weakest team.
J. C. Watts
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