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I don't understand how somebody wouldn't have a sense of humor about themselves.
People couldn't understand why my mama would have this blind kid out doing things like cutting wood for the fire. But her thing was: He may be blind, but he ain't stupid.
I don't understand art-speak. My pictures are big doodles. I'm amazed what people come up with when they look at them. There's one of a figure with two heads that somebody thought must be a comment on the state of matrimony. None of it is a comment on anything.
I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.
Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business - the gambler always loses over the long term.
Marilyn vos Savant
A filmmaker doesn't have to suffer to show suffering. You just have to understand it. You don't have to die to shoot a death scene.
It's so hard when you're young to look at older people and understand that they have been where you are. It's the weirdest thing. You just can't get your head around that, can you? You can't get your head around the fact that someone who is 60 was once 16, if you're 16. But the fact is they have been, and they remember it.
As a young man, Yeats spoke to me in a way I could understand. Shakespeare I couldn't understand, but Yeats I could. It was his subject matter and also I really admired the way he put his personal life on the line.
I know that elections must be limited only to those who understand that the Arabs are the deadly enemy of the Jewish state, who would bring on us a slow Auschwitz - not with gas, but with knives and hatchets.
I don't understand why or how anyone ever pulled off the whole idea of 'women are inferior.'
We need to understand that an open society and free speech and press... really are the best weapons against al Qaeda and extremism.
And I asked my mother about it; I said, 'Is there something wrong?' She said, 'God... God makes people. You understand that, don't you?' And I said, 'Yeah!' She said, 'Who makes a rainbow?" I said, 'God.' She said, 'I never presumed to tell anyone who could make a rainbow what color to make children.'
My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me.
I think somehow men understand other men's need for respect differently than they understand it for a woman. I'm disappointed to have to say that, but I think it's undeniably true.
I don't think the critics could understand what we were doing.
Books, I don't know what you see in them. I can understand a person reading them, but I can't for the life of me see why people have to write them.
Use anything you can think of to understand and be understood, and you'll discover the creativity that connects you with others.
The Media is ruled by Satan. But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that.
We must still think of ourselves as pioneers to understand the importance of space.
A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
Women seem not to understand, or underestimate, the profound power they have over their husbands.
Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
In Italy they take cheap cloth and make it look expensive, but I take expensive cloth and make it look cheap. They just don't understand.
What I can't completely understand is most other people's fascination with what the famous among us do with their lips and the rest of their bodies. Why do ordinary people become the target of this curiosity simply by virtue of the fact that other people recognise their names and faces but know almost nothing else about them?
Now I am older, I understand we have to accept who we are.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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