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The fear really hits you. That's what you feel first. And then it's the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself.
When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
Unless we remember we cannot understand.
E. M. Forster
I don't fear death because I don't fear anything I don't understand. When I start to think about it, I order a massage and it goes away.
If you grow up in the South Bronx today or in south-central Los Angeles or Pittsburgh or Philadelphia, you quickly come to understand that you have been set apart and that there's no will in this society to bring you back into the mainstream.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this country have no more important obligation than to educate those who are going to replace us.
People don't understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that's been what has gotten me this far.
This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful.
Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.
War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.
Whenever a man encounters a woman in a mood he doesn't understand, he wants to know if she's tired.
George Jean Nathan
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
I write to understand as much as to be understood.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
Pearl S. Buck
In the end, people are persuaded not by what we say, but by what they understand.
John C. Maxwell
The stories that I want to tell, especially as a director, don't necessarily have a perfect ending because, the older you get, the more you appreciate a good day versus a happy ending. You understand that life continues on the next day; the reality of things is what happens tomorrow.
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
Emile M. Cioran
I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers.
William Tecumseh Sherman
We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves, if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love.
You can learn all about the human condition from covering the crime beat in a big city - you don't need to go to Beirut for that - but a foreign correspondent begins to understand poverty from a different perspective.
P. J. O'Rourke
I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
I think the supernatural is a catch-all for everything we don't understand about the vast other parts of life that we cannot perceive.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
I do believe that in order to be a successful negotiator that as a diplomat, you have to be able to put yourself into the other person's shoes. Unless you can understand what is motivating them, you are never going to be able to figure out how to solve a particular problem.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.
James Russell Lowell
I mean I think that when you've got a big brain, when you find yourself planted in a world with a brain big enough to understand quite a lot of what you see around you, but not everything, you naturally fall to thinking about the deep mysteries. Where do we come from? Where does the world come from? Where does the universe come from?
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