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Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?
Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.
Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
My personal feeling is that understanding evolution led me to atheism.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes.
The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding.
Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences.
The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.
I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding.
I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.
Vincent Van Gogh
A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.
Harry S. Truman
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
Dwight L. Moody
The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
Much learning does not teach understanding.
The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Metaphors are fine if they aid understanding, but sometimes they get in the way.
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