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When a man says he is building a house for himself and his posterity, he does not mean to be understood as saying that he has any thought of binding them, nor is it to be inferred that he is so foolish as to imagine that he has any right or power to bind them, to live in it.
I've never understood why some people hesitate before diving into unfamiliar tasks or activities. I couldn't imagine wanting more instructions about anything.
As I absorbed life here and understood it better, I just completely fell in love with England.
Nine times out of 10, women don't want to fix a problem, they just want to be understood. I'll never get that.
Being understood is not the most essential thing in life.
No one who has understood even a fraction of what science has told us about the universe can fail to be in awe of both the cosmos and of science.
No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
All my ex-girlfriends or wives are all kind of great friends and I've never understood somebody who can live with somebody for five or six years and then not like them.
My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.
George Washington understood that the Bible is the place where God's records of right and wrong are kept.
The first thing that I learned - and I understood it at a really young age - was that I could get a laugh. Really early. Because my mother and father are funny.
The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images.
We all put obstacles in our own path toward personal style, myself included. If we understood why we constructed these practical and emotional obstacles, we might move beyond it to healthier, happier perceptions of ourselves and, ideally, a better sense of self-esteem.
I think my wife understood from the day I met her how important she was to me and how important it was for me becoming a husband and a father.
The tribal community lived in the totality of circular time; the farmers of God's universe understood before and after; workers of the clockwork universe lived by the tick; and we creatures of the digital era must relate to the pulse.
Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
Our relatives form the natural setting of our childhood. We understand ourselves best and are best understood by others through the persons who came nearest to us in our earliest years.
It seems, though, that historically we have now reached a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood always and only as presumptive victims.
In the fall of 1978, I left the religious, conservative, biracial, slow-paced culture of South Carolina for the secular, liberal, multi-ethnic, intense culture of Princeton University. Like most immigrants, I was looking for a better life in a place I only half understood.
George W. Bush was president through some of the darkest days of our history and yet his optimism never waned. He is optimistic by nature, but he also understood the importance of always communicating a sense that things will get better.
I've never quite understood that feeling: that you arrive in a strange place, yet you want to have nothing but familiar experiences.
I have never understood the Iowa caucus.
Sometimes I haven't understood why he has done things and why things happened, but I know that God has a plan.
You want to be understood by the sophisticated few but you also have to be more loud somehow, otherwise your message doesn't go through.
When Ignatius understood that God did not wish him to remain at Jerusalem, he began to consider what he should do. The plan he approved and adopted was to enter upon a course of study in order to be better fitted to save souls.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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