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My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.
A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow.
Johann Georg Hamann
I have never understood the Iowa caucus.
When I brought 'El Topo' to New York, no one understood the picture. But John Lennon understood. John and Yoko Ono, they presented 'El Topo' in the United States; they introduced it.
Pastors have historically understood their primary battle to be not the battle to build a big church, but the battle against the power of sin.
Although I was always very happy in Britain, I never stopped thinking of America as home, in the fundamental sense of the term. It was where I came from, what I really understood, the base against which all else was measured.
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.
Lincoln was not an intellectual, but no one in 200 years understood the language of the King James Bible or learned Blackstone's Laws of England, or Cicero, or the language of the Founding Fathers, better than he did.
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.
We never used to blink at taking a leadership role in the world. And we understood leadership often required something other than drones and bombs. We accepted global leadership not just for humanitarian reasons, but also because it was in our own best interest. We knew we couldn't isolate ourselves from trouble. There was no place to hide.
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?
Look, the center right coalition in American politics today is best understood as a coalition of groups and individuals that on the issue that brings them to politics what they want from the government is to be left alone.
President Reagan, Jack Kemp and other advocates of supply-side economics understood that pro-growth tax, spending and economic policies were essential to America's long-term economic and fiscal health.
Nine times out of 10, women don't want to fix a problem, they just want to be understood. I'll never get that.
One aspect of fast London life I have never understood, for example, is the custom of the gym. Why do people go to gyms?
Even the holy men who lived before the coming of Christ understood that God had in mind plans of peace for the human race.
The ancients understood the regulation of power better than the regulation of liberty.
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.
What do you think, that a dollar in a savings account is freedom? Maybe you have understood nothing I have said.
I understood the importance in principle of public key cryptography but it's all moved much faster than I expected. I did not expect it to be a mainstay of advanced communications technology.
Fortunately, the courts discharged me every time after they understood what I had done.
Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and on my arrival I was fully convinced that he understood it.
I was the true future. I understood Communism better than they did.
I was trying to find out what it was that everybody else understood without giving up my stubborn and hard-won lack of understanding.
There's all kinds of mothers, so to use the label 'mother' and to think you really understood all that a human being is because she's a mother, is a mistake.
The system is the work of art; the visual work of art is the proof of the System. The visual aspect can't be understood without understanding the system. It isn't what it looks like but what it is that is of basic importance.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
Katharine Lee Bates
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