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100+ Understanding Quotes

Understanding is important than knowledge and learning. To do something first one have to understand that. When you understand the job, half is done. Understandings is also important in relations. Both in personal and social relations there should be understanding. This is a collection of 100+ Understanding quotes.


1. Be patient and understanding. Life is too short to be vengeful or malicious. Phillips Brooks
2. Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi
3. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Khalil Gibran
4. A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul. Minna Antrim
5. Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding. Mahatma Gandhi
6. Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. Rollo May
7. The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people. Maria Montessori
8. Understanding is a two-way street. Eleanor Roosevelt
9. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
10. The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. Leonardo da Vinci
11. Acceptance doesn't mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there's got to be a way through it. Michael J. Fox
12. Successful negotiation is not about getting to 'yes'; it's about mastering 'no' and understanding what the path to an agreement is. Christopher Voss
13. The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others. John Locke
14. Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone
15. Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Martin Luther King, Jr.
16. The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. J. K. Rowling
17. All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. Immanuel Kant
18. My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all. Stephen Hawking
19. The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. Carl Sagan
20. Communication will bring understanding and understanding will cause harmonious mutual relationships which can establish peace and stability. Lobsang Tenzin
21. Together with open conversations and greater understanding, we can ensure that attitudes for mental health change and children receive the support they deserve. Kate Middleton
22. When I understand myself, I understand you, and out of that understanding comes love. Jiddu Krishnamurti
23. You can't go into new life experiences without the understanding that yeah, you may fail, but knowing you might fail can't stop you from trying. Alice Dreger
24. A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. Marshall McLuhan
25. We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success. Arianna Huffington
26. Successful engineering is all about understanding how things break or fail. Henry Petroski
27. Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed. CeeLo Green
28. Listening to and understanding our inner sufferings will resolve most of the problems we encounter. Thich Nhat Hanh
29. Science provides an understanding of a universal experience. Arts provide a universal understanding of a personal experience. Mae Jemison
30. It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair
31. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. Margaret Thatcher
32. Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. Carl Sagan
33. You can't be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you're gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation. Bruce Springsteen
34. The proper route to an understanding of the world is an examination of our errors about it. Errol Morris
35. To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal. William James
36. Understanding the long, sordid history of gun control in America is key to understanding the dangers of disarming. Niger Innis
37. A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding. Douglas MacArthur
38. It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual. Jeremy Bentham
39. A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego. Muhammad Iqbal
40. The key to personal style is understanding your individual beauty enough to know which looks will work for you and which probably won't. Stacy London
41. Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance; and that is always conducive to humility and reverence. Robert Andrews Millikan
42. Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely. Marcus Aurelius
43. If you can't read, the only thing you can do is enjoy the pictures, not the whole story. Reading is the key to knowledge. Knowledge is the key to understanding. So read on, young man! Read on, young lady! Mr. T
44. Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. Jim Rohn
45. Skill at helping people grow spiritually, like skill at playing chess, depends on understanding and valuing differences. John Ortberg
46. Much learning does not teach understanding. Heraclitus
47. Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom. Clifford Stoll
48. Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding. Burt Rutan
49. For me context is the key - from that comes the understanding of everything. Kenneth Noland
50. Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem. Jiddu Krishnamurti
51. Happiness comes from the full understanding of your own being. Marina Abramovic
52. The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge. Rene Descartes
53. The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding. Winifred Holtby
54. Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist. Marquis de Sade
55. Understanding is a three-edged sword. Your side, my side, and the truth. J. Michael Straczynski
56. If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are. Oprah Winfrey
57. Read, read, read. Read good books. You will strengthen your understanding of story. Your vocabulary will be the richer for it. Carmen Agra Deedy
58. Our understanding of the human brain can be dramatically accelerated if we collect and share research data on an exponentially wider scale. Tan Le
59. Change begins with understanding and understanding begins by identifying oneself with another person: in a word, empathy. The arts enable us to put ourselves in the minds, eyes, ears and hearts of other human beings. Richard Eyre
60. It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. Erma Bombeck
61. Failure is central to engineering. Every single calculation that an engineer makes is a failure calculation. Successful engineering is all about understanding how things break or fail. Henry Petroski
62. The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. Lao Tzu
63. Diversity means understanding. Stuart Scott
64. Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. John Locke
65. Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it. Glenn Beck
66. Intellects whose desires have outstripped their understanding. Friedrich August von Hayek
67. A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others. Chin-Ning Chu
68. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings of our lives. Helen Mirren
69. Any fool can know. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein
70. Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery. J.K. Rowling
71. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. C.G. Jung
72. Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie
73. Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach. Aristotle
74. Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. Marie Curie
75. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one. Marvin J. Ashton
76. Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't mean. Bob Dylan
77. It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair
78. Just because we don't understand doesn't mean that the explanation doesn't exist. Madeleine L'Engle
79. Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. Dalai Lama XIV
80. I know you despise me; allow me to say, it is because you do not understand me. Elizabeth Gaskell
81. If you can't understand it without an explanation, you can't understand it with an explanation. Haruki Murakami
82. Why should things be easy to understand? Thomas Pynchon
83. True love is born from understanding. Gautama Buddha
84. there's nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else. Brad Meltze
85. Not being understood may be taken as a sign that there is much in one to understand. Alain de Botton
86. Kind people offer compassion and understanding regardless. Shannon L. Alder
87. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy. Carl Sagan
88. The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. Confucius
89. Do you understand? I don't want you to do a thing if you don't understand it. Kristin Cashore
90. I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace. Helen Keller
91. We understand more than we know. Margaret Atwood
92. One day, may we all meet together in the light of understanding. Malcolm X
93. You will learn most things by looking, but reading gives understanding. Reading will make you free. Paul Rand
94. It is so difficult - at least, I find it difficult - to understand people who speak the truth. E.M. Forster
95. We always vilify what we don't understand. Nenia Campbell
96. To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; not to realize that you do not understand is a defect. Lao Tzu
97. Understanding is not absolutely final. What's now right could be wrong later. Toba Beta
98. Sometimes you can only understand why things happen when you see them in the rearview mirror. Ron Hall
99. The key to understanding any people is in its art: its writing, painting, sculpture. Louis L'Amour
100. I can always forgive where I understand. Jude Morgan
101. Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge. Thich Nhat Hanh
102. A perfect love is not all about devotion and loyalty, it is understanding little tiny things. M.F. Moonzajer

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