Quotation Explorer - 'Comprehend'

A society that believes in nothing can offer no argument even against death. A culture that has lost its faith in life cannot comprehend why it should be endured. - Andrew Coyne
Don't let me get into your head. I will twist it and alter it until even you won't recognize yourself. You cannot begin to comprehend the power I possess. I can harm you in any way impossible. - Troy Bisson
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless. - Niccolo Machiavelli
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Henri Bergson
Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation. - Balroop Singh
The way we can replenish our memories is to look back at textual information that we have either written or read before. If that method is accomplished, we can comprehend and complete tasks that require us to use more critical thinking. - Saaif Alam
Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions. - Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Giving style to one’s character - a great and rare art! It is exercised by those who see all the strengths and weaknesses of their own natures and then comprehend them in an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason and even weakness delights the eye. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The Major only glanced at the newspaper these days, tired of trying to comprehend a situation which defied comprehension, a war without battles or trenches. - J.G. Farrell
There comes a time when attachments no longer clasp you; the drift begins slowly and you can comprehend that all relationships are hollow, phoney and transient. - Balroop Singh
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see. - Friedrich Nietzsche
At times poems can be like riddles, too difficult to decipher or comprehend. But how else does one come to understand what can only be felt but not said? - Raneem Kayyali
He [the poet] brings out the inner part of things and presents them to men in such a way that they cannot refuse but must accept it. But how the mere choice and rhythm of words should produce so magical an effect no one has yet been able to comprehend, and least of all the poets themselves. - Hilaire Belloc
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Self-knowledge is the great power by which we comprehend and control our lives - Vernon Howard
It is be­cause freedom means the renun­ciation of direct control of individual efforts that a free society can make use of so much more knowledge than the mind of the wisest ruler could comprehend. - Friedrich Hayek
I write in order to comprehend, not to express myself. - Anna Kamieńska
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Love is... Something that is easily done by those who know how to respect itHard for those who don't know how to comprehend or accept itA feeling that can break through any barrierOr disable the harness of the strongest carrier - Nausha Miller
I spend my days trying to remember what only my soul knows but my mind can't comprehend. - Raneem Kayyali
Mind can comprehend things only at its particular level of vibration. As the mind become calm and quiet it can see and understand deeper things. - Thomas Vazhakunnathu
If the people can’t comprehend or don’t want to apprehend the approach of a person being honest in own attitude towards resolving any issues, then they will squarely put the blame or burden on him by saying that he lacks ability to make them understand his views. - Anuj Somany
The cross has become a symbol in much of the Western world, misused by many rock stars and others who do not comprehend its significance. - Billy Graham
All I know, all I can comprehend of the mathematics of a life, are the times your hand is inside my hand, and the times it is not. - Tyler Knott Gregson
People mean well; they just aren't here enough to get what we are dealing with or what home means to my mother. Everyone thinks they know what should be done, and their suggestions make me suspect they must consider me an idiot who doesn't comprehend the situation. - George Hodgman
I am madness maddened! That wild madness that's only calm to comprehend itself! - Herman Melville
Admire and adore the Author of the telescopic universe, love and esteem the work, do all in your power to lessen ill, and increase good, but never assume to comprehend. - John Adams
The immense distance between God and humanity is the indispensable backdrop to a Christian idea of revelation. To reduce God to the level of human thought and human imagination, so that we can comprehend God, is to lose a sense of the very thing that distinguishes God as God. - A.J. Conyers
There's a logical reason for everything in the universe even if we cannot comprehend, understand, or express that reason. - Jared Alexander
I Can’t Live without You. expresses the full meaning of true love. It is a beautiful and powerful emotion, words can never express, nor can the mind comprehend its connection within two souls. - Ellen J. Barrier
Sometimes to comprehend one's message you have to use mirror or a water. - umar inuwa sa'eed kibiya
Life is more fragile and precious than I can comprehend, but believe me, I'm trying. - John O'Callaghan
That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion. - Albert Einstein
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. - Socrates
Music--the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
deep inside I know that trying to figure things out leads to blindness, that the desire to understand has a built-in brutality that erases what you seek to comprehend. Only experience is sensitive. - Peter Høeg
We’ve yet to comprehend the impervious reality that to gain ‘life’ we have to do the most scandalous thing imaginable, and that is to work ‘against’ the whole of our humanity and give everything away. And yet to give everything away is to work ‘with’ the whole of God’s character. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
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