Quotation Explorer - 'Incomprehensible'

The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible. - Albert Einstein
[Men] are incomprehensible animals... They walk about boasting of their wisdom, strength, and sovereignty, while they have not sense so much as to swallow an apple with the aid of an Eve to put it down their throats. - Frances Wright
We know that in some way, incomprehensible to us, his suffering satisfied the demands of justice, ransomed penitent souls from the pains and penalties of sin, and made mercy available to those who believe in his holy name. - Bruce R. McConkie
I believe that love and forgiveness engages an incomprehensible healing force and sometimes true healing occurs, but always an emotional and spiritual healing happens. - Angeli Maun Akey
There are only two problems in my life. The political ones are insoluble and the economic ones are incomprehensible. - Alec Douglas-Home
Those who generate fog are Wizards of Oz hoping desperately that nobody pulls the curtain to reveal a trembling little writer behind it. This seldom happens. Readers who dare to point out that incomprehensible writing can't be comprehended risk being told that the problem is theirs. - Ralph Keyes
Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible. - Eugene Ionesco
You've got your phenomenon on one hand. Concrete and knowable. On the other hand you've got the incomprehensible. You call it God, but to me, God or no, it remains just that, the unknowable. - Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess
Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent. - John Maynard Keynes
I think only an idiot can be an atheist. We must admit that there exists an incomprehensible power or force with limitless foresight and knowledge that started the whole universe going in the first place. - Christian B. Anfinsen
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. - Albert Einstein
For the writer, the serial killer is, abstractly, an analogue of the imagination's caprices and amorality; the sense that, no matter the dictates and even the wishes of the conscious social self, the life or will or purpose of the imagination is incomprehensible, unpredictable. - Joyce Carol Oates
God is represented as infinite, eternal, incomprehensible; he is contained under every predicate in non that the logic of ignorance could fabricate. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious. - Letitia Landon
God is our Father and loves us, even when his silence remains incomprehensible. - Pope Benedict XVI
You look back in time to when there was slavery and you think 'how did people even remotely believe that this was a good idea?'.It's incomprehensible for us to think of what the mindset was 100 or 200 years ago. I hope to make the present as incomprehensible to the future as the past is to us. - Stefan Molyneux
Without your stories, without your heroes and their awesome powers, how could you explain this, this here, this incomprehensible real that ever refuses to embrace any rule, any cliché besides the intransigent, pathetic truth that we all end, that no one comes back. - Tom King
Words of wisdom are easier said when shown, otherwise, they are incomprehensible. - Michael Brett Turner
The aim of science is to make difficult things understandable in a simpler way; the aim of poetry is to state simple things in an incomprehensible way. The two are incompatible. - Paul A.M. Dirac
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible. - Alfred A. Knopf
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. - Jane Austen
To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always has been alone, and any other social state is unthinkable. - Robert H. Baker
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