Quotation Explorer - 'Misunderstood'

Kindness is a language more often misunderstood than taken at face value. - Joyce Rachelle
suffering is a misunderstood pain - Haruki Murakami
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. - Audre Lorde
Form follows function-that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union. - Frank Lloyd Wright
To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We often misunderstood between having good number of friends and having number of good friends. - Vijay Dhameliya
Every Profound thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood - Fredrich Nietzsche
You know it never ceases to amaze me how people twist your words.I used to et it bother me that I was so misunderstood, but now I realise, I can tell a lot about people by what they CHOOSE to see in me - Karen Gibbs
The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Shyza Chaudhry
Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood. - H. L. Mencken
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. - Jean Cocteau
A long time ago, there was a man as misunderstood as we are and they nailed him to a fucking cross!
If you follow the ancient maps written on the stars, no person will ever understand you. So if you could read these maps, would you follow them? And forever be misunderstood? Or would you close your eyes tightly and pretend to be like everyone else? - C. JoyBell C.
I realised early on that being an author is a hugely misunderstood job. - Sara Sheridan
Her complexity is a glorious fire that consumes, while her simplicity goes unapproachable. But if one takes time to understand her, there is something beautiful to find, something simple to be loved. But she goes unloved, for being misunderstood. - Anthony Liccione
Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepare to see them misunderstood. - H. L. Mencken
She felt lost and misunderstood. She felt like she was drowning. Overwhelmed. Unaccepted. Alone. - Tina J. Richardson
And there you sit, gloating over what you have done, as if you were a martyr or a public benefactor -- as complacent and smug and misunderstood as a princess from the moon forced to herd goats! - Hope Mirrlees
The knowledge or information from different source can be misunderstood, unless you experience life, within. All the wisdom and bliss comes from within, and you can have, all the answers of life, when you look inside. - Roshan Sharma
Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood. - William Howard Taft
No one has something original or important to say will willing we run the risk of being misunderstood; people who write obscurely are either unskilled in writing or up to mischief - William Zinsser
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