Quotation Explorer - 'Understanding'

The truth is, life grows and evolved inside of you and, it has nothing to do with any other person except you. The truth of life grows and evolves, in the form of understanding. - Roshan Sharma
The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly.
Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding. - Richard Bach
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace. - Helen Keller
Understanding moulds the life of a man and governs it. - Sunday Adelaja
The level of consciousness defines the level of understanding and awareness. - Debasish Mridha
A hater is a person with a complete understanding of your destiny but assigns him or her self as a representative to work tirelessly on your misery. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
The rather difficult antagonists towards the Faith consist not nearly of the cruel and heartless, nihilistic intellectuals who hate God and humanity, but the well-meaning spirits who for the most part lack Spiritual understanding. - Criss Jami
One cannot speak about love for God and neighbor without having a standard of communication, respect, honor, and without understanding how precious every human being is. - Sunday Adelaja
Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated any other way. - Sheri Dew
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history. - George Orwell
To inquire into the intricacies of a distant landscape, then, is to provoke thoughts about one’s own interior landscape, and the familiar landscapes of memory. The land urges us to come around to an understanding of ourselves. - Barry López
I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding. - James Boswell
Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander
The argument is made that naming God is never really naming God but only naming our understanding of God. To take our ideas of the divine and hold them as if they correspond to the reality of God is thus to construct a conceptual idol built from the materials of our mind. - Peter Rollins
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. - C.G. Jung
An understanding of Jesus is not a mere matter of intelligence. He has to be accepted by faith. - Lloyd C. Douglas
Friendship is a wonderful thing.True friends are a treasure to hunt.Making a lot a friends does not make any sense Sincerity,,loyalty and understanding are the key factors in a meaningful friendship. Only very few possess all these qualities.And only very few are blessed with true friends - Deepti
Understanding wasn't always necessary as long as you believed.
The language of understanding is not the words, but the silence. The language of love is not the promise, but the feelings. - Debasish Mridha
You always have a choice to know your life and live with the understanding or simply give up, to the daily pressure of life. - Roshan Sharma
The aim of interpretation is not agreement but understanding - Donald Davidson
I fear falling in love and understanding why. - Dominic Riccitello
It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding. - Kahlil Gibran
Metaphysics is not the result of understanding the limitations of physics.It’s rather the result of the limitation in understanding physics. - M.R. Shabanali
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence, if they lack understanding. On the whole, men are more good than bad; that, however, isn't the real point. But they are more or less ignorant, and it is this that we call vice or virtue; - Albert Camus
Nothing: a landscape, a glass of wine, a little loveless love, and the vague sadness caused by our understanding nothing and having lost the little we're given. - Álvaro de Campos
Knowing is important, but understanding is everything. - Debasish Mridha
Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
By lack of understanding they remained insane. - George Orwell
People sometimes get so lost in their own beliefs that they fail to gain truth and understanding. You can't get the whole picture just by relying on your own perception. Never be afraid of the truth. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Most of our failures in understanding one another have less to do with what is heard than with what is intended and what is inferred. - George Armitage Miller
The defects of the understanding, like those of the face, grow worse as we grow old. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Only the one who has the understanding of time will be ready to give an account to the Lord for what He did on this earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Anyone can become a MONEY MAGNET if they have the right tools, understanding, a burning desire and legitimate reasons to become one. - CK Arora
Vaccination was, and is, thoroughly infused with our politics, our social values, and our cultural norms. By acknowledging and understanding the divergent reasons why we've vaccinated in the past, however, we just may ensure the continued success of vaccination in the future. - Elena Conis
Where is the path to Grown-Up Land? How do I get there? Or will I just get old, not understanding that I'm no longer young? - Tish Grier
The growth of understanding follows an ascending spiral rather than a straight line.
Understanding proximate cause is also like understanding your mother: It can take years and then, just when you think you have her figured out, she surprises you. - Peter F. Lake
Understanding is to knowledge what the flesh is to the body. Insight is to wisdom what life is to the soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Understanding someone, is the sign of True Maturity,Forgiving them is that of True Wisdom. - Wordions
Scoring well on tests is the sort of happy thing that gets the school district the greenbacks they crave. Understanding and appreciating the material are secondary. - Libba Bray
...unlike knowledge, understanding cannot be taught. It must be achieved. - Dave Donovan
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. - W. Clement Stone
This world is not at fault, the world is beautiful. If your understanding is wrong, what can the world do? - Dada Bhagwan
Understanding Scripture in a language other than the heart language in which we think and experience emotion is "like trying to eat soup with a fork. You can get a little taste, but you cannot get nourished. - William Cameron Townsend
If we do not judge flow of life by the limited human understanding, we will flow through life calmly and effortlessly. - Aditya Ajmera
Whenever God wants to intervene in the affairs of the earth, he intervenes through light, illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding, wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding. - Bill Bullard
The biggest power play in the world is understanding your own power and then unleashing it to reach your goals and follow your dreams. - La La Anthony
It doesn’t pain so much seeing one who can’t or don’t understand often the right points of others as much understanding a person who out of own selfishness, either ignorantly or intentionally, often supports the wrong people. - Anuj Somany
Those of little understanding say the world will soon end. It is the current age that is coming to an end. The end of this age is the beginning of the next. - Compton Gage
Life's lessons aren't always new. Often they're the same old worn-out truths offering us greater depths of wisdom and understanding. - Richelle E. Goodrich
When we seek to understand what makes each of us different before we seek to be understood, we learn. Understanding fosters mutual respect for one another. - D'Andre Lampkin
Belief is just the place of understanding you are at the moment. Without an open mind, you will be standing in that one spot forever. - Dannye Williamsen
Science fiction is the one literature that deals with today's reality - that provides a basis for discussion and understanding of the complex events of our time. It opens the doors for students - doors into all branches of knowledge. - Biggle
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy - Kahlil Gibran
We can't fully encompass our motivational and inspirational awareness without fully understanding our purpose in life. - Matthew Donnelly
Basic understanding of who were are is through Self Awareness. By understanding our thoughts we can dive deeper into them and get a better understanding of who we are in the process. - Matthew Donnelly
Learning is a journey: from facts to knowledge, on to understanding and eventually wisdom. - Graham O'Connell
Curiosity is the beginning of knowledge, but understanding is the beginning of wisdom. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Our prayer should address our Father with the complete understanding of God’s fatherhood - Sunday Adelaja
if people do not understand you outrightly, do not worry; understand people outrightly and act with wisdom, courage and understanding - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more attentive to the cognitive processes of children than to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding. - Loris Malaguzzi
A man has to be very understanding and put his wife first before himself. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
By studying, understanding and do the wills of the book, you renounce your mortal life. - Compton Gage
Let each man take the path according to his capacity, understanding and temperament. His true guru will meet him along that path. - Sivananda Saraswati
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability. - Vannevar Bush
When we are unable to change an event that has already been written in the stars, we are always presented the opportunity to surrender to the heart and find a new pathway to peace. Understanding Divine Reason allows us to honor God’s Divine Plan. - Molly Friedenfeld
University can teach you skill and give you opportunity, but it can't teach you sense, nor give you understanding. Sense and understanding are produced within one's soul. - C. JoyBell C.
My discourse leads to the truth; the mind is great and guided by this teaching is able to arrive at some understanding. When the mind has understood all things and found them to be in harmony with what has been expounded by the teachings, it is faithful and comes to rest in that beautiful faith. - Hermes Trismegistus
Love without truth and honor is licentious in nature. Love without commitment is promiscuous and fleeting. Love without virtue and understanding is savage and selfish. Love without respect is short-lived. Love without these conditions is without God. - David W. Stevens
To win the peace, fight with your love and understanding. - Debasish Mridha
You and I have been created with a DNA that drives us to want to live a life with good experiences, forces us to human growth and leads us to the contribution of something beyond our understanding. - Yovanny Alfonso
If you want to be clever, that's fine, but being wise is not about being right all the time, it is about acquiring understanding. - R.A.Delmonico
I know that touching you will be understanding my fingers for the first time. - Kels Adeline Sapp
The important thing is to know when to laugh, or since laughing is somewhat undignified to smile. But the smile must be of the right kind must have understanding in it, and friendliness, and a good deal of patience. - Roderic Owen
The non-violent resistor not only avoids external, physical violence, but he avoids internal violence of spirit. He not only refuses to shoot his opponent, but he refuses to hate him. And he stands with understanding, goodwill at all times. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s when you feel low about yourself, others actions and opinions will affect you. When you look at yourself as a confident person, it’s then; you’ll find the most peace and understanding, that it’s your world you have to live with not theirs. - Ron Baratono
When we try to understand another, we reveal ourselves, and in revealing ourselves we are able to be understood. Our heart declares itself to another heart, and that which is common between us becomes the bridge over which understanding crosses. - Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living in the Spirit of the Prayer of St. Francis
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding. - Albert Camus
If God the Father and God the Son use light, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom to function on the earth, it means that is the greatest power in existence. - Sunday Adelaja
Some are drawn to the light of your strength but can't handle the darkness of your weaknesses. If they run when the light gets dim, don't chase them. They have no understanding of how dark is necessary for light to shine its brightest. - Sanjo Jendayi
I can't think of a case where poems changed the world, but what they do is they change people's understanding of what's going on in the world. - Seamus Heaney
Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person your ever going to truly live with; is yourself. - Nikki Rowe
Success is the understanding, release and maximization of capacity. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Death is another inevitable consequence of possessing something without its understanding - Sunday Adelaja
If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding. - Dalai Lama XIV
Narrative understanding is a large part of the ability to connect with, understand, and have compassion for all of us engaged in learning more about being human. - Leah C. Fowler
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
God gives to every man virtue, temper, and understanding. - William Cooper
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. - Bo Bennett
The way to Bliss is through Understanding, through Wisdom. - Tony Samara
Understanding of divine truths preserves and protects a man in any situation. - Sunday Adelaja
Paulie smiled slightly at this, as profanity had always felt to him like a seal of understanding, a shortcut to extreme feeling that people used when they needed it most. - Kathleen Alcott
I believe in the possible. I believe, small though we are, insignificant though we may be, we can reach a full understanding of the universe. You were right when you said you felt small, looking up at all that up there. We are very, very small, but we are profoundly capable of very, very big things. - Stephen Hawking
First, come to the point where you realize you are alone, completely and utterly alone in the vastness of the universe and all of time.Then realize you are not alone. Look back on your life and see the people who stood by you. There were some. Realize the God of your understanding cares. - Christopher Hawke
Compassion does not have to be a face-to-face relationship. Forgiveness does not imply friendship. Understanding why someone has inflicted pain on us is how we set ourselves free of the past, not how we excuse someone's behaviour so they can continue to abuse us. - Vironika Tugaleva
There’s nothing like the gift of understanding. - A.D. Posey
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
What is not worth understanding is not knowing. - Caleb Ricketts
Knowing is never the same with understanding. - Joshua Suya Pelicano
It is through our extended family that we first learn to compromise and come to an understanding that even if we don't always agree about things we can still love and look out for each other. - Sara Sheridan
In this nonfundamentalist understanding of faith, practice is more important than theory, love more important than law, and mystery is seen as an insight into truth rather than an obstacle. It is the great lie of our time that all religious faith has to be fundamentalist to be valid. - Andrew Sullivan
Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore, seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. - Augustine of Hippo
Don't try to understand women.Women don't want to be understood,they just want to be loved.It is men who crave understanding. - Manoj Vaz
You can just enjoy music without understanding it, muusic is a universal language. - Cl 2ne1
...although the universe itself isn't a conscious entity, it possesses the raw materials that, when properly set into motion, create consciousness. It has the ability to create intelligent life, which is capable of understanding the universe... It can know itself indirectly - Arthur Byron Cover
And even as each one of you stands alone in God's knowledge, so must each one of you be alone in his knowledge of God and in his understanding of the earth. - Kahlil Gibran
Displays of weapons will not be able to bring peace, only displays of love and understanding can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out. Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. - A.E. Housman
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly. - Anonymous
learning the Holocaust meant to scare you but to deepen your understanding of the world. - Sarah Enchanted
Courage is not the absence of fear. Only fools have no fear. Rather, courage is the intellectual mastery of fear by understanding the true risks and opportunities of the situation and keeping those things in balance - Julian Assange
It is only in virtue that you can discover, that you can live - not in the cultivation of a virtue, which merely brings about respectability, not understanding and freedom. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Electricity should not be banned, it just needs much better government regulation and understanding by the medical profession of the full range of toxicity that it presents to the human. - Steven Magee
The answer of understanding more books... is reading more. That's the answer or read more creepypasta or listen to creepypasta. - Deyth Banger
War can't bring peace in the world; only understanding and love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
If you have to criticize, do it with deep understanding and love. - Debasish Mridha
We can be safe and live with other defined truths exemplified by a capital T or we can change and with our limited time experience truth with a small t, seeking our own understanding, which can change with new awareness. - David W. Earle
Looking but not seeing is the hearing but not understanding of the eye. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The constant bombardment of the paranormal through media (Reality TV, Movies, Magazines etc.) is desensitizing our understanding of the cosmic warfare that is being waged by Satan. - Jonah Books.com
All attributes of the relative self (prakrut) in the world have arisen due to lack of understanding. All this has arisen due to not understanding the truth. One has been wandering around for countless lives and still one considers oneself so great! - Dada Bhagwan
So if we love someone, we should train in being able to listen. By listening with calm and understanding, we can ease the suffering of another person. - Thich Nhat Hanh
I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse. - Susie Orbach
As I cooked in the cauldron of motherhood, the incredible love I felt for my children opened my heart and brought me a much greater understanding of universal love. It made me understand the suffering of the world much more deeply. - Tsultrim Allione
Knowing is important, but understanding is essential for wisdom. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
A person does not lose so much own professional growth opportunity by knowing less, as much by understanding more than others on the personal level. - Anuj Somany
We build our understanding of the emotional world through the myths and legends of our culture. We are all, in part, made of fairy tales. - Will Storr
Science increases our understanding in proportion as it lowers our pride. - Claude Bernard
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. For while in all other kinds of art it is possible to distinguish the matter from the form, and the understanding can always make this distinction, yet it is the constant effort of art to obliterate it. - Walter Pater
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other. - Eric Hoffer
Love lies within our power, but not understanding. - Marty Rubin
Peace begins with understanding and trust. - Debasish Mridha
The ultimate security is your understanding of reality.
As you walk in love, understanding your entire being, becomes perfected. - Auliq Ice
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more intelligent and more educated than college professors. - Maya Angelou
Real communication occurs...when we listen with understanding. What does this mean? It means to see the expressed idea and attitude from the other person's point of view, to sense how it feels to him, to achieve his frame of reference in regard to the thing he is talking about. - Carl Rogers
When you choose to look down on something, you render yourself incapable of understanding it. - Stewart Stafford
there is no understanding between me and this worldthey don't understand me and i don't care them. - Adnan Khan
...treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can'tuntil you do understand. - Kim Harrison
The baby, not too young to start knowing the ledge, the cold truth, the life-and-death facts of it all. 'What kind of heaven is that, you can't have your records?' The baby, understanding perhaps it was purely rhetorical, made no attempt to answer this question. - Michael Chabon
It is the storyteller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval. - Graham Greene
Understanding the world is a door to believing what we are, where we are living in and what we expect to come out of our actions. - Auliq Ice
If you have feelings about reading, you feel the rhythm of prose or of a poem like music. It awakens something in your soul and then of course you study, read, you grow up and you begin to understand the message and that is the first step towards understanding life. - María Kodama
Stop wasting so much energy hating your body; it makes you weaker. Everything good in your life begins from the moment you begin accepting, understanding, respecting, and loving your true self. - Harry Papas
No amount of reading or memorizing will make you successful in life. It is the understanding and application of wise thought that counts." - - Bob Proctor
People relates the process of evolution, as growth and success in the material world, rather in reality, the process of evolution, is all about, how you perceive life, with your understanding, in the present moment. - Roshan Sharma
If a woman chooses to support her husband and become First Lady, I believe she must do so with the understanding that the public expects the full-meal deal. - Venita Ellick
Not everyone has understanding, so everyone won't understand - donwayne
War can't bring peace only understanding and love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. - Jim Rohn
True love is born from understanding. - Gautama Buddha
Knowledge, understanding, and wisdom is naught to the man who is incapable of applying it. - Joshua Romqn
Our souls speak a language that is beyond human understanding. A connection so rare the universe won't let us part. - Nikki Rowe
The practice of understanding, forgiveness, and love is the best practice for a peaceful world. - Debasish Mridha
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor. - Joseph Addison
It takes great character and understanding of human emotions to help someone you shouldn't be helping under normal circumstances. - Daya Kudari
In a human development sense, our understanding of leadership has essentially grown up and moved past personal ego and a self-centered view of things. - Linda Fisher Thornton
Understanding is a three edged sword: your side, their side, and the truth. - J. Michael Straczynski
Anger and resentment are problems for our understanding and vision. They happen when we are away from our real purpose and mission. - Debasish Mridha
The intelligence is proved not by ease of learning, but by understanding what we learn.
It was in the work that she came closest to finding herself, by which we don’t mean gaining self-knowledge or understanding one’s true nature but rather how at some point you can see most plainly that this is what you do, this is how you fit in the wider ecology - Chang-rae Lee
Love is treating yourself at least as well as you treat others, understanding when someone isn't good for you and knowing when it's time to walk away... - BJ Morin
How can you tell whether the ego is there or not? You will know when someone insults you. If someone insults you, swallow (accept) it with understanding. - Dada Bhagwan
Don’t just pray, but reach out in prayer to get an understanding of God’s plan, of His revelation and vision for your life. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Mental understanding cannot change our life, unless it becomes real understanding. - Sunday Adelaja
Pride, willfulness, and rebellion against what is written are the causes of the Bible being hard to understand. The hard part, then, is not understanding with the mind, but being willing to obey what he does not want to obey. If a person could not understand the truth, he could not reject it. - Finis Jennings Dake
I went back to look for you.Not understanding the language of hello,I thought I’d speak it just the same. - Rod McKuen
To rely solely on logic is in essence to operate within a structure of limited knowledge and understanding - Stephan Labossiere
I was to discover that the quest for human understanding is a lifetime one that has no end in sight. - Margaret Bourke-White
True humor is fun - it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together. - Hugh Prather
All beliefs and understanding about everything in this universe that you currently hold to be true, are false. - Mamur Mustapha
If you want to get understanding, keep the Word in your heart and not in your mind only. - Sunday Adelaja
The faithfulness of the Lord is beyond the understanding of men. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Those who suffer great adversity and sorrow and go on to serve their fellowmen develop a great capacity to understand others. Like the prophets, they have acquired a higher understanding of the mind and will of Christ. - CARLOS H. AMADO
The day I realized that sunshine doesn't satisfy everyone. It gave me an understanding of true contentment, which will always be found internally. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
Love lies in our power, but not understanding. - Marty Rubin
Productive writing begins from understanding the idea. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
Understanding is the bridge between two minds; love is the bridge between two souls. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Jesus himself refers to himself as light, illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding, wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
Always listen to your soul and feel the purity of that moment - no matter how sad or joyful - because it will speak to you further... a healing an understanding, a perspective or more will come out of it. Only because you listened. - Angie karan
If you go deeper into the details of your calling, finding out new things about it, seeking wisdom and understanding from God on it, this in itself will cause you to be successful. He that tills his land will be satisfied with bread. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
The things that are essential to salvation are so exceedingly simple that no child need sit down in despair of understanding the things which make for his peace. Christ crucified is not a riddle for sages, but a plain truth for plain people. True it is meat for men, but it is also milk for babes. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Learning the Holocaust is not meant to scare you but to deepen your understanding about the world. - Sarah Enchanted
Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.
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
The suprematist must have a superior knowledge of understanding. With out that, their art is powerless - Luhraw
In order for one to be converted to the 'dark' side he/she must have a complete understanding of the 'light' side With it's understanding we all would want to defy, overpower, or destroy what it is capable of. - Anonymous
The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened. And by not listening we have failed to concede the immense complexity of our society—and thus the great gaps between ourselves and those with whom we seek understanding. - William H. Whyte
I want a man who's kind and understanding. Is that too much to ask of a millionaire? - Zsa Zsa Gabor
To experience the unknown, developing understanding and to care, that is our purpose. - Maurice Randall
Your children will smash your understanding, knowledge and reality. You will be better off. Then they will leave. You'll miss them forever. - Tibor Kalman
The materialistic view of happiness of our age starkly revealed in our understanding of the word "luxury. - Alain de Botton
Understanding and knowledge are completely different sensations in the realm of Truth than they are in the realm of society. - Idries Shah
When one person attempts to fix it for the other person, the connection of acceptance is snapped and the sender and receiver miss an opportunity for understanding. - David W. Earle
Misunderstanding of divine truths or lack of understanding are the only things that mayprevent a man from becoming God’s representative on earth - Sunday Adelaja
It is well to give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding. - Kahlil Gibran
For a peaceful world, the golden rules to live by are mutual understanding, respect, tolerance, forgiveness, and love. - Debasish Mridha
True genius without heart is a thing of nought - for not great understanding alone, not intelligence alone, nor both together, make genius. Love! Love! Love! that is the soul of genius. - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin
I have found you an argument: but I am not obliged to find you an understanding. - Samuel Johnson
Horror it has it's own strange stuff... brutal stuff and it's difficult understanding!? - Deyth Banger
though aging reduces speed, it increases experience and understanding - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We need to track back ISIS ideology to its origins, so as to pull it up by its roots. Then, and only then, we can establish a whole new understanding of the righteous religion rather than mere individuals’ interpretations that satisfy clerks desires and fantasies. - مُضر آل أحميّد
Life is beautiful and this earth is heaven, but your mind is capable enough to create hell for you, on this very earth, if you go on living your life, without understanding. - Roshan Sharma
One doesn’t have to operate with great malice to do great harm. The absence of empathy and understanding are sufficient. In fact, a man convinced of his virtue even in the midst of his vice is the worst kind of man. - Charles M. Blow
Understanding your dog and knowing how to control him, develop his potentials, and resolve behavior problems, emotional conflicts and frustrations are no less essential than love and respect. - Michael W. Fox
He didn’t deserve compassion. Sympathy. Not even understanding. He deserved worse, far worse than he had ever been given. - V.S. Carnes
Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding. - Bible
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. - Andy Goldsworthy
Forever friends are a treasure chest of understanding and compassion. Cherish them. - Amy Leigh Mercree
The church is strong when she lives by divine understanding. - Sunday Adelaja
Beauty for wisdom, lust for love, youth for happiness, anger for understanding and denial for acceptance are all things I gladly trade on my journey through life. Who say's getting old is a bad thing? - J.S. Riley
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character. - James Bridie
Nature alone can lead to the understanding of art, just as art brings us back to nature with greater awarness. It is the source of all beauty, since it is the source of all life. - Eugène Carrière
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
The following Discourse [on art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds] is particularly Interesting to Blockheads as it endeavours to prove that There is No such thing as Inspiration & that any Man of a plain Understanding may by Thieving from Others become a Mich Angelo. - William Blake
Misunderstanding is generally simpler than true understanding, and hence has more potential for popularity. - Raheel Farooq
Many generations are dependent on a man's understanding of his appointed purpose in life. - Sunday Adelaja
My understanding of magic is fairly straightforward. Hit enemies with a sword until they’re dead. If they rise again, hit them again. Repeat as necessary. It worked against Set. - Rick Riordan
In general, the greater the understanding, the greater the delusion: the more intelligent, the less sane. - George Orwell
Let a clear understanding of your identity In Christ shed light on all the ways you can live out your purpose. - Elizabeth George
Dignity comes not from control, but from understanding who you are and taking your rightful place in the world. - Gordon Atkinson
Jesus also function on the earth through the power of light. Light, illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding, wisdom. That is their real power on earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Being understanding is a curse because even if they hurt you,they are convinced "you will understand - Himmilicious
To force oneself to believe and to accept a thing without understanding is political, and not spiritual or intellectual. - Gautama Buddha
A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding. - General Douglas MacArthur
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
God himself is referring to Jesus as light, illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding, wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
In understanding the basics of digestion, you'll discover who's in charge. Here's a hint. It's not you. - Nancy S. Mure
Understanding comes with compassion and compassion comes with truthfulness - Amit Abraham
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. - Krishnamurti
Peace is the byproduct of understanding in conjunction with the ability to agree or disagree in harmony - Lamont Renzo Bracy
Understanding comes out of immense love, which is harder to get in life. - Debolina Bhawal
The most precious gift you can ever give to a young woman is, appreciating and understanding her true feelings - M.F. Moonzajer
Wisdom gives you the understanding of how to live without being dependent oncircumstances in this life. - Sunday Adelaja
It is quite possible for people who have never met us and who have spent only twenty minutes thinking about us to come to a better understanding of who we are than people who have known us for years. - Malcolm Gladwell
There is nothing that exists outside or inside to punish us or take a note of every action of ours, but it’s our own understanding towards life, that allows us to experience, different pain and pleasures of life. - Roshan Sharma
A man is wise not because of his intelligence, but because of his understanding and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
Just to say 'I believe' or 'I do not doubt' does not mean that you understand and see. To force oneself to see and accept a thing without understanding is political and not spiritual or intellectual. - Gautama Buddha
The world is build on miss understanding and miss concept. - Deyth Banger
To find peace, find the love and understanding. - Debasish Mridha
ORATORY, n. A conspiracy between speech and action to cheat the understanding. A tyranny tempered by stenography. - Ambrose Bierce
A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself. - Michel de Montaigne
You can only possess beauty through understanding it. - John Ruskin
Sometimes you wish the world would be a better place and sometimes you wish the world was a better place. Only the great understanding of the difference of the time between the past and present moment will make it a better place. - Jammy Creamer
... it is because we have acquired technical knowledge without understanding the total process of life that technology has become a means of destroying ourselves - Krishnamurti
There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust. - Klaus Balkenhol
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. - James Thurber
Understanding life is like trying to put together a puzzle with pieces that don't fit. - Dave Guerrero
Raging over something that is invaluable can portray an individual's sense of immaturity and lack of understanding about his or her actual needs for survival. - Saaif Alam
Librarians hoard the wisdom of humanity. They are the keepers of all knowledge, the guardians at the temples of understanding and devoted protectors of the sanctuary in the midst of uneducated anarchy. - Stephen Colbert
The Use of the Understanding, in endeavouring to find out the Meaning of any Proposition whatsoever, in considering the nature and Evidence for or against it, and in judging of it according to the seeming Force or Weakness of the Evidence. - Anthony Collins
Think independently and critically, but never forget to think with understanding and love. - Debasish Mridha
There are times when I think that the ideal library is composed solely of reference books. They are like understanding friends—always ready to meet your mood, always ready to change the subject when you have had enough of this or that. - J. Donald Adams
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. - Baruch Spinoza
No machine can replace the human spark: spirit, compassion, love and understanding.
A thousand times, people may have touched each other, but never ever sensed a single vein of oneness or complicity in the wilderness of their inner world, since obdurate mental impediments have been barricading the road to understanding and propinquity. (A thousand times) - Erik Pevernagie
Black and white thinking limits understanding and feedback, two necessary ingredients for successful resolution in creative conflict and successful understanding. - David W. Earle
Understanding of each other is the beginning of peace. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Not always majority are correct sometimes it goes with a lack of understanding - Chief Justice Moalusi Tlotlo
The lack of understanding does not hurt, as much as the lack of effort to understand does ! - Wordions
Much of what I learned about forgiveness I learned by inhabiting the lives of my characters. Even villains act with reasonable intent. Mercy is easier with understanding. Still, it helps that on paper I can kill them off. - Joyce Rachelle
We often try to understand the world without understanding ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Identity the greatest thing that ever happened to all humanity on earth. Identity the source of knowing who you are and where you come from. Identity the source of understanding yourself and makes you proud to be the person who you are, the daughter, the son of the Most High God. - Euginia Herlihy
It is called understanding when one accepts other’s talks of wisdom; but, where is the wisdom filled talk in this era? - Dada Bhagwan
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. - Albert Einstein
It takes respect, understanding, and forgiveness to make peace. - Debasish Mridha
when you read once, you get the understanding ; when you read twice, you get the second understanding. Don't just read, read! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To me, science is an expression of the human spirit, which reaches every sphere of human culture. It gives an aim and meaning to existence as well as a knowledge, understanding, love, and admiration for the world. It gives a deeper meaning to morality and another dimension to esthetics. - Isidor Isaac Rabi
Sharing your kindness sparks understanding all around. Then like fireflies in the night, twinkling love surrounds you. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Understanding is the first step of accepting! - ey ramos
People should always find support and understanding in you. Then they will support you 100%. - Sunday Adelaja
Furious activity is no substitute for understanding. - H. H. Williams
I don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding, they learn by some other way by rote or something. Their knowledge is so fragile! - Richard Feynman
Nothing is perfect and this is the perfect reason for men to keep on learning, understanding and discovering. - Dee Dee Artner
Wisdom is the understanding that God exist, and that he is the creator of all life and things in the universe and upon Earth. This is truth. When we realize mistakes we have made, we should make serious efforts to correct them. This also, is truth. - Ellen J. Barrier
Pregnancy is a very tough experience for a female, have no doubt. But, it's not a walk in the park for a man either. Understanding on both sides is key - James Perrin
Decisions of character come from understanding that they are accountable to God only, not to family, spouses, religious leaders, corporations, public opinion or your own ego. - Shannon L. Alder
Things you call wrong, describe your levels of acceptance and understanding.. - Himmilicious
All change comes from deepening your understanding of the salvation of Christ and living out the changes that understanding creates in your heart. - Timothy J. Keller
Whenever you possess something, but lack the understanding of its value, there are some consequences you suffer. - Sunday Adelaja
Thus it is, we sow motions of hatred out of our own impoverished understanding of love. Yet we do so in the name of love. The perplexing precipice of the illusory infirmity. - Steven Storm
Delusions are hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding insane people living in a backwards world. - Shannon L. Alder
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. - Carl Sagan
I don’t think there is any mystery to understanding the passionate feelings people have for guns. Nobody really believes it’s about maintaining a militia. It’s about having possession of a tool that makes a person feel powerful nearly to the point of exaltation. - Alec Wilkinson
Authors are the closest thing man would come to understanding God. It is a remarkable thing to conjure up a life and create its story. - Palle Oswald
Whenever that tiny bulb of revelation flashes over your head, it almost always follows a period of uncertainty. These periods are usually dark and distorted, with nary a sliver of light, yet they serve us because they contribute to understanding. - Nichole Beamer
Possession without understanding leads to loss. - Sunday Adelaja
A man of purpose is a man on an assignment.Its important not to rely on earthly gained knowledge; tap to Heavenly Wisdom & Understanding - Kinoti J.C.
Happiness is, when it comes to the understanding of its meaning, to sometimes be unhappy. - Hasse Jerner
Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. - Rollo May
Wisdom gives us the understanding that God has given us commandments for our benefit. - Sunday Adelaja
The power of prayer is beyond the understanding of man - Lailah Gifty Akita
Understanding is a word that I cherish. Understanding is what helps us to love before we judge. Understanding helps us to know more of ourselves and do the same to others. - D'Andre Lampkin
But it's not the pressure of data that gives rise to the understanding. It's, on the contrary, the child's own struggle to make sense of the data - Eleanor Duckworth
My understanding from the Word of God is that I am supposed to preach for the maturation of the believer with a view that lost people are there. - Matt Chandler
Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
True greatness consists in the use of a powerful understanding to enlighten oneself and others. - Voltaire
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief, or ignorance.
With lack of sleep and too much understanding I grow a little crazy, I think, like all men at sea who live too close to each other and too close thereby to all that is monstrous under the sun and moon. - William Golding
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
Improve your being, and the understanding of life will come to you; and then with the understanding, do, be or achieve whatever you want out of your life. - Roshan Sharma
Each day I wake up with a naive perspective of life and universe, and walk towards understanding a little more about the true nature of human perception with all its vivacious nuances and behavioral expressions. - Abhijit Naskar
The deletion of logic is through....LoveAcceptanceForgiveness Compassion Understanding Faith in the unknownPresent Moment Living Conscious Breathing - Matthew Donnelly
Listening with the focus of actually understanding what the other person is trying to communicate is priceless, a talent that everyone possesses but not something that is practiced enough. - Christine Marie Bryant
Experience is the heart of understanding - Tyler Smeltzer
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it. - Krishnamurti
An understanding of our position in Christ gives us security - Sunday Adelaja
Education is the freedom of wisdom , knowledge and understanding. But been educated does not guarantee success in life, but it's the key to everlasting life. - Bada Aderibigbe rasak
Enlightenment is recognizing that we are all connected, then consciously living that realization—our thoughts, words, and actions an unshakable reflection of that understanding. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Your level of consciousness depends on your love and understanding of this universe and all its contents. - Debasish Mridha
Mutual understanding and help are the foundation of a strong team. - Sunday Adelaja
Let's go old school to impress people. Wear a smile, rather than a branded dress. Crease out our differences with understanding. And, use empathy, care, and patience as accessories. Then, let's make a conversation, not talk. Ah, what a fine world it would be! Fine, pure and minus artifice. - Saru Singhal
In order for one to be converted to the 'dark' side he/she must have a complete understanding of the 'light' side. With it's understanding we would all want to defy, overpower, or destroy what it is capable of. - Jonathan Bingham
Not knowing anything, not searching for anything, understanding that we can’t hold on to anything, leaves us with nothing nothing except our original nature, pure awareness. - Enza Vita
Ultimately, culture, secular and otherwise, is a collection of survival strategies. The things that look like decoration—poetry, novels, music, dancing—if you strip away all the layers, are mechanisms for coping, surviving, understanding. - Ben Fountain
Much learning does not teach understanding. - Heraclitus
Peace is a flawed logic. They believe that communication and understanding will create peace. However, just because you know and understand the nature of something or someone, does not mean that you will come to terms. - Lionel Suggs
Understanding is aggregated knowledge that has transformed into a lifestyle. - Sunday Adelaja
Patience is not a natural gift of a leader, it is a learned one. The more you broaden your awareness, understanding, and compassion, the better results you will get out of your people. - -Shandel Slaten
...we can love someone without understanding that person. - Dorothy Rowe
understanding why you are not reaching your goals is as equally as important as setting the path to obtain them. - Eric Zaccone
Knowing it without understanding it is enough for one to be qualified a fool;Understanding without relative adherence, masters one in foolishness. - Caleb Ricketts
One has to love without understanding the things one loves. - Marty Rubin
The depth of consciousness widens our breadth of understanding and makes us uniconscious. - Debasish Mridha
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Peace is in selfless caringPeace is in true understanding Peace is in undeserved kindnessPeace is in joyful forgiveness Peace is in innocent trustPeace is in becoming justPeace is in a dancing butterfly Peace is in a clear starry skyPeace is a child's loving kissPeace is a life's pure bliss - Debasish Mridha
When you really want something, and you couple that with an understanding of your nature, of your spiritual being, and the law that govern you, you will keep going, regardless of what's happened. Nothing will stop you. - Bob Proctor
The greatest pleasure is not - say - sex or geometry. It is just understanding. And if you can get people to understand their own humanity - well, that's the job of the writer. - William Golding
Each person has an ideal, a hope, a dream which represents the soul. We must give to it the warmth of love, the light of understanding and the essence of encouragement. - Colby Dorr Dam
When you experience something, it actually widens your understanding about everything. - Jayson Engay
Knowledge is understanding universals; wisdom is the ability to recognize universal from the presented particulars. - Orrin Woodward
Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding... - Brian Greene
Knowledge can be acquired from others. Understanding is your own. - Sunil Malhotra
Learning to endure times of disappointment, suffering, and sorrow is part of our on-the-job training. These experiences, while often difficult to bear at the time, are precisely the kinds of experiences that stretch our understanding, build our character, and increase our compassion for others. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
There are very few things in the world I hate more than Daylight Savings Time. It is the grand lie of time, the scourge of science, the blight on biological understanding. - Michelle Franklin
The excellence of the soul is understanding; for the man who understands is conscious, devoted, and already godlike. - Hermes Trismegistus
Knowledge evolves, understanding matures and wisdom progresses. Don't be so hung up on what you think you know. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Understanding your own anatomy and how it functions is crucial to changing your thinking and changing your life. - Toni Sorenson
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. - Kahlil Gibran
The praise and glorification of God doesn't exclusively spring from deep and untroubled understanding; it is in spite of and even because of deep and troubled circumstance. - Joyce Rachelle
Why this fuss about understanding women?! It's so simple. All we want is everything, no compromises. - Shweta Bhatnagar
Do you know, my son, with what little understanding the world is ruled? - Pope Julius III
You can see into the future if you have a basic understanding of how people are likely to act.
We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Once we are able to combine a feeling of empathy for others with a profound understanding of the suffering they experience, we become able to generate genuine compassion for them. We must work at this continually. - Dalai Lama XIV
Getting rid of the wrong understanding and attaining the right understanding is indeed bliss. - Dada Bhagwan
If the cherry trees had to wait for understanding they'd never blossom. - Marty Rubin
A great mentor is full of understanding, trust, respect and willing to help his/her mentees to reach the right direction in life. - Euginia Herlihy
The 'peace' the gospel brings is never the absence of conflict, but an ineffable divine reassurance within the heart of conflict; a peace that surpasses understanding. - Walter Wink
We can not begin to administer justice without understanding the concept of truth and mercy. - Paul Bamikole
The true challenge in understanding the people is if the most people don’t understand or they don’t want to understand that they ought to be understanding about themselves. - Anuj Somany
Until you can measure something and express it in numbers, you have only the begining of understanding.
Collaboration begins with mutual understanding and respect. - Astronaut Ron Garan
There are special, strange gifted people in the world and they have to be treated with understanding - John Knowles
Self-acceptance can be daunting at first, but it is made easier with the understanding that self-acceptance is not hinged on perfection. Self-acceptance is the starting point. - Akiroq Brost
The singular power of literature lies not in its capacity for accurate representation of mass commonalities, but its ability to illuminate the individual life in a way that expands our understanding of some previously unseen or unarticulated aspect of existence. - Nicole Krauss
First they don’t understand what they ought to understand; then they make others understand what they themselves don’t understand; such is the level of understanding of too many people. - Anuj Somany
The world is ruled by such dreams, dreams of impassioned hearts, and improvisations of warm lips, not by cold words linked in chains of iron sequence, --- not by logic. The heart with its passions, not the understanding with its reasoning, sways, in the long run, the actions of mankind. - William Kirby
The world we see is beyond our understanding but not beyond our love. - Marty Rubin
Gratitude is the heart of humility, and humility is the path to peace, love, and understanding. - Justin Young
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can. - Debasish Mridha
Understanding is a power greater then knowledge. - _Encry
Learning is not the accumulation of knowledge, but rather, one thing only: understanding - Donna Jo Napoli
To have mercy and truth requires love, good understanding and respect. - Auliq Ice
You never actually solve a problem. You just become a better person by understanding it in a better way. Then it ceases to be a problem for you. - Debasish Mridha
Soulful intent...A perspective that reminds us that our understanding is not the only way" from Cinderella in Focus: Cindy's Secret - hlbalcomb
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave. - G.I. Gurdjieff
God’s ways are not our ways. They are beyond our understanding. - Jim George
Disappointment resides in expectation. Showing a little regard creates consideration, which results in understanding. Steps to a peace of mind. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
To promote peace, promote understanding. To promote understanding, promote love. - Debasish Mridha
Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
EDUCATION, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. - Ambrose Bierce
Senses empower limitations, senses expand vision within borders, senses promote understanding through pleasure. - Dejan Stojanovic
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. - Elise Boulding
The more we have, the more we realize can be taken from us, and that’s when our lives border on insanity. We live in fear of losing what we think we possess. Once we let go and let God, then we gain a peace that surpasses understanding. - Toni Sorenson
The gap between understanding and misunderstanding can best be bridged by thought! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - The Bhagavad Gita
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. - Shannon L. Alder
No one can understand human reality without understanding human imagination. - Marty Rubin
Man masters nature not by force, but by understanding - Jacob Bronowski
All things are a living message from creation to mankind; all things, even the smallest blade of grass or the smallest insect. Each carries its own message about life and has an understanding of its role and what it is to accomplish during its lifetime. - Janet G Nestor
All these years of thinking, ending up like this: In front of all this beauty, understanding nothing. - Bruce Cockburn
KISS, n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for "bliss." It is supposed to signify, in a general way, some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; but the manner of its performance is unknown to this lexicographer. - Ambrose Bierce
In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it. - Rudolf Steiner
To judge someone is to say that I have the right to define who they are, verses understanding that God has handed me the priceless privilege of discovering who they are. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Muslim children should be raised with the understanding that once they hit puberty they are adults and Mukallaf (responsible for their actions). This understanding is crucial to assist them in passing the tests of youth. - Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar
Every act has both good and evil results. Every act in life yields pairs of opposites in its results. The best we can do is lean toward the light, toward the harmonious relationships that come from compassion with suffering, from understanding the other person. - Joseph Campbell
Great understanding is broad and unhurried; little understanding is cramped and busy. Great words are clear and limpid; little words are shrill and quarrelsome. - Chuang Chou
Friendship fills your life with the essence of joy and mutual understanding. And some of the best friends in life have more than two legs. - Veronika Jensen
One's appreciation of, and understanding of the normal or the usual is requisite for any understanding of the abnormal or the unusual. - Milton H. Erickson
Most people use less brains in selecting the person with whom they are to spend their lives than they do in choosing an automobile, a bicycle or a cut of steak. Love isn’t enough; there must also be understanding. - Elsie Lincoln Benedict
An unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English-speaking audiences. - Edith Wharton
Reverie is when ideas float in our mind without reflection or regard of the understanding. - John Locke
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. - Leonardo da Vinci
Virtue begins with understanding and is fulfilled by courage. - Demosthenes
No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding. - Plato
True wisdom is seeing what is beneficial to your eternal life, and managing your life according to that. You do this when you not only know these things and grasp them with your understanding, but also will and do them. - Emanuel Swedenborg
We lose the understanding that death always begets life of some sort, and that life is always an opportunist, persistently standing ready to build something out of the smoldering ashes and raise something up out of the tangled carnage. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You can know an animal - or a person, for that matter - in an instant, really, though your understanding can go on unfolding for years. - Mark Doty
The greatest obstacle in understanding the universe is the conformity and fear of truth. - Debasish Mridha
Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
You can not rise above your understanding, yet our understanding largely stems from the quality and quantity of knowledge we have been privileged to acquire. - Paul Bamikole
And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you keep them"And by wisdom attained it was realized that this was not the way. And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you heal them in truth without repercussion or judgement; in understanding, compassion and forgiveness. - L.J Vanier
Continuous understanding goes with love, courage, respect, discovery and acceptance of mistakes. - Auliq Ice
In most cases, our thoughts about experiences that have happened to us cause greater grief than the events themselves. Understanding it may be difficult and require some effort, but remind yourself as often as you need to, that past and future exist only as stories in our minds. - J.F.Kelly
A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding gets usually the pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing. - Anuj Somany
Enlightenment doesn't disconnect you from the world, rather it gives you a deep understanding of it. - Jiulio Consiglio
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
She smiled at him, that same look of shared understanding, then reached in again to touch his hand, pinching his palm between her thumb and index finger. 'You OK?''I could be on fire, but seeing you would make it all OK,' he replied, his voice as brittle as a three-pack-a-day smoker. - Sean Black
Every future we imagine is transformed inexorably into a part of our children's understanding of their past, of the assumptions their parents and grandparents could not help but make.The Killer Hook - Michael Chabon
Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort. - Roy T. Bennett
In some ways, we will always be different. In other ways, we will always be the same. There is always room to disagree and blame, just as there is always room to take a new perspective and empathize. Understanding is a choice. - Vironika Tugaleva
I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005] - Philip Pullman
To have a deeper understanding of life one must pause from looking outward and travel inward into the depths of consciousness. - Jiulio Consiglio
We can tell a lot about a creature's level of consciousness by understanding their perception of death. - Abhijit Naskar
Debates should always move in the direction of understanding. - R.A.Delmonico
Not one word," Kel warned. "Tobe and I have reached an understanding." Neal's lips twitched. "Why do I feel you did most of the understanding. - Tamora Pierce
Remember that it is nothing to do your duty, that is demanded of you and is no more meritorious than to wash your hands when they are dirty; the only thing that counts is the love of duty; when love and duty are one, then grace is in you and you will enjoy a happiness which passes all understanding. - W. Somerset Maugham
A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding get usually the tacit pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing. - Anuj Somany
Cruel people offer pity when they no longer feel threatened. However, kind people offer compassion and understanding regardless. - Shannon L. Alder
There is something mysterious yet definitely accessible to us all under the agitated waves of difficulty that allows us to feel and flow along a more comprehensive intuitive and spiritual understanding of true meaning. And to find solace, accepting serenity and even beauty within it. - Darrell Calkins
Liberate yourself from unconstructive beliefs forced upon you by others for imprisonment sake. Allow into this space a new-fangled reality which warrant viewpoints increasing a new understanding. - Michaelson Williams
Till a man can judge whether they be truths or not, his understanding is but little improved, and thus men of much reading, though greatly learned, but may be little knowing. - John Locke
Create life, that allow you to have a free flow from inside. This will happen when you improve your inner world and create life more out of understanding. - Roshan Sharma
Knowledge is courage; understanding brings calmness and humility - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. - Dalai Lama XIV
Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding, and my entire will, all I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and your grace, that is enough for me. - Ignatius of Loyola
Understanding leads to peace. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend,that together we may succeed in building a better worldthrough human understanding and love,and that in doing so we may reducethe pain and suffering of all sentient beings. - Dalai Lama XIV
It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control. - Oprah Winfrey
Nobody is smarter than you are. And what if they are? What good is their understanding doing you? - Terence McKenna
Depth of understanding involves something which is more than merely a matter of deconstructive alertness; it involves a measure of interpretative charity and at least the beginnings of a wide responsiveness. - Stefan Collini
Cancer gave me an understanding of the point of all this. To survive. Most of our lives it is easy but for the moments when it becomes difficult, when accident or sickness or sadness strikes, it's just about remembering one thing. You must simply survive. - Shaun Hick
Do not buy finery or jewels, because books are worth more than they are. Adorn your understanding with their precious ideas, because there is no luxury that dazzles like the luxury of science. - Luisa Capetillo
Much of our understanding of God's action in outlying is achieved in hindsight. When a particular crisis or event in our life has passed we cry out in astonishment like Jacob, "The Lord is in this place and I never knew it. - Sheila Cassidy
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding. - Sir Francis Bacon
Friendship is love with understanding.
When you really trust someone, you have to be okay with not understanding some things. - Gordon Atkinson
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his job depends on not understanding it. - Upton Sinclair
There is no such thing as a weird human being, It's just that some people require more understanding than others. - Tom Robbins
Loneliness isn’t a lack of people. It is a lack of understanding and acceptance. - Bronnie Ware
Complaining or picketing will not solve a problem but understanding will. - Debasish Mridha
Understanding is important for studying,knowledge is important for teaching,and wisdom is important for living. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Knowledge is not made for understanding; it is made for cutting. - Michel Foucault
A common understanding is the pivot and a common way to bond the disintegrated - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Imagination just wasn't up to the task of understanding unique and foreign sensations. It knew only how to dampen or augment what it already knew. - Juliette, Pg. 139 - Hugh Howey
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
Understanding that you can’t truly take credit for your successes, nor truly blame others for their failures will humble you and make you more compassionate.Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually. - Tim Minchin
If you are setting a goal without understanding the reason for it, then maybe you should reevaluate the goal in general. - Tina Brown
Don’t underestimate the importance of reading and understanding God’s Word. - Jim George
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves. - Carl Jung
Chimpanzees have given me so much. The long hours spent with them in the forest have enriched my life beyond measure. What I have learned from them has shaped my understanding of human behavior, of our place in nature. - Jane Goodall
War never can bring peace; only understanding, love, kindness and compassion can do that. - Debasish Mridha
when a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it, a way of looking at the world. - George Steiner
If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things. - Vincent van Gogh
One of the hardest tasks of leadership is understanding that you are not what you are, but what you're perceived to be by others. - Edward L. Flom
Understanding of reality is the main key of happiness :) - Arya vidhan
Accept your dark side, understanding it will help you to move with the light. Knowing both sides of our souls, helps us all to move forward in life and to understand that, perfection doesn't exist. - Martin R. Lemieux
Worry is the destroyer of understanding. - Dada Bhagwan
Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. - Terry Pratchett
The reason for the absence of success is not because of lack of money but because of theabsence of the understanding of the principles of success - Sunday Adelaja
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. - Frank Herbert
In order to grasp the principles of spiritual growth, you need to be filled with understanding and the wisdom of God. - Sunday Adelaja
The world could be a little less cruel, if we nurture each other while we grow; learn understanding while we transform and maintain a humble attitude whilst we succeed. - Nikki Rowe
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear." It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us." You can love completely without complete understanding. - Norman Maclean
If a person starts somewhere understanding God's plan, then HE will either immediately change it or instantly challenge him/her. - Anuj Somany
True love is 20 percent care and 80 percent understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
Science contributes to our culture in many ways, as a creative intellectual activity in its own right, as the light which has served to illuminate man's place in the universe, and as the source of understanding of man's own nature. - John F. Kennedy
The true understanding of life and its purposes comes from an understanding of consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
Wisdom along with maturity is self understanding and defining one's character through reasoning in a circumstance. - Unarine Ramaru
To the same degree that your understanding of and attitude towards Afrika becomes more positive, your understanding of and attitude towards yourself will also becomes more positive... - Malcolm X
When she wished for love, she wanted a perfect concoction of - respect, care and understanding. You dusted kisses, and hoped she would find all those in the debris.Love, my dear, is more mental than physical. - Saru Singhal
With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding. - Sandra Lake
Before knowledge comes understanding, before understanding comes wisdom. - Steven Chopade
To all the motherless daughters out there; may your heartache serve you in the best of ways. May your grief give you a better understanding of yourself, may your sentiment allow you to express and create, and may your love expand beyond what you ever thought possible. - Kayko Tamaki
You will learn most things by looking, but reading gives understanding. Reading will make you free. - Paul Rand
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficial. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. - Louis D. Brandeis
All hate is hurt, all compassion is understanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In our evolution language has been the greatest single contribution to our understanding and misunderstanding - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Love does not depend on understanding; understanding depends on love. - Marty Rubin
Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it's primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it's a primal calling. - Hugh Macleod
We never understand what we're praying; and God, in His mercy, does not answer our prayers according to our understanding, but according to His wisdom.
It appears that the paradigm of the modern Church has mainly been based on some fragments of the truth rather than the comprehensive totality of understanding God and His Kingdom - Sunday Adelaja
Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy. - William Shakespeare
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
True wisdom comes in understanding that sometimes, you are both the prison and the key. - Johnathan Jena
Religion [dharma] originates where there is doer-ship [to do], Moksha [ultimate liberation] originates where there is understanding (to understand). - Dada Bhagwan
Fatuous words I don't trust you I trust silenceMore than beauty more than anythingA festival of understanding - František Halas
We become happier by advancing our understanding of life and by finding its endless beauty. - Debasish Mridha
They had reached a perfect moment of human love. They had created a moment of perfect understanding and accord. This highest moment would now remain as point of comparison to torment them later on when all natural imperfections would disintegrate it. - Anaïs Nin
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them. - Marvin J. Ashton
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Scientific understanding of nature, doesn't make a person religious or atheist. I​t makes a person liberated of all labels. Moreover it makes a person kind and understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
...as no one can be just without love, so no one can truly report without understanding. - George MacDonald
We never move on from the cross. We only get a more profound understanding of the cross. - C.J. Mahaney
The key to understanding if something is truly precious is to ask if we can hold it, for things truly precious cannot be held. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. - Bible KJV
All women desire one simple quality in their partner, which is understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
Leave people to their opinions and judgments. They cannot harm you; it is their understanding that is faulty, not yours. - Leon Brown
We can't expect a blind man to appreciate beautiful patterns or a deaf man to listen to bells and drums. And blindness and deafness are not confined to the body alone - the understanding has them, too. - Zhuangzi
When a child is forced to prove himself as capable, results are often disastrous. A child needs love, acceptance, and understanding. He is devastated when confronted with rejection, doubts, and never ending testing. - Virginia M. Axline
The power of prayer is beyond the understanding of men. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is a heart's feeling, there is no understanding or judging. - Debasish Mridha
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
Knowledge evolves, understanding matures & wisdom progresses. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Whatever I experienced in the world that I didn't understand I'd invent a story and workout my understanding of something through the story. - Lisa Alther
Mama, I love you and miss you so very much. The absence of of your physical presence propels me further into understanding the spirit. I am inspired to be aware and mindful of everything around me because there-- you exist, always speaking to me and always with me. - Kayko Tamaki
It takes understanding to be outstanding - Pastor Simeon Nwani
For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know. - Jeremiah 4 22
Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.
Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....
Love as Thought is Truth. Love as Action is Right Conduct. Love as Understanding is Peace. Love as Feeling is Non-violence.
Without understanding, there is no life. Either you act, out of understanding or act to develop understanding out of it. - Roshan Sharma
All along, I was less concerned about walking a path of integrity and more caught up in a compass calibrated by greed. And with a compass such as this, how is it that I’m having a hard time understanding why I am where I am? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I believe the best way the Enemy gets to you is when you don't have a full understanding of how amazing, beautiful and valuable you are in Christ! - Alisa Hope Wagner
Mystery is underrated, and understanding is overrated. - Larry McMurtry
Because so many people use goodreads, it is an amazingly good—and amazingly underutilized—resource for understanding what people read, why, and how they feel about their reading experiences. - John Green
Your Misunderstanding creates your Understanding! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Understanding leads to acceptance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To patch up a relationship, understanding is the needle, and love is the thread. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When one loves knowingly, when one loves consciously, with full knowledge, with full understanding, the delights of a person in love are nothing in comparison with the delights of love that sprouts only from the spirit. - Judas Iscariot The Flight of the Feathered Serpent
Wearing a smile while claiming to not judge and condemn people as you equate their nature with no less than a carnal and immoral act rather than as understanding their orientation and identity as an intrinsic part of who they are doesn't lessen the harshness and cruelty of that rejection. - Christina Engela
Dear God,I asked that you clear my mind of any negative thoughts so my heart can run free; so I may look at the world with a clearer understanding of your beautiful creation. Cleanse my heart dear God so I may always look through the wonder light you shine upon us. In Jesus name Amen. - Ron Baratono
Hell says hallelujah when fools say amen without understanding or applying truth to their lives. - Eveth Colley
Writing the same kind of material is no guarantee you'll be working from the same ethos so that writers from different fields are just as likely to have an understanding of each other's work as someone working in the same genre. - Sara Sheridan
It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding. - Bede Griffiths
Let us think about our attitude of compassion and understanding with which we choose to respond to what is happening around us - Kishore Bansal
Action has meaning only in relationship, and without understanding relationship, action on any level will only breed conflict. The understanding of relationship is infinitely more important than the search for any plan of action. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide. - Samuel Butler
If you just mimic the surface of somebody’s work without understanding where they are coming from, your work will never be anything more than a knockoff. - Austin Kleon
Strength, courage and power do not exclude kindness, understanding and consideration. You can be strong and kind; you can be courageous and understanding; you can be powerful and considerate.
Light means knowledge in the Greek language it can also be translated as illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
It places value on experience versus intellectual understanding. I saw a lot of people contemplating things but it didn't seem to lead to too many places. I got very interested in people who had discovered something more significant than an intellectual, abstract understanding. - Steve Jobs
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair. - R.D. Laing
(Vice President) Garner has taken his personal smallness, his lack of generosity, and forged it into a political principle. He has no imagination, no convictions, and he substitutes political cynicism for social understanding. - Hamilton Basso
Thank you, Tempest, for loving me when understanding was too hard. Thank you for understanding when loving me is impossible. - Tracy Deebs
Before one may scare the plain people one must first have a firm understanding of the bugaboos that most facilely alarm them. One must study the schemes that have served to do it in the past, and one must study very carefully the technic of the chief current professionals. - H.L. Mencken
Shallow understanding accompanies poor compassion, great understanding goes with great compassion.
If one is the master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time insight into and understanding of many things. - George Santayana
I had given up the church, more because of its complicity with slavery than from a full understanding of the foolishness of its creeds. - Lucy N. Colman
We are all accountable for our actions; their affect and influence on our lives and the lives of others. Understanding the true meaning of accountability makes us strong and enables us to learn - Sameh Elsayed
We can not hear or see everything, but a experience let us understanding it. - Jan Jansen
The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors. - Mary Catherine Bateson
One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. - Franz Kafka
You become a real teacher when your understanding of the wants and needs of the student results in the student revealing her inner beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Understanding is a pure glass of water. All great truths have no taste. Hints of sweetness are coloured by the need for amazement. - Ben Okri
Beauty is an asset, just like physical prowess, charisma, brains or emotional intelligence. The key with any gift is in the way that you use it. It doesn't define you as a person. Rather, it's an asset to be used judiciously and with an understanding of how it is just a small part of who you are. - Dale Archer
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