Monday, September 10, 2012


"There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it." -Charles F. Kettering

"He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words." -Elbert Hubbard

"Understanding is a two-way street." -Eleanor Roosevelt

"Whatever you cannot understand, you cannot possess." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others." -John Locke

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." -Upton Sinclair

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
-Carl Jung

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.”
-Dale Carnegie

“Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.”
-Aaron Burr

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.”
-Galileo Galilei

“You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.”
-Guy Finley

“Everyone hears only what he understands.”
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”
-Kahlil Gibran

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”
-Marie Curie

“Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.”
-Richard Bach

“Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.”
-H.H Williams

“If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.”
-Lyndon Johnson

“A matter that becomes clear ceases to concern us.”
-Friedrich Nietzsche

“The reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you, but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but rather what he does not say.”
-Kahlil Gibran