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"We possess only the happiness we able to understand." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"We possess only the happiness we are able to understand." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"God is able to do more than man can understand." - Thomas A Kempis

"I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen." - Anthony Hopkins

"...will you understand what I'm going to tell you?...No, you're not going to be able to understand it....I don't understand it. Nobody does." - Richard Feynman

"I have to be able to trust you with my life. Do you understand?" - Robert De Niro

"A person is able to understand only when he solves the problem by himself." - Peter Deunov

"I can't understand how anyone is able to paint without optimism." - Hans Hofmann

"With our human limitations we're not always able to understand the explanations." - Madeleine L'Engle

"If you don't understand history, you will not be able to deal with today's issues." - Thabo Mbeki

"Being able to communicate with someone doesn't necessarily mean that you understand them." - Eugene J. Martin

"We printed all the words out because otherwise nobody would be able to understand them." - Paul Kantner

"I have never been able to understand the artist whose image never changes." - Lee Krasner

"I've never been able to understand where great artists come from." - Harold Prince

"I write and sing about whatever I am able to understand and feel." - Bill Withers

"Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me." - Eminem

"We are not evolved really very well to be able to understand or to be able to work with and grapple with technologies that we have." - Jonathon Keats

"When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it." - Joseph Joubert

"I want my music to be able to tell a story about what I've experienced and what I think my fans will be able to understand also." - Cody Simpson

"I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82." - Dave Brubeck

"I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82." - Dave Brubeck

"I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82." - Dave Brubeck

"The rule of thumb is that if someone is able to be verbally or physically abusive, he or she is able to understand that the behavior is wrong." - Edward T Welch

"The most essential prerequisite to understanding is to be able to admit when you don't understand something" - Richard Saul Wurman

"God is enough like us to understand our problems and enough above us to be able to solve them." - Max Anders

"Telling someone something he does not understand is pointless, even if you add that he will not be able to understand it." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Few authors understand themselves, and a proper reader must not only understand his author but also be able to see beyond him" - Johann Georg Hamann

"It's a mysterious thing that a whole generation of young people can come up and see and understand things that previous generations weren't able to see or understand." - Glenn Branca

"Few authors understand themselves, and a proper reader must not only understand his author but also be able to see beyond him." - Johann Georg Hamann

"I want to be able to explain my mistakes. This means I do only the things I completely understand." - Warren Buffett

"When we read we are able to travel to many places, meet many people and understand the world." - Nelson Mandela

"I don't understand why Italians should be bound to Brussels's choices without being able to express themselves through a referendum." - Matteo Salvini

"One must know that one is not in order to be able to understand that we are." - Wei Wu Wei

"Thurgood Marshall was uniquely able to understand and comprehend what it meant to grow up in the Jim Crow south." - Dahlia Lithwick

"When you are able to love someone unconditionally , without reason, you can begin to understand God's unconditional love for you." - Habib Ali al-Jifri

"We Chileans have to be able to understand that in a democracy institutions must function freely and with sovereignty." - Ricardo Lagos

"The market is like a language, and you have to be able to understand what they're saying." - Jil Sander

"You have to be able to get inside the heads of the characters and completely sympathize and understand them" - Carlton Cuse

"Creativity or talent, like electricity, is something I don't understand but something I'm able to harness and use." - Maya Angelou

"The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius." - Craig Reucassel

"Complexity serves nothing but our ego. Be able to say what you do in a way that people can understand." - Chris Brogan

"For many people, one of the most frustrating aspects of life is not being able to understand other people's behavior." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Among those who are able to understand it, satire has a power of fascination that no other written thing possesses." - Stanley Lane-Poole

"There's a limit that you will not be able to go past if you don't understand the importance of reading." - Eric Thomas

"I have never been able to understand why it is that just because I am unintelligible nobody understands me." - Milton Mayer

"I think anybody who was ever saddened by a movie theater closing would be able to understand this film [Aquarius]." - Sonia Braga

"What I love about being an actress is being able to really look into myself and understand another human being." - Phylicia Rashad

"I have never had a problem with people not being able to understand the words and the meanings in Titus." - Julie Taymor

"The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius." - Craig Bruce

"We must understand love; we must be able to teach it, to create it, to predict it, or else the world is lost to hostility and to suspicion." - Abraham Maslow

"It's nice to be able to look at one protein, but life is driven by the interactions between proteins, so it's really essential to be able to see multiple proteins at a time to understand these interactions." - Eric Betzig

"I love animals, but I don't want to talk to them. I'd rather be able to talk to other people on other continents and understand them." - Tracy Morgan

"I understand why people went nuts for 'The Artist.' We use words so much, it's nice to be able to explore a different way of communication, to be able to express silently what someone - or something - is thinking or feeling." - Andy Serkis

"You have to deeply understand the essence of a product in order to be able to get rid of the parts that are not essential." - Jonathan Ive

"One must have at least a readiness to love the other person, broadly speaking, if one is to be able to understand him." - Rollo May

"Rumination tends to be eased if we learn to be mindful; if we are able to be aware of, and understand how our own thoughts work." - Peter Kinderman

"I like to be able to understand the feeling of the director, that a film corresponds to something in his life. Otherwise, it doesn't interest me much." - Louis Garrel

"If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings, we will be able to see and understand them better." - Kjell Magne Bondevik

"Most serious writers refuse to make themselves available to the things that technology is doing. I've never been able to understand this sort of fear." - William S Burroughs

"I would say that to put architecture in the chain of history, to be able to interpret and understand why we are where we are, is quite crucial." - Rafael Moneo

"One of the great problems of the world today is undoubtedly this problem of not being able to talk to scientists, because we don't understand science; they can't talk to us because they don't understand anything else, poor dears." - Michael Flanders

"I can't add. I don't understand basic science. Or anything else. But I can read anything. I've always been able to, and I've always liked to. Even if I didn't understand it, I liked to." - Zadie Smith

"If we are to understand the interactions of a large number of agents, we must first be able to describe the capabilities of individual agents." - John Henry Holland

"I wanna better understand the world I live in, and I wanna be able to learn how to be more effective. I wanna learn and I wanna listen." - Angelina Jolie

"To me there is nothing that goes against nature. If it seems incomprehensible, its only because we havent been able to understand it yet." - Richard Matheson

"When we better understand the realities of these women's lives, we are able to design and deliver solutions that are more useful to them." - Melinda Gates

"Being free is being able to accept people for what they are, and not try to understand all they are or be what they are." - Maya Angelou

"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." - Victor Kiam

"We have to make machines understand what they're doing, or they won't be able to come back and say, 'Why did you do that?" - Nicholas Negroponte

"Today, if you don't understand the controller, you're not able to enjoy video games. ... We expect the Revolution [Wii] controller to become the standard in video game controls." - Satoru Iwata

"God knows I've got so many frailties myself, I ought to be able to understand and forgive them in others. But I don't." - Ava Gardner

"Strange! I don't understand how it is that we can write mathematical expressions and calculate what the thing is going to do without being able to picture it." - Richard P Feynman

"Now I know that lawyers must live, but I've never been able to understand why they have to live so blamed well!" - Marie Dressler

"Photography has always been important to me for that, being able to make sense of something or understand something or remember something or laugh at something." - Nick Zinner

"Today, if you do' understand the controller, you're not able to enjoy video games. ... We expect the Revolution [Wii] controller to become the standard in video game controls." - Satoru Iwata

"The more you're able to understand how to do a good dramatic performance, that can inform your comedy. It all informs one another. And it keeps everything interesting." - Nick Kroll

"I'm just figuring out being able to understand that it's cool for me to date, and have guys be interested in me, and be interested in guys." - Guy Branum

"We have to make machines understand what they're doing, or they won't be able to come back and say, 'Why did you do that?'" - Nicholas Negroponte

"Christians can bring peace to multi-religious Europe because we are able to understand the role of faith in the lives of other believers better than atheists." - Timothy Radcliffe

"Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent." - Martin Yan

"To me there is nothing that goes against nature. If it seems incomprehensible, it's only because we haven't been able to understand it yet." - Richard Matheson

"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"I am so used to being able to express myself from being an actor. So when people don't understand me, I'm just completely lost." - Liev Schreiber

"As an only child, I embrace loneliness. Hollywood loneliness helped to understand Marilyn Monroe in a real way. I was able to portray her very well." - Catherine Hicks

"I don't think I see the world in terms of stupid or clever, but in terms of being able to get irony. There's some awful statistic about only 20 per cent of Americans being able to understand irony." - Douglas Coupland

"I can't understand how anyone is able to paint without optimism. Despite the general pessimistic attitude in the world today, I am nothing but an optimist." - Hans Hofmann

"The more my fans know about my past, the more they'll be able to predict and understand some of the moves I make in the future." - Curtis Jackson

"I have never been able to understand why pigeon-shooting at Hurlingham should be refined and polite, while a rat-killing match in Whitechapel is low." - Thomas Huxley

"The Master said, "A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present." (Analects 2.11)" - Confucius

"I've been living alone for so long, everything about me's private. I'm surprised anyone's able to understand a word I say." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I don't really care if people like a character ornot; I think in life we don't always like everybody. But you haveto be able to understand them." - Julianne Moore

"I understand the joy of having a female actress like Charlotte [Gainsbourg] and watching her give everything, and be able to capture it." - Jane Birkin

"I've been living alone for so long, everything about me's private. I'm surprised anyone's able to understand a word I say." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I've been living alone for so long, everything about me's private. I'm surprised anyone's able to understand a word I say." - Kurt Vonnegut

"If we take the poor away from the Gospel, we won't be able to understand the whole message of Jesus Christ." - Pope Francis

"I am someone who takes everything very literally. I simply do not understand irony, a defect I have had ever since I was able to think independently." - Werner Herzog

"For me, the more I understand the story of others, the greater I am able to learn and help other people." - Chath Piersath

"When I was born, I was almost fourteen years old. That's why I was able to understand more easily than most what it was all about." - Eugene Ionesco

"What is divine? It is simply that which man has not been able to understand. Once you do, it loses its divinity." - Ashwin Sanghi

"My family has been amazing, and they understand how blessed I am. They've been able to keep my sense of humor." - Karen Duffy

"There is a state that is able to understand the demand in the economy. That state should use prices as an instrument for implementation of this understanding." - Anatoly Chubais

"If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly understand the impulses that govern both races." - Nelson A Miles

"But as my voice coach keeps saying, if we actually spoke the way they imagine the Elizabethan voice might have been, we wouldn't be able to understand it." - Geoffrey Rush

"As an actor, what you dream of is being able to portray people that people empathize with and understand and really feel for." - Daniel Sharman

"The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected - the best - evolutions." - Saul Steinberg

"If you really want to be a good archaeologist, you have to understand ancient DNA; you have to understand chemical analysis to figure out the composition of ancient pots. You have to be able to study human remains. You need to be able to do computer processing and, in some cases, computer programming." - Sarah Parcak

"To understand possible means to understand impossible." - Dejan Stojanovic

"I think it's important to be able to write stuff that's personal to you and stuff that you'll really be able to understand what you're singing about and be able to truly sing it. Because if you're singing a song that someone's written for you and you really can't relate to it, it's hard to sing that song." - Cody Simpson

"In order to depict a man one must understand him, and to understand him one must be like him; in order to portray his psychological activities one must be able to reproduce them in oneself. To understand a man one must have his nature in oneself." - Otto Weininger

"I wanted to understand." - Spider Robinson

"Those who read books cannot understand the teachings and, what's more, may even go astray. But those who try to observe the things going on in the mind, and always take that which is true in their own minds as their standard, never get muddled. They are able to comprehend suffering, and ultimately will understand Dharma. Then, they will understand the books they read." - Buddhadasa

"Fuzzy logic will produce a computer that will even seem to have a personality. It will seem to have a character. It will be able to talk to you. It will be able to translate from one language to another instantaneously. You will be able to give it instructions. You will be able to tell it stories. If it doesn't understand something, it will ask you..." - Owsley Stanley

"I think most people don't really understand all that it takes to stand on your toes, and to be able to jump and land without any noise, or for a male dancer to be able to lift a girl. All of these things look so effortless, but there's an attention to detail and years of training, as well as being able to transform into a character and being able to meld all of those things together." - Misty Copeland

"I was instructed long ago by a wise editor, If you understand something you can explain it so that almost anyone can understand it. If you don't, you won't be able to understand your own explanation. That is why 90% of academic film theory is bullshit. Jargon is the last refuge of the scoundrel." - Roger Ebert

"I was instructed long ago by a wise editor, "If you understand something you can explain it so that almost anyone can understand it. If you don't, you won't be able to understand your own explanation." That is why 90% of academic film theory is bullshit. Jargon is the last refuge of the scoundrel." - Roger Ebert

"Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"It's not good enough to just know what to say about the policy; it's really important to take the extra step to learn the policy, to be able to understand it, and articulate it." - Dana Perino

"Persistence and determination are incredibly important. But sometimes you need to analyze the situation and understand when you're wrong. You need to be able to cop to being wrong, learn to change, and continue to grow as a human being." - Sasha Grey

"You have to be in the world to understand what the spiritual is about, and you have to be spiritual in order to truly be able to accept what the world is about." - Mary Oliver

"I have never been able to understand anyone on this planet who lacks a need for knowledge. Is it not God's greatest gift to us all, this capacity to think, to wonder, to imagine?" - Homer Hickam

"Not being able to understand God is frustrating, but it is ridiculous for us to think we have the right to limit God to something we are capable to comprehending." - Francis Chan

"The most important thing is that we need to be understood. We need someone to be able to listen to us and to understand us. Then we will suffer less." - Nhat Hanh

"I don't understand why you have to wear a wedding ring to warn people off. You should be able to be faithful to that person without anything on your body to show that you are with someone." - Sam Smith

"I think you always need to be able to relate to your characters, but that doesn't necessarily mean...you have to understand why they do what they do, but you don't actually have to be like that yourself." - Natalie Portman

"We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable." - Lynda Barry

"We do' create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable." - Lynda Barry

"Here's the real thing. Democrats got to understand that the first line in the Republican playbook is going to be smear, you know? And there's nobody who's going to be able to avoid it." - Keith Ellison

"My object when writing prose is to write as clearly as possible. I think I know what I'm saying in prose, and I want others to understand it and to be able to restate it." - Pattiann Rogers

"Coming into the business, you'd pass through these little agencies until you got to understand what was happening in the business, unless you were really able to have a style strong enough to go directly to the publishers." - Gil Kane

"I believe really strongly in imitation, actually: I think it's the first place you need to go to if you're going to be able to understand how something works. True mimicry is actually quite difficult." - Eleanor Catton

"One of my goals is to play the Olympics in 2016. If you're able to represent your country in the Olympics everyone will understand you as a player and not many people do get to go to the Olympics." - Lydia Ko

"In order to pass into other dimensions you need to really understand what is out there. A teacher of mysticism is able to explain how to deal with these other worlds and universes." - Frederick Lenz

"We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable." - Lynda Barry

"I'm thrilled to partner with Gillette to help men understand what women want. If we're able to give them that information, and Gillette can give them the tools to get there, then we both win, and that's very exciting." - Hannah Simone

"There would be nothing to get me to run for president. I don't even understand how anyone would want that job at all. Although I would be able to play golf which I don't seem to have time now." - Ellen Degeneres

"We need a broad-based coalition that is way beyond the bounds of Christianity to be able to help people to understand that there is a groundswell of support for the marriage amendment and for opposition to same-sex marriages." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"There is an intelligence factor that works with the spoken word. With words, you have to understand meaning and nuances and things like that. You have to be able to relate...but with music it's just music." - Tommy Chong

"I was not able to understand how it could be right to pay an actor, or a singer, or an instrumentalist for entertaining the public and wrong to pay a ball player for doing exactly the same thing." - Albert Goodwill Spalding

"To have a vision of the cosmic plan, in which every form of life depends on directed movements which have effects beyond their conscious aim, is to understand the child's work and be able to guide it better." - Maria Montessori

"The critic, to interpret his artist, even to understand his artist, must be able to get into the mind of his artist; he must feel and comprehend the vast pressure of the creative passion." - H L Mencken

"Even if we may not always understand why God allows certain things to happen to us, we can know He is able to bring good out of evil, and triumph out of suffering." - Billy Graham

"If you're prepared to invest in a company, then you ought to be able to explain why in simple language that a fifth grader could understand, and quickly enough so the fifth grader won't get bored." - Peter Lynch

"One of the best ways of becoming an effective parent-or, for that matter, an effective human being-is to understand the perceptions of other people, to be able to "get into their world." - Jane Nelsen

"Above all, the listener should be able to understand the poem or the song, not be forced to unravel a complicated, self-indulgent puzzle. Offer your art up to the whole world, not just an elite few." - Lucinda Williams

"May God want for man to be able to be a child again to understand that he is mistaken if he thinks he can find happiness with a checkbook." - Facundo Cabral

"There are weaknesses that you have to understand and it takes a lot of discipline for the players to be able to play it effectively and have confidence in what they're doing." - Tony Dungy

"One of the pitfalls of childhood is that one doesn't have to understand something to feel it. By the time the mind is able to comprehend what has happened, the wounds of the heart are already too deep." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"I know, but no matter what I choose I have to live with it. Forever. I have to be able to go forward and not look back anymore. Can you understand that?" - Nicholas Sparks

"In art and music, particularly in the 20th century, there was a big period there where for something to be called profound you had to not be able to understand it." - Joshua Bell

"To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree." - Peter Gay



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