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Gaining Understanding Quotes


"Intellectual understanding blocks empathy." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Experience precedes understanding." - Jean Piaget

"Understanding arises through making" - Giambattista Vico

"Acceptance comes through understanding." - Steven Petrow

"Understanding brings control." - Bonewitz

"One way to eliminate self negating thoughts and behavior is by gaining more understanding through realizing that you cannot force others to see that what you feel is real." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Although most of us are complacent in our assumption that science is gaining on the unknown, scientists are acknowledging that man's own brain is complex beyond any hope of complete understanding." - Marilyn Ferguson

"We are born in this world to lose as well as to gain, to have happiness as well as misery. Enrich your mind by understanding this and improve, gaining stability thereby." - Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha

"During the war years I worked on the development of radar and other radio systems for the R.A.F. and, though gaining much in engineering experience and in understanding people, rapidly forgot most of the physics I had learned." - Martin Ryle

"Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war." - John Shebbeare

"The understanding soul prays; the praying soul gets understanding." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Understanding why is never enough." - Lucy Freeman

"All understanding begins in wonder!" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Some things were beyond understanding." - Nicholas Sparks

"Criminals thrive on society's understanding." - Newt Gingrich

"A mind in control is always better than a mind out of control. For one thing, a controlled mind can learn much better and go much further than a chaotic one. A person with a steady-state mind has the potential to exit this life with a much greater understanding than someone who is continually learning and forgetting, gaining and misplacing knowledge." - Jim Woodring

"The story - from Rumpelstiltskin to War and Peace - is one of the basic tools invented by the human mind, for the purpose of gaining understanding. There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Large skepticism leads to large understanding. Small skepticism leads to small understanding. No skepticism leads to no understanding." - Xi Zhi

"The man of understanding finds everything laughable." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Understanding replaces imaginary fears with real ones." - Mason Cooley

"In all your getting, get understanding." - Jacqueline Woodson

"Life in its highest state is understanding." - L Ron Hubbard

"True love is born from understanding." - Gautama Buddha

"[Our understanding is] not intellectual, but instinctive." - Ann Richards

"Realization is more important than understanding" - John de Ruiter

"Understanding is the wages of faith." - Saint Augustine

"Intellects whose desires have outstripped their understanding." - Friedrich Hayek

"Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair." - Ronald David Laing

"Mathematics is an art of human understanding." - William Thurston

"Understanding is the key to true knowledge" - Liam Williams

"There is no hospitality like understanding." - Vanna Bonta

"Man's best candle is his understanding." - James Howell

"Risk discomfort and solitude for understanding." - Wade Davis

"American exceptionalism requires understanding biblical view." - Jim Demint

"Humility is the light of understanding." - John Bunyan

"Some things are beyond human understanding." - Alexandra Adornetto

"Humility is the ladder to divine understanding." - Anonymous

"Understanding requires insight. Insight must be anchored." - Brian Greene

"True understanding is the spur of genius" - Ursula K Le Guin

"Understanding is the beginning of approving." - Andre Gide

"Understanding is simple. Knowing is complicated." - Robert Fripp

"Sexuality is possible without any understanding, without any meditation. Love is possible only with understanding. Compassion is possible only with understanding and meditation, understanding and awareness." - Rajneesh

"A respectful understanding of another's experience." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Humility is the light of the understanding." - John Bunyan

"Mystery is underrated, and understanding is overrated." - Larry Mcmurtry

"Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything." - Miyamoto Musashi

"Life's experiences should turn into real understanding." - Samael Aun Weor

"Stop creating reports, and start creating understanding." - Jay Baer

"The writer is the midwife of understanding." - Arundhati Roy

"Love is being understanding and compassionate." - Haley Pullos

"Love is family, support, priority, and understanding." - Gary Kemp

"Furious activity is no substitute for understanding." - H. H. Williams

"Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding." - Proverbs

"Understanding is a kind of ecstasy" - Carl Sagan

"The poem of the understanding is philosophy." - Novalis

"Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair." - R D Laing

"Understanding means throwing away your knowledge." - Nhat Hanh

"Our understanding is correlative to our perception." - Robert Delaunay

"Much learning does not teach understanding." - Heraclitus

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

"Buying art is not understanding art." - Anselm Kiefer

"Power is the by-product of understanding." - Jacob Bronowski

"Real magic is not about gaining power over others: it is about gaining power over yourself." - Rosemary Ellen Guiley

"Understanding something in one way does not preclude understanding it in other ways." - Jerome Bruner

"Shallow understanding accompanies poor compassion; great understanding goes with great compassion." - Nhat Hanh

"Scientific understanding is our joy. Economic and political understanding is our duty." - Henry A Wallace

"Understanding physics is child's play when compared to understanding child's play." - Albert Einstein

"I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace." - Helen Keller

"To agree without understanding is inane. To disagree without understanding is impudent." - Mortimer Adler

"The starting point for the understanding of war is the understanding of human nature." - Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall

"Great understanding is broad and unhurried; little understanding is cramped and busy" - Zhuangzi

"Understanding is always the understanding of a smaller problem in relation to a bigger problem." - P.D. Ouspensky

"Doubt begets understanding, and understanding begets compassion. Verily, it is conviction that kills." - R. Scott Bakker

"The United States is very good at understanding itself, and very bad at understanding others." - Carlos Fuentes

"There is not first understanding and then action. When you understand, that very understanding is action." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace." - Helen Keller

"Gaining people's trust might be harder than gaining all creation. But, what is harder than gaining people's trust is having to abandon them." - Queen Seondeok of Silla

"But whatever be their degree of talent it is no measure of their rights. Because Sir Isaac Newton was superior to others in understanding, he was not therefore lord of the person or property of others. On this subject they are gaining daily in the opinions of nations, and hopeful advances are making towards their re- establishment on an equal footing with the other colors of the human family." - Thomas Jefferson

"Stairway to Wisdom") David Brooks detailed the needed ingredients to gaining a deep understanding of a social problem, beginning with the data and moving on to first-hand accounts. The highest rung on his stairway, though, went beyond those: "Empathy opens you up to absorb the good and the bad. Love impels you not just to observe but to seek union-to think as another thinks and feel as another feels." - David Brooks

"Don't try to lose weight. Take delight in gaining fitness." - Alan Cohen

"Gaining superpowers doesn't mean you know how to use them." - Richelle Mead

"For one gains by losing And loses by gaining." - Laozi

"Science is a systematic means of gaining reliable knowledge." - John Dewey

"Ted Cruz who`s been gaining on [Donald] Trump in Iowa and is polling ahead of him in the latest Monmouth poll would be quite reluctant to criticize Trump`s plan saying simply it is not his policy." - Chris Hayes

"You are either losing your mind - or gaining your soul." - Julia Cameron

"Happily, fantastic fiction is slowly gaining in status." - Karin Tidbeck

"Motorcycles aren't about gaining agency, I don't think." - Rachel Kushner

"Don't look back: Something may be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"I'm gaining weight the right way: I'm drinking beer." - Johnny Damon

"Never look back; something is always gaining on you." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Don't look back, because someone might be gaining on you." - Tom Waits

"You want the mystical understanding of the cosmos to feel compatible with a scientific understanding of the cosmos, like it extends our understanding rather than unwriting it." - Jon Spaihts

"With understanding, those we love will certainly flower." - Nhat Hanh

"The truly good gaze upon everything with love and understanding." - Dalai Lama

"Love is light, warmth and comfort. Understanding is just light." - June Goodfield

"The key to understanding the future is one word: sustainability." - Patrick Dixon

"The best way to understanding is a few good examples." - Isaac Newton

"You can't simplify reality without understanding it first." - Carl Theodor Dreyer

"Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding." - William Arthur Ward

"The First Goal of Conversation: Understanding, not Agreement" - Danny Silk

"Intellectual understanding does not always bring visceral belief." - Orson Scott Card

"You can't judge my choices without understanding my reasons." - Kid Cudi

"The only way to change is by changing your understanding." - Anthony De Mello

"Civilization has developed executive powers far beyond its understanding." - Maude Meagher

"Knowledge is freedom and with freedom comes understanding." - Julie Garwood

"What is not worth understanding is not knowing." - Caleb

"When understanding would be too difficult, I become trusting." - Mason Cooley

"A strict master will not have understanding sons." - Nachman of Breslov

"To be understanding is more important than to be right." - Drake

"Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The ultimate security is your understanding of reality." - H. Stanley Judd

"I'm going with the understanding that I've done my duty." - Pep Guardiola

"By understanding many things, I have accomplished nothing." - Hugo Grotius

"...weary of k knowing too much and understanding too little." - Jan Karon

"Understanding the nature of conflict leads to peace." - Lester B Pearson

"Understanding arises from reducing one type of reality into another." - Claude Levi-Strauss

"Art is not about understanding, it's about experience." - Antony Gormley

"In deep self acceptance, grows a compassionate understanding." - Jack Kornfield

"Books have always a secret influence on the understanding." - Samuel Johnson

"Accept complete responsibility both for understanding and for being understood." - Brian Tracy

"Admiration is the emotion furthest from understanding. ~Sosuke Aizen" - Tite Kubo

"And without understanding, could each properly love the other?" - Anita Brookner

"Understanding sometimes is not enough to explain something." - Robert Ley

"Gratitude, not understanding, is the secret to joy and equanimity." - Anne Lamott

"Time which diminishes all things increases understanding for the aging." - Plutarch

"I have no interest in understanding sheep, only eating them." - Hannibal

"Passions are spiritual rebels and raise sedition against the understanding." - Ben Jonson

"The highest function of ecology is the understanding of consequences" - Frank Herbert

"Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding." - Liam Neeson

"Both wit and understanding are trifles without integrity." - Oliver Goldsmith

"There are moments when people are incapable of understanding happiness." - Paulo Coelho

"Empathy is a respectful understanding of what others are experiencing." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"The light of the understanding, humility kindleth and pride covereth." - Francis Quarles

"Before dinner men meet with great inequality of understanding." - Samuel Johnson

"The most important knowledge is understanding what you can't do." - Bill Buford

"Every path to a new understanding begins in confusion..." - Mason Cooley

"It's not finding what's lost, it's understanding what you've found." - Alice Hoffman

"Agreement is the by-product of listening and understanding." - Richard Tyler

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding" - Burt Rutan

"Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand." - Baltasar Gracian

"Imperfect understanding is often more dangerous than ignorance." - J K Rowling

"I swear, I have no understanding of other human beings." - E. Lockhart

"Knowing something and understanding it were not the same thing." - Mitch Albom

"Goodness shapes our will, and truth shapes our understanding." - Emanuel Swedenborg

"Chess is a game of understanding and not of memory." - Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

"I want, by understanding myself, to understand others." - Katherine Mansfield

"The future of marketing isn't big data, it's big understanding." - Jay Baer

"Truth stands for Taking Real Understanding To Heart." - Gary Busey

"Everyone praises his heart, none dare praise their understanding." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld



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