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"Lack of understanding is always painful." - Byron Katie

"The lack of understanding of something is not evidence for God. It's evidence of a lack of understanding." - Lawrence M Krauss

"Is my understanding only blindness to my own lack of understanding? It often seems so to me." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Marxian exploitation is the exploitation of people's lack of understanding of economics." - Robert Nozick

"Most of your suffering comes from the lack of understanding of yourself and others." - Nhat Hanh

"We are usually undone by our lack of understanding of ourselves." - Julian Fellowes

"... mutual lack of understanding carries the threat of imminent and violent destruction." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"Analyzing through special insight and realizing the lack of inherent existence constitute understanding of the signless." - Gautama Buddha

"Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance." - W Clement Stone

"Fear comes from a lack of understanding how powerful you really are." - Steve Maraboli

"Lack of understanding is a great power. Sometimes it enables men to conquer the world." - Anatole France

"The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important." - Brooke Shields

"The only trouble with this world today lies in our lack of understanding of the power of imagination." - Napoleon Hill

"I think there's a lack of understanding which is partly our fault as scientists and physicians in not communicating well enough with the public. But there's a lack of understanding of how important biomedical research is." - Laurie Glimcher

"I hope you will no longer accuse me of a lack of delicacy. as I now count on your understanding." - Gustav Mahler

"Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding." - Ambrose Bierce

"It was a slow understanding that the lack of education in a country like Somalia creates these huge social problems." - Amanda Lindhout

"Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding." - Ambrose Bierce

"Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity, and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude." - Raymond Holliwell

"History will help to remedy intellectual faults such as excessive concentration on one line of thought, absence of understanding for other points of view, belief in simple solutions, lack of balance of mind, absence of an imaginative understanding." - Geoffrey Elton

"The problem is not a lack of understanding of what we are saying and doing; the problem is difference of opinion about what to do." - Thabo Mbeki

"More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor." - John W Vessey Jr

"Lack of understanding, along with outright anti-Christian prejudice, leads to journalistic amazement or horror at the supposed self-deception of those who do see a spiritual realm." - Marvin Olasky

"There is only that inevitable danger as long as there is lack of understanding; but the moment the individual understands, there will be no formation of religion." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"The seeds of genius are in many blogs, but bloggers lack the interest in or understanding of the difference between blogging and fully-formed literary efforts." - Lee Gutkind

"Rapid population growth and technological innovation, combined with our lack of understanding about how the natural systems of which we are a part work, have created a mess." - David Suzuki

"The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding." - Albert Camus

"Most people who open restaurants will fail, because they lack the fundamental understanding of restaurant math. Either they think they're superstar cooks or they think they're superstar hosts." - Joe Bastianich

"I was trying to find out what it was that everybody else understood without giving up my stubborn and hard-won lack of understanding." - David Antin

"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's own understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's own mind without another's guidance. Dare to know!" - Immanuel Kant

"Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed nonage. Nonage is the inability to use one's understanding without another's guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one's mind without another's guidance. Sapere Aude! Dare to Know! Have the courage to use your own understanding is therefore the motto of the Enlightenment." - Immanuel Kant

"Lack of prayer is the cause of lack of time." - Peter Kreeft

"Lack of forgiveness of others breeds lack of self-forgiveness." - Albert Ellis

"Lack of time is actually lack of priorities." - Tim Ferriss

"Now with the allocation and the understanding of the lack of understanding, we enter into a new era of science in which we feel nothing more than so much so as to say that those within themselves, comporary or non-comporary, will figuratively figure into the folding of our non-understanding and our partial understanding to the networks of which we all draw our source and conclusions from." - Reggie Watts

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"There's no lack of void." - Samuel Beckett

"Optimism is lack of information." - Faina Ranevskaya

"You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it" - Edward James Olmos

"Much of the prejudice against Islam in the West stems from a lack of understanding of the true nature of Islam as a religion professed by 1.4 billion people in the world." - Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

"You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it." - Edward James Olmos

"What is cooking? 'Cooking' is a loose term. It's understanding energy or the lack thereof," - Homaro Cantu

"What is cooking? 'Cooking' is a loose term. It's understanding energy or the lack thereof." - Homaro Cantu

"What Newcastle lack is a lack of pace" - Charlie Nicholas

"Lack of emotion causes lack of progress and lack of motivation." - Tony Robbins

"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

"Literary intellectuals at one pole-at the other scientists, and as the most representative, the physical scientists. Between the two a gulf of mutual incomprehension-sometimes (particularly among the young) hostility and dislike, but most of all lack of understanding." - C. P. Snow

"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

"I came to accept during my freshman year that many of the gaps in my knowledge and understanding were simply limits of class and cultural background, not lack of aptitude or application as I'd feared." - Sonia Sotomayor

"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." - Robert Foster Bennett

"Once the writer in every individual comes to life (and that time is not far off), we are in for an age of universal deafness and lack of understanding." - Milan Kundera

"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 beginning of our happiness lies in the understanding that life without wonder is not worth living. What we lack is not a will to believe but a will to wonder." - Madeleine L'Engle

"The rational approach start from the idea that everything is explainable and that mystery is in some sense the enemy. This means that it prefers pejorative, and even wrong, answers to admitting its own lack of understanding." - Jeremy Narby

"What I worry about is the lack of understanding in society around the world that there is a divide in the world between those who have and those who do not." - Magdi Yacoub

"It's not that humans and non-humans are identical... but the lack of understanding that led to the slave trade is the same lack of understanding many people have about animals today. When slaves were brought over from Africa, many people believed they were not humans, that they didn't have feelings. Many people believe that primates and other animals don't have feelings, too, but they do." - Jane Goodall

"Lack of skill dictates economy of style." - Joey Ramone

"Understanding of life begins with the understanding of patterns." - Fritjof Capra

"Most men fail, not through lack of education, but from lack of dogged determination, from lack of dauntless will." - Orison Swett Marden

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"What is childlike humility? It's not the lack of intelligence, but the lack of guile. The lack of an agenda." - Todd Burpo

"Love . . . [is] a lack of personal selfishness." - Theodore M. Burton

"A lack of doxology leads to depravity." - Ann Voskamp

"Lack of desire is the greatest riches." - Seneca the Younger

"Lack of compliance is hindering the investigation." - Charlie Melancon

"Lack of knowledge - that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"There is no lack of opportunity." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Cunning proceeds from lack of capacity." - Benjamin Franklin

"The lack of work destroys people." - Katharine Hepburn

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation" - Colin Kaepernick

"Poverty is the lack of light." - Lucero Isaac

"Underdevelopment is a lack of maintenance." - Lucero Isaac

"They have a plentiful lack of wit." - William Shakespeare

"Seeking revenge: what a lack of foresight." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Insanity is a lack of proportion." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"ability atrophies through lack of exercise." - Glenda Jackson

"All ignorance is the lack of love." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance" - Daniel De Leon

"All reluctance is a lack of confidence." - Todd Duncan

"Don't mistake politeness for lack of strength." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Normal means lack of imagination and creativity." - Jean Dubuffet

"Lack of industry is an attitude." - Sterling W Sill

"What we lack is intensity of life." - Carl Jung

"Familiarity leads to lack of Gratitude." - Radhanath Swami

"Hate is a lack of imagination." - Graham Greene

"Lack of knowledge... that is the problem." - W Edwards Deming

"I have the necessary lack of tact." - Ted Koppel

"Poverty breeds lack of self-reliance." - Daniel De Leon

"Suffering follows the lack of wisdom." - Frederick Lenz

"Lack of charisma can be fatal." - Jenny Holzer

"When I understand myself, I understand you, and out of that understanding comes love. Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action which produces further confusion, further misery. We fill our hearts with blueprints for world reform and do not look to that one resolving factor which is love." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment." - Vince Lombardi

"To come to faith on the basis of experience alone is unwise, though not so foolish as to reject faith altogether because of lack of experience ... the quality of a Christian's experience depends on the quality of his faith, just as the quality of his faith depends in turn on the quality of his understanding of God's truth." - Os Guinness

"The country is dying cause of an lack of men, not a lack of programms." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Romania is dying because of a lack of men, not a lack of programs." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information." - John Mccarthy

"And in this silence of the dumb and these speeches of the blind, in this medly of people bound together by the same grief, terror and hope, in this hatred and lack of understanding between men who spoke the same tongue, you could see much of the tragedy of the twentieth century." - Vasily Grossman

"This perversion of the truth, familiar to the artist though it was, always unnerved him afresh and proved too much for him. What was a consequence of the premature ending of his fast was here presented as the cause of it! To fight against this lack of understanding, against a whole world of nonunderstanding, was impossible." - Franz Kafka

"The tendency of philosophers who know nothing of machinery is to talk of man as a mere mechanism, intending by this to imply that he is without purpose. This shows a lack of understanding of machines as well as of man." - Arthur Young

"Gaia's main problems are not industrialization, ozone depletion, overpopulation, or resource depletion. Gaia's main problem is the lack of mutual understanding and mutual agreement in the noosphere about how to proceed with those problems. We cannot rein in industry if we cannot reach mutual understanding and mutual agreement based on a worldcentric moral perspective concerning the global commons. And we reach the worldcentric moral perspective through a difficult and laborious process of interior growth and transcendence." - Ken Wilber

"Loneliness is not lack of company, loneliness is lack of purpose." - Guillermo Maldonado

"The world shall perish not for lack of wonders, but for lack of wonder" - John B S Haldane

"It is a lack of commitment, not a lack of talent, that damns you to mediocrity." - Roy H Williams

"More men fail though lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals." - Helen Hathaway

"The lack of joy in your life is due to your lack of mission." - Timothy Keller

"Contemporary society has become dry, not for lack of wonders but for lack of wonder." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Nobody dies from lack of sex. It's lack of love we die from." - Margaret Atwood

"poverty denotes a lack of necessities and simplicity a lack of needs." - Dervla Murphy

"Fear is a lack of love, just as darkness is a lack of light." - Bijan

"Lack of money is no obstacle. Lack of an idea is an obstacle." - Ken Hakuta

"lack of will power leads to more failure than lack of intelligence or ability." - Anchee Min

"Never think that lack of variability is stability. Don't confuse lack of volatility with stability, ever." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent." - Billy Sunday

"Common sense is usually lack of imagination, and imagination is usually lack of common sense." - Evan Esar

"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The more deeply I search for the roots of the global environmental crisis, the more I am convinced that it is an outer manifestation of an inner crisis that is, for lack of a better word, spiritual... what other word describes the collection of values and assumptions that determine our basic understanding of how we fit into the universe?" - Al Gore

"Confusion and clutter are failures of design, not attributes of information. And so the point is to find design strategies that reveal detail and complexity - rather than to fault the data for an excess of complication. Or, worse, to fault viewers for a lack of understanding." - Edward Tufte

"The search for conspiracy only increases the elements of morbidity and paranoia and fantasy in this country. It romanticizes crimes that are terrible because of their lack of purpose. It obscures our necessary understanding, all of us, that in this life there is often tragedy without reason." - Anthony Lewis

"The people are not coming because of me. They didn't come before me. It's because of a lack of education and understanding, so it makes me more motivated. It's like my mother said about having an artistic child - she learned more from him and he gets more attention and more of the love, not less." - Wynton Marsalis

"One thing that I feel very, very strongly is that we talk about Islamic countries, Islamic people, Islamic leaders, as either moderates or extremists. It's almost like there are only two categories of Muslims. And actually, that doesn't show respect. It shows lack of understanding of the diversity of Muslim thought." - David Miliband

"In ability choice education finance majorities people understanding voting A lot of voters always cast their ballot for the candidate who seems to them to be one of the people. That means he must have the same superstitions, the same unbalanced prejudices, and the same lack of understanding of public finances that are characteristic of the majority. A better choice would be a candidate who has a closer understanding and a better education than the majority. Too much voting is based on affability rather than on ability." - William Feather

"We are born into a realm of constant change. Everything is decaying. We are continually losing all that we come in contact with. Our tendency to get attached to impermanent experiences causes sorrow, lamentation and grief, because eventually we are separated from everything and everyone we love. Our lack of acceptance and understanding of this fact makes life unsatisfactory." - Noah Levine

"Professional opinion is skeptical about anything that doesn't fit in with the version of reality it has been programmed to believe in. The skepticism comes from a lack of understanding and the need to defend the status quo and not from actual knowledge of the subject." - David Icke

"My theory is that humans aren't really bad; we all do bad things, but being bad is not our natural state. You're acting out of fear, lack of understanding, compassion, but essentially communication. Human beings are made of love, an overwhelming desire to love. When we communicate, we exist in our natural state." - Seal

"It's not anything that is just perpetuated by White America or just perpetuated by Black America. It's just a cultural understanding that you're just not a part of the equation when it comes to sexuality and I think that people mistake your lack of opportunity with the level of your talent." - Viola Davis

"The need for general scientific understanding by the public has never been larger, and the penalty for scientific illiteracy never harsher... Lack of scientific fundamentals causes people to make foolish decisions about issues such as the toxicity of chemicals, the efficacy of medicines, the changes in the global climate." - Peter Agre

"Every single human civilization has failed over time, and my belief is that it's due to a lack of rational empathy, of understanding that if you don't have equality in your society, the conflicts you breed (whether internally or externally) will eventually cause its collapse." - Chris Kluwe

"Lying is, almost by definition, a refusal to cooperate with others. It condenses a lack of trust and trustworthiness into a single act. It is both a failure of understanding and an unwillingness to be understood. To lie is to recoil from relationship." - Sam Harris

"Many people think it is impossible for the guerrilla to exist long in the enemy's realm. Such a belief reveals a lack of understanding of the relationship that should exist between the people and the troops. The former may be likened to water and the latter to the fish that swim in it." - Mao Tse-Tung

"If our goal is to understand the world, to seek a deeper understanding of the world, our general lack of moral diversity here is going to make it harder. Because when people all share values, when people all share morals, they become a team." - Jonathan Haidt

"One little human truth is that opinionated people don't hold much with other people's opinions, and it is a great pleasure to some of them to be able to ascribe incurable defects, such as belonging to a certain sex; or base motives, or lack of understanding, to anyone whose views they disagree with." - Katherine Anne Porter

"A decorator, no matter how talented, can't always get the desired results because sometimes there is resistance or maybe a lack of understanding on the part of the client. I think it is the decorator's job to work as a guide, to bring out the best qualities and the best attitudes." - Albert Hadley

"The 3-legged stool of understanding is held up by history, languages, and mathematics. Equipped with those three you can learn anything you want to learn. But if you lack any one of them you are just another ignorant peasant with dung on your boots." - Robert A Heinlein

"Trump knows that he is encountering a complete lack of understanding in Europe, but it's apparent that he's not very impressed by it. My experience, however, has been that American presidents take a greater interest in Europe over the course of their term." - Jean-Claude Juncker

"The EPA's [Clean Power Plan] is another example of Washington's lack of understanding when it comes to rural and Western energy issues. I oppose this new rule because it hurts my district, which has four coal-fired plants that power Arizona's big cities, small towns, businesses and residences. These plants also provide good-paying jobs in our tribal and rural regions." - Ann Kirkpatrick

"Many marriages break up over hormonal imbalance, which is truly sad because it comes from a lack of understanding. When hormones are put back in balance with natural bioidentical hormones, a woman or man resumes their normal life of feeling good and having days filled with quality." - Suzanne Somers

"I feel like Africans are too often portrayed as people on the National Geographic channel: the image is of an African man in a loincloth chasing a gazelle. It's not intentionally racist; I wouldn't call it racist at all. It's a lack of understanding another culture." - Djimon Hounsou

"Poverty is about low, self-esteem and a lack of role models and opportunities. Without money, people resort to de-dignifying activities in order to support themselves. We free people through education and entrepreneurship. Freedom is self-determination, and you can't self-determine without understanding money and capitalism." - John Hope Bryant

"The degradation of our environment is undeniably a direct result of our lack of regard, lack of accountability, and lack of responsibility." - Nikki Reed

"There's a part of bohemia I love. The lack of prejudice, the lack of aggression, I love the lack, for the most part, of competitiveness. It's more peaceful." - Peter Mullan

"Lack of money is the root of of all evil." - George Bernard Shaw

"Mediocrity is perhaps due not so much to lack of imagination as to lack of faith in the imagination, lack of the capacity for this abandon." - Denise Levertov

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will." - Vince Lombardi

"Teaching is the highest form of understanding." - Aristotle

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

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

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

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



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