A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
As I grow to understand life less and less,
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Only married people understand you can be miserable and happy at the same time.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
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