Misunderstanding Quotes

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.

Rosenstock Huessy

I suppose every child has a world of his own and every man, too, for the matter of that. I wonder if that's the cause for all the misunderstanding there is in Life?

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.

Martin Luther King Jr

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.

Pierre Charles Baudelaire

It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment.

Samuel Alexander

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

Albert Schweitzer

Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government

Madame Chiang

Let us all hope that the dark clouds of racial prejudice will soon pass away and the deep fog of misunderstanding will be lifted from our fear-drenched communities, and in some not too distant tomorrow the radiant stars of love and brotherhood will shine over our great nation with all their scintillating beauty.

Martin Luther King, JR.

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.

Ambrose Bierce

We have the proof that our disagreement with the U.A.R. is more than a simple misunderstanding.

Habib Bourguiba

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

The word ''Christianity'' is already a misunderstanding -- in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.

Friedrich Nietzsche

In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.

Henry David Thoreau

Advertising is a ten billion dollar a year misunderstanding with the public.

Chester L. Posey

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.

Ambrose Bierce

The same passions in man and woman nonetheless differ in tempo; hence man and woman do not cease misunderstanding one another.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will.

Martin Luther King Jr

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.

Charles Baudelaire

It is by universal misunderstanding that we agree with each other. If, by some misfortune, we understood each other, we would never agree.

Charles Baudelaire

I think in general it's clear that most bad things come from misunderstanding, and communication is generally the way to resolve misunderstandings, and the Web's a form of communications, so it generally should be good.

Tim Berners Lee

Look, I'm a person, an individual with a character and part of my character is about what I believe in and part of my beliefs obviously is a religious conviction. I simply hesitate whenever I get drawn into this territory because I have found, over time, that it either leads to people misunderstanding the basis upon which you are taking decisions or it leads to people trying to colonise God or religion for one particular political position. I make no claims to that at all.

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

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