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Understand that some of your enemies are amongst your best friends.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Most Canadians don't understand the House of Commons. They turn on their televisions, see us yelling at one another, and dismiss us as a bunch of fools.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Silence accompanies the most significant expressions of happiness and unhappiness: those in love understand one another best when silent, while the most heated and impassioned speech at a graveside touches only outsiders, but seems cold and inconsequential to the widow and children of the deceased.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Adolescents never understand that the best way to avoid notice is to behave normally.

Orson Scott Card

I'm glad I understand that while language is a gift, listening is a responsibility.

Nikki Giovanni

You are blind and I am deaf and dumb, so let us touch hands and understand.

Kahlil Gibran

Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.

Christian Nevell Bovee

We see nothing truly till we understand it.

John Constable

It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

We understand God by everything in ourselves that is fragmentary, incomplete, and inopportune.

Emil Cioran

It is a poor thing for the writer to take on that which he doesnt understand.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The world is a fine place. The only thing wrong with it is us. How little justice and humility there is in us, how poorly we understand patriotism!

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

When you live on cash, you understand the limits of the world around which you navigate each day. Credit leads into a desert with invisible boundaries.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Economics has been called the dismal science. Once you get to understand it, you may not find it so dismal, but you don't find it much of a science either.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth. The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

Wise people are in want of nothing, and yet need many things. On the other hand, nothing is needed by fools, for they do not understand how to use anything, but are in want of everything.

Chrysippus

Only during hard times do people come to understand how difficult it is to be master of their feelings and thoughts.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Really, the fundamental, ultimate mystery -- the only thing you need to know to understand the deepest metaphysical secrets -- is this: that for every outside there is an inside and for every inside there is an outside, and although they are different, they go together.

Alan Watts

I no longer see a future. I've been told when I get older That I'll understand It all. But I'm not sure if I want to.

Kate Bush

I fully understand it takes time for free societies, truly free societies to evolve. I don't expect instant success.

George Walker Bush

We don't admit it to ourselves, not until the very moment of death, but in that moment, we see all life before us and we understand how we chose, every day of our lives, the manner of our death.

Orson Scott Card

You cant change what you dont understand.

Orson Scott Card

Nothing is harder to understand than a symbolic work. A symbol always transcends the one who makes use of it and makes him say in reality more than he is aware of expressing.

Albert Camus

We form many of our political opinions through reading papers and unconsciously absorbing the rhetoric of the journalists. Later, we spout the same opinions as our own. This parallels the way we respond to any authority and its something politicians understand well.

Derren Victor Brown

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