Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.
The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding.
Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
So peace will come again on Earth
but a peace unlike aught known before.
Then will the will-to-good flower forth as understanding
And understanding blossom as goodwill in men.
Keep constantly in mind in how many things you yourself have witnessed changes already. The universe is change, life is understanding.
The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference.
Through the sands of time . . the written word has changed the course of history, inspired many to fight for their beliefs and most importantly . . . elevated mankind to a higher understanding of mans inhumanity to mankind.
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand
the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and
work out our differences.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed that can make life a garden.
The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.
A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide."
I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.
The fact that you are willing to say, ''I do not understand, and it is fine,'' is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.
You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely -- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Ideals are an imaginative understanding of that which is desirable in that which is possible.
... the use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.
You can't give people pride, but you can provide the kind of understanding that makes people look to their inner strengths and find their own sense of pride