Understanding Quotes

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love the medium of photography, for with its unique realism it gives me the power to go beyond conventional ways of seeing and understanding and say, "This is real, too."

Wynn Bullock

I love the medium of photography, for with its unique realism, it gives me the power to go beyond conventional ways of seeing and understanding and say -This is real, too.

Wynn Bullock

The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding.

Edward Steichen

The photograph isolates and perpetuates a moment of time: an important and revealing moment, or an unimportant and meaningless one, depending upon the photographer's understanding of his subject and mastery of his process.

Edward Weston

A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.

Kahlil Gibran

If you come to fame not understanding who you are, it will define who you are.

Oprah Winfrey

Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.

James Thurber

Though men of delicate taste be rare, they are easily to be distinguished in society by the soundness of their understanding, and the superiority of their faculties above the rest of mankind.

David Hume

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isnt it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am askedas I am surprisingly oftenwhy I bother to get up in the mornings.

Richard Dawkins

Atheism is a disease of the soul before it becomes an error of understanding.....

Plato

Freedom is not found in escaping "this" or possessing "that" . . . Real freedom is the active understanding that the world of "this and that" is a window into a higher order of reality not limited by the opposites.

Guy Finley

Some of the scientists, I believe, haven’t they been changing their opinion a little bit on global warming? There’s a lot of differing opinions and before we react I think it’s best to have the full accounting, full understanding of what’s taking place.

George W. Bush

In terms of fast food and deep understanding of the culture of fast food, I'm your man.

Bill Gates

It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual

Jeremy Bentham

May this Valentine's Day be filled with love, understanding, and contentment as you journey through life with those you hold dear

Darly Henerson

Let us not speak of tolerance. This negative word implies grudging concessions by smug consciences. Rather, let us speak of mutual understanding and mutual respect.

Father Dominique Pire

We believe we should treasure and actively use our constitutional neutrality. We think that if used wisely, this is the best way in which we can pursue our goal of promoting peace and understanding between nations

Joseph Muscat

The fact that you have two people both wanting to do the same thing provides the tension in the show. The understanding of the reasons that each one wants to get in there first provides the resolution to the show. It's an emotional rollercoaster ride.

Don Sargent

Simplicity is a pleasant thing in children, or at any age, but it is not necessarily admirable, nor is affectation altogether a thing of evil. To be normal, to be at home in the world, with a prospect of power, usefulness, or success, the person must have that imaginative insight into other minds that underlies tact and savoir-faire, morality and beneficence. This insight involves sophistication, some understanding and sharing of the clandestine impulses of human nature. A simplicity that is merely the lack of this insight indicates a sort of defect.

Charles Horton Cooley

I am against religion because it teaches us to be satisfied with not understanding the world.

Richard Dawkins

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.

Aristotle
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