Malta's neutrality is a tool that should be treasured and actively used to promote peace and understanding between nations.
The most reliable way to anticipate the future is by understanding the present.
An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.
God gives to every man virtue, temper, and understanding.
In the face of unjust criticism we can become bitter or better; upset or understanding; hostile or humble; furious or forgiving.
It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual.
Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.
Peace comes with trust, which will grow from continuing efforts toward mutual understanding and trade, Romeo-and-Juliet-style marriages, conversations,negotiations, and individual commitments.
A good motivation is what is needed: compassion without dogmatism, without complicated philosophy; just understanding that others are human brothers and sisters and respecting their human rights and dignities. That we humans can help each other is one of our unique human capacities.
it is the peculiar and perpetual error of the human understanding to be more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives
Wisdom is the understanding of celestial things to which the Spirit is brought by Love.
Libraries are brothels for the mind. Which means that librarians are the madames, greeting the punters, understanding their strange tastes and needs and then pimping their books.
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in their understanding of things.
A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
A truly wise person uses few words; a person with
understanding is even-tempered.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.
There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.
Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.
The growth of understanding follows an ascending spiral rather than a straight line
History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.