Understanding Quotes

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.


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

A thorough reading and understanding of the Bible is the surest path to atheism

Donald Morgan

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

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
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