Understanding Quotes

Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.

Chinese Proverbs

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.


No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.

J. William Fulbright

If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else.

Nikki Giovanni

A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.

Vernon Howard

We are slaves to whatever we don't understand

Vernon Howard

A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.

Franz Kafka

It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are. Human understanding has vulgarly occupied itself with nothing but understanding, but if it would only take the trouble to understand itself at the same time it would simply have to posit the paradox.

Soren Kierkegaard

Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will.

Martin Luther King Jr

No one is going to turn down a good meal because he does not understand the digestive mechanism.

V. I. Klassen

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.


Folks never understand the folks they hate.

James Russell Lowell

When a man begins to understand himself he begins to live. When he begins to live he begins to understand his fellow men.

Norvin Mcgranahan

To understand one woman is not necessarily to understand any other woman.

John Stuart Mill

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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