Understanding Quotes

If you want to truly understand something, try to change it.

Kurt Lewin

Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.


People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.

Claude Monet

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Again a different meaning has to be understood.


If you wish to understand a philosopher, do not ask what he says, but find out what he wants

Friedrich Nietzsche

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.

Elbert Hubbard

The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.

John Locke

If the human brain were simple enough to understand, we'd be so simple we couldn't.


It has taken me all my life to understand it is not necessary to understand everything.

Rene Coty

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Stephen R. Covey

I understand people's suffering, people's pain, more than you will every know yourself.

Princess of Wales Diana

I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.

Princess of Wales Diana

If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering.

Princess of Wales Diana

The fact that you are willing to say, ''I do not understand, and it is fine,'' is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.

Wayne Dyer

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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