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Best Quotes About Understanding

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A list of the best understanding quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous understanding quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic understanding quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about understanding?" and "What are inspirational understanding quotes?"

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    The thing is plain. All that men really understand, is confined to a very small compass; to their daily affairs and experience; to what they have an opportunity to know, and motives to study or practice. The rest is affectation and imposture. William Hazlitt

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    If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be --not understood, but divined. Remy de Gourmont

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    Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another. Emma Goldman

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    The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another. Emma Goldman

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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    It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot. Anatole France

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    Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand. Augustine of Hippo

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

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    A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide.

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