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When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them. Vernon Howard

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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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The man of understanding finds everything laughable. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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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

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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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Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech. Thomas Hobbes

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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. Søren Kierkegaard

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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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The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. Albert Einstein

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