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Understanding Quotes: “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

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



Understanding Quotes: “Listening is not understanding the words of the question asked, listening is understanding why the question was asked in the first place.” — Simon Sinek

Listening is not understanding the words of the question asked, listening is understanding why the question was asked in the first place.

— Simon Sinek


Understanding Quotes: “If you only hear one side of the story, you have no understanding at all.” — Chinua Achebe

If you only hear one side of the story, you have no understanding at all.

— Chinua Achebe


Understanding Quotes: “To not know math is a severe limitation to understanding the world.” — Richard P. Feynman

To not know math is a severe limitation to understanding the world.

— Richard P. Feynman


Understanding Quotes: “Stop. Take 3 deep breaths and smile everywhere in your body, observing what’s happening in your body. Proceed now with kindness and understanding.” — Deepak Chopra

Stop. Take 3 deep breaths and smile everywhere in your body, observing what’s happening in your body. Proceed now with kindness and understanding.

— Deepak Chopra


Understanding Quotes: “The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.” — Carl Sagan

The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.

— Carl Sagan


Understanding Quotes: “I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning.” — Muhammad Ali

I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning.

— Muhammad Ali


Understanding Quotes: “To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going so that you better understand where you are now and so that the steps you take are always in the right direction.” — Stephen R. Covey

To begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination. It means to know where you’re going so that you better understand where you are now and so that the steps you take are always in the right direction.

— Stephen R. Covey


Understanding Quotes: “Meditation is not a withdrawal from life. Meditation is a process of understanding oneself.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Meditation is not a withdrawal from life. Meditation is a process of understanding oneself.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti


Understanding Quotes: “I still believe in peace, love, and understanding.” — John Lennon

I still believe in peace, love, and understanding.

— John Lennon


Understanding Quotes: “Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not.” — Epictetus

Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not.

— Epictetus


Understanding Quotes: “The purpose of today’s training is to defeat yesterday’s understanding.” — Miyamoto Musashi

The purpose of today’s training is to defeat yesterday’s understanding.

— Miyamoto Musashi


Understanding Quotes: “The electron is a theory we use; it is so useful in understanding the way nature works that we can almost call it real.” — Richard P. Feynman

The electron is a theory we use; it is so useful in understanding the way nature works that we can almost call it real.

— Richard P. Feynman


Understanding Quotes: “Let us develop respect for all living things. Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love.” — Jane Goodall

Let us develop respect for all living things. Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love.

— Jane Goodall


Understanding Quotes: “Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.” — Carl Sagan

Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.

— Carl Sagan


Understanding Quotes: “Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything.” — Miyamoto Musashi

Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything.

— Miyamoto Musashi


Understanding Quotes: “Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obstinacy.” — Aaron Swartz

Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obstinacy.

— Aaron Swartz


Understanding Quotes: “If you’re scientifically literate, the world looks very different to you, and that understanding empowers you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

If you’re scientifically literate, the world looks very different to you, and that understanding empowers you.

— Neil deGrasse Tyson


Understanding Quotes: “Investment philosophy is the clear understanding that by owning shares of stocks he owns businesses, not pieces of paper.” — Warren Buffett

Investment philosophy is the clear understanding that by owning shares of stocks he owns businesses, not pieces of paper.

— Warren Buffett


Understanding Quotes: “Knowledge is not power, it is only potential. Applying that knowledge is power. Understanding why and when to apply that knowledge is wisdom!” — Takeda Shingen

Knowledge is not power, it is only potential. Applying that knowledge is power. Understanding why and when to apply that knowledge is wisdom!

— Takeda Shingen


Understanding Quotes: “All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.” — Isaac Newton

All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.

— Isaac Newton


Understanding Quotes: “Unless you really understand others, you can hardly attain your own self-understanding.” — Miyamoto Musashi

Unless you really understand others, you can hardly attain your own self-understanding.

— Miyamoto Musashi


Understanding Quotes: “For broad understanding and deep feeling, you need pain and suffering.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

For broad understanding and deep feeling, you need pain and suffering.

— Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Understanding Quotes: “If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” — Brené Brown

If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.

— Brené Brown


Understanding Quotes: “We don’t use the term ‘working class’ here because it’s a taboo term. You’re supposed to say ‘middle class,’ because it helps diminish the understanding that there’s a class war going on.” — Noam Chomsky

We don’t use the term ‘working class’ here because it’s a taboo term. You’re supposed to say ‘middle class,’ because it helps diminish the understanding that there’s a class war going on.

— Noam Chomsky


Understanding Quotes: “A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.” — Franz Kafka

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

— Franz Kafka


Understanding Quotes: “Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.” — George Soros

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.

— George Soros


Understanding Quotes: “There is power in understanding the journey of others to help create your own.” — Kobe Bryant

There is power in understanding the journey of others to help create your own.

— Kobe Bryant


Understanding Quotes: “Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.” — Clifford Stoll

Data is not information, Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not understanding, Understanding is not wisdom.

— Clifford Stoll


Understanding Quotes: “We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself.” — C.G. Jung

We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself.

— C.G. Jung


Understanding Quotes: “If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” — Niels Bohr

If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.

— Niels Bohr


Understanding Quotes: “Patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace.” — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Patience is a purifying process that refines understanding, deepens happiness, focuses action, and offers hope for peace.

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf


Understanding Quotes: “Words can travel thousands of miles. May my words create mutual understanding and love. May they be as beautiful as gems, as lovely as flowers.” — Nhat Hanh

Words can travel thousands of miles. May my words create mutual understanding and love. May they be as beautiful as gems, as lovely as flowers.

— Nhat Hanh


Understanding Quotes: “It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding; and to the open-handed the search for one who shall receive is joy greater than giving.” — Khalil Gibran

It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding; and to the open-handed the search for one who shall receive is joy greater than giving.

— Khalil Gibran


Understanding Quotes: “Aristotle can be regarded as the father of logic. But his logic is too scholastic, full of subtleties, and fundamentally has not been of much value to the human understanding. It is a dialectic and an organon for the art of disputation.” — Immanuel Kant

Aristotle can be regarded as the father of logic. But his logic is too scholastic, full of subtleties, and fundamentally has not been of much value to the human understanding. It is a dialectic and an organon for the art of disputation.

— Immanuel Kant


Understanding Quotes: “We’re fascinated by the words – but where we meet is in the silence behind them.” — Ram Dass

We’re fascinated by the words – but where we meet is in the silence behind them.

— Ram Dass


Understanding Quotes: “You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.” — Guy Finley

You don’t need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.

— Guy Finley


Understanding Quotes: “You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.” — William Blake

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.

— William Blake


Understanding Quotes: “You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.” — Albert Camus

You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.

— Albert Camus


Understanding Quotes: “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.” — Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.

— Khalil Gibran

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