Quotes of Comprehend

“ True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. ”

- Socrates

“ A man ought to read just as his inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I understand it's my role to realize people's dreams. ”

- Ayumi Hamasaki

“ Perceive that which cannot be seen with the eye. ”

- Miyamoto Musashi

“ One understands only in proportion to becoming himself that which he understands. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest. ”

- Confucius

“ Love is not blind — it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. ”

- Rabbi J. Gordon

“ The interesting thing is that I rarely look at the outline once I've done it. And when I read the outline once I've written the novel, I realize I've written a totally different book. ”

- Jonathan Kellerman

“ The right to be heard does not autmatically include the right to be taken seriously. ”

- Hubert Humphrey

“ Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don't they realize that it's gross? I understand it's an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it. ”

- Kirsten Dunst

“ The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ I liked things better when I didn't understand them. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutual - America sees two John Kerrys. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ We have a great new CEO. I've known him a decade and he understands broadcasting. He understands the creation of product. ”

- Michael Eisner

“ Music — the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend. ”

- Ludwig van Beethoven

“ Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more, sees more — more unseen forms become manifest to him. ”

- Jalaluddin Rumi

“ Don't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn't developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don't expect to see. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life. ”

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

“ There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions. ”

- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

“ Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in a few words. ”

- Aprocrypha

“ He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed. ”

- C. C. Colton

“ A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to comprehend his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it. ”

- Israel Zangwill

“ The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. ”

- Henri Bergson

“ I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. ”

- Socrates

“ I am madness maddened! That wild madness that's only calm to comprehend itself! ”

- Herman Melville

“ Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of lfie before he can comprehend the full value of the greater. ”

- Edward Bulwer Lytton

“ In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. ”

- Robertson Davies

“ A comprehended God is no God at all. ”

- Gerhard Tersteegen
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