Quotes of Comprehensible

“ The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious. ”

- Albert Schweitzer

“ Imagine the Creator as a low comedian, and at once the world becomes explicable. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don't know what it's a plan for. ”

- Fred Hoyle

“ The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable: through the embracing of one of its beings. ”

- Martin Buber

“ Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy. ”

- Martin Heidegger

“ Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible. ”

- Anthony Hope

“ Is knowledge knowable? If not, how do we know this? ”

- Woody Allen

“ The Church must be intelligible to the simple as well as to the shrewd. ”

- Robert Hugh Benson

“ This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present. ”

- Deepak Chopra

“ The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable. ”

- Lillian Gish

“ You've got your phenomenon on one hand. Concrete and knowable. On the other hand you've got the incomprehensible. You call it God, but to me, God or no, it remains just that, the unknowable. ”

- Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess

“ Science has been seriously retarded by the study of what is not worth knowing and of what is not knowable. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Once something becomes discernible, or understandable, we no longer need to repeat it. We can destroy it. ”

- Robert Wilson

“ The highest happiness of man is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Nowadays to be intelligible is to be found out. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The "Communism" of the English intellectual is something explicable enough. It is the patriotism of the deracinated. ”

- George Orwell

“ Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible. ”

- Anthony Hope

“ Things are not all so comprehensible and expressible as one would mostly have us believe; most events are inexpressible, taking place in a realm which no word has ever entered. ”

- Rainer Maria Rilke

“ Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding. ”

- Kenneth Tynan

“ The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. ”

- Steven Weinberg

“ No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form, which is often the best solution. ”

- An Wang

“ Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words. ”

- Ivan Turgenev

“ The older I get, the more I realize the importance of exercising the various dimensions of my body, soul, mind and heart. Taken together, these aspects give me a sense of wholeness. I want to be a whole human being rather than one who limps on one leg because I don't know how to use all of my parts… ”

- Robert Fulghum
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