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Understanding Quotations

Man knows much more than he understands.

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

The world only goes round by misunderstanding.

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.

I don’t understand you. You don’t understand me. What else do we have in common?

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.

The key to why things change is the key to everything.

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.

No person was every rightly understood until they had been first regarded with a certain feeling, not of tolerance, but of sympathy.

If you do not understand a man you cannot crush him. And if you do understand him, very probably you will not.