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Understanding Quotes

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Profession: American Speaker, Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Author: Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Profession: Italian Inventor, Architect, Painter, Scientist, Sculptor

I started out with nothing. I still have most of it.

Author: Michael Davis

Profession:

I understand people's suffering, people's pain, more than you will every know yourself.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

If I am to care for people in hospital I really must know every aspect of their treatment and to understand their suffering.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

The fact that you are willing to say, ''I do not understand, and it is fine,'' is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

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

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

No man thoroughly understands a truth until he has contended against it.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Author: Marie E. Eschenbach

Profession:

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

Author: Guy Finley

Profession:

There are three things I have loved but never understood. Art, music and women.

Author: Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle (1657-1757)

Profession: Scientist, Man of Letter

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

Author: Anatole France (1844-1924)

Profession: French Writer

In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.

Author: J. William Fulbright (1905)

Profession: American Democratic Politician