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Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.

Author: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Satirist

We shall see but little way if we require to understand what we see. How few things can a man measure with the tape of his understanding! How many greater things might he be seeing in the meanwhile!

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Author: Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

Profession: Russian Novelist, Philosopher

UNDERSTANDING does not necessarily mean AGREEMENT.

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'Tis better to understand, than to be understood.

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The key to understanding others is to first understand yourself

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Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.

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Many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request.

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It is not the language but the speaker that we want to understand.

Author: Veda Upanishads

Profession: Hindu Poetic Dialogues On Metaphysics

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

Author: H. H. Williams

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