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Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.
We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
If your starting point for understanding humanity is a racialist viewpoint, with superiority and inferiority projected onto people because of the color of their skin, then it’s so easy to take the next step of justifying that point theologically and reading it into the Christian scripture. And that makes it harder to understand what scripture is actually saying!
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The past has no power over the present moment.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don’t come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right?
Leadership means firmness, not harshness or bullying; understanding, not weakness; justice, not irresponsible freedom; humaneness, not intolerance; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism.
When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.
Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not.
Happiness is not the acquisition of anything; it’s the understanding of something.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man’s observation, not overturning it.
In order to really understand, we need to listen, not reply. We need to listen long and attentively. In order to help anybody to open his heart we have to give him time, asking only a few questions, as carefully as possible in order to help him better explain his experience.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
You may not have known the reason at the time, and that is what heaven is for. For understanding your life on earth.
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.
What we need is a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience.
One of the hardest obstacles I’ve had to overcome in my life was not understanding how to draw healthy boundaries. I finally learned it’s perfectly OK to say no.
And we all know love is a glass which makes even a monster appear fascinating.
If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it enough.
Between what I think, what I want to say, what I believe I say, what I say, what you want to hear, what you believe to hear, what you hear, what you want to understand, what you think you understand, what you understand…They are ten possibilities that we might have some problem communicating. But let’s try anyway…
Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?