Quotes: understood

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  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    Do not write so that you can be understood, write so that you cannot be misunderstood.
  • First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
  • Charlie Chaplin
    Charlie Chaplin
    British actor, movie maker 1889-1977
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    I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    We always speak well when we manage to be understood.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
  • A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state, and this state is constant.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood; if they are not, they are not great truths.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Frigidity is largely nonsense. It is this generation's catchword, one only vaguely understood and constantly misused. Frigid women are few. There is a host of diffident and slow-ripening ones.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
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