Quotes: misunderstanding

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  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
  • M. R. Dehaan
    M. R. Dehaan
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    Ignorance of God's prophetic outline, failure to know God's program for the Church, the nations, and Israel, is the cause of the overwhelming amount of error and misunderstanding of the events of the future.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For if, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Logic, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
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    Music is supposed to create an associate level, wherein I and you and you and I can associate without any misunderstanding.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.
  • Cass Sunstein
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    Research shows that if people are talking and listening to like-minded others, they become more dogmatic, more unified, and more extreme. Personalized Facebook experiences are a breeding ground for misunderstanding and miscommunication across political lines and, ultimately, for extremism.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding.
    Source: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    The word ''Christianity'' is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    The world only goes round by misunderstanding.
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