Quotes by misunderstanding

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  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    A mistake is to commit a misunderstanding.
  • 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.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
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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
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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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.
  • Louis Kronenberger
    Louis Kronenberger
    American literary critic and novelist 1904-1980
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    There seems to be a great misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.
  • Billy Dee Williams
    Billy Dee Williams
    American actor, voice actor, and artist 1937-
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    There's always been a lot of misunderstanding about Lando's character. I used to pick up my daughter from elementary school and get into arguments with little children who would accuse me of betraying Han Solo.
  • Anatole Broyard
    Anatole Broyard
    American writer, literary critic, and editor
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    To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
  • Dick Cavett
    Dick Cavett
    American television personality and comedian 1936-
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    To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.
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