Quotes: understands

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  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    A politician is a man who understands government. A statesman is a politician who's been dead for 15 years.

  • Norman Schwarzkopf
    Norman Schwarzkopf
    United States Army general 1934-2012
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    A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    Margaret Thatcher
    British prime minister (1979-1990) 1925-
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    Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

  • Bobby Rahal
    Bobby Rahal
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    Being injured is something that happens in this sport. Anybody who gets into it understands that.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Conclusive facts are inseparable from inconclusive except by a head that already understands and knows.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
  • Carole King
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    Everybody understands friendship, and friendship is different than love - it's a different kind of love. Friendship has more freedom, more latitude. You don't expect your friend to be as you think your friend should be; you expect your friend just to love you as a friend.
  • Aristotle Onassis
    Aristotle Onassis
    Greek[2][3] shipping magnate 1906-1975
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    Find a priest who understands English and doesn't look like Rasputin.
  • Hillary Clinton and her media machine try to dismiss, but anybody who understands anything about how email works - and this is millennials in particular, who grew up on the Internet - know that you're an idiot to keep sensitive information on a server in your house.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
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    Hillary Clinton understands that we have to invest in education and jobs for our young people, not more jails or incarceration.
  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
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    I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
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