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  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
  • Christopher Lasch
    Christopher Lasch
    American historian 1932-
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    Information, usually seen as the precondition of debate, is better understood as its by-product.
  • 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.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
    American libertarian author 1870-1945
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    It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
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    It was always understood that plants and animals, though completely contrasted in their higher representatives, approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms. But they were believed not to blend.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    It was then that I began to look into the seams of your doctrine. I wanted only to pick at a single knot; but when I had got that undone, the whole thing raveled out. And then I understood that it was all machine-sewn.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
    American guitarist, vocalist and songwriter 1964-
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    It's not the journalists; it's the critics that I can't understand. I've never understood what kind of a person would want to criticize someone else's work.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    It's understood in the newsroom: Air the Trump rallies live and uninterrupted. He may say something crazy; he often does, and it's always great television.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
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    Literature is without proofs. By which it must be understood that it cannot prove, not only what it says, but even that it is worth the trouble of saying it.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    Love (understood as the desire of good for another) is in fact so unnatural a phenomenon that it can scarcely repeat itself, the soul being unable to become virgin again and not having energy enough to cast itself out again into the ocean of another's soul.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis - once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
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    Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never.
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