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American poet 1885-1972
Mass ought to be in Latin, unless you could do it in Greek or Chinese. In fact, any abracadabra that no bloody member of the public or half-educated ape of a clargimint could think he understood.
Swiss doctor and alchemist, born Theophrastus von Hohenheim 1493-1541
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.
Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
My fate has been that what I undertook was fully understood only after the fact.
Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
My mother was a nurse, and in her era, most diseases weren't understood; people put mustard plasters on knees and rubbed camphor on your chest if you had a cough and did funny things to you if you had tuberculosis - all these things that really made very little difference once proper treatments were brought in.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.Source: The Sociological Imagination
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
No person was every rightly understood until they had been first regarded with a certain feeling, not of tolerance, but of sympathy.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work.
Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist 1867-1934
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
American writer 1874-1945
Nothing would astonish me more, after all these years, except to be understood.Source: Letters of Ellen Glasgow
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
One of humanity's prime drives is to understand and be understood. All other living creatures are designed for highly specialized tasks. Man seems unique as the comprehensive comprehender and co-ordinator of local universe affairs.Source: Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (1963)
Bernice Johnson Reagon
American composer, scholar, and social activist 1942-
One of the biggest things I understood in a program like that was that it allowed more young African American scholars to do field research in the Caribbean and in Africa than had ever happened before in the history of the country and since.
American billionaire businessman 1929-
One of the things which make any company successful, in particular the Home Depot, was that we understood and catered to the customer. If it didn't sell, it didn't make a difference what we thought or our research told us. They told us if it was successful by buying it or not.
American philosopher 1842-1910
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
English author and academic 1932-2000
Only the old are innocent. That is what the Victorians understood, and the Christians. Original sin is a property of the young. The old grow beyond corruption very quickly.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American Author 1906-
People don't want to be understood, I mean not completely. It's too destructive. Then they haven't anything left.Source: Bring Me a Unicorn (1971)
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