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  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    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.
  • Paracelsus
    Paracelsus
    Swiss doctor and alchemist, born Theophrastus von Hohenheim 1493-1541
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    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.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    My fate has been that what I undertook was fully understood only after the fact.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
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    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
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.
    Source: The Sociological Imagination
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    No person was every rightly understood until they had been first regarded with a certain feeling, not of tolerance, but of sympathy.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    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.
  • Marie Curie
    Marie Curie
    Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist 1867-1934
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    Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
  • Ellen Glasgow
    Ellen Glasgow
    American writer 1874-1945
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    Nothing would astonish me more, after all these years, except to be understood.
    Source: Letters of Ellen Glasgow
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    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
    Bernice Johnson Reagon
    American composer, scholar, and social activist 1942-
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    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.
  • Bernard Marcus
    Bernard Marcus
    American billionaire businessman 1929-
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    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.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
  • Malcolm Bradbury
    Malcolm Bradbury
    English author and academic 1932-2000
    Malcolm Bradbury
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    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
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    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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