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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    President Reagan, Jack Kemp and other advocates of supply-side economics understood that pro-growth tax, spending and economic policies were essential to America's long-term economic and fiscal health.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
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    Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
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    Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
  • Bryan Callen
    Bryan Callen
    American stand-up comedian, actor, writer 1967-
    Bryan Callen
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    Some comics really thrive on being disrespectful, especially toward women, and it's somehow understood as edgy, but I'm the opposite. I've never liked curse words for that reason.
  • Carolina Herrera
    Carolina Herrera
    Venezuelan fashion designer 1939-
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    Thank God my hair is always the same. And I get dressed very quickly. I am not one of those people who spend three hours getting dressed. I never understood that. What do you do for the two and a half hours after the half hour it takes you to get ready?
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
    Doris Lessing
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    That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    The fact that the Arctic, more than any other populated region of the world, requires the collaboration of so many disciplines and points of view to be understood at all, is a benefit rather than a burden.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
    Alfred Russel Wallace
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    The foregoing considerations lead us to the very important conclusion, that matter is essentially force, and nothing but force; that matter, as popularly understood, does not exist, and is, in fact, philosophically inconceivable.
  • The function of art is to make that understood which in the form of argument would be incomprehensible.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
  • Francis Lockier
    Francis Lockier
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    The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefly, in order to understand that.
  • Branford Marsalis
    Branford Marsalis
    American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader 1960-
    Branford Marsalis
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    The piano is the X factor. People have a tough time following the structures when there's no piano there, spelling it out. It makes it more easily understood, particularly to people who don't know as much about music.
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