Quotes by understood
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Indian politician 1917-1985
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
American politician and member 1948-
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
British psychiatrist 1927-1989
Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.
French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
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
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
American stand-up comedian, actor, writer 1967-
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.
Venezuelan fashion designer 1939-
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?
British novelist 1919-
That's what learning is. You suddenly understand something you understood all your life, but in a new way.
American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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.
American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.
Alfred Russel Wallace
British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
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.
British philosopher 1588-1679
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.
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.
American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader 1960-
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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