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  • The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius. -- Craig Bruce
  • We possess only the happiness we are able to understand. -- Maurice Maeterlinck
  • I've never been able to understand where great artists come from. -- Harold Prince
  • I write and sing about whatever I am able to understand and feel. -- Bill Withers
  • I have never been able to understand the artist whose image never changes. -- Lee Krasner
  • I am able to play monsters well. I understand monsters. I understand madmen. -- Anthony Hopkins
  • We printed all the words out because otherwise nobody would be able to understand them. -- Paul Kantner
  • Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me. -- Eminem
  • The market is like a language, and you have to be able to understand what they're saying. -- Jil Sander
  • We Chileans have to be able to understand that in a democracy institutions must function freely and with sovereignty. -- Ricardo Lagos
  • I have never had a problem with people not being able to understand the words and the meanings in Titus. -- Julie Taymor
  • What I love about being an actress is being able to really look into myself and understand another human being. -- Phylicia Rashad
  • If we dare to come closer to our fellow human beings, we will be able to see and understand them better. -- Kjell Magne Bondevik
  • I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82. -- Dave Brubeck
  • I love animals, but I don't want to talk to them. I'd rather be able to talk to other people on other continents and understand them. -- Tracy Morgan
  • I can't add. I don't understand basic science. Or anything else. But I can read anything. I've always been able to, and I've always liked to. Even if I didn't understand it, I liked to. -- Zadie Smith
  • It's nice to be able to look at one protein, but life is driven by the interactions between proteins, so it's really essential to be able to see multiple proteins at a time to understand these interactions. -- Eric Betzig
  • One of the great problems of the world today is undoubtedly this problem of not being able to talk to scientists, because we don't understand science; they can't talk to us because they don't understand anything else, poor dears. -- Michael Flanders
  • I understand why people went nuts for 'The Artist.' We use words so much, it's nice to be able to explore a different way of communication, to be able to express silently what someone - or something - is thinking or feeling. -- Andy Serkis
  • If you really want to be a good archaeologist, you have to understand ancient DNA; you have to understand chemical analysis to figure out the composition of ancient pots. You have to be able to study human remains. You need to be able to do computer processing and, in some cases, computer programming. -- Sarah Parcak
  • We possess only the happiness we able to understand. -- Maurice Maeterlinck
  • God is able to do more than man can understand. -- Thomas a Kempis
  • I can't understand how anyone is able to paint without optimism. -- Hans Hofmann
  • People worship power in the form in which they are able to understand it. -- George Orwell
  • A person is able to understand only when he solves the problem by himself. -- Peter Deunov
  • I have to be able to trust you with my life. Do you understand? -- Robert De Niro
  • If you don't understand history, you will not be able to deal with today's issues. -- Thabo Mbeki
  • The truth is humble, only those intelligent enough are able to seek and understand it. -- Auliq Ice
  • (The historian) was able to disapprove without being astonished. She could reject and still understand. -- Sam Wineburg
  • The more you learn, the more you will be able to see, feel, love, enjoy, and understand. -- Debasish Mridha
  • The most essential prerequisite to understanding is to be able to admit when you don't understand something -- Richard Saul Wurman
  • The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius. -- Craig Bruce
  • When we read we are able to travel to many places, meet many people and understand the world. -- Nelson Mandela
  • Creativity or talent, like electricity, is something I don't understand but something I'm able to harness and use. -- Maya Angelou
  • I have never been able to understand why it is that just because I am unintelligible nobody understands me. -- Milton Mayer
  • You have to be able to get inside the heads of the characters and completely sympathize and understand them -- Carlton Cuse
  • I want to be able to explain my mistakes. This means I do only the things I completely understand. -- Warren Buffett
  • God is enough like us to understand our problems and enough above us to be able to solve them. -- Max Anders
  • I think anybody who was ever saddened by a movie theater closing would be able to understand this film [Aquarius]. -- Sonia Braga
  • For many people, one of the most frustrating aspects of life is not being able to understand other people's behavior. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • When you are able to love someone unconditionally , without reason, you can begin to understand God's unconditional love for you. -- Habib Ali al-Jifri
  • Thurgood Marshall was uniquely able to understand and comprehend what it meant to grow up in the Jim Crow south. -- Dahlia Lithwick
  • There's a limit that you will not be able to go past if you don't understand the importance of reading. -- Eric Thomas
  • I don't understand why Italians should be bound to Brussels's choices without being able to express themselves through a referendum. -- Matteo Salvini
  • Complexity serves nothing but our ego. Be able to say what you do in a way that people can understand. -- Chris Brogan
  • My family has been amazing, and they understand how blessed I am. They've been able to keep my sense of humor. -- Karen Duffy
  • If we take the poor away from the Gospel, we won't be able to understand the whole message of Jesus Christ. -- Pope Francis
  • For me, the more I understand the story of others, the greater I am able to learn and help other people. -- Chath Piersath
  • The Master said, A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.(Analects 2.11) -- Confucius
  • Telling someone something he does not understand is pointless, even if you add that he will not be able to understand it. -- Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Now I know that lawyers must live, but I've never been able to understand why they have to live so blamed well! -- Marie Dressler
  • What is divine? It is simply that which man has not been able to understand. Once you do, it loses its divinity. -- Ashwin Sanghi
  • Few authors understand themselves, and a proper reader must not only understand his author but also be able to see beyond him -- Johann Georg Hamann
  • One must have at least a readiness to love the other person, broadly speaking, if one is to be able to understand him. -- Rollo May
  • I understand the joy of having a female actress like Charlotte [Gainsbourg] and watching her give everything, and be able to capture it. -- Jane Birkin
  • As an actor, what you dream of is being able to portray people that people empathize with and understand and really feel for. -- Daniel Sharman
  • God knows I've got so many frailties myself, I ought to be able to understand and forgive them in others. But I don't. -- Ava Gardner
  • We live in a democracy and I do not understand why highly respected scientists from top international branches are not able express themselves! -- Nina Hagen
  • I've been living alone for so long, everything about me??s private. I??m surprised anyone??s able to understand a word I say. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • When we better understand the realities of these women's lives, we are able to design and deliver solutions that are more useful to them. -- Melinda Gates
  • To me there is nothing that goes against nature. If it seems incomprehensible, its only because we havent been able to understand it yet. -- Richard Matheson
  • We have to make machines understand what they're doing, or they won't be able to come back and say, 'Why did you do that? -- Nicholas Negroponte
  • Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. -- Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage -- Niccolo Machiavelli
  • I am so used to being able to express myself from being an actor. So when people don't understand me, I'm just completely lost. -- Liev Schreiber
  • The Master said, ??A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.? (Analects 2.11) -- Confucius
  • I have never been able to understand why pigeon-shooting at Hurlingham should be refined and polite, while a rat-killing match in Whitechapel is low. -- Thomas Huxley
  • If we are to understand the interactions of a large number of agents, we must first be able to describe the capabilities of individual agents. -- John Henry Holland
  • Most serious writers refuse to make themselves available to the things that technology is doing. I've never been able to understand this sort of fear. -- William S. Burroughs
  • You have to deeply understand the essence of a product in order to be able to get rid of the parts that are not essential. -- Jonathan Ive
  • Being free is being able to accept people for what they are, and not try to understand all they are or be what they are. -- Maya Angelou
  • We might give her presents, tell some tales, but would she ever be able to really understand what the journey had been like for us? -- Sara Sheridan
  • I can't understand how anyone is able to paint without optimism. Despite the general pessimistic attitude in the world today, I am nothing but an optimist. -- Hans Hofmann
  • The more my fans know about my past, the more they'll be able to predict and understand some of the moves I make in the future. -- Curtis Jackson
  • We are not evolved really very well to be able to understand or to be able to work with and grapple with technologies that we have. -- Jonathon Keats
  • Christians can bring peace to multi-religious Europe because we are able to understand the role of faith in the lives of other believers better than atheists. -- Timothy Radcliffe
  • Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent. -- Martin Yan
  • Rumination tends to be eased if we learn to be mindful; if we are able to be aware of, and understand how our own thoughts work. -- Peter Kinderman
  • I??m beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82. -- Dave Brubeck
  • Photography has always been important to me for that, being able to make sense of something or understand something or remember something or laugh at something. -- Nick Zinner
  • When I was born, I was almost fourteen years old. That's why I was able to understand more easily than most what it was all about. -- Eugene Ionesco
  • I think we sometimes give ourselves a little too much credit as humans, as being able to control and understand nature, when in fact we do neither. -- Richard Preston
  • I am someone who takes everything very literally. I simply do not understand irony, a defect I have had ever since I was able to think independently. -- Werner Herzog
  • There is a state that is able to understand the demand in the economy. That state should use prices as an instrument for implementation of this understanding. -- Anatoly Chubais
  • I want my music to be able to tell a story about what I've experienced and what I think my fans will be able to understand also. -- Cody Simpson
  • I don't really care if people like a character ornot; I think in life we don't always like everybody. But you haveto be able to understand them. -- Julianne Moore
  • When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it -- Joseph Joubert
  • I'm just figuring out being able to understand that it's cool for me to date, and have guys be interested in me, and be interested in guys. -- Guy Branum
  • When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it. -- Joseph Joubert
  • It's a mysterious thing that a whole generation of young people can come up and see and understand things that previous generations weren't able to see or understand. -- Glenn Branca
  • The more you're able to understand how to do a good dramatic performance, that can inform your comedy. It all informs one another. And it keeps everything interesting. -- Nick Kroll
  • I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'. -- Ronald Reagan
  • The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected - the best - evolutions. -- Saul Steinberg
  • Strange! I don't understand how it is that we can write mathematical expressions and calculate what the thing is going to do without being able to picture it. -- Richard P. Feynman
  • I wanna better understand the world I live in, and I wanna be able to learn how to be more effective. I wanna learn and I wanna listen. -- Angelina Jolie
  • If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly understand the impulses that govern both races. -- Nelson A. Miles
  • But as my voice coach keeps saying, if we actually spoke the way they imagine the Elizabethan voice might have been, we wouldn't be able to understand it. -- Geoffrey Rush
  • I would say that to put architecture in the chain of history, to be able to interpret and understand why we are where we are, is quite crucial. -- Rafael Moneo
  • The rule of thumb is that if someone is able to be verbally or physically abusive, he or she is able to understand that the behavior is wrong. -- Edward T Welch
  • We must understand love; we must be able to teach it, to create it, to predict it, or else the world is lost to hostility and to suspicion. -- Abraham Maslow
  • Today, if you don't understand the controller, you're not able to enjoy video games. " We expect the Revolution [Wii] controller to become the standard in video game controls. -- Satoru Iwata
  • I told you that your dream was a difficult one. It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them. -- Paulo Coelho
  • The basic goal-reaching principle is to understand that you go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther. -- Zig Ziglar
  • I have great faith in the millennials and in what they understand about social media, and how they're going to be able to counter fascist forces as they come. -- Lynn Hershman Leeson
  • But if you don't understand that story is character and not just idea, you will not be able to breathe life into even the most intriguing flash of inspiration. -- Elizabeth George
  • As a member of Congress, and a parent, I understand the importance of ensuring that families are able to provide a meaningful and proper burial for their loved ones. -- Jon Porter
  • May God want for man to be able to be a child again to understand that he is mistaken if he thinks he can find happiness with a checkbook. -- Facundo Cabral
  • I have never been able to understand why perfectly sensible people waste time being wittily obscure instead of just saying what they want and going on about their business. -- Barry Hughart
  • It's been my experience that the longer I do yoga, the more I want to know, the more I am able to understand and the less judgmental I am. -- Ali MacGraw
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