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Comprehensible Quotes and Sayings
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Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung

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Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

I cannot imagine a context that would some day,
in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September
11 an understandable or comprehensible political act.
- Jurgen Habermas

 

I discovered that the study of past philosophers is
of little use unless our own reality enters into it.
Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.
- Karl Jaspers

No matter how complicated a problem is,
it usually can be reduced to a simple,
comprehensible form which is often the best solution.
- An Wang

However much you knock at nature's door,
she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
- Ivan Turgenev

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The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable:
through the embracing of one of its beings.
- Martin Buber

Art must unquestionably have a social value;
that is,
as a potential means of communication it must be addressed,
and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
- Rockwell Kent

Life provides material for its agitation which makes
its general views comprehensible to the masses.
- Karl Radek

The more the universe seems comprehensible,
the more it also seems pointless.
- Steven Weinberg

Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that
music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible
to the man in the street.
This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
- Gavin Bryars

This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation.
This is what makes it so frightening.
This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion.
They don't want to confront this horror.
So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
- David Brooks

For a man to strike any women is most brutal,
and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse
than any attempt to shoot,
which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
- Queen Victoria

Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself;
a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist.
We need works that are strong, straight,
precise, and forever beyond understanding.
- Kenneth Tynan

One may say the eternal mystery of the world
is its comprehensibility.
- Albert Einstein

History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging
facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense
by establishing strict causal connections.
- Johan Huizinga

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains,
but to live in a way that respects
and enhances the freedom of others.
- Nelson Mandela

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

A quotation is a handy thing to have about,
saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No one is in control of your happiness but you;
therefore, you have the power to change anything
about yourself or your life that you want to change.
- Barbara De Angelis

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

One of the advantages of being disorganized is that
one is always having surprising discoveries.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The shoe that fits one person pinches another;
there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
- Carl Jung

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

All unhappiness comes from either
having less than yesterday,
or from having less than one's neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Life is like an onion:
you peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.
- Carl Sandburg

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Life only appears complicated when one is worrying.
Relax, and life becomes simple again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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