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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, June 27, 2015

True Understanding


There is a great difference between knowing and understanding:
you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.
- Charles Kettering

To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
- Jose Ortega Y Gasset

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain

Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
- Robertson Davies


Further reading: Listen, Really Listen to Understand

Open Minds

Understand More, Fear Less

Knowledge is Soon Changed

Seek the Truth

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