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Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known.

Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Tis better to understand, than to be understood.
Yearn to understand first and to be understood second.
If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else.
The fact that you are willing to say, I do not understand, and it is fine, is the greatest understanding you could exhibit.
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
To understand one woman is not necessarily to understand any other woman.
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding.
The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.
Understanding brings control.
Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand.
Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
It is better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
Seek first to understand and then to be understood.
It has taken me all my life to understand it is not necessary to understand everything.
The key to why things change is the key to everything.
The key to understanding others is to first understand yourself
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill-will.
If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
I started out with nothing. I still have most of it.
If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.
To understand is to perceive patterns.
Man know much more than he understands.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely -- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are. Human understanding has vulgarly occupied itself with nothing but understanding, but if it would only take the trouble to understand itself at the same time it would simply have to posit the paradox.
A clear understanding of negative emotions dismisses them.
Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
The motto should not be: Forgive one another; rather understand one another.
So long as you live and work, you will be misunderstood; to that you must resign yourself once and for all. Be silent!

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