Favorite Quotations ~  Understanding Truth Is

"Understanding is a two-way street." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


A good teacher is one who can understand those who are not very good at explaining, and explain to those who are not very good at understanding. ~ Dwight Eisenhower

I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. ~ Helen Keller

The way we're going to get to understanding is for each man to open his heart and open his mind and look in himself as he looks at his neighbor. ~ Pearl Bailey

Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding. ~ Lao Tzu

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. ~ Benedict De Spinoza

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. ~ Carl Jung

For I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this I believe that unless I believe, I should not understand. ~ St. Anselm of Canterbury

If you understand, and you show that you understand, you can love, and the situation will change. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

The less I understand life, the more I live it! ~ Jules Renard

He who can properly define and divide is to be considered a god. ~ Plato

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. ~ Albert Einstein

We can love completely without complete understanding. ~ Norman Maclean

If you understood everything I said, you’d be me. ~ Miles Davis

A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding. ~ Douglas MacArthur

A child of five could understand this. Fetch me a child of five. ~ Groucho Marx

A friend is somebody who loves us with understanding, as well as emotion. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson