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Funny Understood Quotes
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Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Every religion is true one way or another.
It is true when understood metaphorically.
But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors,
interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.
- Joseph Campbell

The Ought-To Need-To Tango:
I am racked with the guilt and the pain of I should,
and I ought, and I can't, but I must.
I can't rest; I can't sleep; I'm just not understood,
and I hate that the world is unjust.
I have work; I have woes; I have troubles for life;
but I don't have a ME that I trust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

In human intercourse the tragedy begins,
not when there is misunderstanding about words,
but when silence is not understood.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie


 

Every man supposes himself
not to be fully understood or appreciated.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The interests of a nation, when well understood,
will be found to coincide with their moral duties.
- Thomas Jefferson

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Life can only be understood backwards;
but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Having seen the devastation of war first hand,
Eisenhower came both to despise war
and to see that "war settles nothing."
On the other hand, Ike was certainly no peacenik.
He understood that, in an emergency,
action must be met with reaction.
When truly necessary, violence met with violence -
but never hate responded to with hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement.
Properly understood and applied,
it is the most potent instrument of action.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A woman under stress is not immediately concerned
with finding solutions to her problems
but rather seeks relief
by expressing herself and being understood.
- John Gray

The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- although attributed to St. Francis of Assisi,
this prayer first appeared (written in French) in 1912

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
quite like unrequited love.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.
- Mark Twain

I put a dollar in a change machine. Nothing changed.
- George Carlin

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious
as to have friends at a distance;
they make the latitudes and the longitudes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Gossip is the art of saying nothing
in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
- Walter Winchell

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists?
In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
- Woody Allen

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

Always forgive your enemies -
nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

There's nothing wrong with being afraid.
We were meant to be afraid.
- the Woody Allen movie Anything Else

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask "Why me?"
Then a voice answers "Nothing personal,
your name just happened to come up. -
- Charlie Brown, in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say,
abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
- George Eliot

Today is probably a good day for something;
but it's a better day for doing nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
- George Bernard Shaw

I think that there is nothing, not even crime,
more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself
than this incessant business.
- Henry David Thoreau

The universe we observe has precisely
the properties we should expect
if there is, at bottom, no design,
no purpose, no evil, no good,
nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
- Charles Darwin

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

The Christian missionary may preach the gospel
to the poor naked heathen,
but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe
have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
- Carl Jung

The man who reads nothing at all
is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is sad but unfortunately true that
man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

There's nothing you can know that isn't known.
- John Lennon

Nothing is as good for the soul as a marshmallow roast.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- Albert Schweitzer

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Fully experience THIS moment -
breathe in, breathe out - nothing more.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing more depressing,
than having everything,
and still feeling sad.
- Janet Jackson

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When you have to kill a man,
it costs nothing to be polite.
- Winston Churchill

There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
- Alexander Hamilton

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
- Paul Tournier

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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