understanding quotes

An artist, in my understanding of the word, should side with the people against the Emperor that oppresses his or her people.Chinua Achebe

We've been very bad at understanding why the right-wing does things.Kathy Acker

Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.Edward Albert

The more you work with anyone, the more comfortable and safe you feel. The more you have an understanding.Nancy Allen

I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where I was just a guest of the reviewer, because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures and understanding other parts of the world.Ted Allen

In the last three years of racing I've met as many women fans as men fans, and in NASCAR it's the same thing. My wife loves cars, but the difference is she doesn't have 20 years of understanding the background of them. She basically drives them and uses her gut feelings as to which is best.Tim Allen

Many Americans don't have an understanding of the freedoms they regularly enjoy.Dave Anderson

There's only one reason we live. It's very simple. To find the creator. That's just my understanding.Jon Anderson

I think if you let go of preconceived ideas, you'll find everything in this life. For me, my understanding is God is all that is, God is everything, all that is, and your true God is within, and that's the power that you have as a human being.Jon Anderson

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.Prince Andrew

A lot of the demonstrations that I do, when I get inside people's minds, is understanding human behavior and understanding how people think and getting their patterns down so I know how to create the illusion that I get inside their brain.Criss Angel

In reality I have said very little things; I didn't point out many things to Geoffrey, I trusted very much not only his understanding of what I was doing, or what I wanted to do, in that moment.Victoria de los Angeles

We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay - and rise!Maya Angelou

We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike.David Ansen

I was trying to find out what it was that everybody else understood without giving up my stubborn and hard-won lack of understanding.David Antin

No one bothered reading the books and understanding - and again, I'm not being high-falutin' about it - but I think our books are great literature with great metaphors of real life dealing with fears and hopes.Avi Arad

Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.Diane Arbus

Every year, I appreciate life more because of the deeper understanding of what it took to get this far.Kristin Armstrong

An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.David Attenborough

Just because a group does not take its decisions by voting does not mean they have no understanding of the essence of democracy.George Ayittey