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Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.
Hope
Matthew Arnold

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The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
Nature
Francis Bacon

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The fellow who says he'll meet you halfway usually thinks he's standing on the dividing line.
Negotiation
Orlando A. Battista

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The world only goes round by misunderstanding.
Understanding
Charles Baudelaire

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The inspiration of the almighty gives man understanding.
Inspiration
Bible

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Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all your getting get understanding.
Wisdom
Bible

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With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding. [Job 12:12]
Age and Aging
Bible

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Expect poison from standing water.
Idleness
William Blake

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The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
Opinions
William Blake

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Understanding brings control.
Understanding
Bonewitz

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Power is the by-product of understanding.
Power
Jacob Bronowski

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We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
Conflict
Jacob Bronowski

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Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Imagination
Thomas Carlyle

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To label me an intellectual is a misunderstanding of what that is.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
Dick Cavett

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Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
Dress
Lord Chesterfield

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Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.
Heart
Lord Chesterfield

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A man grows most tired while standing still.
Work
Chinese Proverb

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Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Progress
Chinese Proverb

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Never do anything standing that you can do sitting, or anything sitting that you can do lying down.
Simplicity
Chinese Proverb

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When you cease to strive to understand, then you will know without understanding.
Knowledge
Chinese Proverb

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Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
Authority
Leonardo Da Vinci

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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Understanding
Leonardo Da Vinci

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Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.
Solitude
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Enthusiasm
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
Adversity
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun