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Comprehensible Quotes

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Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Simplicity Simple Science

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

Understanding does not cure evil,
but it is a definite help,
inasmuch as one can cope
with a comprehensible darkness.
- Carl Jung

Art must unquestionably have a social value;
that is,
as a potential means of communication it must be addressed,
and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
- Rockwell Kent

 

I cannot imagine a context that would some day,
in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September
11 an understandable or comprehensible political act.
- Jurgen Habermas

The more the universe seems comprehensible,
the more it also seems pointless.
- Steven Weinberg

The world is not comprehensible, but it is embraceable:
through the embracing of one of its beings.
- Martin Buber

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Life provides material for its agitation which makes
its general views comprehensible to the masses.
- Karl Radek

However much you knock at nature's door,
she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
- Ivan Turgenev

I discovered that the study of past philosophers is
of little use unless our own reality enters into it.
Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.
- Karl Jaspers

No matter how complicated a problem is,
it usually can be reduced to a simple,
comprehensible form which is often the best solution.
- An Wang

Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself;
a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist.
We need works that are strong, straight,
precise, and forever beyond understanding.
- Kenneth Tynan

This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation.
This is what makes it so frightening.
This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion.
They don't want to confront this horror.
So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
- David Brooks

For a man to strike any women is most brutal,
and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse
than any attempt to shoot,
which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
- Queen Victoria

Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that
music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible
to the man in the street.
This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.
- Gavin Bryars

One may say the eternal mystery of the world
is its comprehensibility.
- Albert Einstein

History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging
facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense
by establishing strict causal connections.
- Johan Huizinga

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Be that self which one truly is.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Even if you are a minority of one,
the truth is the truth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln


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