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Incomprehensible Quotes

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

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The world is incomprehensible.
We won't ever understand it;
we won't ever unravel its secrets.
Thus we must treat the world as it is:
a sheer mystery.
- Carlos Castaneda

That deep emotional conviction of the presence
of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed
in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
- Albert Einstein

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men,
is the same as saying of some kind of food that it
is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

 

The surest method of being incomprehensible or,
moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense;
especially words from the ancient languages.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as
things paradoxical and incomprehensible.
- Robert South

Explanation separates us from astonishment,
which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
- Eugene Ionesco

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All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds.
Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our
soul now become the meaningful language of nature.
- Rudolf Steiner

All true language is incomprehensible,
like the chatter of a beggar's teeth.
- Antonin Artaud

Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

It is incomprehensible that God should exist,
and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.
- Blaise Pascal

All history is incomprehensible without Christ.
- Ernest Renan

In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space,
eternity, life and death.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

The utter incompetence of the U.N.
is literally incomprehensible.
- Malcolm Wallop

It was all completely incomprehensible to me.
I was fearful of the language.
You had to look up every third word.
- Kevin Kline

There are two problems in my life.
The political ones are insoluble and the economic ones are incomprehensible.
- Alec Douglas-Home

That's the way it is with poetry: When it is incomprehensible it seems profound,
and when you understand it, it is only ridiculous.
- Galway Kinnell

I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been
the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible
internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
- Jan Egeland

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman
should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
- Jane Austen

The Christian notion of the possibility of redemption
is incomprehensible to the computer.
- Vance Packard

Whatever people in general do not understand,
they are always prepared to dislike;
the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
- Letitia Landon

A tree is an incomprehensible mystery.
- Jim Woodring

The function of Theology? The recitation of the incomprehensible
by the unspeakable to pick the pockets of the unthinking.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible
into the indifferent by the incompetent.
- John Maynard Keynes

An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.
- Alfred A. Knopf

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man,
all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death;
what is divine,
terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.
- Jorge Luis Borges

It is hard enough to make a plan for how you are going
to spend an evening with somebody else.
So to make a plan for how you are going to behave in
25 years seems based on a view of life that is incomprehensible to me.
- Wallace Shawn

There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure,
but of futility.
The legislative process has become a cruel shell game
and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze,
inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible.
- Elliot Richardson

I hadn't accepted he was seriously ill.
The idea that someone so close to you couldn't wake
up was utterly incomprehensible.
Then the doctor came in...
Maurice had no brain left.
There wasn't any activity at all.
- Robin Gibb

All human language draws its nature and value from
the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and
is chosen by God to manifest himself.
But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible,
beyond the bounds of reason and analysis.
- Jacques Ellul

Not longer loved or fostered by religion,
beauty is lifted from its face as a mask,
and its absence exposes features on that face which
threaten to become incomprehensible to man.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest
about New Orleans without explaining it to death,
so much so that the first draft contained references
absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years.
- Poppy Z. Brite

It is deeply shocking and incomprehensible to me that
despite volumes of documentation and living witnesses
who can attest to the horrors of the Holocaust,
there are still those who would deny it.
- Mark Udall

Having refuted, then, as well as we could,
every notion which might suggest that we were to think
of God as in any degree corporeal,
we go on to say that, according to strict truth,
God is incomprehensible, and incapable of being measured.
- Origen

All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that,
when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still.
- Anton Chekhov

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

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

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

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

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


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