Monday, September 18, 2017

Alphabet Quotes: U is for Understanding

"A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide."
— Samuel Butler

"I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams."
— Princess Diana

"So long as you live and work, you will be misunderstood; to that you must resign yourself once and for all. Be silent!"
— Johann von Goethe

"When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely — the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it."
— Jiddu Krishnamurti

"The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
— Albert Camus

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