Quotes About Not Understanding

Lack of Understanding Quotes. Lack of understanding can cause many issues in your personal and work life. In personal life, you may find it difficult to understand your parents, wife, or even your children. In Business life you will find it difficult to understand your co-workers, Understanding between two or more people is a must in order to lead a peaceful life.

Here, are 27 quotes about not understanding.

  1. “She felt so much emotionally, she would say, that a physical outlet – physical pain – was the only way to make her internal pain go away. It was the only way she could control it.” ― Richelle Mead
  2. “You tried to tell your story to people who didn’t know how to listen.” ― Carmen Maria Machado
  3. “We have reached a point today where labor-saving devices are good only when they do not throw the worker out of his job.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. “The less he understands something, the more firmly he believes in it.” ― Wilhelm Reich
  5. “The lack of understanding does not hurt, as much as the lack of effort to understand does !” ― Wordions
  6. “The mind can fool the heart, as the heart can fool the mind.” ― Anthony Liccione
  7. “I’m really tired”, you come to understand, is meaningless, giving the impression all will be well with a good rest and that if you’ve ever been tired, you know what it is to be exhausted.” ― Frances Ryan
  8. “So, few people understand about anything.” ― Margaret Atwood
  9. “Foolish people laugh at things they do not understand, producing the sound of braying donkeys.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman
  10. “You don’t understand what it’s like to have bad parents, do you?” ― Sandra NewmanQuote About Not Understanding
  11. “A man who lacks understanding is susceptible to deception” ― Sunday Adelaja
  12. “You understand nothing of—the horror—no wonder you can’t write real books—you don’t see—the horror —” ― Iris Murdoch
  13. “If they don’t understand you, some people will attack you. This is a sign of profound ignorance, which should never be tolerated.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman
  14. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – G. Jung
  15. “I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell me what they want.”– Mark Twain
  16. “I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision.”– Eleanor Roosevelt
  17. “If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are transforming.”– Jiddu Krishnamurti
  18. “Know yourself. Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”– Ann Landers
  19. “To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.”– Socrates
  20. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”– Henry David Thoreau
  21. “Self-questioning and a desire to gain self-understanding is the fêted act of humankind.”– Kilroy J. Oldster
  22. “The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.”– Julien Green
  23. “There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.”– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  24. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your self.”– Aldous Huxley
  25. “What I do is the truest mirror of who I am.”– Craig D. Lounsbrough
  26. “You may never live long enough to discover who you are, but by the time you reach middle age you will hopefully realize who you are not.”– James Rozoff
  27. “Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.”– Buddha


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