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35 Inspirational Quotes On Understanding

Last Updated Nov 2023

35 Inspirational Quotes On Understanding

Understanding is defined as a mental grasp; the power of comprehending; especially: the capacity to apprehend general relations to particulars; a superior power of discernment; enlightened intelligence. May these quotes inspire you to be a person of understanding.

1. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” Albert Einstein

2. “Maturity is not when we start speaking about big things. It is when we start understanding small things.” Anonymous

3. “Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it.” Charles Kettering

4. “The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.” John Locke

5. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” Khalil Gibran

6. “We are all so desperate to be understood, we forget to be understanding.” Beau Taplin

7. “Those who judge will never understand, and those who understand will never judge.” Anonymous

8. “The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.” Carl Sagan

9. “We are all unique. Don’t judge, understand instead.” Roy T. Bennett

10. “Learning is a journey: from facts to knowledge, on to understanding and eventually wisdom.” Anonymous

11. “Just because you don’t understand it, doesn’t mean it isn’t so.” Anonymous

12. Awaken the understanding within you.” ATGW

13. “The highest activity a human being can attain is learning to understand because to understand is to be free.” Baruch Spinoza

14. “Only if we fought just as hard to understand as we do to disagree.” Anonymous

15. “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” Aristotle

16. “Understanding your past can help you create a better future.” Robert Tew

17. “People will never truly understand something until it happens to them.” Anonymous

18. “Speak your heart. If they don’t understand, the message was never meant for them anyway.” Yasmin Mogahed

19. “Some hearts understand each other even in silence.” Anonymous

20. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” Carl Jung

21. “Open-minded people don’t care to be right, they care to understand.” Anonymous

22. “If you understand each other you will be kind to each other.” John Steinbeck

23. “Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.” Marge Piercy

24. “Be patient and understanding.” Phillips Brooks

25. “Understand that you are capable of living the life of your dreams, so don’t settle for a life of mediocrity.” ATGW

26. “Use whatever has come to awaken patience, understanding, and love.” Jack Kornfield

27. “No one is perfect, that is why understanding is so important.” Anonymous

28. “Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.” Carl Fagan

29. “Seek understanding before you lead.” Imam Shafi’i

30. “True love is born from understanding.” Buddha

31. “There is power in understanding the journey of others to help create your own.” Kobe Bryant

32. “Listening is the beginning of understanding.” Anonymous

33. “Purpose is understanding why you do what you do.” Billy Cox

34. “Have faith and God will give you love, peace, and understanding.” Anonymous

35. “Sometimes being understanding is more important than being right. Sometimes we need not a brilliant mind that speaks but a patient heart that listens. Not a keep eye that always sees faults but open arms that accept. Not a finger that points out mistakes but gentle hands that lead.” Pavithra Ram

My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.



  1. john laird

    February 11, 2020 at 4:59 am

    thank you. very inspirational for our class.

    • Asad Meah

      March 2, 2020 at 9:18 pm

      Your welcome
      Glad you liked the article John

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