Being Misunderstood Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 58 Quotes About Being Misunderstood

#1. Nowadays, saying what you really think can be a serious error since one risks being misunderstood. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#2. With young people, I always say, 'You're not doing anyone any favours by withholding your power.' As women, we do that a lot because we are afraid of being misunderstood or perceived as too strong. But the older I'm getting, the more I realise you have to let that go. - Author: Idina Menzel
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#3. Love-that which biologists, nervous about being misunderstood call "attachment"-fuels the bond between dog and master or mistress. - Author: John Bradshaw
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#4. A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow. - Author: Johann Georg Hamann
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#5. I never stopped being attracted to women. Bisexuality is misunderstood; the adage is that you're either straight or gay or lying, but that's not my experience. To call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate. - Author: Clive Davis
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#6. The worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood. It can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Author: Shyza Chaudhry
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#7. Being apart was wrong. Simply lying side by side did more for a relationship than words. A warm bed, a nest of animal intimacy. Words could be misunderstood, whereas loving companionship bred trust. - Author: Michel Faber
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#8. Until you have stood in another woman's stilettos, you will never begin to know the year of pain she felt breaking them in. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#9. Being misunderstood - that's the thing that scares me. Because my life is about oversharing. - Author: Tyler Oakley
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#10. The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. - Author: Jean Cocteau
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#11. Enthusiats are used to being mocked, maligned and misunderstood. We don't really mind. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#12. My extreme characters are in a state of rebellion or who are being ostracized or being misunderstood, or misfits or trying to fit in and fighting for their rights to love, live, and co-exist. They sort of mirror my own demons. - Author: Xavier Dolan
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#13. I realized early on that being an author is a hugely misunderstood job. Because there are no pay grades and very little structure, people make interesting assumptions about the profession. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#14. The Falklands held a mirror up to our own islands, and it reflected, in brilliantly sharp focus, all our injured belittlement, our sense of being beleaguered, neglected and misunderstood. - Author: Jonathan Raban
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#15. I have nothing to explain. As for being misunderstood, I have grown accustomed to that. - Author: Fan Bingbing
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#16. Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#17. We must be conventional, Jack, or we are so cruelly, so vilely misunderstood. Even you, who are a man, cannot say what you think without being misunderstood and vilified - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#18. I am but too conscious of the fact that we are born in an age when only the dull are treated seriously, and I live in terror of not being misunderstood. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#19. Believe me, I know what it's like to feel all alone ... the worst kind of loneliness in the world is isolation that comes from being misunderstood, it can make people lose their grasp on reality. - Sienna Brooks - Author: Dan Brown
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#20. Style is art and fashion is everything. Personal expression should reflect the best of who you are and respected without being misunderstood. - Author: Steven Cuoco
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#21. Saints are people who belong fully to God. They are not afraid of being mocked, misunderstood or marginalized. - Author: Pope Francis
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#22. Magical realism allows an artist like myself to inject layers of meaning without being obvious. In American culture, where there is freedom of expression, this approach may seem forced, unnecessary and misunderstood. But this system of communication has become very Iranian. - Author: Shirin Neshat
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#23. Most of the things I do are misunderstood. Hey, after all, being misunderstood is the fate of all true geniuses, is it not? - Author: Howard Stern
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#24. Fame is merely the fact of being misunderstood by millions of people. - Author: Erica Jong
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#25. Being a stranger was like being dead,
and brought to mind how, in a book he had read
that most folks misunderstood one common state:
The flip side of love is indifference, not hate. - Author: David Rakoff
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#26. Jonathan sighed. The price of being misunderstood, he thought. They call you devil or they call you god. - Author: Richard Bach
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#27. Love is misunderstood to be an emotion; actually, it is a state of awareness, a way of being in the world, a way of seeing oneself and others. - Author: David R. Hawkins
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#28. He knew how much pride his people took him being forever misunderstood. - Author: Davis Bunn
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#29. No adolescent ever wants to be understood, which is why they complain about being misunderstood all the time. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#30. I know the world will not recognize my efforts, he said to himself, proud of being misunderstood. After all, that was the price every genius had to pay. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#31. You have to put up with the risk of being misunderstood if you are going to try to communicate. - Author: Edie Sedgwick
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#32. I'm so used to being misunderstood. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#33. When you're the only sane person, you look like the only insane person. - Author: Criss Jami
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#34. Being Christlike guarantees that you'll have the most important friend of all: the Savior. He knows what it's like to be misunderstood, lonely, and rejected. - Author: John Bytheway
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#35. I've become quite comfortable with being misunderstood. - Author: D.L. Roan
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#36. Being misunderstood is not a bad thing as an actor. I know the truth. - Author: Christian Bale
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#37. So if God is forgotten, we want to join God in being forgotten. So if God is rejected and opposed and misunderstood and misrepresented, we want to suffer each indignity and sorrow with God. - Author: Brian D. McLaren
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#38. It isn't easy being a brilliant inventor, always alone. Always misunderstood. Easy to turn bitter, make horrible mistakes. People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
-Hephaestus - Author: Rick Riordan
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#39. I have suffered from being misunderstood, but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood. - Author: Clarence Darrow
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#40. Computer science is the most misunderstood field there is. You are being paid to solve puzzles. For a person who has practiced meditation in past lives, that is the way your mind works. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#41. He is fond of being misunderstood. It gives him a post of vantage. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#42. To refrain from storytelling is perhaps one of the highest forms of respect we can pay. Those people, with no stories to circle them, can die without being misunderstood. - Author: Ben Marcus
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#43. I know I am in danger of being misunderstood by those people, all too numerous, who cannot distinguish a statement of belief in what is the case from an advocacy of what ought to be the case. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#44. I live constantly in the fear of not being misunderstood. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#45. I'm not misunderstood. I am brash. I make my living being brash. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#46. The point was to learn what it was we feared more: being misunderstood or being betrayed. - Author: Adam Levin
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#47. Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#48. People understand me so little that they do not even understand when I complain of being misunderstood. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#49. It's great that ballroom dancing is being recognised. For many years ballroom dancers were misunderstood and other dance forms didn't want anything to do with us. - Author: Anton Du Beke
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#50. Aware of how often she hides her good qualities because she is afraid of being misunderstood or mocked, she accuses herself of being uncharitable, supercilious, - Author: Francine Prose
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#51. If you lack the power to demoralize yourself along with the age, to go as low and as far, do not complain of being misunderstood by it. - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#52. Not everybody will get it. People will misinterpret you and what you do. They might even call you names. So get comfortable with being misunderstood, disparaged, or ignored
the trick is to be too busy doing your work to care. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#53. I realised early on that being an author is a hugely misunderstood job. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#54. It sometimes is just the fear of being misunderstood. - Author: Terry Gross
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#55. Those close to Mr. Obama say he grows irritated at being misunderstood - not just by opponents who insinuate that he caters to African-Americans, but also by black lawmakers and intellectuals who fault him for not making his presidency an all-out assault on racial disparity. - Author: Jodi Kantor
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#56. I like being misunderstood. - Author: Lil' Wayne
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#57. 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. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#58. The ugly duckling is a misunderstood universal myth. It's not about turning into a blonde Barbie doll or becoming what you dream of being; it's about self-revelation, becoming who you are. - Author: Baz Luhrmann
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