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Top 100 Quotes About Comprehension

#1. [Donald] Trump is underestimated greatly in terms of his understanding and comprehension of the great issues facing America. He understands trade. He's got businesses all over the world. He understands currency and how manipulating currency can be damaging to America. - Author: Jeff Sessions
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#2. Essentially man is not a slave either of himself or of the world; but he is a lover. His freedom and fulfilment is in love, which is another name for perfect comprehension. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#3. Plato long ago pointed out the importance of being governed by men with sufficient sense of responsibility and comprehension of public duties to be very reluctant to undertake the work of governing. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#4. I know there is an unseen power at work of which we have little comprehension, but I don't really feel I can consult with Jesus about my basoomas. - Author: Louise Rennison
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#5. In the case of complex personalities the matter stands thus: one of these can understand other men better than they can understand themselves, because within himself he has not only the character he is grasping, but also its opposite. Duality is necessary for observation and comprehension. - Author: Otto Weininger
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#6. We tolerate, even promote, many things we once regarded as evil, wrong, or immoral. And then we seek "explanations" for an act that seems beyond comprehension. Remove societal restraints on some evils and one can expect the demons to be freed to conduct other evil acts. - Author: Cal Thomas
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#7. Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he hasn't already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#8. Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak, and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all His laws. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#9. Nature is such as to give rise to conscious beings with minds; and it is such as to be comprehensible to such beings. Ultimately therefore such beings should be comprehensible to themselves. - Author: Thomas Nagel
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#10. To become a mother is to learn a whole language - to relearn it, perhaps, as it was the tongue to which we were born - and hence gain entrance to a forgotten world of comprehension. - Author: Rachel Cusk
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#11. Lose what? A man only has a soul to be won or lost; apart from his life, he has nothing. Past or future lives do not matter - at the moment you are living this one, and you should do so with silent comprehension, joy and enthusiasm. What you must not lose is your enthusiasm. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#12. Yet comprehension does not imply belief.
Nor does it mean that those who purvey such beliefs do so for more than ... material
gain. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#13. IT'S ONE of those moments where life seems to pause, and the universe opens its mouth and vomits comprehension on you. - Author: Anna Banks
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#14. I remember being taught to read at a very early age. Like creepy young. I remember being in the crib, reading. My parents were very impressed. My reading speed, comprehension and overall ability has remained at that level ever since. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#15. Yet all of these accumulated contributions paled before a larger one: he demonstrated how one could assert one's will on the world at the very time when everything seemed to be growing beyond control and beyond comprehension. - Author: Neal Gabler
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#16. There exists a passion for comprehension, just as there exists a passion for music. That passion is rather common in children, but gets lost in most people later on. Without this passion there would be neither mathematics nor natural science. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#17. The idea of being a rock and roll musician sort of suited my talents and mentality. The freedom was great, but then I found out I wasn't free. I'd got boxed in ... The whole Beatle thing is just beyond comprehension ... subconsciously I was crying for help. - Author: John Lennon
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#18. have crystal meth over in Natchez?" "Of course we do. I'm not interested in the meth. I'm interested in the men who make and sell it." Walker's eyes narrow, then go wide with comprehension. "And what exactly do you want me to do? - Author: Greg Iles
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#19. Religions are the exponents of the highest comprehension of life ... within a given age in a given society ... a basis for evaluating human sentiments. If feelings bring people nearer to the religion's ideal ... they are good; if these estrange them from it, and oppose it, they are bad. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#20. In the search for reality, energy creates its own discipline. But mere discipline, without full comprehension of all this, has no meaning, it is a most destructive thing. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#21. Thank you, God, for your Son and for blessing me beyond comprehension. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#22. Barbarus hic ego sum, quia non intelligor illis.
(In this place I am a barbarian, because men do not understand me.) - Author: Ovid
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#23. The complexities of what we are given in life are vast and beyond comprehension. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#24. True vision is always twofold. It involves emotional comprehension as well as physical perception. Yet how rarely we have either. We generally only glance at an object long enough to tag it with a name. - Author: Ross Parmenter
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#25. Let us labor for that larger comprehension of truth, and that more thorough repudiation of error, which shall make the history of mankind a series of ascending developments. - Author: Horace Mann
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#26. How blessed and amazing are God's gifts, dear friends! Life with immortality, splendor with righteous, truth with confidence, faith with assurance, self-control with holiness! And all these things are within our comprehension. - Author: Pope Clement I
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#27. You need to understand, comprehend and believe, "There is a goal in my birth. I have a mission, and there is something that no one but I can do. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#28. Love surprises us in unexpected ways, in ways that are beyond our comprehension. It's never the sweet words or the mushy gifts that matter. What matters more are little things like caring about someone and not being able to sleep till you're sure that the one you love is safe and sound. - Author: Sudeep Nagarkar
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#29. as technology expands the reach of mind, a comprehension of what it actually is and ontologically designs diminishes. - Author: Tony Fry
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#30. I failed everything in school. I left when I was 13 because I had no comprehension of what the hell they were talking about up there at the blackboard. I must have that ADD thing. But, listening to people I thought, that's wonderful to be able to tell a story. - Author: Malachy McCourt
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#31. At least through most of the 1960s, I basically lived in a man's world, hardly speaking to a woman all day except to the secretaries. But I was almost totally unaware of myself as an oddity and had no comprehension of the difficulties faced by working women in our organization and elsewhere. - Author: Katharine Graham
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#32. Faith is to the soul what life is to the body. Prayer is to faith what breath is to life. How a man can live and not breathe is past my comprehension, and how a man can believe and not pray is past my comprehension too. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#33. People think "monsters" are born without origin. But it is the monsters that have the greatest stories to tell ... - Author: Charles Lee
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#34. Of course, kids don't always like repetition. Whatever they are watching has to be complex enough to allow, upon repeated exposure, for deeper and deeper levels of comprehension. At the same time, it can't be so complex that the first time around it baffles the children and turns them off. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#35. Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life. - Author: Will Smith
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#36. To him that is pitiless the deeds of pity are ever strange and beyond comprehension. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#37. He had a quick comprehension and considerable force of character; but, being without the power to combine them, the comprehension became engaged with trivialities whilst waiting for the will to direct it, and the force wasted itself in useless grooves through unheeding the comprehension. - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#38. The Beatles had gone beyond comprehension. We were smoking marijuana for breakfast. We were well into marijuana and nobody could communicate with us, because we were just glazed eyes, giggling all the time. - Author: John Lennon
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#39. I love to write about sex. You just have to make it idiosyncratic. You have to have a strong comprehension of your characters, and write it from their point of view. It's really fun. It's not erotic. - Author: Jane Smiley
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#40. He often said that knowledge is the brightest jewel in a queen's crown. And if my mother was about, she would never fail to add, 'when tempered by wisdom. Knowledge without comprehension is worse than ignorance. - Author: Mereda Hart Farynyk
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#41. Woman's fatal weakness is to desire sympathy and comprehension.
Wanda - Author: Ouida
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#42. In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#43. What if [Obama] is so outside our comprehension, that only if you understand Kenyan, anti-colonial behavior, can you begin to piece together [his actions]? That is the most accurate, predictive model for his behavior. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#44. The enormity of the universe revealed by science cannot readily be grasped by the human brain, but the music of The Planets enables the mind to acquire some comprehension of the vastness of space where rational understanding fails. - Author: Gustav Holst
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#45. It seems obvious now: the child who spends school days in a fog of semi-comprehension has no way to know her problem is not that she is slow-witted. - Author: Sonia Sotomayor
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#46. The Cross of Christ is to be a reality to me not only once for all at my conversion, but all through my life as a Christian. True spirituality does not stop at the negative (death), but without the negative - in comprehension and in practice - we are not ready to go on. - Author: Francis A. Schaeffer
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#47. Small minds cannot grasp great ideas; to their narrow comprehension, their purblind vision, nothing seems really great and important but themselves. - Author: James George Frazer
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#48. Emotions cannot evolve through intellectual comprehension; there must be direct access to them, access that allows them to go through a transformation from the plane in which they actually exist. - Author: Shai Tubali
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#49. Because we want to be inwardly secure, we are constantly seeking methods and means for this security, and thereby we create authority, the worship of another, which destroys comprehension, that spontaneous tranquility of mind in which alone there can be a state of creativeness. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#50. Politics of all sorts, I confess, are far beyond my limited powers of comprehension. Those of this country as far as I have been able to observe, resolve themselves into two great motives. The aristocratic desire of elevation and separation, and the democratic desire of demolishing and levelling. - Author: Fanny Kemble
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#51. It is not the reverence for words, but for their meaning that determines our deepness of comprehension of a given assertion about Nature. - Author: Felix Alba-Juez
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#52. And the faith that grows out of questioning is stronger than the faith born of blind acceptance. It can withstand the shocks of circumstance. Only he who questions the universe and questions it in utter honesty can grow in his comprehension of the truth. - Author: James Dillet Freeman
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#53. The problem with comprehension is, it often comes too late. - Author: Rasmenia Massoud
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#54. Who tolerates, which is intolerable; who is kind, which is cruel; who understands, which is beyond comprehension ... - Author: Edward Albee
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#55. I believe that both art and the human striving for cognitive comprehension are manifest forms of the grand game in which nothing more is stipulated than the game's rules; both art and actively solicited perceptions are but special cases of the recurring creative act to which we owe our existence. - Author: Konrad Lorenz
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#56. You may live to see man-made horrors beyond your comprehension. - Author: Nikola Tesla
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#57. Let's worship Divinity, but understand the divinity we worship is beyond our comprehension. - Author: John Templeton
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#58. As we become aware of our own unavoidable termination, we become aware of the fear-emotion. And I think that, as copulation tends towards self-preservation, all fear tends towards a comprehension of the final ending. - Author: Stephen King
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#59. From the creation learn to admire thy Lord! And if any of the things thou see exceed thy comprehension, and thou are not able to find the reason thereof, yet for this glorify the Creator, that the wisdom of these works surpass thine understanding. - Author: Saint John Chrysostom
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#60. When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them. - Author: Criss Jami
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#61. Faith is a dynamic and ever-changing process, not some fixed body of truth that exists outside our world and our understanding. God's truth may be fixed and unchanging, but our comprehension of that truth will always be partial and flawed at best. - Author: Gene Robinson
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#62. Religion is the sense of comprehension of the totality of existence. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#63. Human life is beyond comprehension. - Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt
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#64. By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension. - Author: Ben Carson
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#65. You're the star," said Tristran, comprehension dawning. "And you're a clodpoll," said the girl, bitterly, "and a ninny, a numbskull, a lackwit and a coxcomb! - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#66. The arts are the only things that separate us from the other animals. The arts are not decorative ... They are essential to our comprehension of consciousness and ourselves. - Author: Edward Albee
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#67. The basis for comprehension is theory, and the language of theoretical science is mathematics. - Author: D.C. Rapaport
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#68. The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue ... - Author: Bruno Bettelheim
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#69. The authority of Scripture is greater than the comprehension of the whole of man's reason. - Author: Martin Luther
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#70. In a way, film and television are in the same sort of traumatic trance that print journalism is. The technology has outpaced our comprehension of its implications. - Author: Tony Kushner
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#71. The impulse came to her clairvoyantly, and she obeyed without a sign of hesitation. Deeper comprehension would come to her of the whole awful puzzle. And come it did, yet not in the way she imagined and expected. - Author: Algernon Blackwood
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#72. It is not in understanding a set of doctrines; not in outward comprehension of the "scheme of salvation," that rest and peace are to be found, but in taking up, in all lowliness and meekness, the yoke of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Author: Frederick William Robertson
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#73. Touch speaks to us on levels, so much deeper than the intellect can comprehend, going to the root of us, to levels of comprehension we can't ignore. - Author: Elliot Mabeuse
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#74. What on earth prompted you to take a hand in this?"
"I don't know. My ... my code of morals, perhaps."
"Your code of morals. What code, if I may ask?"
"Comprehension. - Author: Albert Camus
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#75. Those no-sooner-have-I-touched-the-pillow people are past my comprehension. There is something bovine about them. - Author: J.B. Priestley
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#76. There are planes that are not light. There are planes that are shadowy. But that is not our interest in meditation. We want brightness, ecstasy, brilliance beyond comprehension. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#77. The Divine Light is always in man, presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#78. The adult ought never to mold the child after himself, but should leave him alone and work always from the deepest comprehension of the child himself. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#79. Too much nicety of detail disgusts the greatest part of readers, and to throw a multitude of particulars under general heads, and lay down rules of extensive comprehension, is to common understandings of little use. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#80. Sure, society understands visible shackles-- they get the symbolism of the wheelchair, of prosthetics, of a bumper sticker reading disabled veteran, but they still struggle for comprehension of the profound, invisible shackles that an illness such as [Chronic Fatigue] puts on a person's body. - Author: Peggy Munson
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#81. Understand well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand. - Author: Ada Lovelace
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#82. He feared that beyond the quilted gray satin of the undertaker's keep there was only a world of mystery that bypassed the comprehension of men and did not even take them into consideration. A world of utter darkness and the profoundest of silences. - Author: William Gay
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#83. My refusing to eat meat occasioned inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#84. If you once understand an author's character, the comprehension of his writings becomes easy. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#85. Death is the end of a stage, not the end of the journey. The road stretches on beyond our comprehension. - Author: Oliver Lodge
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#86. She was highly gifted in the art of human intercourse which consists in delicate shades of self-forgetfulness and in the suggestion of universal comprehension. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#87. God acts in history: that is, God provides ideas, methods, and experiences intended to bring comprehension to man, an understanding heart, a conscious life. - Author: Jacob Needleman
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#88. Ready comprehension is often a knee-jerk response and the most dangerous form of understanding. It blinks an opaque screen over your ability to learn. Be warned. Understand nothing. All comprehension is temporary. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#89. Everyone she knew was intimidated by him - by his intelligence, by his imposing height and strength, by his ethereal beauty - but she knew him as a man of flesh and earthy desire who loved her beyond comprehension. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#90. If different systems don't merge in a comprehensible way, that's a flaw in our comprehension and not a flaw in one system or the other. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#91. Computers are everywhere and you can't even begin to function with a computer unless you have comprehension and an understanding of the English language. - Author: Wally Amos
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#92. Walt Disney had a nuclear imagination before the advent of nuclear, some comprehension of apocalypse and rapture deep in his genes. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#93. We explain by means of purely intellectual processes, but we understand by means of the cooperation of all the powers of the mind in comprehension. In understanding we start from the connection of the given, living whole, in order to make the past comprehensible in terms of it. - Author: Wilhelm Dilthey
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#94. It is beyond comprehension who the waves are roaring for, who listens to them at nights here, what they want, and finally, who they would roar for when I was gone. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#95. Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#96. The universe is then one, infinite, immobile ... It is not capable of comprehension and therefore is endless and limitless, and to that extent infinite and indeterminable, and consequently immobile. - Author: Giordano Bruno
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#97. Reading goes faster if you don't sweat comprehension. - Author: Bill Watterson
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#98. The knowledge that he had left me with no intent ever to return had come over me in tiny droplets of realization spread over the years. And each droplet of comprehension brought its own small measure of hurt. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#99. Free and profound thought, which strives towards the comprehension of life, and a complete scorn for the foolish vanity of the world - man has never known anything higher than these two blessings. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#100. Experiments that measure readers' comprehension times to the thousandth of a second have shown that singular they causes little or no delay, but generic he slows them down a lot. - Author: Steven Pinker
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