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Understanding Series: Quotes about Understanding

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Relationship Communication Skills

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”  Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

“The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.” Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)

“Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.” Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” Carl Jung (1875-1961)

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” Carl Rogers (1902-1987)

“Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.”  H.H. Williams (1872-1961

“Be still and move into higher levels of understanding and joy. Start with yourself.”  Jo-Ann Downey

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