Knowing And Understanding Quotes

Knowing And Understanding Quotes by Gary Gutting, Edgar Cayce, Albert Einstein, William A. Henry III, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Charles Kettering and many others.

What is an intellectual? In general, someone seriously

What is an intellectual? In general, someone seriously devoted to what used to be called the “life of the mind”: thinking pursued not instrumentally, for the sake of practical goals, but simply for the sake of knowing and understanding.
Gary Gutting
To continue to condemn only brings condemnation, then, for self. This does not mean that self’s activity should be passive, but rather being constant in prayer-knowing and taking, knowing and understanding that he that is faithful is not given a burden beyond that he is able to bear . . .
Edgar Cayce
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Albert Einstein
The very essence of school is elitism. Schools exist to teach, to test, to rank hierarchically to promote the idea that knowing and understanding more is better than knowing and understanding less.
William A. Henry III
It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.
Copyright: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Family Limited Partnership.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
here is a great difference between knowing a thing and understanding it. You can know a lot and not really understand anything.
Charles Kettering
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Albert Einstein
It’s an incredible education [for the movie J. Edgar Hoover] . It was like I did a college course on J. Edgar Hoover but not knowing and understanding the history and reading the books, but understanding what motivated this man was the most fascinating part of the research.
Dustin Lance Black
Freedom is not choosing; that is merely the move that we make when all is already lost. Freedom is knowing and understanding and respecting things quite other than ourselves.
Iris Murdoch
The more perfect our means of direct experience, the more easily we are caught by the dangerous illusion that perceiving is tantamount to knowing and understanding.
Rudolf Arnheim
Though it may be called a nescience, and unknowing, yet there is in it more than all knowing and understanding without it; for this unknowing lures and attracts you from all understood things, and from yourself as well.
Meister Eckhart