What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do????
Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes from ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
Understanding the spirit of our institutions to aim at the elevation of men, I am opposed to whatever tends to degrade them.
It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.
Atheism is a disease of the soul, before it becomes an error of the understanding.
Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do.