Category: understanding

Being understood is incidental compared to understanding. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Being understood 

is incidental compared 

to understanding. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

True understanding almost always begins as misunderstanding. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

True understanding 

almost always begins as 

misunderstanding. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we…

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, & the world around us.” – Socrates

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it…

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” – Albert Camus

“He who knows only his side of the case, knows little of that.”…

“He who knows only his side of the case, knows little of that.” – John Stuart Mill

“It is the essence of a finite intellect not to understand many…

“It is the essence of a finite intellect not to understand many things, and it is of the essence of a created intellect to be finite.” – Rene Descartes

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The…

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato

“The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man…

“The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.” – Confucius

“It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that…

“It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” – Aristotle

“Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.” – Aristotle