Some Thoughts On Understanding From Various Authors

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

C.G. Jung

“Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man well never leads to hate and almost always leads to love.”

John Steinbeck

“One of the tasks of true friendship is to listen compassionately and creatively to the hidden silences. Often secrets are not revealed in words, they lie concealed in the silence between the words or in the depth of what is unsayable between two people.”

John O’Donohue

“Sometimes it’s not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don’t mean.”

Bob Dylan

“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”

Marvin J. Ashton

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