Understanding The World Quotes

Understanding The World Quotes by Max Fisher, Nathan Sawaya, Walter Lippmann, George Steiner, William Kentridge, Mohamed ElBaradei and many others.

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Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to.
Max Fisher
Art makes better humans, art is necessary in understanding the world and art makes people happy. В Undeniably, art is not optional.
Nathan Sawaya
We forge gradually our greatest instrument for understanding the world – introspection. We discover that humanity may resemble us very considerably – that the best way of knowing the inwardness of our neighbors is to know ourselves.
Walter Lippmann
When a language dies, a way of understanding the world dies with it, a way of looking at the world.
George Steiner
The absurd, with its rupture of rationality-of conventional ways of seeing the world-is in fact an accurate and a productive way of understanding the world.
William Kentridge
If they think they can get anyone who could have better handled the complex and difficult issues surrounding North Korea, Iran and other controversies, they are not understanding the world right now.
Mohamed ElBaradei
But I try not to think with my gut. If I’m serious about understanding the world, thinking with anything besides my brain, as tempting as that might be, is likely to get me into trouble.
Carl Sagan
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi
Someone with a fresh mind, one not conditioned by upbringing and environment, would doubtless look at science and the powerful reductionism that it inspires as overwhelmingly the better mode of understanding the world, and would doubtless scorn religion as sentimental wishful thinking.
Peter Atkins
As your perspective of the world increases not only is the pain it inflicts on you less but also its meaning. Understanding the world requires you to take a certain distance from it.
Karl Ove Knausgard
One’s lover is one’s partner in observing and understanding the world. Marriage is a place where joint narratives are composed. If the lover is a liar then all your joint observations are unreliable. You will have to start all over again.
Philippa Gregory
Every person has their pantheon – the Bible, Hollywood, Shakespeare – their way of understanding the world.
Ron Suskind
The cheerleaders for neoliberalism work hard to normalize dominant institutions and relations of power through a vocabulary and public pedagogy that create market-driven subjects, modes of consciousness, and ways of understanding the world that promote accommodation, quietism and passivity.
Henry Giroux
The evil that is in the world always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence, if they lack understanding.
Albert Camus
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one… just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Maya Angelou
I had tremendous fun fooling around with the way people talked about songs, just the way that became another way of understanding the world.
Greil Marcus