We can understand almost anything, but we can't understand how we understand.
I understand why some kid in his bedroom in Wisconsin thinks downloading songs couldn't hurt anyone. True fans will buy the CD or go see the movie after downloading, but to say it doesn't affect anyone - come on.
The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
My first formal research, published in 1953, was on trying to understand the dynamics of prejudice, of interaction between blacks and Puerto Ricans.
Half of the great comedians I've had in my shows and that I paid a lot of money to and who made my customers shriek were not only not funny to me, but I couldn't understand why they were funny to anybody.
Understand life's mysteries - as mysteries to be lived.
Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent.
I believe that we must understand the economy of the situation.
Because, if we understand how a building is to be produced and we find a way that it can be more simply produced, then obviously we are contributing to building better buildings more easily.
This is truly an attempt to understand where young people are coming from today. I think it's fascinating where this generation is coming from.
Nobody could understand why a guy would love his guitar, then all of a sudden turn around and try to destroy it. Jimi was just different.
No one blames themselves if they don't understand a cartoon, as they might with a painting or real art they simply think it's a bad cartoon.
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers.
When I did try to express myself it came out pretty tinny, but even so they could understand what I was saying. That turned out to be a plus.
The fact of the Watergate cover-up is not nearly as interesting as the step into making the cover-up. And when you understand the step, you understand that Richard Nixon lied. That he was a criminal.
Clinton... believes that the Washington Press Corps is so out of touch that it is absolutely inconceivable that reporters would understand the issues that people are really dealing with in their lives.
I think people need to understand that with plays and with cinema, when you hear about it, call and get a ticket then or go and see it then. It's especially with the play, which I can do because it's a limited run.
Here was a problem, that I, a ten year old, could understand and I knew from that moment that I would never let it go. I had to solve it.
I write to understand as much as to be understood.
No one could understand the bond between me and my brother. I struggled to understand the forces that drove his soul in one direction and mine in another.
Looking back, I understand that I was teaching myself to write.
Sometimes I don't understand why I'm sitting here.
But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.