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The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless.
Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.
A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.
Boys are perhaps beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of eighteen months and ninety years.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Where there is unity there is always victory.
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
Act only on that maxim which you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law.
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.