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Work Knew

There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Which Use

You can understand a lot about yourself by working out which fairytale you use to present your world to yourself in.

- A. S. Byatt

Rehab Until

Until I went to rehab, I didn't understand what it did.

- Aaron Neville

Romantic Why

I don't understand why every guy is not a romantic. I enjoy it.

- Aaron Paul

Pretty Took

I took a whole stunt course and pretty much got certified as a stunt driver. It's ridiculous how easy it is once you understand the car and know how to do it.

- Aaron Paul

Reveal Realise

It is up to God to reveal a religion, but up to us to understand and realise it.

- Abdolkarim Soroush

Which Tolerated

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.

- Abdurrahman Wahid

Going Though

The first thing to understand about surveillance video in public places is that there is already a lot of it going on - though it is impossible to know how much.

- Adam Cohen

Technology Very

I don't understand technology, and I'm very scared of it.

- Adam Driver

Living Nine

I know we live in a materialistic world. I am not living on Cloud Nine; I am not living in Disneyland. I understand all that.

- Adnan Sami

Own Quick

I understand how a first impression is often just that: a quick snapshot that, on its own merit, is meaningless.

- Adriana Trigiani

Journey Achieve

Understand that life is journey. I haven't achieved the success I wanted to achieve yet, but that's OK - it's coming.

- Adrienne Bailon

Hood Some

You have to get under the hood and spend some quality time with someone to understand what they're really good at.

- Aileen Lee

Good Me

I understand that it's good tactics to categorize me as a close-minded, unobjective extremist, but nobody that respects me has those views.

- Alan Dershowitz

Last Held

The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century.

- Albert J. Nock

Want Depend

People don't understand this: if you want to have a really good shot at succeeding, there are doors you have to slam in people's faces and say, 'This is my priority, and you can't depend on me to help you.' I was never good at that.

- Alec Baldwin

Think More

Directing non-actors is difficult. Directing actors in a foreign language is even more difficult. Directing non-actors in a language that you yourself don't understand is the craziest thing you can possibly think of.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Product Wheel

I can't understand the conditions of a corporate product being designed and getting millions. I admire it, it's great, but I don't know how to do that. I have to have the wheel.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Product Admire

I can't understand the conditions of a corporate product being designed and getting millions. I admire it, it's great, but I don't know how to do that.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Sean Penn Penn

I understand Sean Penn. He has every right to look for El Chapo.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Control Say

I don't understand when people are being greedy or mean, when they say who should get what, when they get control of someone else's life.

- Alek Wek

My Life Through

I'm not conscious of being a revolutionary. This is my life, looking through my glasses at my little world, but this world seems to be full of people who understand it.

- Alessandro Michele

Song Play

You really only understand whether a song's good or not when you properly play it out in public for the first time.

- Alex Kapranos

Small Through

It's through the small things that we develop our moral imagination, so that we can understand the sufferings of others.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Always Going

For people who know McQueen, there is always an underlying message. It's usually only the intellectual ones who understand what's going on in what I do.

- Alexander McQueen

Going Only

It's usually only the intellectual ones who understand what's going on in what I do.

- Alexander McQueen

Always Directed

The best actors are always the ones who've directed as well, as they understand all the problems you face.

- Alexander Payne

Hate Why

People hate politicians. And I can understand why.

- Alexei Navalny

Yes Worlds

Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds.

- Alexis Arguello

Love Will

I have fallen in love with the imagination. And if you fall in love with the imagination, you understand that it is a free spirit. It will go anywhere, and it can do anything.

- Alice Walker

Mind Worships

What the mind doesn't understand, it worships or fears.

- Alice Walker

Feel I Feel

I feel it is an obligation to help people understand the relation of food to agriculture and the relationship of food to culture.

- Alice Waters

Learn Quickly

The real excitement is collaborating with computer scientists and neuroscientists and starting to understand in detail how children learn so much so quickly.

- Alison Gopnik

Death Mourning

When Princess Diana died, I couldn't understand why people were mourning her death in such an enormous, hysterical way when they didn't actually know her for real.

- Alison Jackson

Strong Learned

There are so many guys that come up and have strong hearts, but they just have to understand what the consequences are and how to execute the things that they learned to make themselves successful.

- Allan Houston

Thought Feel

I don't feel no type of way. I just understand that He helped me accomplish a lot of things in the NBA. I've done so many things that people thought that I couldn't do.

- Allen Iverson

Rise Civil

You can't rise as a class. You have to rise individually. It's what many of the civil rights-era people don't understand.

- Alphonso Jackson

Through About

I can't talk about anything or write about anything if I don't understand it. So a lot of the stuff that I go through and a lot of the time that I spend is understanding.

- Alton Brown

Will Then

We can hope that men will understand that the interest of all are the same, that hope lies in cooperation. We can then perhaps keep PEACE.

- Alva Myrdal

Life More

If I'm looking at life without a spiritual perspective, it's a lot more painful, a lot more confusing, and there's so much that I don't understand.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Middle Other

I don't only long for the thrill of being in the middle of a war, I must understand it; I must make other people understand.

- Amanda Lindhout

Say Show

They say 15 million people are watching the show, but what does that mean, you know? It's not until I'm accosted on the street that I understand!

- America Ferrera

Think Difficult

I do think, in general, children are so perceptive, and they watch and they get so much, and that's wonderful. And it's also difficult for them because they see so much, but they don't understand.

- Amity Gaige

Being Finally

Being pregnant finally helped me understand what my true relationship was with my body - meaning that it wasn't put on this earth to look good in a swimsuit.

- Amy Adams

Control Want

What I most want you to understand is that your body is continuously and convincingly sending messages to your brain, and you get to control the content of those messages.

- Amy Cuddy

Think Used

I used to think that my mother got into arguments with people because they didn't understand her English, because she was Chinese.

- Amy Tan

Focus Also

It's important to understand that you have to dedicate time to your sponsors, to have relationships with the people and the media, but it is also hard when you are first coming up and your primary focus is on tennis.

- Ana Ivanovic

Work Finite

As an astronomer, I get to ignore the details of the things that we don't understand. There's a lot of work that we can do on scales that we do understand, and there is actually a finite size that I can associate with a super massive black hole.

- Andrea M. Ghez

Think I Think

I think we have to understand that sugar is an essential component of food; it's just that sugar in excess is an inappropriate and unhelpful diet.

- Andrew Lansley

Important How

It's important to understand how people perceive risk, and how that translates into investment behavior.

- Andrew Lo

Going Buy

I can totally understand why people say: 'I'm going to do this T.V. series so that I can buy a flat'. But you've got to see what's of value to you as an actor.

- Andrew Scott

Dealing Them

People who are different are constantly dealing with families who don't understand them.

- Andrew Solomon

Kid Tortured

I don't understand people whose gratification is a BMW. You don't know what joy is until you see a kid who was tortured get adopted by a family.

- Andrew Vachss

Need Religious

I'm not religious, but I understand the need for faith and hope.

- Andy Biersack

Love Why

I love my son, but I was never there for him, so I understand why he hates me.

- Angela Bowie

Always Worth

I don't always understand my worth.

- Ann Curry

Love Sometimes

We can sometimes love what we do not understand, but it is impossible completely to understand what we do not love.

- Anna Jameson

Take Took

I don't understand why God took him and didn't take me.

- Anna Nicole Smith

Wonderful Less

I don't understand that if you look wonderful, does that make you less important, less powerful, less serious?

- Anna Wintour

Which Laws

As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts are for those who have not the light which makres plain the pathway.

- Anne Hutchinson

Mystery Meets

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.

- Anne Lamott

Change Some

Some people seem to understand this - that life and change take time - but I am not one of those people.

- Anne Lamott

Whole Been

Whole areas of knowledge and information have been defined into nonexistence because the system cannot know, understand, control, or measure them.

- Anne Wilson Schaef

Crisis Want

The challenge in a startup is you hit a lot of turbulence, and you want people who understand that it's just turbulence and not a crisis.

- Anne Wojcicki

Will Unless

For I do not seek to understand in order to believe, but I believe in order to understand. For I believe this: unless I believe, I will not understand.

- Anselm of Canterbury

Work About

You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act.

- Anthony Anderson

Food Die

Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits.

- Anthony Bourdain

School Like

I was called 'Dumbo,' like the elephant, as a child because I couldn't understand things at school.

- Anthony Hopkins

Caught Having

I just don't understand how people can get so caught up in having their picture taken.

- Anthony Mackie

Normal Percent

First of all, I only get 50 percent of it, because, I mean, the galleries get 50 and 60 percent. I mean, that's normal. I understand that. I don't quarrel with that.

- Anthony Quinn

Impact Behind

To understand the motivations behind Chinese government policy decisions, look no further than their impact on State-Owned Enterprises.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Like Could

I don't like the Samba; it's nonsense. With a lot of these Latin dances I can't really understand what they're all about. I like the Rumba and the Paso Doble but the others I could take or leave.

- Anton du Beke

Grateful Wear

When you don't understand the fashion world you're just grateful you get to wear good clothes.

- Anton Yelchin

Makes Also

Our school not only makes you an actor, it makes you understand who you actually are as well... it gives you discipline and punctuality. It also teaches you a way of life.

- Anupam Kher


I dont understand flirting.

- Anushka Sharma

Husband Ask

I don't understand boys - just ask my husband.

- Arabella Weir

Labels Belong

Labels are actually not to make us understand things better: they are actually to ostracise and discriminate that what does not belong to the majority.

- Arfi Lamba

I don't understand the interweb.

- Ariel Levy

Know Teach

Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.

- Aristotle

Pain More

I have learnt that women are superior beings. They have a higher threshold of pain and are more understanding and accepting than men. Also, if you listen to them, you'll understand them better.

- Arjun Kapoor

Upset Over

I understand that people talk, and frankly, I can't control that. There's no point in getting upset over a thing that you can't control. You just have to let it go.

- Arjun Kapoor

Speak Language

While I can't speak Telugu, I do understand the language.

- Armaan Malik

Strong Need

We, as a people, we have a strong need to categorize everything. We put labels on everything and it's a totally understandable need because we are animals and we need to understand order and where to fit in.

- Armin van Buuren

Limited Felt

I'm the age now that Rock was when he picked me up, so I can understand how he felt - how his fame limited his freedom. You get kinder as you go along.

- Armistead Maupin

Brains Things

But I do believe in the paranormal, that there are things our brains just can't understand.

- Art Bell

Loss About

We all understand loss. It's about what you do with that.

- Art Malik

Birth Shall

We shall never understand the ethical system taught by Jesus unless we realize that he was a Jew, not only by birth, but that he lived and taught as a Jew; the Sermon on the Mount was addressed to his distracted fellow nationals.

- Arthur Keith

Simple Feel

I feel now, as we did then, that for an effective approach to the problem of nucleic acid biosynthesis, it was essential to understand the biosynthesis of the simple nucleotides and the coenzymes and to have these concepts and methodology well in hand.

- Arthur Kornberg

Society Visible

Cash imposes a huge burden. We don't understand it, as it is not immediately visible. It is a huge burden on society.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Family Afghan

If we can't understand the Afghan family, we can't understand Afghanistan.

- Asne Seierstad


I enjoy comedic things. People don't understand it's the hardest thing to do. We have a ratio of 25-to-1 between good dramatic actors and people who are considered good comic actors.

- Charles Grodin

Think Within

I don't think that science is complete at all. We don't understand everything, and one can see, within science itself, there are many inconsistencies. We just have to accept that we don't understand.

- Charles H. Townes

Damage Amount

The thing that we at MIT must understand is the amount of real damage that is being done to us in the fine structure of how research funds are expended.

- Charles Vest

Feel Hard Rock

I understand how hard rock fans feel inside out, because I was one of those people.

- Charlie Simpson

Cool Why

Lots of people say to me, 'I completely hate Busted'. That's completely cool with me. I understand why.

- Charlie Simpson

Artist Input

As an artist, I understand that, and I value the creative input of the artist.

- Charlton Heston

Blame Kid

Parents have to understand: if your kid isn't you, don't blame the kid.

- Chaz Bono

Against Brought

It's true I didn't get a fair trial, but the problem is people don't understand the details. It is important to understand the details of the trial and why I'm not guilty under the charges that were brought against me.

- Chen Shui-bian

Try Sure

I try to understand the rules and follow them. And I try to make sure that I'm disclosing my obligations.

- Cheryl Mills

Want White

I want the white people to understand my people.

- Chief Joseph