She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
It is only a man’s own fundamental thoughts that have truth and life in them. For it is these that he really and completely understands. To read the thoughts of others is like taking the remains of someone else’s meal, like putting on the discarded clothes of a stranger.
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
Like Lyndon Johnson, President Obama understands that timidity in a time of troubles is a prescription for failure.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
Further, there are things of which the mind understands one part, but remains ignorant of the other; and when man is able to comprehend certain things, it does not follow that he must be able to comprehend everything.
I’ve grown to love Barack Obama. Hillary is no Bernie Sanders. But she’s a politician, and she understands Congress. And I think with that kind of twisted beauty, she could lead our country.
Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.