Famous quotes containing the word understand:

    In summer, when the days are long,
    Perhaps you’ll understand the song:
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    So I begin to understand why my mother’s radar is so sensitive to criticism. She still treads the well-worn ruts of her youth, when her impression of mother was of a woman hard to please, frequently negative, and rarely satisfied with anyone—least of all herself.
    Melinda M. Marshall (20th century)

    There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
    Sophocles (497–406/5 B.C.)