For in the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.
– Baba Dioum
- “When they killed him, Mother wouldn’t hold her peace, so they slit her throat. I was stupid then, being only nine, and I fought to save them both. But the thorns held me tight. I’ve learned to appreciate thorns since. The thorns taught me the game. They let me understand what all those grim and
- Love is the rose. Lust is the thorn. – Sri Sathya Sai Baba
- We are taught to understand correctly that courage is not the absence of fear but the capacity for action despite our fears. – John McCain
- We can sometimes love what we do not understand, but it is impossible completely to understand what we do not love. – Anonymous
- People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it’s simply necessary to love. – Claude Monet
- I’m a woman.. I’m smart. I never lose an argument. I can cook. I like to read fashion magazines. I love to be right. Men don’t understand us. We must have secret powers, because I don’t understand us, either.
- Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. – Leo Tolstoy
- When you’re taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love? – Marilyn Manson
- Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it. – Mark Twain
- For decades, many blacks were reluctant to pursue a profession that was associated with servitude. If you went to school, it was to become a lawyer or doctor. Older generations didn’t understand why one would spend money to learn how to chop, peel, dice, and saute vegetables when that trade could be taught at home. –