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Quotes about Comprehension

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Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world. (Ansel Adams)

It is better to have knowledge, even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction, than to gain eternal life at the price of a dull and swinish lack of comprehension of a universe that swirls unseen before us in all its wonder. (Isaac Asimov)

Dear incomprehension, it's thanks to you I'll be myself, in the end. (Samuel Beckett)

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. (Henri Bergson)

We cannot comprehend what comprehends us. (Wendell Berry)

When you get it, you get it fast – like a bucket of paint was suddenly thrown over you. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

That others grasp what I have in mind seems unessential, at least as long as they have something else in theirs. (Alexander Calder)

Time and reflection... modify, little by little, our vision, and at last comprehension comes to us. (Paul Cezanne)

The reality of life is incomprehensible, and the Artist creates an incomprehensible image of it. (Cecil Collins)

Creative expression and visual comprehension are really the handmaidens of art. One cannot thrive without the other. (Ken Danby)

The philistine provides the best definition of art. Anything that makes him rage is first class. (Louis Dudek)

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility... The fact that it is comprehensible is a miracle. (Albert Einstein)

The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is all comprehensible. (Albert Einstein)

In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Every artist must imply that he is practising 'art for art's sake' while, being the smokescreen of such formal issues, he continues to obey a command which he cannot fully comprehend... (Beate Epp)

Sometimes people accuse me of being incomprehensible only because they look for an explicative side to my pictures which is not there. (Paul Gauguin)

Try to find your deepest issue in every confusion, and abide by that. (D. H. Lawrence)

Comprehensibility is the highest law of all. Unity must be there. There must be means of ensuring it. All the things familiar to us from primitive life must also be used in works of art. (Anton Webern)