— Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -550 - -478 avant J.-C.
Xunzi in the Xunzi (book)
„I always disagree. I am always wrong.
I'm a perpetual dissident.
I like things I don’t understand.“
— Riiko Sakkinen Finnish visual artist 1976
"Riiko Sakkinen" at riikosakkinen.com http://www.riikosakkinen.com/info/quotes/
— Charles Péguy French poet, essayist, and editor 1873 - 1914
Le Mystère des saints Innocents [The Mystery of the Holy Innocents] (1912)
— Laozi semi-legendary Chinese figure, attributed to the 6th century, regarded as the author of the Tao Te Ching and founder of… -604
This quotation has also been misattributed to Confucius. Tell me and I [will] forget. Show me and I [will] remember. Involve me and I [will] understand. 不聞不若聞之，聞之不若見之，見之不若知之，知之不若行之；學至於行之而止矣 From Xun Zi 荀子
„If I'm ever to reach any understanding of myself and the things around me, I must learn to stand alone.“
— Henrik Ibsen Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet 1828 - 1906
Context: If I'm ever to reach any understanding of myself and the things around me, I must learn to stand alone. That's why I can't stay here with you any longer. Nora Helmer, Act III
„«A truly remarkable thing has happened to me, that I have written it here and I do not understand my handwriting.“
— Mariano Rajoy Spanish politician 1955
Note: 1 February, 2011 Source: Público http://www.publico.es/espana/medidas-crear-he-escrito-y.html
— Larry Wall American computer programmer and author, creator of Perl 1954
„I've been learning to live without you now
But I miss you sometimes
The more I know, the less I understand
All the things I thought I knew, I'm learning them again.“
— Don Henley American singer, lyricist, producer and drummer 1947
"The Heart of the Matter"
— Bill Watterson American comic artist 1958