You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
When however small a measure of jealousy is mixed with misunderstanding, there is going to be trouble.
Learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do.
In general, the greater the understanding, the greater the delusion; the more intelligent, the less sane.
He values my understanding and talents more highly than my heart, but I am proud of the latter only. It is the sole source of everything of our strength, happiness, and misery. All the knowledge I possess every one else can acquire, but my heart is exclusively my own.
An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Woman understands all things through love; what she does not understand she feels; what she does not feel she sees; when she neither sees, nor feels, nor understands, this angel of earth divines to protect you, and hides her protection beneath the grace of love.