31 Being Understood Quotes

Lydia Samson
Sep 29, 2023 By Lydia Samson
Originally Published on Aug 25, 2022
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Every relationship stands on trust.

The feeling of trust and love flourish only when there is understanding. Being understood gives you satisfaction.

Words are not needed to be understood. Here we have a few great quotes for you to read through. These will surely give you an insight and help visualize the picture clearly. There is hope and happiness around you. We just need to try to understand others and see the world change.

Famous Being Understood Quotes

A few chosen being understood quotes for you to read. These will surely inspire you to do good in life and understand others.

"She wasn't sure she'd ever felt anyone understood her. For the first time in her life, she wanted someone to know her."

― Melanie Dickerson, 'The Piper's Pursuit'.

"Maybe sometimes it feels like “What impact can I have in this world? I am only one person and most people don't understand me.” But everyone can use their voice to say their something- through whatever medium that is. There will always be someone who understands your language and appreciates your message."

― Elizabeth Tambascio.

"I'm afraid that you'll never understand me fully, and because of that, sometimes you'll be frightened, disgusted, annoyed, or pleased."

― Jack Kerouac, 'Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters'.

"The desire to be better understood has been extinguished from my heart."

― Jean Jacques Rousseau.

"Existence is beyond the power of words to describe. And yet, there is the hope that we may, at times, go beyond mere expression and actually say something useful."

― Robert Leo Heilman, 'Overstory: Zero: Real Life in Timber Country'.

"Consider yourself very lucky if you find a thousand people to understand you when you say a thought that will happen a thousand years from now!"

― Mehmet Murat ildan.

"It is an enormous mistake to assume that what the translator conveys is what the speaker intended, and it is equally foolish to assume that what you intended to say is what will be understood."

― Rory Sutherland, 'Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life'.

"The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them."

― Ralph G. Nichols.

"Somethings don't need to be explained."

― Haruki Murakami.

Interesting Being Understood Quotes

In life, we wish that others understood us better. But we should try to do the same for others too. Here are a few quotes to change your perspective of a situation.

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"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."

— Soren Kierkegaard.

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."

Marie Curie.

"We understood that politics is nothing but war without bloodshed and war is nothing but politics with bloodshed."

— Fred Hampton.

"It is the ability to face the unknown, transforming the feeling of knowing into reverent astonishment; of considering things that exceed the scope of our habits, and daring to face the only war that is worthwhile: The battle for awareness."

— Carlos Castaneda.

"Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses."

— Plato.

"Educationalists who think they can understand the young are enthusiasts. Youth does not want to be understood; it wants only to be let alone. It preserves itself immune against the insidious bacillus of being understood. "

Erich Maria Remarque.

"The grown-up who would approach it too importunately is as ridiculous in its eyes as if he had put on children clothes. We may feel with our youth, but youth does not feel with us. That is its salvation."

Erich Maria Remarque.

"Happiness depends upon ourselves."


“I'm a misunderstood genius."
"What's misunderstood?"
"Nobody thinks I'm a genius.”

― Bill Watterson.

Fascinating Being Understood Quotes

In any relationship being understood is important. Read these quotes below to get a better understanding.

“Creative people are often found either disagreeable or intimidating by mediocrities.”

― Criss Jami, Killosophy.

"The human heart will seek to be known, understood, and connected with above all else. If you do not connect, the ones you care about will find someone who will."

— Henry Cloud.

"You will never know the feeling of a driver when winning a race. The helmet hides feelings that cannot be understood."

— Ayrton Senna.

"It is impossible to understand anyone fully."

-Tom Hanks.

"Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood."

-William Howard Taft.

"To rely on someone else, have him rely on you. That's not a biological connection like the one between parents and children. This kind of relationship would be chosen. It would be something cooler, harder to achieve than one built on biology and shared genetics."

― Iain Reid, 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'.

“Putting your students’ emotional needs first is important because without feeling safe and understood, no instructional strategy will be effective.”

- Jasper Fox, Sr.

“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.”

- Loris Malaguzzi

More Being Understood Quotes

There are several being understood quotes. Here are a few more good ones for you.

"Seek first to understand and then to be understood."

-Stephen Covey.

"There is a total incompatibility between the joy of reading, a vagabond experience, and the experience of reading in order to answer questions, and explain what you understood."

— Rubem Alves.

"I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen by them, heard by them, to be understood and touched by them."

— Virginia Satir.

"Don’t Try To Understand Everything, Sometime it is not meant to be understood, but just accepted."


"My first world is humanity. My second world is humanism. And, I live in the third world being merely a human."

― Santosh Kalwar.

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Written by Lydia Samson

Bachelor in Science specializing in Mass Communication

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Lydia SamsonBachelor in Science specializing in Mass Communication

A diligent and driven mass communications graduate from Caleb University, Lydia has experience in media and a passion for digital marketing and communications. She is an effective communicator and team-builder with strong analytical, management, and organizational skills. She is a self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude.

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