Understanding quotes

266 understanding quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.”
    Greta Garbo
    [Tag:helping, love, understanding]
  • “These are the true events of November, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam. A place our country does not remember, in a war it does not understand.”

    Barry Pepper - Joe Galloway
    [Tag:understanding, war]
  • “If love is creation and death is destruction, I'm just the terrain in between. You don't understand time, no one understands time. Einstein was close when he said I was just an illusion.”

    Jacob Latimore - Raffi
    [Tag:illusion, time, understanding]
  • “The closer you think you are, the less you'll actually see.”
    Jesse Eisenberg - J. Daniel Atlas
    [Tag:seeing, understanding]
  • “- Lt. Leak: Captain, uh... there must be some mistake. I'm supposed to be in a Texas unit. Most of these boys are from New York and I just don't understand a word these city fellers are sayin'.
    - Capt. George McMurtry: You don't have to understand them Lieutenant, they have to understand you.”

    Jay Rodan - Lt. Leak
    Phil McKee - Capt. George McMurtry
    [Tag:language, leader, understanding]
  • “All right. I understand. You've had a tough day. I can see how this could get a little depressing in here, couldn't it? This place isn't exactly happy.”

    Andrew Divoff - The Djinn
    [Tag:depression, understanding, unhappiness]
  • “If you know what's good for you, take those weapons home and burn them! And then think... think of this country and of the law that makes it what it is. Think of a world crying for this very law! And maybe you'll understand why you ought to guard it.”
    Ronald Colman - Professor Michael Lightcap
    [Tag:law, understanding, weapons]
  • “- Evil: When I have the map, I will be free, and the world will be different, because I have understanding.
    - Robert: Uh, understanding of what, Master?
    - Evil: Digital watches. And soon I shall have understanding of video cassette recorders and car telephones. And when I have understanding of them, I shall have understanding of computers. And...” (continue)
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    David Warner - Evil
    Derek Deadman - Robert
    [Tag:ambition, power, understanding]
  • “- Phil Davis: My dear partner, when what's left of you gets around to what's left to be gotten, what's left to be gotten won't be worth getting, whatever it is you've got left.
    - Bob Wallace: When I figure out what that means, I’ll come up with a crushing reply.”

    Danny Kaye - Phil Davis
    Bing Crosby - Bob Wallace
    [Tag:leaving, understanding, worth]
  • “Maybe it's some evidence, some artifact of a higher dimension that we can't consciously perceive. I'm drawn across the universe to someone I haven't seen in a decade, who I know is probably dead. Love is the one thing we're capable of perceiving that transcends dimensions of time and space. Maybe we should trust that, even if we can't understand...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Anne Hathaway - Brand
    [Tag:love, trust, understanding]
  • “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.”
    Gregory Peck - Atticus Finch
    [Tag:empathy, understanding]
  • “She's an enigma my wife. You can get close to her, but you never quite reach her. She's like a, beautiful ghost.”
    Henry Golding - Sean Townsend
    [Tag:understanding, wife]
  • “You can never explain something like this. And if you were able to, the odds are you wouldn't much care for the answer.”
    Fred Thompson - Sheriff
    [Tag:questions, understanding]
  • “- Gary: So, Sarah, how long have you two been a couple?
    - Sarah: Oh, no! No, we're not. We just, we work together. I wouldn't, um, I wouldn't do that thing.
    - Gary: I see. I thought I detected a certain chemistry between the two of you.
    - Sarah: No. No way. No, that's not...
    - Gary: Then again, I'm not the best judge of chemistry in the...” (continue)
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    Jesse Plemons - Gary
    Sharon Horgan - Sarah
    Billy Magnussen - Ryan
    [Tag:relationships, understanding]
  • “- La Santona: What have they stolen?
    - Antonio Ricci: My bike.
    - La Santona: What can I say? I can only tell you what I see. Listen: you'll find it straight away or not at all. Understand? You'll find it straight away or not at all. Keep your eyes open.
    - Antonio Ricci: Where, straight away?
    - La Santona: How should I know? Go and try to...” (continue)
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    Lamberto Maggiorani - Antonio
    Ida Bracci Dorati - La Santona
    [Tag:prophecy, understanding]
  • “- Vuk: They told you they could never understand you. And what they don't understand, they fear. And what they fear...
    - Jean Grey: They seek to destroy.”

    Jessica Chastain - Vuk
    Sophie Turner - Jean Grey
    [Tag:fear, fighting, understanding]
  • “I sort of fall in love with every character I do; you have to understand how they became what they've become, whether they're the ugly kind or the very beautiful kinds of characters.”
    Sally Hawkins
    [Tag:acting, understanding]
  • “There's a different point of view awaiting you if you just look up.”
    Lin-Manuel Miranda - Jack
  • “One thing you should know about Mary Poppins: she never explains anything.”
    Lin-Manuel Miranda - Jack
  • “- Firefist: How do you know what I want?
    - Deadpool: Because I've been inside you. That came out wrong. I've been inside your shoes, which is also off-putting.”

    Julian Dennison - Firefist
    Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool
    [Tag:empathy, understanding]
  • “Michael Myers killed 5 people. And he's a human being, we need to understand. I'm twice divorced, and I'm a basket case.”
    Jamie Lee Curtis - Laurie Strode
    [Tag:killing, understanding]
  • “You know who else I don't get? Vin Diesel. I mean, is he good looking? Is he Chinese, or what? I mean, I don't know.”
    David Spade - Dickie Roberts
    [Tag:actors, appearance, understanding]
  • “- Louise Banks: The weapon is their language. They gave it all to us. Do you understand what that means?
    - Colonel Weber: So we can learn heptapod. If we survive.
    - Louise Banks: If you learn it, when you really learn it, you begin to perceive time the way that they do. So you can see what's to come. But time, it isn't the same for them. It's...” (continue)
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    Jeremy Renner - Louise Banks
    Forest Whitaker - Colonel Weber
    [Tag:language, time, understanding]
  • “I can see the pieces. How they should fit. How I want them to fit.”
    Adrien Brody - Louis Simo
    [Tag:solutions, understanding]
  • “Sadness... Mom and Dad... the team. They came to help... because of Sadness.”

    Amy Poehler - Joy
    [Tag:memory, sadness, understanding]