Misunderstanding Quotes and Sayings

No matter how carefully you choose your words, they’ll always end up being twisted by others.

Submitted by: some guy on January 6, 2014

Height of misunderstanding – A man marrying his own secretary thinking that she will still follow his orders as before.

Submitted by: prashant on September 23, 2011

I am responsible for what I say to you, not for what you understand.

Submitted by: Paulo Fedele on January 30, 2012

Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.

Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A single moment of misunderstanding is so poisonous that it makes us forget the hundred lovable moments spend together within a minute.

Five minutes of communication can save a year’s worth of turmoil and misunderstanding.
Joyce Meyer


Never choose anyone without complete understanding and never lose anyone because of a small misunderstanding.

Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw

Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, “What else could this mean?”
Shannon L. Alder

We’re all islands shouting lies to each other across seas of misunderstanding.
– Rudyard Kipling

Language is the source of misunderstandings.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.
William James

The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding.
Oscar Wilde


Clear up any misunderstanding before it gets to that point.

I stopped explaining myself when I realized people only understand from their level of perception.

I don’t mind being hated but I hate being misunderstood.

Texting is a brilliant way to miscommunicate how you feel, and misinterpret what other people mean.

The greatest distance between two people is misunderstanding.

It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.
– L.M. Montgomery

I’m sorry. Is being stupid a profession or are you just gifted?.

Submitted by: Candy on November 19, 2016

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