Misunderstanding Quotes and Sayings

Fame is a form of misunderstanding.

Conflict, of course, comes about because of the misuse of power and the clash of ideals, not to mention the inflammatory activities of unscrupulous and bigoted leaders. But it also arises, tragically, from an inability to understand and from the powerful emotions which, out of misunderstanding, lead to distrust and fear.
Prince Charles

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

Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.

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.

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

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

The greatest distance between two people is misunderstanding.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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