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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Understanding
 
Each one brings his understanding to market.  German.  1
He who understands most is other men’s master.  2
Much understanding has little good luck.  German.  3
That which is not understood is always marvellous.  Latin.  4
The more understanding the fewer words.  German.  5
The understanding is ever the dupe of the heart.  French.  6
There is a knack of showing we understand the matter when we hold our peace.  7
There is a palate of the understanding as well as of the senses.  Ben Jonson.  8
Understanding is the most important matter in everything.  Hans Andersen.  9
Wrath and malice, envy and revenge distort the understanding.  Tillotson.  10
 
 
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