We’ve collected the best Understands Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Debby Ryan, Donald Evans, Michael Wolff, Sergei Polunin, Bernie Siegel. Use them as an inspiration.
I wouldn’t do the music thing if it weren’t for my brother, who’s a producer. He understands me and helps my vision come to life.
Laura Bush is the same way. I mean, they both, um, understand, they understand the challenges of the moment and understand the responsibilities, he understands the responsibilities he has to protect the national security of America as well as the economic security of America.
Trump loves the media. Trump understands the power it has and, accordingly, loves the people who have media power.
Even the government understands that the environmental challenge is so big that no single agency can handle it. It needs collaboration among all the stakeholders – companies, governments, NGOs and the public. Public accountability will be the ultimate driving force.
You meet with a CEO or founder. You talk about sales, engineering, product management and give some ideas or suggestions. And the founder quickly understands that you really can help them both operationally and from a strategic standpoint.
In Washington, I am a leader on the issues that matter to my community, and I think that’s what my constituents want, and also I think that’s what voters want. Someone who understands them, who wants to represent them, and who works tirelessly every day on behalf of their interests and their values.
One who understands the relationships between the human heart and the human mind will always out-hack those who chase after an ever-changing technology.
RuPaul might not broadcast herself as political, but I think she tries to make moves in American history by catching more flies with honey than vinegar. Rather than telling people to vote, maybe she’ll do a mini-challenge on voting. She understands that you can influence people in a good way without preaching.
Hillary Clinton understands that a president’s job is to worry about future generations, not the short-term profits of the fossil fuel industry.
Stacey Napp understands the ugly side of divorce – which is often the side that involves money. In fact, she understands it so well that in 2008 she started a business, Balance Point Divorce Funding, which invests in divorce and probate litigation, helping clients cover costs in exchange for a share of the winnings.
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it’s charming.
I think it’s important that everyone understands that there’s no real prescription to having an awesome life.
There came this point where I sat down with all my notebooks and I had to start to write, when I thought: this whole notion of writing for the person who understands nothing, the average reader… He has to die! I can’t have him in my head. And so the person I started writing for was the homicide detective.
Because Iran understands Afghanistan far better than Americans do, making Iran a partner in a long-term effort to transform Afghan agriculture makes sense.
We were looking for representation that was creatively and commercially in synch with our core DNA. The team at WME understands where we’re going, and we’re looking forward to taking our company to the next level with them by our side.
The conservative is the one who understands his own society from within and loves and defends it.
Guardiola has a lot of knowledge about the game and understands the psychology of the players. You can see all the things he is doing well.
I’m a big believer in making sure that action is not confusing and the audience understands what the characters are up to and what they’re doing.
No one understands my accent. I’m constantly going to auditions and being told they don’t like how I talk. You have to live with criticism, and I don’t take it personally.
It’s fun to have a partner who understands your life and lets you be you.
The thing about Buffy and Spike is they understand each other on a level that nobody else understands her.
I stand for all those who feel that the government no longer understands the individual and no longer respects individual rights.
Nobody understands me, I’m really sensitive.
I don’t believe society understands what happens when everything is available, knowable and recorded by everyone all the time.
What I’ve learned is that everybody really wants to sell their story. No matter who they are, everybody feels that what they’re doing is the right thing, and if they could only explain themselves to a reasonable person that understands them, then maybe they’ll listen.
At the end of the day, you want a straightforward, simple system which everyone understands. If you can get clarity and simplicity in any process, it’s better for everybody.
My wife is used to Formula One, and she understands the life.
I like Mourinho’s sessions: very dynamic, always with the ball. There are no really long sessions or talks. He understands what a footballer needs: twenty minutes, that’s it. No time to lose concentration.
The heart of Jesus is compassionate and understanding. It has felt the sting of ingratitude, and when my heart suffers from that same offense, I can turn to him, and he understands my feelings.
I think there’s something so funny about Ram Dass. I was lucky enough to sit across from him at dinner once, and I got up the courage to tell him that he was my favorite comedian. Even though he’s not a comic, he talks about showbiz in a certain way and understands that there’s a presentation to it.
A stylist understands our body language; they know what works and what doesn’t. I’m happy this concept has caught on in the South film industry.
A thoughtful piece of criticism by somebody who understands the context of what you are doing is a tremendous gift and honor to read, even if they don’t completely embrace your work.
My attitude is different. And no one understands me the way my friends do.
Salesforce’s Chatter is what convinced me that the company understood what is going on in the enterprise; this was the biggest attraction for me. I saw that Salesforce understands social.
President Biden has made an exceptional choice in nominating Gayle Manchin for Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. A longtime educator and West Virginia native, she understands the critical issues facing our Appalachian communities and is well-qualified to serve in this role.
I loved the last album, and it was one hundred percent me. But this is like me two years later, who understands a little bit more about music and understands a little bit more about making an album. I wrote a lot more.
Anyone who lives in Washington and has an official position viscerally understands the cost of a lack of privacy. Every dinner – especially ones with a journalist in attendance – is preceded by the mandatory, ‘This is off the record.’ But everyone also knows, nothing is really ‘off the record.’
Like Lyndon Johnson, President Obama understands that timidity in a time of troubles is a prescription for failure.
Any smart executive understands that to find the best talent she has to explore new territory that lies beyond familiar geography. That applies not only to gender, but also to race, religion, background and age.
My mom is just someone who’s easy to talk to and hang with. My sister, it’s always cool to be able to help her out with things. My brother is fun when we’re just joking and messing around. And my dad is someone who’s helpful with my music and easy to talk to about that stuff because he understands me in that sense.
You hear about actors being late and all that sort of stuff, but you never find that with an actor who’s directed, because an actor who’s directed understands all the problems your production is going through.
With the violin, for example, one understands culturally that the sound comes from the instrument that can be seen. With electronic music, it is not the same at all. That’s why it seemed so important to me, from the beginning of my career, to invent a grammar, a visual vocabulary adapted to electronic music.
I want to make sure everybody in this state understands that I am going to prioritize the education of our young people first and foremost.
Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.
When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status, the Planning and Priorities committee, the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major, because that’s what the bureaucracy understands.
On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation.
Neymar is a very humble down to earth guy, who enjoys playing football and likes to play that way. Anyone that knows him understands this.
We want to make sure the military gets it right and understands that if they’re going to have less money, they’re going to have to spend it a lot more smartly.
The biographer has two lives: The one she leads, and the one she ultimately understands.
I think maybe the most important thing that we have to say is that people don’t often talk about network executives being brave. You don’t talk about them as having integrity and a higher purpose, because it’s a job… except for Bob Greenblatt. He is a theatre person. He loves and understands it.
I’m looking for a Justice who appreciates the awesome responsibility that she will be given, if confirmed. A Justice who understands the gravity of the office and who respects the very different roles that the Constitution provides for each of the three branches of government.
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
I believe that the average guy in the street will give up a great deal, if he really understands the cost of not giving it up. In fact, we may find that, while we’re drastically cutting our energy consumption, we’re actually raising our standard of living.
And so every one of us in the FBI, I don’t care if it’s a file clerk someplace or an agent there or a computer specialist, understands that our main mission is to protect the public from another September 11, another terrorist attack.
Good Democrats love America. Good Republicans love America. We need a leader who understands not just the words of unity but the practice of building unity.
Clinton understands that in a competitive global economy we need the best-educated workforce in the world. She and I worked together on a proposal that will revolutionize higher education in America.
If you get a great wife who understands the demands of someone in athletics, I think that’s important.
I may be wrong, but I am never in doubt! And anyone who has been around me for even a minute understands that my self-confidence and self-esteem is sometimes overwhelming!
She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
I joke a lot and I don’t think the UFC understands my joking.
My husband is very supportive – he wants me to work but understands I also want to be with the kids.
My father has a manufacturing company in Kentucky, and he’s an electrical engineer. A brilliant man. A brilliant businessman. So he understands the business aspects of my business very well. My dad and I always communicate when I have to negotiate a deal.
Abu Mazen understands that it is impossible to vanquish Israel by means of terrorism.
The Coronavirus pandemic has three major battle fronts: public health, economic, media. Whatever his flaws, Trump understands that all three battles must be waged.
Further, there are things of which the mind understands one part, but remains ignorant of the other; and when man is able to comprehend certain things, it does not follow that he must be able to comprehend everything.
We need somebody ready to be commander-in-chief on day one, who understands there are no moderates in Iran; they’ve been killed a long time ago.
A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.
For us, the biggest thing is casting and making sure that every role has the right fit and that person understands the role, and then, really, it’s pretty easy. You just try to stay out of the way and say ‘action’ and ‘cut’ – don’t say ‘cut’ too soon. Let it happen.
A sociopath is not just someone who doesn’t care about human emotion. They’re someone who understands people to the point that they can manipulate them to an extraordinary degree.
I think only a woman understands another woman‘s body.
In my own situation, I cannot show anything… And I believe that everybody now understands that, president or not president, one is entitled to have a private life. But of course when one is president, this creates duties and obligations.
The fact of the matter is that nobody understands what John Coltrane is doing except John Coltrane. And maybe not even him. So we’re all experiencing it on this subconscious level.
Everybody understands friendship, and friendship is different than love – it’s a different kind of love. Friendship has more freedom, more latitude. You don’t expect your friend to be as you think your friend should be; you expect your friend just to love you as a friend.
The conformist understands that the reason of his desperate look for conformism is that he realises he is different and that he never accepted his difference.
It gets harder and harder to make sure your public understands you’re a sensitive human being, but I am sensitive. I don’t like to be hurt.
I tell everybody, no one understands how challenging and stressful practicing medicine is.
There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.
I am really happy in life. I have a partner who really understands me and spends time with me.
I think Bush understands the Internet and the incredible expansion of global e-commerce.
I never want to dumb it down. If there’s any simplification, it’s just a simplification to make sure that the reader understands the point that the character is trying to make.
Dick understands what I go through. He understands the difficulty and the brutality of the business.
While Donald Trump is busy insulting one group after another, Hillary Clinton understands that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Yes. We become stronger when black and white, Latino, Asian-American, Native American – when all of us stand together.
James Patterson has a way with female characters. He understands women in a way that a lot of male writers don’t.
If you are famous, you should find someone who understands your profession but doesn’t do it.
New Hampshire understands the need to pursue modern and long-term energy strategies that will help lower costs, protect our natural resources, and create good jobs.
Hillary Clinton understands that we have to invest in education and jobs for our young people, not more jails or incarceration.
I don’t want to pretend like I’m some intellectual person who understands Flannery O’Connor.
Every year, the World Economic Forum decides on a theme for its meeting of the world’s elite in Davos, Switzerland. Usually, it’s highfalutin nonsense that no one understands and everyone ignores.
Believing that a crisis is a useful thing to create, the Obama administration – which understands that, for liberalism, worse is better – has deliberately aggravated the fiscal shambles that the Great Recession accelerated.
Mark Meadows will fight for what’s right, because he understands that higher taxes and more regulations are not the way to solve our country’s problems.
With these scripts and these writers, so much of it is done for me. Because we don’t just throw words around: we make sure the audience understands.
Fighting is worldwide. Fighting is fighting, everyone understands what it is.
Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
You could argue we are a different audience today,but on the other hand what is it that makes Shakespeare great? It is that he understands the common denominator of man, his emotions and relationships.
I’m a free spirit, so if I am with someone it has to be a man who understands that, and not all men do.
It’s just something about great players when they play in certain arenas or against other great players. They elevate their play. LeBron is one of those guys. He feels the moment. He understands the moment.
No man has a right to expect to succeed in life unless he understands his business, and nobody can understand his business thoroughly unless he learns it by personal application and experience.
The American woman is more stylish than any other in the world. She understands the power of good style and has the confidence to feel comfortable.
My mother doesn’t really embarrass me. Even when I was young. She understands my career.
I think voters want somebody who understands their problems. You’re right that they don’t expect the president to fix everything. When he’s wrestling with Congress and Wall Street and the rest of the world, they hope he’ll be looking at things from their vantage point.
Bob Gates understands the difficulty of going to war. This is a man who spent almost his entire life working for the government.
I have just enough people paying attention that I have the freedom to be in charge. And I have a great record company – Nonesuch understands what I’m about.
We’ve gotten tremendous support. Everybody now understands how critical it is to help small businesses get out of this recession and into recovery.
It’s a unique fraternity to be a standup. I think everybody understands, you know, opportunity, and everybody – especially at the top – are genuinely rooting for you.
I believe the U.S. already understands and will understand more and more that only a strong Russia will respond to the genuine interests of the United States.
Mitt Romney understands the private sector, he understands how profit is created, and he isn’t embarrassed by it.
At the end of the day, New Yorkers need a mayor who understands the problems they face, brings a smart plan and good people to the table, and, more than anything, has the independence, courage and conviction to do the right thing.
The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.
The only leader America should ever have is someone who understands that the people are the government.
Like my father, Trump also understands working-class Americans.
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
The most important thing when you do a movie is that you find an audience that really understands what you want to do and is really supportive of it.
It is very difficult to play beside Messi and whoever understands it any other way is a fool.
It’s very easy for me to say what success is. I think success is connecting with an audience who understands you and having a dialogue with them. I think success is continuing to push yourself forward creatively and not sort of becoming a caricature of yourself.
I think that the general public understands that its own doctors are human, fallible, and flawed.
Clinton understands that climate change is real, is caused by human activity and is one of the great environmental crises facing our planet. She knows that we must transform our energy system away from fossil fuels and move aggressively to energy efficiency and sustainable energy.
When I was younger, I was an aggressive fighter but I’m growing into someone who understands we don’t have to answer things with violence.
I always thought ‘Of Mice and Men’ was such a perfect book because there’s nothing not to understand, but it’s still really clever and moving and complicated, but everybody understands the complication.
As a president, we need a businessman who understands that business is not usual – someone who’s not going to put up with business as usual in Washington, D.C. Having a businessman who’s not going to put up with business as usual in Washington, D.C., is exactly what we need.
I first started doing hidden-camera segments on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.’ He was the coolest guy in the world to work for because he understands the creative process, and he had total trust. And he just let me make up whatever I wanted; I experimented and tried and played. We had a lot of fun over there.
Real Madrid needs a coach that knows the club and understands the values that it represents.
It would be fun to have someone in the White House who has worked in the private sector… and someone who understands that wealth creation is a good thing and they want more of it. Wealth is good.
Nobody understands what a producer does.
I reject the idea of work-life balance. The phrase is a bald-faced lie, designed to hang over the human psyche like the Sword of Damocles, because balance presumes an even distribution of weight, of value. But anyone who has ever lived understands that no set of tips or tricks can create a lifestyle equilibrium.
What will become compellingly important is absolute clarity of shared purpose and set of principles of conduct sort of institutional genetic code that every member of the organization understands in a common way, and with deep conviction.
I love to play football. And I think anybody that’s ever been my teammate or I’ve been theirs understands how much I love that.
Where Brock Lesnar would be without Paul Heyman? He would certainly be on top. He would certainly be the number one box office attraction. He would just be doing it without someone who truly understands his persona like I do.
McConnell is the most talented majority leader in a generation. He has complete control of his caucus and understands and exploits their weaknesses, ambitions, and desires. In an impeachment trial where his members knew Trump’s guilt was absolute and unequivocal, he bribed and browbeat them into submission.
All I can ever hope to be to my son is someone who’s supportive, someone who listens and understands and points out possible other ways of thinking, ways of feeling, ways of approaching things, suggests rather than demands.
I think every journalist understands when they are the beneficiary of hot information that, yes, they have a scoop, but they’re also being used. Part of your responsibility as a journalist is to tell the story of why that information is coming to you, consistent with the ground rules of your sourcing.
Everybody understands, for whatever reason, what it’s like to not fit in, or not do it right, or not be perfect.
Anyone who understands the rudiments of politics doesn’t say, ‘We will stop Iran’s oil exports‘… we have been the guarantor of the regional waterway’s security throughout history.
Diana Vishneva is not only a magnificent dancer but a magnificent actress – no one works harder or understands more.
For sports in general, it’s good to have a person in the White House who’s physically fit, who loves sports, but also understands and knows how to run a country.
There’s no anger ever in a spiritual. There’s always the dream of a hope of a better day coming. That God understands the troubles that I’m experiencing.
We need a mayor who knows how to balance a budget, who understands the urgency of delivering all the services that a great city needs, who understand the need of working families.
Catholicism actually resembles a family that survives because even as it aspires to holiness, it understands and can live with sin and imperfection.
It’s funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they’ll do practically anything you want them to.
I’m lucky to have met Nicolas Ghesquiere, the creative director of Vuitton. He understands me and knows me, and I admire his sensibility and talent. Karl Lagerfeld is another huge designer and artist for whom I feel affection and admiration.
I think ‘Slate”s editorial staff understands the intersection of journalism and technology better than any other.
I don’t think most of Congress understands how economics works.
There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do, and nothing else to pursue. Live being true to the single purpose of the moment.
Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.
Gen. Mattis is a warrior. What I appreciate about Gen. Mattis is he understands the principle that if you go to war, you go to war to win.
I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
Everyone in my country understands that Russia cannot do without Europe and that, vice versa, Europe cannot do without Russia. We depend on cooperation.
As much as a man would like to believe that he understands women, there is simply that much that he can write from their point of view or really understand them.
Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty’s sake and pulls it down to earth.
Players build up friendships with each other, so when a team-mate wants out, part of you understands that he is torn and you know you can’t begrudge him a move. But the other part of you wants him to stay because you want to win games.
I think there’s just so many people in the world that don’t feel understood, and when you hear a song and you go, ‘Oh, that song understands me,’ that’s an amazing feeling. I get it when I listen to the radio… That’s a beautiful part of music.
Canada truly understands that girls and women who have access to a safe and high-quality education is a priority.
We have to pick up people’s issues within and outside Parliament and give a voice to their pain and problems and come across as a party which understands this.
Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor, or a producer, or a writer, or a director, or an agent, or… So everybody understands the hours.
Great as my dad was – I would never have gotten my first job announcing if I didn’t have the last name Buck – it’s my mom, Carole, who has made the biggest difference. She was on Broadway back in the 1960s. She understands entertainment, has incredible instincts.
No one understands the dysfunctions and debilitating impact of America’s political system in the swamp better than Mark Melcher and Steve Soukup.
I still feel like I’m alone at times – even if I’m in the midst of a million people. Because no one – including me – understands my mind creatively. I haven‘t really been formally introduced to my gift yet. I feel like I’m still on the runway.
Donald Trump understands media. He’s a television star. And he’s connected with America.
Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don’t understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
I find that when you grow and evolve with music, the music understands you, and vice versa – whether or not the creator of that music knows.
Any director who’s also acted understands the fact that every person has a different process and has to be approached differently.
Architecture, like dance, is also a language – one that everybody understands.
I am an artist, and I have a lot more to offer than just being a one-dimensional character, and I think our audience sees that and understands that – they’re behind it.
And, I hope now that everybody understands that the Labour Party – as it always has done – stands for free speech and individual Members of the Labour Party are entitled to exercise that free speech.
A bloc of states is emerging that understands that they may have been wrong to think that Israel is the world’s greatest problem.
My husband’s a director, so he understands what I do.
Any patient who has a serious illness requiring multiple doctors understands the frustration of lost medical charts, repeated procedures, or having to share the same information over and over with different doctors and nurses.