Quotes with understands
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers. All you have to do is hold your first dying soldier in your arms, and have that terribly futile feeling that his life is flowing out and you can’t do anything about it. Then you understand the horror of war.
Quoted in U.S. News & World Report (1991)
A friend is one who knows who you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still gently allows you to grow.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of "history" it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
It is nice to know that the computer understands the problem. But I would like to understand it too.
Quoted in Physics Today, July 1993