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There are three things which are real: God, human folly and laughter. The first two are beyond our comprehension, so we must do what we can with the third. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak. - John Adams


Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know, and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance. It is better to know, even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction, than to gain eternal life at the price of a dull and swinish lack of comprehension of a universe that swirls unseen before us in all its wonder. That was the choice of Achilles, and it is mine, too. - Isaac Asimov


No other profession is subject to the public contempt and derision that sometimes befalls lawyers, the bitter fruit of public incomprehension of the law itself and its dynamics. - Irving Robert Kaufman


The universe is then one, infinite, immobile. It is not capable of comprehension and therefore is endless and limitless, and to that extent infinite and indeterminable, and consequently immobilizable. - Giordano Bruno


Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi