Words matter. These are the best Misunderstand Quotes from famous people such as Mariah Carey, Don McCullin, Abby Huntsman, John Lanchester, Helen Hunt Jackson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
If you see me as just the princess then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through.
Many people misunderstand me – I’m quite happy to be called a photographer. All of a sudden, the art world has caught up with photography, and they are trying to hijack us.
There is no question that I was given a lot of interesting and unique opportunities growing up… But I think people often misunderstand that I work as hard and want things just as badly as anybody else.
People misunderstand what a police state is. It isn’t a country where the police strut around in jackboots; it’s a country where the police can do anything they like. Similarly, a security state is one in which the security establishment can do anything it likes.
Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.
People misunderstand me.
Sometimes we misinterpret, sometimes we misunderstand, sometimes we make mistakes.
It is easy to misunderstand what a comedy song is, or what its potential is. I’m used to musical comedy being maligned as an easy artform.
The ‘garra charrua’ is something we’re proud of, even if other people sometimes misunderstand it.
It doesn’t really bother me if people misunderstand me. It’s cool, but you can’t do anything about it.
I feel like every single time I’ve published a book, there’s some little light in me that goes out. I’ve seen the way people can misunderstand or misinterpret things, if not maliciously, then without a lot of sensitivity.
Some of the journalists who’ve ended up writing about our band – and this is disappointing to say – have a very narrow outlook. And because of that they fundamentally misunderstand us.
Vera Caspary wrote an essay called ‘My ‘Laura’ and Otto’s’ where she talks about the arguments she had with Preminger. She felt that not only did he misunderstand the character but that he couldn’t help but be misogynist.
Writing is exhilarating, but reading reviews is not. I’ve been really devastated by ‘good’ reviews because they misunderstand the project of the book. It can be strangely galvanising to get a ‘bad’ one.
Don’t misunderstand good manners for passivity.
The care and concern of one human being for another is a peculiar ‘commodity.’ It can’t be stockpiled. It becomes degraded through trade. It isn’t delivered by machines. Its quality rests entirely on the attention paid by one person to another. Even to speak of reducing the time involved is to misunderstand its value.
I’m not miserable; please don’t misunderstand me. I have a lovely life.
If you are attempting to study American history, and you don’t understand the force of white supremacy, you fundamentally misunderstand America.
Watching her, I’ve seen the pros and cons of being in the industry, and how so many people can be so harsh – especially toward someone as talented as Miley. But I look up to her for being so strong, being able to take all of that hate and being able to deal with people who misunderstand who she is.
A lot of times, people will have after-parties or try and host an event for comedians, and they misunderstand us. They think it should be wild and crazy, or loud music, and comedians are typically pretty mellow people that just want to talk to each other.
Because bisexual people almost have a foot in the gay and the straight world, their friends can misunderstand them too. Like if a bisexual man starts dating another man, people are like ‘Ah, he’s gay,’ but you know, bisexual people remain bisexual, and their attractions can change and flux over time.
Many years ago, I think I got my first insight on how an incredibly diverse team can work together and do astonishing things, and not just misunderstand each other and fight.
The problem with merely writing so that you can be understood is that the wrong people, in advancing their agendas, are only too ready to misunderstand you. Writing so that you cannot be misunderstood anticipates and preempts those who would willfully distort what you are trying to say.
Content and technology are strange bed fellows. We are joined together. Sometimes we misunderstand each other. But isn’t that after all the definition of marriage?
There’s something that people misunderstand about screen quotas. It’s not about rejecting or hating other countries’ films, but about protecting our domestic film industry.
We should make the case for the things we love, even if we think that people will misunderstand them. That is why people defend the U.S. Constitution, even though so few really understand the subtle thinking embodied in that document.
I tell folks when I walk into a room, when I leave, you may not like me – you may not agree with me – but by golly, you will not misunderstand where I am. I get things done.
Don’t misunderstand,’ he said, ‘there’s pressure with every football game… Sometimes players, coaches, teams put pressure on themselves when they don’t have to.
It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.
If the only people we are able to extend empathy to are those who are like us, who come from the same country we do, or who share our faith, then we misunderstand what empathy is.
Sometimes we misunderstand what films can do. We just throw a whole book in there, with people just talking, talking, and talking. The picture can tell, the frame can tell.
Sometime haters would say or misunderstand how lucky I am to doing what I’m doing, to be healthy and play my sport and passion.
Those who do not think religious organizations should have an opinion on climate change misunderstand the former and the moral dimension of the latter.
Some Jews and Muslims accuse Christians of being idolatrous for believing in the Trinity. My response to both groups is that they fundamentally misunderstand the Christian understanding of the Trinity.
Facts are God’s arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.
I mean I think children love the idea that there are different viewpoints and different words for things and different worlds. And the more that they pretend to be other people, the harder it is for them to hate them and misunderstand them when they grow up.
Some say that I should settle down, go slower and not push so hard, so quickly for such transformational change. To them, I say that you misunderstand the size of the problems we face, the strength of the status quo and the urgency of the people’s desire for change.
I very seldom compose anything in my head which later finds its way into text, except character names sometimes – I’m often very much inspired by things that I misunderstand.
You can spin stories out of the ways people understand and misunderstand each other.
Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn’t it?