Those who decry the rule of law as a Western principle or an imported construct, misunderstand the concept. It is about abiding by a set of standards for the well-being of society as a whole.
Do not fear or misunderstand when the Government say they are looking to our defences. I give you my word that there will be no great armaments.stanley baldwin
I can only say that you must have totally renounced all trust in the operations of the human reason; an attitude which, while it is bad Christianity and also infernal nonsense, is oddly enough bad Positivism too, unless I misunderstand that system.Edmund Clerihew Bentley
The old view was that delicacy of language was part of the nature, the sacred nature, of eros and that to speak about it in any other way would be to misunderstand it. What has disappeared is the risk and the hope of human connectedness embedded in eros. Ours is a language that reduces the longing for an other to the need for individual, private satisfaction and safety.Allan Bloom
The best that most of us can hope to achieve in physics is simply to misunderstand at a deeper level.wolfgang pauli
Always remember that it is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood: there will always be some who misunderstand you.karl popper
In science you need to understand the world; in business you need others to misunderstand it.nassim nicholas taleb
Facts are God’s arguments:;: we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.A Dictionary of Thoughts, p. 162.
We should not write so that it is possible for [the reader] to understand us, but so that it is impossible for him to misunderstand us.Quintilian
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